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150 University Blvd.
Morehead, KY 40351
606-783-2200
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Library Orientations and Tours

 

First Year Seminar | English 090-200 | Speech/CMSP 108 | Tours


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First Year Seminar

To learn more about the library offerings for REQUIRED First Year Seminar Library sessions, please visit our Library Support for First Year Seminar page.

Student Outcomes

As a result of library orientation (FYS), students will

  • be familiar with the physical layout of the library.
  • know where to seek help.
  • be more comfortable asking library staff for help.
  • know some of the services that are available through the library.
  • be able to evaluate information sources to determine purpose, point-of-view, bias, audience, authority, and currency.
  • understand the pitfalls of plagiarism, both intentional and unintentional.


 

English 090-200

To schedule a session for English 090-200, please use our Scheduling Library Instruction form.

Student Outcomes

 As a result of basic library research instruction (ENG100), students will

  • be able to find materials on a particular topic through the catalog using either the basic or combination search screens.
  • understand the difference between the online catalog and article databases and when to use each.
  • be able to choose appropriate tool(s) to meet an information need.
  • know when to use search engines (i.e. Google) and when to use databases.
  • understand the difference between types of information (popular vs. scholarly).
  • know how to refine search strategies to focus a results list.
  • be able to evaluate information sources to determine purpose, point-of-view, bias, audience, authority, and currency.
  • know how to read a citation and where to find citation formatting (i.e., MLA, APA, etc.) information.
  • understand that research is a process that requires persistence and dedication.


 

Speech/COMS 108

To schedule a session for your Speech classes, please use our Scheduling Library Instruction form.

Student Outcomes

 As a result of basic library research instruction (CMSP108), students will

  • be able to find materials on a particular topic through the catalog using either the basic or combination search screens.
  • understand the difference between the online catalog and article databases and when to use each.
  • be able to choose appropriate tool(s) to meet an information need.
  • know when to use search engines (i.e. Google) and when to use databases.
  • understand the difference between types of information (popular vs. scholarly).
  • know how to refine search strategies to focus a results list.
  • be familiar with using microfilm formats.
  • know how to read a citation and where to find citation formatting (i.e., MLA, APA, etc.) information.
  • understand that research is a process that requires persistence and dedication.

 

Tours

Tours can be arranged for any type of group. We offer specialized tours of the Special Collections through the Special Collections department. First Year Seminar and English classes that request tours along with their instruction sessions will receive condensed tours to accommodate for the size of our building, the amount of instruction needed, and the length of the class. If you would like to schedule a full tour of the Camden-Carroll Library, please contact Ray Bailey at 606-783-5106 or ra.bailey@moreheadstate.edu.

Student Outcomes

As a result of library orientation (FYS), students will

  • be familiar with the physical layout of the library.
  • know where to seek help.
  • be more comfortable asking library staff for help.
  • know some of the services that are available through the library.

 

 

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