Objectives

Goldy doing Library ResearchGoldy doing Library ResearchIntro to Library Research is designed to teach students new to the University of Minnesota and to academic research about the depth of the University Libraries and the basics of academic library research. Here is what you will learn:
  • Introduce you to some basic features of the University Libraries
  • Given a topic, you will learn how evaluation criteria will impact your choice of sources
  • You will understand how different research tools will help you to find different types of sources
  • Given a research topic, you will learn strategies to find additional keywords
  • Use a combination of AND, OR, subject terms/facets to modify your search
  • Limit your search to scholarly or peer reviewed articles

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