Click the links in the box below to complete each of the 3 modules for the KIN 121 Library Orientation.
Before starting each module, make sure you correctlyenter your NSID as this will be used to track your completion of the modules. The questions within the modules are not for marks but you must complete them in order to complete the modules, which is required for overall completion of KIN 121.
Each module must be completed in a single session. Your progress cannot be saved for you to return to later. Each of the modules should take no more than 20 to 30 minutes to complete.
This is the first of a 3-part series of modules which will provide you with an overview of the University of Saskatchewan Library and the variety of services it provides to students.
The purpose of this module is to familiarize you with the services offered to students by the University Library. You will learn how to use and navigate the library's website, access your account information, and receive an introduction to the basics of using the library's search engine, USearch.
This is the second of a 3-part series of modules which will provide you with an overview of the University of Saskatchewan Library and the variety of services it provides to students.
This module provides instructions and materials to help you find the information you need to complete your assignments and enhance your learning experience. It starts with the basics of finding books and other physical materials in the library, then explains how to find electronic publications using research databases and Internet search engines like Google Scholar.
This is the final module of a 3-part series which will provide you with an overview of the University of Saskatchewan Library and the variety of services it provides to students.
This module will help you develop your skills in undertaking research ethically and effectively. You will examine what makes materials "scholarly" and look at the cycle of publication and research in academia. It will also provide instructions on how to effectively manage your sources using bibliographic citation management tools and help you gain familiarity with citation and publication styles, particularly APA.