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B CORE 104/107C - Thinking Beyond Borders: Philosophical Explorations of Science Fiction (Leissle & Nixon): Workshop Oct 3rd

Workshop Learning Goals

  • Learn about Campus Library services and resources available to you;
  • Learn how and why library information resources differ from the internet;
  • Learn how to use UW Libraries Search (the library catalog);
  • Learn how to use online reference tools; and
  • Find sources of information about a science fiction author or director to use for writing your Author/Director Assignment (due in Canvas at 11am Thursday, Oct 5th).

Campus Library Orientation

| Time - 4:13 | Transcript |

Top 10 Things to Know about Using College Libraries

A Kent State University student lists ten things he has learned about doing research for course-related research projects:

You Mean it all can't be found in Google??

Deep Web graphic

Image:, accessed 13 Sept 2017.

To find the quality academic and scholarly sources your professors will require you to use in college, you will need to use the library and not simply rely on Google to conduct all of your research. 

Your librarians are here to help you do that!

Assignment Handout

If you weren't in class Tuesday, October 3rd, download the document below so you can complete the assignment. 

If you have any questions, contact your librarian, Leslie Hurst (

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