Watson Library Information Literacy Worksheet Set - of interest to adult learners seeking to refresh/update info literacy skills.
What to do?
First: Read and interact with the activity boxes in each Libguide tab, # 1 - 7 - the maroon tabs above. Try 3 sessions - Tabs 1 and 2, tabs 3 and 4, finally tabs 5, 6, and 7.
Next: Answer related Tab questions on the worksheets (online with MSWord using your saved .doc or print/write clearly on the distributed worksheets). Estimated time to complete the module is about 3.5 hrs. Remember, you are investing in skill development for college and career success!
Finally: Within one week of your Watson tour, turn in your completed worksheets to your EN101 faculty, who will review your work and assign homework or point value if that is their choice, then pass along the worksheets to Watson librarians for assessment.
Success Tip: Watson Librarians are available to assist through the day in Watson Library and online via our Virtual Reference Desk.
Am I Information Literate? What Does Information Literacy Include?
Dimensions of Inquiry - Sets of Skills Needed for Success in College and on the Job
Courtesy of InfOHIO.
Here at Wilmington College Watson Library, we call these dimensions of inquiry the QUAKER model of inquiry:
QU - Question - topic selection
AK - Acquiring Knowledge/ by locating / reading multiple sources of information
E - Evaluating Information and research strategies, Engage actively by applying the information, Engage others with your project through various types of presentations, and cite Ethically your sources.
R - Review-repeat process as needed to complete project with standards of excellence, Reflect on your process and your presentation product
(5 min.): The Watson Library buiding is located directly behind College Hall, off College Street. Whether you visit the library as bricks or clicks, you will need to use Watson's online site. Accommodation entrance is on the College Hall side.
As an active student, faculty member, or staff member of Wilmington College, you are entitled to access Watson resources, both bricks and clicks. Watson's excellent quality resources meet the requirements of course projects.
Access Method #1: https://login.wc.opal-libraries.org/login Called OPAL Proxy, highly recommended, especially for off- network and home access.
Access Method #2: Wilmington College (Wilmington, Ohio) Academics/Watson Library
Access Method #3: WC@Home - Home (sharepoint.com) on the campus network - Student Interests/Assistance/Watson Library
BRICKS - Watson building open hours vary with the Main Campus academic calendar.
CLICKS - Online resources are available 24/7/365 - an entire "virtual" library is at your fingertips - reference works, ebooks, and journal articles, ... Whether you are at home, a classroom, using your own device and WiFi, traveling, commuting - Watson is here for you.