The Library Scavenger Hunt is an assignment designed to give students guidance in using on-line databases to search for information for term papers and research projects.
LIBRARY SCAVENGER HUNT
GOALS OF THE SCAVENGER HUNT
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- Students will become familiar with the behind-the-scenes logistics of on-line databases.
- 2.Students will perform more fruitful searches by comparing the results of different search strings and Boolean searches.
- 3.Students will obtain articles that appear in their searches.
- 4.Students will understand the differences among databases.
The last task of the project (question 10) draws on the following critical thinking skills:
"After reading the above passage, formulate a question about this problem."
"Construct and execute a search strategy to answer your question."
"Document your search strategy and results."