Teaching the Catalog as a Reference Tool

Loriene Roy, Greg Hardin
2015 The Reference librarian  
Teaching an introductory reference course is challenging. We cover a wide range of content: explaining sources beyond students' everyday use of Google and Wikipedia; introducing the role of communication, including the reference interview, in handling reference queries; and practicing search strategies. Additionally, our approach to teaching should demonstrate good practices such as
doi:10.1080/02763877.2015.972915 fatcat:swsf5hoqkrafria5yb7p7zxeuq