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WR 121 (Tower) - Spring 2020

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Session Goals

  • Warm up: Is the following MLA works cited entry correct?
    • Tarver, Erin C. “On the Particular Racism of Native American Mascots.” Critical Philosophy of Race, Mar. 2016, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 95–126. JSTOR Arts and Sciences XI,
  • Practice MLA style and use MLA guides
    • Search in OneSearch - How Effective Are Current Household Recycling Policies? Results from a National Survey of U.S. Households - create a works cited entry
    • Search in OneSearch (newspaper search) - Activist Suzan Shown Harjo Is Still Winning Her Fight against Native American Mascots - create a works cited entry
  • Use OneSearch to find sources and adapt your search strategy to adjust your search results
    • Generate appropriate terms to use in your searches
    • Identify where to locate alternative search terms
    • Use the limits/facets to narrow results
    • Know how to request materials not owned by the CU Libraries
  • Discuss evaluation criteria you can use to select quality sources

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