NYUAD librarians offer a variety of library instruction sessions for students of all levels. These sessions are designed to introduce students to:
All sessions are given at the request of the class instructor and are specifically tailored to address research skills and resources needed to complete course-specific assignments and projects. Librarians work closely with faculty to develop clear goals and objectives and create a robust library instruction session.
These are just a few examples of Library Instruction Sessions offered at NYUAD.
Brainstorming a topic, narrowing topics, identifying keywords and synonyms, and using truncation, phrase searching, or Boolean operators.
Finding books and videos on a topic, accessing electronic books, using call numbers to locate items in the building, and requesting items from NYU New York.
Comparing and contrasting scholarly journals and magazines, and discussing the peer-review process.
Analyzing sites for credibility.
Finding full text from a citation, reading citations, finding the full titles of abbreviated journal names, using the catalog and journals tab to locate items, and searching a database to find related article.
Comparing and distinguishing between research articles/literature reviews and primary/secondary sources.
Using Web of Science, Scopus, or Google Scholar to find citation information.