Library Orientation


Library Searches
If Not Higher
Checksheet for Research
Library Orientation
Avoiding Plagiarism
Works Cited
Intext Citation
Thesis Statements
Dos and Don'ts
Logical Fallacies
Said Article exercise
Review Questions for Country People and Husband
A Doll's House Review
Re-Write it Right
Unclear Sentences
Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise?
Spell Checker Poem
Contact Me
Organizing in Time Order
Organizing in Emphatic Order
Organizing in Time and Emphatic order

This exercise is designed to help you become familiar with all of the aspects of the GCC Library/Media center, and especially how to use the computer system for finding sources. You may complete this exercise from any terminal on the GCC campus or from home.

1. Please locate the following articles. Fill in the missing information.

a. For what magazine was the article "Swallowed up by the Net" by Mark Clayton written and when?

b. An article written by Peter Buerhaus titled "A Nursing Shortage Like None Before" appeared in what magazine when?

c. What magazine published the article "Damn the Torpedoes! Full Speed Ahead" by Brent Schlender and Alynda Wheat? When?

2. Find the following books. Please complete the missing information.

a. _Gearing up for the Fast Lane: New Tools for Management in a High-Tech World_ was written by whom? What is the call number and what college(s) have a copy?

b. Les Lloyd edited a book titled _Technology and Teaching_. What is the topic/subheadings of this book? What is the call number and what college(s) have a copy?

c. What book by Jeffrey P. Baker is about Incubators? What is the title? Call number and location?

3. Please find the following articles. Answer the questions:
a. There are several articles at: http://www.coe.uh.edu/insite/elec_pub/html1996/06preser.htm
Choose one. Who is/are the author(s)? What is the title of the article?

b. What is the title of this site: http://www.ce.gatech.edu/WWW-CE/home.html

Who is the author/host? When was it written?

c. Based on the site: http://www.accp.com/index.html
What do the letters ACCP stand for? What is ACCP? What is their mission?

Remember, this is an academic exercise--if you are having trouble finding anything, you weren't "supposed to"! So ask!