> Select Appropriate Tools
> Search Efficiently
> Select Relevant Information Resources
> Retrieve Resources
> Critically Evaluate Resources
> Cite Resources
Librarians are experts in locating learning materials and assist in constructing resource-based assignments that promote understanding of content, critical thinking, and information literacy skills.
There are many ways to incorporate the use of library resources into class assignments without requiring a research paper.
Smaller scale assignments help students build confidence in their own research abilities.
An effective assignment:
From: University of St. Thomas Library (Jan. 7, 2009)