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GEN/201 v10
Finding and Using Information Worksheet
Complete Parts 1 and 2 below. You will use two sources from the University Library to complete Part 1.
For Part 2, you will write a brief a 150 to 200-word response describing your experience using the library
database.
Part 1
Select one of the following topics for this assignment:
Obesity
Affordable Care Act
Healthcare Disparities
Cyberbullying
Online Predators
Information Security
Social Media
Renewable Energy
Financial Literacy
Technology in Education
Healthy Life Habits
Career Exploration
First-Time Home Buying
Mindfulness in Business or Education
Branding
Immigration
Tax Structure
Homeland Security
Global Women's Rights
Concussions and the NFL
Locate two sources in the University Library from at least two different databases, such as EBSCOhost
and ProQuest, related to your selected topic. You may use the course-specific library resources for
GEN/201: Foundations for University Success to locate your sources.
Complete the table below for each source you have chosen. An example table is provided.
Example
Article Information and Questions Responses
Chosen topic Student success
Title of the article
Facebook as a Platform of Social Interactions for Meaningful
Learning.
Author of the article
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Article Information and Questions Responses
Jumaat, Nurul Farhana; Ahmad, Noriesah; Abu Samah,
Norazrena; Ashari, Zakiah Mohamad; Ali, Dayana Farzeeha;
Abdullah, Abdul Halim
Date of publication 2019
Database where the article was
found
EBSCOhost
Why did you choose this article?
I thought it was interesting and helpful in that it discussed how
students can learn from their instructors through social media like
Facebook.
Is the article credible? How do
you know?
The article was credible because the six-authored article was
peer-reviewed and published in a reputable publication:
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning.
Is the author biased? How do you
know?
The authors were not biased, because they are not providing an
opinion-based piece. They cite empirical evidence/research
throughout.
Is the article relevant? Explain
your response.
The article was relevant, because it discusses important
interactions among students and instructors are vital in student’s
abilities to learn.
First Source
Article Information and Questions Responses
Chosen topic
Title of the article
Author of the article
Date of publication
Database where the article was
found
Why did you choose this article?
Is the article credible? How do
you know?
Is the author biased? How do you
know?
Is the article relevant? Explain
your response.
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Second Source
Article Information and Questions Responses
Chosen topic
Title of the article
Author of the article
Date of publication
Database where the article was
found
Why did you choose this article?
Is the article credible? How do
you know?
Is the author biased? How do you
know?
Is the article relevant? Explain
your response.
Part 2
Write a 150 to 200-word response to the following: Briefly describe your experience using the library
databases to research your chosen topic. Discuss any challenges you encountered. What strategies will
you use to find sources using the University Library going forward?
<Enter your response here.>
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