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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 four- to five-sentence 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 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.
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Article Information and Questions Responses
Author of the article
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 Cyberbullying
Title of the article
Associations between Chinese adolescent subjected to traditional
and cyber bullying and sucidial ideation, self-harm and suicide e
attempts
Author of the article
Peng, Zhekuan; Klomek, Anat; Brunstein Li,; Liping Su,; Xuefen
Sillanmäki, Lauri; Chudal, Roshan; Sourander, Andre
Date of publication 2019
Database where the article was
found
EBSCOhost
Why did you choose this article?
I chose this article because it is a very serious topic and I would like
to look at studies on it.
Is the article credible? How do you
know?
The source is credible because from a academic article.
Is the author biased? How do you
know?
No, the article was on research based evidence.
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Article Information and Questions Responses
Is the article relevant? Explain
your response.
Yes, It gave research and statistics on how cyberbullying versus
traditional bullying.
Second Source
Article Information and Questions Responses
Chosen topic Obesity
Title of the article
The prevalence of obesity and related factors among primary and
secondary school students
Author of the article Deniz,S; Oguzoncul, AF
Date of publication 2019
Database where the article was
found
EBSCOhost
Why did you choose this article?
I chose this article because it gave statistics and factor tied into
school age obesity.
Is the article credible? How do you
know?
Yes it came for and accredited academic article
Nigerian Journal of clinical practice.
Is the author biased? How do you
know?
No, the article is researched based
Is the article relevant? Explain
your response.
Yes, it gave information on how and why school age children are
obsessed.
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?
I didn’t encounter any difficulties using the database. It was very simple to use and everything I needed
was right there. In the future I will not change anything because it was that simple. Going forward I will
continue to briefly type what I’m looking for in the search bar. That was the easiest strategy for me. I will
be coming back to this database in my future studies.
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