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How to Use the Library  

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.
Last Updated: Nov 12, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Learning Objectives

Students who complete the Library Tutorial shall be able to:

  • Determine when information is needed and find it efficiently using a variety of reference sources.
  • Evaluate the quality of the information.
  • Use the information effectively for an appropriate purpose.
  • Employ appropriate technologies to create an information-based product.
  • Use information ethically and legally.

ENL111 Students

Students who are required to complete the Library Tutorial for ENL111 and the accompanying assessments must do so in PLATO.


Library Tutorial

Welcome to the Madigan Library Tutorial.  The tutorial consists of six modules to help you develop your information-seeking and evaluation skills for your Penn College courses.  The videos in each module run between 2 - 7 minutes and can be viewed in any order and as many times as you wish.

  1. Read the overall Learning Objectives (at left).

  2. Begin with the module your instructor has told you to use.  Before beginning a module, read its objectives first.

  3. When you have finished watching a video, you will be prompted to assess your understanding and mastery of the concepts.

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