Demonstrate the attributes of an effective reference interview: listening/ inquiring, searching, and follow-up
Feel confident creating an effective search strategy
Identify appropriate query keywords and search language
Use SuperSearch as a discovery layer database
Effectively search and retrieve information via keyword and topic-based searches
Successfully evaluate results and revise search strategies
Know how and when to broaden and/or narrow a search strategy
Explain, encourage and provide additional or alternate sources
Communicate effectively and close the engagement in a timely and effective manner
1. Identify at least 3 databases you’d like to know more about and email Ian before the next session.
2. Complete all five literature search questions and be prepared to show us how you did one of them.
3. Identify and share one new thing you learned from today’s exercises and/or homework.
4. Fill out the feedback form.
A professor at Brock studies the plant Madagascar Periwinkle as a way of investigating
the synthesis of natural products for medical research. How can I find peer-reviewed
recent articles on this topic for a lab report?