Monthly Archives: March 2008

Question of the Week 1

Each week the library will be asking you, our patrons, a different question. This is an informal poll to see what you have to say about certain aspects of the library or information related issues. Look for a new question every week and let us know what you think…

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Too much email?

Do you find the deluge of email in your WOU account overwhelming? You can reduce the number of messages by setting your list preferences for All Faculty/Staff or Students to digest. This setting will cause you to receive only one message (containing all of the content you currently get) each day from these busy lists.

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To Avoid Plagiarism

- Take clear, accurate notes about where you found specific ideas.
- Write down the complete citation information for each item you use.
- Use quotation marks when directly stating another person’s words.
- Always credit original authors for their information and ideas.

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Internet Typology Quiz

Take the 10 question Internet Topology Quiz to see how you use the internet. Pew Internet & American Life Project takes the results of the quizzes and produces reports on the impact of the internet in our lives. See what they are saying about college students. What kind of user are you? – Let us know.

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Remember to Evaluate Your Sources

Use the “ AVOCADO” criteria developed by University of South Alabama Biomedical Library to evaluate more than just websites; apply it to other resources you may be using. AVOCADO stands for…
Accuracy
Value
Organization
Coverage
Authority
Date
Objectivity
If you have any questions about a source be sure to ask a librarian or your professor.

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