UCB Libraries

IAFS 4800: Library Instruction Session Schedule & Links



Introductions and Library Skills Survey

Please take 5 minutes to fill out this survey. This is not a test!!!


Library Skills Survey

Demonstration I : New Library Website Features

University Libraries

Survey Results and Overview of Services


Evaluating Databases Activity

Please divide into four groups.

Each group has been assigned a database and topic.

Try to complete worksheet in 20 minutes and pick one or more group members to present your findings to the rest of the class.


The following links will take you to your respective Google Doc. Open the document and start typing; there is no authentication required.


Group 1


Group 2


Group 3


Group 4

Demontration II: Finding Statistics and Data

UCB Library Data and Statistics Guide

World Bank Data

Data Planet


Individual Research & Question Time

Kate and Deb will be around for the rest of the hour to go over individual questions

Exit Survey


Please complete this survey before you leave!

It should only take a minute and all answers are anonymous


Websites and Documents

Boolean Basics


Search Strategy Worksheet


How Do I Cite Resources?

We strongly encourage you to use a citation management system! You will find plenty of information on this in our "How Do I Cite Resources" page.


Kate Tallman




Debra Van Tassel




Peggy Jobe




Leanne Walther