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Table of Contents

[ Introduction ] Introduction [ Module 4 ] Module 4: Finding Articles
[ Module 1 ] Module 1: Starting Smart [ Module 5 ] Module 5: Using the Web
[ Module 2 ] Module 2: Choosing a Topic [ Module 6 ] Module 6: Citing Sources
[ Module 3 ] Module 3: finding books Appendices & Documentation

[ introduction ] Introduction

Splash Page
Get Ready... (requirements)
Organization of Searchpath
Searchpath will help

Choice Page (choose modules)

[ Module 1 ] Module 1: Starting Smart

Introduction - skills to be learned
Information Overload
Types of Sources

Selecting Sources
Starting with the Library
Starting with the Web
Thinkfast Game
End of "Starting Smart"
The Quiz

[ Module 2 ] Module 2: Choosing a Topic

Introduction - skills to be learned
Now, Get Curious!
Narrowing Your Topic
Brainstorming

Online Indexes & Databases
The Magic of Indexing
Keyword Searching

Types of Databases
End of "Choosing a Topic"
The Quiz

[ Module 3 ] Module 3: Finding Books

Introduction - skills to be learned
Where's the Library Catalog?
About the Library Catalog
Library Catalog's Opening Screen
Library Catalog's Book Record
Need More Items
Keyword Search
Limiting Keyword Search

Keyword Review
Practice Searching
Subject Searching in the Library Catalog
End of "Finding Books"
Quiz

[ Module 3 ] Module 4: Finding Articles

Introduction - skills to be learned
Popular Magazines or Scholarly Journals

Why Use an Article Index?
What Will an Article Index Do?
Two Types of Indexes - General Indexes
Two Types of Indexes - Subject Indexes
Where do I Find Indexes?
Owen's Articles & Guides Page

Practice Searching an Index
To Find Journal in the Library

Practice Searching
What Next?
Searching "Periodical titles held by Owens Library"
Have Skills That Travel
End of "Finding Articles"
Quiz

[ module 5 ]Module 5: Using the Web

Introduction - Skills to be learned
About the Web

To Use or Not to Use?
Locate It on the Web
Subject Directories: Commercial
Subject Directories: Library
About Search Engines
Search Engines - Google
Metasearch Engines
Tips for Better Search Results
Refining Web Results
Explanations for Refining Web Results
Shortcuts
Internet Dog
Judging What You Find
You Be the Judge!
End of "Using the Web"
The Quiz

[ module 6 ]Module 6: Citing Sources

Introduction - skills to be learned
Transmitting Ideas
Parts of a Citation

Citing Your Sources (style guides)
Plagiarism
Plagiarism? It's Your Call (examples of plagiarism)
Five Tips for Avoiding Plagiarism
And Then There's Copyright
End of "Citing Sources"
Exit Searchpath
The Quiz

Appendices & Documentation

Comments and Suggestions
Terms (glossary)
Searchpath Help Topics
Resources for Librarians and Educators
Use of Searchpath
Objectives for all Modules of Searchpath
Project Development and Credits
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Directory Description

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