Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Monday, November 27, 2006

Lecture Slides for Tuesday

You can view the PowerPoint slides for Tuesday's lecture (11/28) here:

Assignment #5

For Assignment #5 (worth 5% of your final grade), please do the following:

1. View this online plagiarism tutorial:

If you are on a computer that does not have flash, you may view an .html version of the tutorial:

2. Complete this online quiz ( and e-mail me your results (copy and paste the results into a new e-mail to me:

I must receive the e-mail before the beginning of class on Thursday, 11/30.

Monday, November 20, 2006

No Class Tomorrow (11/21)

No LIB 103 tomorrow (11/21).

Class will resume on Tuesday of next week (11/28).

Reading responses for reading #4 are due tomorrow (yes, I will be checking!).

Reading #4: "Can Wikipedia Ever Make the Grade?" by Brock Read. Chronicle of Higher Education (10/27/2006) - available via Lexis-Nexis.

Reading responses for reading #5 are due on 11/28. The reading is called, "Web Hoaxes, Counterfeit Sites, and Other Spurious Information on the Internet" and is available on Electronic Reserves.

Thursday, November 09, 2006

Today's Lecture

Here are the PowerPoint slides from today's lecture:

Thursday, November 02, 2006

Reading #3

"The Infodiet: How Libraries Can Offer an Appetizing Alternative to Google" by Steven Bell. Chronicle of Higher Education (2/20/2004).

Use your newly aquired research skills to obtain this reading

Post reading response on blog BY 11/9