The activities on this page are intended to assist instructors teaching foundational
concepts of information literacy and research skills.
A group activity to make students think critically about content available via Google
and how it compares to content in library databases.
This activity engages students in a consideration of source types and how these types
can be used to inform their research.
This first-semester icebreaker draws out the most common assumptions about the internet,
about libraries, and about research.
In this activity, students practice using GetIt@UTC (the UTC Library textlinker) to
locate the full text of articles.
This activity introduces students to the concept of pre-research and to basic database
This original board game teaches students about the research process in a fun and
Using a baking metaphor, this video describes the process of identifying, evaluating,
and compiling resources.
Bust those Library myths while discovering all the great resources that the UTC Library
has to offer!