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Instruction Ideas and Activities: WC Discovery

For RIO Librarians to share ideas

Catalog (WC Discovery) Activity -- Eric @ Goshen

This is a worksheet I pass out after giving a overview of WC Discovery, or what we simply call the catalog.  While it is a review of the mechanics of the discovery layer, the students also practice using boolean operators and developing keywords in research.

Catalog Activity -- WC Discovery -- "social media and marketing"

Prezi on WorldCat Discovery -- Denise @ Oakland City U.

I completed a Prezi to help answer some of the student's questions concerning their online use. It occurred to me that someone else might like to see/use it so I am sending you the code to embed it if you think it would be worth sharing for others.

Librarian Info

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Information Fluency Coordinators
Ruth Szpunar and Eric Bradley coordinate PALNI collaboration and communication on Reference, Instruction, and Outreach activities and develop best practices. They also assist libraries in providing support, services, and product information for learning, teaching, and research, as well as ways to assess and demonstrate that impact. Eric Bradley is the Head of Research & Instruction for Goshen College's Good Library. Both Ruth and Eric are co-founders of Aestiva Solutions.
Subjects:Events, RIO