The following links and resources are listed by section.

 

What is Information Literacy?

Bucknell University Educational Goals: https://coursecatalog.bucknell.edu/educationalgoals/

 

Get to Know Bertrand Library

Tech desk: https://bucknell.teamdynamix.com/TDClient/40/LIT/Home/

Bertrand Library website: researchbysubject.bucknell.edu

First-year Orientation Video Introduction to the Library

 

How to Get Help

Bertrand Library website: researchbysubject.bucknell.edu

Why Students Should Meet with a Librarian: https://youtu.be/jFm4DBbPL4k

 

Research by Subject Guides

Research by Subject guides, Bertrand Library website: researchbysubject.bucknell.edu

 

Using Keywords Effectively

Thinking Tool:  Choosing a Topic and Search Terms: https://researchbysubject.bucknell.edu/ld.php?content_id=49504115

Concept Map Worksheet: https://researchbysubject.bucknell.edu/ld.php?content_id=47014058

Bucknell Library’s DIY Research Process guide: https://researchbysubject.bucknell.edu/diy-research

 

Developing a Topic

Bucknell Library’s Online Reference guide: https://researchbysubject.bucknell.edu/c.php?g=25671&p=777908

Picking Your Topic is Research: https://youtu.be/Q0B3Gjlu-1o

Bucknell Library’s DIY Research Process guide: https://researchbysubject.bucknell.edu/diy-research

 

WorldCat and Databases

Finding a Book in the Bertrand Library: https://youtu.be/Q8QZMMH7rKc

Research by Subject guides, Bertrand Library website: researchbysubject.bucknell.edu

Bucknell Library’s DIY Research Process guide: https://researchbysubject.bucknell.edu/diy-research

 

Evaluating Sources

OWL (Online Writing Lab from Purdue) Guide to Evaluating Sources: https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/conducting_research/evaluating_sources_of_information/index.html

Bucknell Library’s DIY Research Process guide: https://researchbysubject.bucknell.edu/diy-research

 

Types of Sources

Know Your Sources: https://www.pcc.edu/library/scripts/know-your-sources/index.html

Research by Subject guides, Bertrand Library website: researchbysubject.bucknell.edu

Scholarly vs. Popular Sources: https://youtu.be/ysPDZGj3cRA

Peer Review in 3 Minutes: https://youtu.be/rOCQZ7QnoN0

Summary of primary and secondary sources from the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL): https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/conducting_research/evaluating_sources_of_information/where_to_begin.html

Examples of Primary Sources by Discipline: https://pressbooks.com/app/uploads/sites/127511/2020/07/Examples-of-Primary-Sources-by-Discipline.pdf

Bucknell Library’s DIY Research Process guide: https://researchbysubject.bucknell.edu/diy-research

 

Reading Scholarly Sources

Six Reading Habits from Harvard.

Reading Scholarly Articles from USC.

Explore the library’s guide to Reading Strategies for more information and helpful tips.

 

Avoiding Plagiarism/Citing Sources

Academic Responsibility at Bucknell University

Bucknell Library, Citation Guides

Purdue OWL guide to Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing

USC Libraries, tutorial on avoiding plagiarism

Bucknell Library’s DIY Research Process guide: https://researchbysubject.bucknell.edu/diy-research

 

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