Information Literacy

Module 2 – Case

Information Literacy

Begin by watching the videos below on how to use the Summon tool.

Summon Tuturial 1

Summon Tutorial 2

(Or read the information in pdf format in Summon Tutorial 1 and Summon Tutorial 2.)

Case Assignment

Pick a research topic that you are interested in exploring using the Trident Summon Library search. Start with a broad topic (guidelines below) and narrow it. Use the search tips in the video. Create a template similar to the example below (choose your own topic) and show the search result numbers as you narrow and refine your topic. Identify two articles that would be of interest to you. Save these files into a folder as shown in the second video (advanced). Once saved, convert your articles to APA format and paste them underneath your search. This is a huge timesaver when it comes to listing your references in the proper APA format.

Research Topic Guidelines:

  1. If you are in the BSBA/BSHRM  program, find a topic that relates to Finance, Marketing, Economics, Accounting, Leadership, Human Resource management, or General  Business.
  2. If you are in the BSHS program, find a topic that relates to Health Care Management, Environment and Occupational Health and Safety, Health Education, Emergency and Disaster Management, or Public Health issues.
  3. If you are in the BSCS/BSITM program, find a topic that relates to Cyber Security, Network Administration, Business Systems Analysis, Information Security, or IT Project Management.

In addition, write a 1-page reflection paper on what you learned from the video library exercise. Include the table and the paper in one Word document.

  1. Go to the Trident MyTLC portal.
  2. Log in to MyTLC.
  3. To use Summon, type your search items into the box ”Begin your Library Search Here.”
  4. How does the library work, and how do I use Summon to access my background materials and research articles?

My Topic: The use of video game technology training in military flight simulation

 

Example

Search Results

Choose a broad topic:

Video Games

2,293,045

Use parenthesis

“Video Games”

803,460

Narrow the topic

AND Military

85,994

Further refine

AND United States

62,204

Further refine

AND “Flight Simulation”

842

Refine your search

Items with full text online

256

Content Type

Exclude Book Review & Newspaper

168

Publication Date

Since January 1, 2011

24

Articles that I am most interested in:

Majumdar, D. (2012, Nov). GROUNDED EDUCATION. Flight International, 182, 26-28. 

Insinna, V. (2013). Simulation, gaming sector plagued by fiscal challenges. National Defense, 98(716), 22-23.

(Use Online Library to access articles)

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