Library Landscape OVERVIEW For this week s lab, you will create a card catalog cheat sh eet for you major or a subject area of interest. This card catalog will give you an opportunity to search the Subject Guides and Library Catalog for information that is directly relevant to you. You will list your librarian, an important database, an d call number ranges for books in your area using http://www.blyberg.net/card generator/ Here is an example: DUE DATE Due Monday 9/17/2012 by 11:55 PM LAB DIRECTIONS 1. Search the S ubject G uides and Specialist s web page (shown today in class) to learn more about the resources available for your major or a subject of interest.
2. Search the library catalog (shown today in class) for books on your major or a subject area of interest. 3. Create a personal library card catalog cheat sheet at http://www.blyberg.net/card generator/ for starting resea rch in your major that includes: Your major or subject of interest Your librarian and his/her contact information A major datab ase for your t opic The call number range for your topic Any other useful info (your library, the guide url, etc) 4. Submit a screenshot or image (jpg, png, or tiff) of your card to Sakai. GRADING RUBRIC Percent of grade/ Total possible points: CRITERIA POINTS Created a library card catalog card cheat sheet using the generator for a specified major or topic of interest .5 Card contains accurate information including : Correct librarian s contact information An important database for your major The call number ranges for books related to your major 3 Communicates all information concisely, clearly, and creatively without grammatical or spelling errors .5 TOTAL 4