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LEAP 1140 (Sections 1-3, 8-9: Home

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

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Assistant Librarian, Access & Outreach

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Donna Baluchi
10 N 1900 E Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
(801) 581-5534

Associate Librarian, Education

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Nena Schvaneveldt
Eccles Health Sciences Library
Subjects: Grants, Health Sciences

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
  • 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.

8 Great Starting Points to Learn More About Your Population

Listed below are 8 great starting points (websites & ebooks) for all HEDU 5300 groups.

Librarian Contact Info

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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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Technology Engagement Librarian

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Brandon Patterson
Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 North 1900 East
SLC, UT 84112
Subjects: Health, Health Sciences
Marriott Library Eccles Library Quinney Law Library