Library Assignments for RS101

Students in RS101 may need the following resources to complete library database searching assignments. Consult course syllabus for additional information.

Assignment 1: ATLA
Budget your time. Allocate five hours for this assignment, including reading.
Required. Read before class meets. Basic Concepts for Database Searching
Required. Read before class meets. How to Create or Reset Your WorldCat Password.. We use your WorldCat Account to control access to ALL library databases. You need a WorldCat password to access ATLA and other databases when you are off campus.
Optional. Wireless network.. How to get the password for the wireless network plus other stuff about the network you probably don't need to know.
Required. Read before class meets. Introduction to Using EBSCO Databases (Formerly "Bare Bones Basics of Searching EBSCO Databases")
Optional. EBSCO training videos. Very brief videos on very specific topics.
Be able to find it. No reading required. Additional notes about various EBSCO databases.
Required. Read before class meets. Introduction to Using ATLA on EBSCO.
Required. Read before class meets. Database Searching Tips 1.
Required. Submit written answers for credit no later than due date in syllabus. Practice Using ATLA.
Assignment 2: WorldCat
Budget your time. Allocate four hours for this assignment, including reading.
Required. Read before class meets. Introduction to Using WorldCat.
Optional. Additional WC documentation. Account, Password Reset, Renewal.
Required. Read before class meets. Search Operator Comparison
Required. Read before class meets. Database Searching Tips 2
Databased Searching Tips 3
Required. Submit written answers for credit no later than due date in syllabus. Practice Using WorldCat