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KATHRYN A. MARTIN LIBRARY

WRIT 3130: Advanced Writing: Engineering

In Class Activities

Explore your assigned database as a group. Prepare answers to the questions below. You will be presenting your database to the class and teaching them about it.

  • What different types of information can you find in this database? (E.g. books? Magazines? Photos? Interviews.)
  • Can you read the articles immediately, or do you have to use interlibrary loan or Find it?
  • How can you narrow down a search? Looking at hundreds of results will take too long, experiment with different ways to get more specific (fewer) results
  • What questions do you have about this database? What’s confusing/difficult?