If you are looking for some instruction on how to improve your information literacy skills, please check out the course available to you through Lynda.com. As a Schreiner University student you have access to thousands of instructional, online learning videos through Lynda.com. You can access these instructional videos through your Office 365 account. After logging in to your Office 365 account, click on the blue box in the upper left hand corner. Scroll through all of the apps until you find Lynda.com. Click on this box and it will take you to the Lynda.com website. You will already be logged in since you already logged in to your Office 365 account.
At the top of the screen, enter Information Literacy in the search box and then locate the course titled “Information Literacy with Elsa Loftis” in your list of results. Click on the course box to pull up the entire course. The full course is divided into small modules. Select the module that you would like to watch. The modules provide information about the following broader topics:
1. Types of Resources
2. Search Strategies
3. Resource Evaluation
4. Ethical Use of information
After you have completed the videos, you should have a good understanding of common research methods. The next step is to find out how the information at Logan Library is organized and how you can find the information you need using the library’s catalog and databases. In order to assist you with this, the librarians have created some video tutorials and some guides to assist you. These guides can be found on the Online Learner’s page. If you are having any trouble with accessing or using the library’s resources do not hesitate to contact a librarian.