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  • Teaching & Learning Services Mission Statement | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    Study Spaces Teaching Learning Services Media Services Suggest a Purchase Texas ScholarWorks Digital Services Media Labs Ask a Librarian Email Chat Call Visit Home Library Services Teaching Learning Services Teaching Learning Services Mission Statement Teaching and Learning Services Home Contact Us Teaching Learning Services Mission Statement To build and maintain a framework for enabling first year students the opportunity to develop their information literacy and critical thinking skills Within that

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/services/instruction/missionstatement.html (2016-02-17)
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  • About Information Literacy | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    concerned about teaching these concepts and skills for a long time Why is information literacy important The ability to locate evaluate and use information has always been important but in today s Information Age with the explosion of online library and Internet resources these abilities take on a new urgency Having more information from which to choose can make research more difficult rather than easier Often the easiest information to find is unfiltered or unreliable making information literacy skills more important than ever Information literacy skills are important for students academic work and personal lives In academia discipline specific information is constantly changing and much of what students learn in class will become outdated An information literate student is a lifelong learner with the skills necessary to continually find and evaluate information about new developments in an academic discipline In an information economy students will need information literacy skills to succeed in the work force whether they are creating a marketing proposal for a new product or looking for current medical research to treat a patient Information literacy skills also enrich students personal and civic lives For example students will draw upon these skills to apply for government services buy a car participate in elections make informed health care decisions for themselves and their families and manage their finances How is information literacy taught Students are more likely to learn the concepts and skills in the context of an academic course when they have an information problem to solve For that reason information literacy best practices recommend integrating the teaching of information literacy into the curriculum Ideally information literacy competencies are sequenced and integrated into the curriculum of an academic department As students move through their major they master increasingly sophisticated competencies What do librarians offer for curriculum planning On

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  • Library Resources for Course Development - Request | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    for Course Development Request Teaching and Learning Services Home Contact Us Library Resources for Course Development Request Request Tailored Research Guide selected resources created for specific courses and research assignments Library Research Assignment work with a librarian to create effective library assignments exercises Librarian involvement in your Blackboard or Canvas course Consultation with a Librarian Faculty Contact Information Instructor Name Phone Number Email Address Course Information Course Number ex AMS

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  • Prevent Plagiarism | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    a Journal Find a Map News and Newspapers Government Information Research by Subject Library Widgets Library Services Borrowing Ask Librarian Reserves InterLibrary Services Copying Printing Study Spaces Teaching Learning Services Media Services Suggest a Purchase Texas ScholarWorks Digital Services Media Labs Ask a Librarian Email Chat Call Visit Home Library Services Teaching Learning Services Prevent Plagiarism Teaching and Learning Services Home Contact Us Prevent Plagiarism If you are concerned about plagiarism in your course consider these options for your students All About Plagiarism Tutorial An interactive tutorial to teach students what plagiarism is and strategies to avoid it including paraphrasing note taking and quoting sources See the Instructor Tools tab to learn how to embed it in your course page and assign it through Blackboard Peer Mentor Training Manual This manual and presentation pptx and pdf contains in class activities and discussion prompts you can use to teach students about plagiarism This fun low stakes approach is designed for peer to peer learning but can be done by a faculty member or TA Undergraduate Writing Center Presentations Request a presentation for your class from the Undergraduate Writing Center Design Plagiarism proof Assignments Consult with a librarian to design assignments that

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/services/instruction/preventplagiarism.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Information Literacy Toolkit | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    Media Services Suggest a Purchase Texas ScholarWorks Digital Services Media Labs Ask a Librarian Email Chat Call Visit Home Library Services Information Literacy Toolkit Information Literacy Toolkit ex evaluating websites or finding scholarly articles Using the Toolkit Contact Us Information Literacy Toolkit Browse the Toolkit Find ideas for incorporating information literacy into your course Assignments Tutorials and Guides Instructor Guides Assessment Tools View all resources Course Examples Need ideas for

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  • For RHE Instructors | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    Ask a Librarian Email Chat Call Visit Home Library Services Teaching Learning Services For RHE Instructors Teaching and Learning Services Home Contact Us For RHE Instructors Librarians Elise Nacca 495 4361 Michele Ostrow 495 4534 Requests RHE 309 instructors may request a library instruction session tailored research guide or consult with a librarian RHE 398T Teaching Materials These pages are designed to support AIs to teach research skills to RHE

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/services/instruction/rhe/instructors.html (2016-02-17)
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  • How to Create a Link to an Article | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    to an Article Teaching and Learning Services Home Contact Us How to Create a Link to an Article What you need Persistent link Proxy prefix What is a persistent link A persistent link sometimes called a permalink persistent URL stable URL or durable URL is an Internet address that connects directly to the full text of an article in a library database or online journal Some vendors use the DOI system to create a permanent link to the full text What is a proxy prefix A proxy prefix enables students to access library resources from off campus If the proxy prefix is placed at the beginning of a persistent link students will be prompted to log in to the UT Libraries resources with their EID and password The UT Libraries Proxy Prefix http ezproxy lib utexas edu login url How do I create the article link Best Option scoUT Find the article you want through scoUT If you re not sure how to do this see the Find an Article from a Citation guide Right click on the result you need and copy and paste the URL into your course page This is the preferred method and will always link your students to the ScoUT record where they can easily click to get to the full text Other Option Library Database Find the article you want through a library database If you re not sure how to do this see the Find an Article from a Citation guide Find the persistent link This differs from one resource to another See the instructions for selected resources Document URL http go galegroup com ps i do id GALE 7CA332788072 v 2 1 u txshracd2598 it r p AONE sw w Copy and paste the persistent link into your course page Check for

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/services/instruction/articleslink.html (2016-02-17)
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  • How to Create a Link to a Journal | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    Printing Study Spaces Teaching Learning Services Media Services Suggest a Purchase Texas ScholarWorks Digital Services Media Labs Ask a Librarian Email Chat Call Visit Home Library Services Teaching Learning Services How to Create a Link to a Journal Teaching and Learning Services Home Contact Us How to Create a Link to a Journal 1 Search the Libraries for the title of the journal 2 Click More Options 3 Use the

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/services/instruction/journalslink.html (2016-02-17)
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