Tutor profile: Raven F.
Subject: Information Technology
How do we make the most effective use of digital information sources? What is available to me online through my school or for free? How do we know which online information sources are appropriate or reputable?
Librarians are experts in using Information Technology. I am here to help.
Subject: Study Skills
Are there more effective ways to read and gather information in preparation for writing? Can I improve how I read and retain information?
Yes, there are and you can and librarians can show you how. I am here to help.
Subject: Library and Information Science
How do we find and evaluate sources that are academically appropriate, relevant to our topic, and meet the requirements of our assignment? How do we search without getting overwhelmed by too many results or underwhelmed with too few? How do we pick a topic or design a research proposal that is both manageable and feasible? How do we cite sources to avoid plagiarism?
How to select the best databases or search engines. How to set up an effective search strategy. How to evaluate books, articles, and other information sources. How to discover and explore academic resources to select and refine a topic or research project. How to cite sources correctly. These are skills that anyone can learn and that librarians can teach. I am here to help.
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