Maag Library Use: English


Course (i.e. English 1551):

1. Please place a checkmark next to all of the resources that you found most helpful in doing your research:

    MaagNet

    OhioLINK

    Academic Search Premier

    Lexis-Nexis

    OhioLINK Subject Cluster Search

    JSTOR

    Electronic Journal Center

    Internet sources you found on your own

    Subject-specific databases. Please list the databases you found most helpful:

    Other. Please list other sources:

2. Please place a check mark next to all of the things that made your research efforts most successful: 

    Self-guided learning and use of the library

    A guided tour of the building

    Assistance at the Reference Desk

    Ability to borrow from another university

    Class page

    Library instruction session, either in the library or in your classroom

    Another library session for a different course

    Friend(s)

    Other. Please list other things that made your research successful:

3. What is the most effective way for you to learn about library resources?

    An overview of the library resources by a librarian (as we did this semester)

    An online orientation to take the place of the librarian session with the opportunity to follow up with the

         librarian, if desired

    An online orientation to take the place of the librarian session followed up with a class session with the

         librarian to begin gathering resources for your paper

    No orientation and simply a class session with the librarian available to assist as needed

4. Would it have been helpful to have had a library orientation for English resources earlier in your career at Youngstown State?

    Yes

    No

    Not sure

5. Other comments or suggestions: