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Reading Across the Curriculum (RAC) at Saint Leo University: Webinar 6 - Reading for Research (Part 2 of 2)

PowerPoint Presentation, Part 2 of 2

Link to Recording


On Wednesday, April 2nd, at 8:00pm EST, we will hold the next in a series of webinars and workshops on improving student reading.


Webinar: Reading for Research: an Exploration of the Research Process and Students’ Selections of Library Resources, Part II 

 Presenters: Dr. Doris VanKampen-Breit and Ms. Carol Moon


Part II of Reading for Research will cover the following topics:


Fancy footwork: Search interfaces

 a.            Using key components of the search interface to hone results

b.            The Great Divorce? Discipline-specific Controlled Vocabulary

c.             Finding that needle in the haystack!


Search results

a.            The Abstract: help or hindrance?

b.            Dissecting an article or a reference resource for relevance to an assignment

                  and for currency, or the third weak link?

c.             Citing and Writing, or full circle