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Fri: 11 am-3 pm
Sat: CLOSED
Sun: 5-9 pm

Guides

Ask A Librarian
by Reference Desk - Last Updated Aug 22, 2013
Biographies
by Reference Desk - Last Updated Aug 13, 2014
Cite Sources
by Reference Desk - Last Updated Aug 18, 2014
Databases A-Z
by Reference Desk - Last Updated Aug 15, 2014
Evaluate Information
by Reference Desk - Last Updated Nov 12, 2012
Find Editorials
by Reference Desk - Last Updated Aug 20, 2013
Find New York Times Articles
by Reference Desk - Last Updated Nov 9, 2012
Find Other Library Catalogs
by Reference Desk - Last Updated Feb 18, 2014
Find Topics for Research Papers
by Reference Desk - Last Updated Apr 11, 2013
First Year Experience - How to Find the Information You Need
by Reference Desk - Last Updated Mar 28, 2014
An instructional session to help student develop their information skills. Students will access their level of competence in using information and will practice efficient and effective strategies for developing their skills
First Year Experience - Learning to Evaluate Information
by Tracey Amey, Reference Desk - Last Updated Apr 7, 2014
In this instructional session, students learn to use a rubric to evaluate information found on the web and in databases
How to Use the Library
by Reference Desk - Last Updated Aug 30, 2013
These modules were created by the librarians in the Madigan Library. If you are an instructor at Penn College and are interested in using any of these modules and the accompanying assessments through PLATO, please contact us.
How-To Guides
by Reference Desk - Last Updated Nov 14, 2013
Other Collections
by Reference Desk - Last Updated May 29, 2014
Periodicals
by Reference Desk - Last Updated Oct 28, 2013
This guide describes the characteristics of different types of periodicals.
Plagiarism
by Reference Desk - Last Updated Aug 18, 2014
Primary vs. Secondary Sources
by Reference Desk - Last Updated Nov 9, 2012
Research Guides
by Reference Desk - Last Updated Aug 14, 2012
Search Google
by Reference Desk - Last Updated May 28, 2014
Tips and tricks for making the most of a Google search.

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