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* 1. I turn towards formal (i.e. databases, books, journal articles, etc.) library-type research:

  Often Sometimes Rarely Never
For myself when I'm working on something for my job:
For my classroom assignments:

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* 2. I am comfortable and confident when searching the GIS literature for professional/peer-reviewed journal articles:

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* 3. I am comfortable and confident when searching the USM-system book catalog:

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* 4. I understand how to order books for hands-on use via the USM-system book catalog.

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* 5. When it comes to data sets I:

  True False
Know where to find them
Use them all the time
Am totally confused where to find them

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* 6. When searching for professional /peer-reviewed journal articles, check off all the databases that you use:

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* 7. When I complete any kind of a research assignment I understand that I am expected to cite my sources in a formal citation style such as APA or Chicago.

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* 8. I feel comfortable citing my sources in a formal citation style such as APA or Chicago, and know how to do so:

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* 9. I am interested in seeing "how-to" library tutorials on the following topics:

  Streaming-video type tutorials Handout-only Both
How to find books
How to find articles
How to get full-text from home
Scholarly versus Non-Scholarly
How to cite
How to narrow a research topic
How to best generate keywords
The basics of Boolean operators
Advanced searching techniques (nesting, truncation, etc.)
How to get automatic notifications of new publications on topics of interest

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