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Library Orientation Assignment—Coll0171 W50C


You will learn about the resources available in the library and on the library website that will help you with your class research assignments.

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For this assignment, you have four questions where you will look up a book, an eletronic book, an electronic journal article, and a streaming video. Other questions are about the library. (HINT: roll over images for clues to the answers.)

ebook clueClue A

1. (HINT: Rollover Clue A image.)

a. Next, click on www.odessa.edu/dept/library (A new window will pop up.)
b. Under Book Search click on Ebooks. (If you are off campus a login box will pop up first. Read the instructions in RED on how to login).
c. In the Search Box type a topic from the list below. Then click on the green Search Button.

Alamo Big Bend Bob Wills Cowboys of Texas
Elmer Kelton George Bush Horned Lizards Katharine Ann Porter
Lady Bird Johnson Lone Star Pecos Quanah Parker
Sam Houston Stephen F. Austin Texas Cooking  

d. Choose one of the ebooks and click on the link eBook Full Text.

e. On the left of the screen in blue print you will find the table of contents. Write the name of the first chapter. (HINT: Chapters are often NOT identified as "Chapter One," "Chapter Two," etc.)

f. Close pop up windows when finished.

 

2. Follow the instruction below to find an electronic article.

a. Click on www.odessa.edu/dept/library (A new window will pop up).
b. Click on Article Research.
c. On the right side under Find by Topic click on General Topics select Associates Programs Source. (If you are off campus a login box will pop up first. Read the instructions in RED on how to login).
d. Choose one of the keywords below and type it in the search box. Click on the green search button.

Ann Richards Big Bend Cowboys of Texas Elmer Kelton
George Bush Lady Bird Johnson Lone Star State McDonald Observatory
Pecos Texas Quanah Parker Sam Houston Spindletop
Texas Alamo Texas Cooking    

e. Choose one of the article citations and click on the PDF Full Text located under the citation.
f. Write down the title, author, and journal of the article in the text boxes provided. (If the author or journal is not shown on the fulltext article then look at the citation. If citation shows no author, choose another citation with an author.)

h. Close pop up windows when finished.

3. Follow the instructions below to find a streaming video.

a. Click on www.odessa.edu/dept/library
b. In left column, click on "Videos Online".
c. In Search box, type the word "Texas".
d. Click on red search button next to the search box to begin search.
e. Choose one of the films and write the title in the box below.

g.Close pop up windows when finished.

 

Clue B copier Clue B

4. (HINT: Rollover Clue B image)


Clue C Clue C

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Clue D Circulation StacksClue D


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Clue E Reference booksClue E

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8. Follow the instructions below to find a book located in the library.

a. Click on www.odessa.edu/dept/library
b. Click on "Book Search" and select "Books (LRC catalog)". Another window will pop up.
c. In the Search box type in a subject from the list below and click on the blue button "Search"

Alamo Babe Didrikson Big Bend Bob Wills
Bonnie Parker Buddy Holly Clyde Barrow Cowboys of Texas
Elmer Kelton George Bush Horned Lizards Ima Hogg
J. Frank Dobie John Ben Shepperd Katharine Ann Porter Lady Bird Johnson
Laura Bush Lone Star Pecos Texas Cooking

d. Choose a book that has a location "Circulating Book Stacks" (which is in the last line of the record) and refers to the first floor freestanding bookshelves. Answer the questions below. (DO NOT CHOOSE EBOOKS)

(known as book's location number)

e. Close pop up windows when finished.


Clue F mediaClue F

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10. Follow the instructions below to find a definition of the word below using our online reference database Credo.

a. Click on www.odessa.edu/dept/library
b. Click on "Article Research"
c. On the right side under "Find by Topic" click on "General Topics" select "Credo Reference". (If you are off campus a login box will pop up first. Read the instructions in RED on how to login).
d. In the "Search for" box type in panhandle and click on the "Search" button.
e. From the "Reference entries" choose one of the dictionaries and answer the questions below.

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f.Close pop up windows when finished.

You're done! Next, click the submit button below. Quiz information will go to your instructor and pquintero@odessa.edu. Thank you.

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