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LEAP 1100 (Sections (1, 3 ,4, 7 & 8) Dr. Ownby & Dr. Wood: Home

LEAP Librarians are Brandon Patterson, Lorelei Rutledge, & Alfred Mowdood

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What You Will Learn


By the end of the semester, you will be able to:

  • Locate various services points in the Marriott Library and on the Library home page
  • Identify the characteristics of a scholarly resource (book, journal, or website)
  • Find both print and online resources using the library website
  • Understand how scholarly information is produced
  • Use several library resources (Usearch, Research Databases, online journals, etc.)
  • Implement various search strategies in locating information
  • Be able to ask for assistance from librarians and library staff
  • To better forage and evaluate information resources

Our goals as librarians for you are:

  • To read and understand the scholarly literature early on
  • To orient and familiarize yourselves with the Marriott  & Eccles Library
  • To be able to ask for assistance from librarians and library staff
  • To have a memorable experience

Library Assignments

Assignment 1: Library tour

Assignment 2: Encyclopedias & Handbooks, Usearch (Library Catalog),Google Scholar, & Scopus

Assignment 3: EBSCOhost & Library Services  

Assignment 4: Research Databases (Project Muse, Proquest, EBSCOhost, WorldCat, and Library of Congress (LOC)) & Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Assignment 5: Work in groups. Schedule appt. with librarian.

Librarian Contact Info

Alfred Mowdood's picture
Alfred Mowdood
The University of Utah
J. Willard Marriott Library
Head of Faculty Services,
Representative, Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), and
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Kinesiology
295 South 1500 East #2110 R
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0860
(801) 585-7125

Pronouns: he, him, his

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