Go to Richardson Library and compile responses to all of the
(found in the Research Checklist on page 39 of Researching and
Marcia Muth). Type up the information in a document formatted
Students may work together, but each student must submit
own assignment, in his or her own words.
Where can you find a Web site or pamphlet mapping
holdings, describing library resources, and explaining
your library use signs as guides?
Where is the reference desk, and what hours is it open?
How do you access the library's catalog? Can you search it
library databases from your home computer or the campus
Where are the periodicals kept, and how are they arranged?
What kinds of indexes or computerized databases are
can you access them?
Can you use interlibrary loan or a consolidated catalog to
the library doesn't have?
How long is the check-out period for books? How do you
renew them, or use other circulation services?