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LEAP 1100 (Sections 1, 3 ,4, & 6-9) Professors Larsen and Wood: Home

LEAP Librarians are Donna Baluchi, Nena Schvaneveldt, Lorelei Rutledge, Brandon Patterson, Shane Wallace, & Alfred Mowdood

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Education Librarian

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Nena Schvaneveldt
Contact:
Eccles Health Sciences Library
Room 211
Prounouns: she/her/hers
801-587-9258

What You Will Learn

Objectives:

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
  • Judge the quality of books, journals, and websites
  • Use several library resources (Usearch, Research Databases, online journals, etc.)
  • Explain three search strategies (keyword, subject, & call number) to find information
  • Properly cite sources and construct reference lists

Our goals as librarians for you are:

  • To feel comfortable in academic libraries 
  • 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 better forage and evaluate information resources
  • To have a memorable experience

Library Assignments

Assignment 1: Library tour

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

Assignment 3: EBSCOhost, Scopus, & 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.

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Librarian Contact Info

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Alfred Mowdood
Contact:
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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Librarian

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Mary McFarland
Contact:
Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 N. 1900 E.
Rm. 114
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

ph: 801-581-5534
801-587-3439
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Technology Engagement Librarian

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Brandon Patterson
Contact:
Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 North 1900 East
SLC, UT 84112
801-585-3563
Marriott Library Eccles Library Quinney Law Library