Either they should have a research project AND a topic in mind, or don't bother with the library assignment.
* Environmental footprint and finding tips to reduce their footprint (also had 1/2 class answer as if living in dorms, and 1/2 living at home. Nice way to show the difference!)
* Death in the Science Library: Crime Scene Investigation
* Having students find web sites with contradictory opinions and post to bulletin board - Although, I should have done more to talk about how they did this and what they found out.
Needed more work:
If you have students looking up topics on different sites (I used Mayoclinic, medline plus?, cdc, webMD), make sure it is somewhat controversial. (We did ACL injuries, try ulcers or cold/canker sores)
Have students look into bottle bill, plastic bags ahead of time
Interesting library position: Open Education Library Fellow - Cal Poly is hiring a librarian to work with their burgeoning open education programs. For those of us wondering what librarians should be (or are) doing w...
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