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Government and Legal Information: Official and Authoritative Sources for Research Workshop- A- Face to Face - Jamie Baker, Tom Rohrig and Jake Syma

2-3 Learning Outcomes (based on ACRL Framework Knowledge Practices or Dispositions http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/ilframework):

1. Use research tools and indicators of authority to determine the credibility of sources, understanding the elements that might temper this credibility;

2. Understand that intellectual property is a legal and social construct that varies by culture;

3. Use different types of searching language (e.g., controlled vocabulary, keywords, natural language) appropriately;

Abstract:

This workshop will demonstrate the importance of using government information resources at all jurisdiction levels to improve your research in business and the social sciences. The presenters will describe the databases available for researching government information with an emphasis on the electronic resources. The emphasis will be on HathiTrust Digital Library, govinfo, USA.gov, Google limiting by .gov domain, etc. This workshop will provide an overview of doing legal research on Texas and federal legislation using the University Library, government sources, and Law Library resources.

 

Audience : Undergraduate business and social science students

Presenters: Tom Rohrig, Jake Syma, Jamie Baker - TTU Law School Library

Related LibGuide: Government and Legal Information:Official and Authoritative Sources for Research by Tom Rohrig

Date:
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Time:
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Lab 150
Campus:
University Library
Audience:
  Undergrads  
Categories:
  Workshops  

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Denise Caspell

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