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Government and Legal Information: Official and Authoritative Sources for Research Workshop B-Distance Users

Distance users will be sent a link to use in Skype Business to access online.


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;


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

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
University Library
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Denise Caspell

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