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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
210-486-4513 
mailto:nvc-library@alamo.edu
Mon - Thur: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm
Sun: CLOSED 
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Welcome to the NEW InfoLit Library Modules

FACULTY:  There are six module topics to choose from with videos,
                 tutorials, and quizzes. You can customize the modules to
                 fit your curriculum needs.

STUDENTS:  Select the topics your instructor has assigned.

Click here to access the Library Modules 

For assistance, please call the Library Reference desk at 210-486-4513


Library Modules Descriptions

 

Getting Started with Research
Learn how to get started with research.

Sources of Information
Learn why different types of sources are important.

Searching for Information
Learn about keywords and search techniques.

Evaluating Information
Learn how to evaluate the quality of information.

Presenting Research and Data
Learn how to synthesize information into your assignments.

Citing and Academic Integrity
Learn why citations matter. Select APA, Chicago, or MLA. What is Plagiarism?



OLD InfoLit Library Modules

DIRECTIONS:
            1.    
Click on the Lesson and Quiz link for each module.
            2.    Enter your Banner ID (Example: 900123456).
                   What is my Banner ID? Banner ID Lookup
 
   Click here to share your comments about the modules.                        

INTRODUCTION
Watch this short video before
starting the modules

 

What
is
One Search?

Module 1
Demystifying College Research

 

Lesson
and
Quiz 

Module 2
How to find articles

 

Lesson
and
Quiz

Module 3
Seems legit but is it?

 

Lesson
and
Quiz 

Module 4
Almost painless citing

 

Lesson
and
Quiz 


Library Modules Descriptions

 

INTRODUCTION
An introduction to One Search and the new WMS system.  

Module 1, Demystifying College Research
Learn how to create search strategies for a topic and to use the Library’s online catalog to find different kinds of materials.  

Module 2, How to find articles
Learn about the Library’s subscription databases and how to access and use them.

Module 3, Seems legit but is it?
Learn about the benefits and drawbacks of Internet Research. Critically evaluate Web sites.

Module 4, Almost painless citing
Learn what makes up a citation and how to create citations using the Library’s NoodleTools software program. 


 

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Nov. 23 - 26: NVC Library CLOSED for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Fall 2017 Hours

Monday - Thursday:
7:30 am to 8:30 pm
(doors lock at 8:15 pm) 

Friday:
7:30 am to 4 pm
(doors lock at 3:45 pm)

Saturday:
8:30 am to 2:30 pm
(doors lock at 2:15 pm)

Sunday:
CLOSED

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