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Strategies for Success: Welcome

A research guide for STRT 1000, designed to be delivered during a synchronous Zoom instruction session with a librarian


Information Literacy Pretest

Please take a few minutes to complete the pretest above. This is not graded. It is only to help the librarians in assessing what students already know and what we should be teaching.

5 Steps to Information Literacy

  1. Define your information need (your discovery goal)
    • List possible keywords
  2. Access the information needed
    • Use keywords when searching a database or search engine
  3. Evaluate the information resources critically
    • Accuracy
    • Currency
    • Reliability
    • Point of view / bias
  4. Apply the information to support your needs
  5. Cite your sources

Library Hours

Fall Semester

Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday Closed

Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm