Module 4: When to Use the Library Catalog
- Students will choose the type of catalog search (title, author, keyword) based on their information need.
- Students will search the catalog efficiently using appropriate search terms.
Scene: In person at ref desk. Jeremy walks to desk to talk to the librarian Mendy.
Mendy: Hi, can I help you?
Jeremy: I need to find some books for a paper I'm writing.
Mendy: I can help you with that. Tell me more about your paper....
Jeremy: Well I wanted to research about college students and binge drinking.
Mendy: Well you are off to a good start for your research paper. Let’s look at the
library catalog and see what we can find that would be useful for your paper.
Jeremy: great ...thanks!