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An Infopeople Workshop - June-October 2006

Workshop Description - html

Workshop Materials

  • Agenda - doc [46k] - pdf [19k]
  • PowerPoint Presentation - ppt [909k]
  • Bookmarks - pdf [92k]
  • Exercises
    • Ex. 1: Exploring the Gap: How We Find Information - doc [34k] - pdf [12k]
    • Ex. 2a: Using Reference to Augment Users' Research Abilities - doc [29k] - pdf [16k]
    • Ex. 2b: Using Reference to Augment Users' Research Abilities - doc [30k] - pdf [16k]
    • Ex. 3: Look at Approaches We Use and Recommend - doc [34k] - pdf [23k]
    • Ex. 4: Test Driving Some Library Websites for Usability - doc [39k] - pdf [23k]
    • Ex. 5: Quick & Dirty Handout - pdf [1.45Mg] — How a "quick and dirty" cheat sheet can increase novice user success with a library website. Participants were given a screenshot on paper of the website they had evaluated in Ex. 4 and found ways to use Word text boxes and arrows to make a cheat sheet. (Modeled after Handout 6a.)
    • Ex. 6: Action Plan - doc [27k] - pdf [7k]
  • Handouts
    • Handout #1 - Selected Library Use Statistics Details - doc [152k] - pdf [26k]
    • Handout #2 - Questions to Ask in Reference to Help Users Learn to Self-Serve Better - doc [44k] - pdf [25k]
    • Handout #3 - Five Common Library Checklists for Evaluating Website Information - doc [56k] - pdf [31k]
    • Handout #4 - Questions for Sharing Our Critical Thinking Wisdom at Point of Need - doc [97k] - pdf [29k]
    • Handout #5 - Website Usability: Making Library Websites More Likely to Get Used - doc [44k] - pdf [29k]
    • Handout #6a - Two Different Handout Models - pdf [151k]
    • Handout #6b - Google Search Tips - pdf [310k]