FYI Group Activity
In this FYI session, we hope you’ll get to know your library’s helpful people, spaces, and resources and move forward with ideas on how to get started with research for your classes.
What's your name? (for everyone in your group, first and last names) *
Your answer
What's your FYI instructor's name? *
What's your Library Instructor's name? *
1) Perform a Google search on one of the topics from our mind map.
What words did you search on?
Your answer
2) Tell us about your Google results.
Did you find what you expected? What did you notice about the information sources? How many hits did you get?
Your answer
3) Perform a search from the library homepage "One Search"
Tell us about the search words you chose and your results.
Your answer
4) What did you think about using the library's "One Search"?
What differences did you notice from a Google search? How was it interesting/useful/challenging/etc.?
Your answer
5) Find a research guide that could be useful for one of your upcoming classes (Copy and Paste the link with your answer).
How will this guide be useful for you?
Your answer
6) Explore the Library website and find a page that could be helpful for your first year of school (include the link).
What's useful about the webpage you chose?
Your answer
7) List three ways you might start a research project.
Where might you go? Who might you talk to?
Your answer
8) List three ways you can get help from a librarian
Your answer
9) What was the most important thing you learned in this session?
Your answer
10) What questions do you still have about the CMU Library?
Your answer
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