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Library Instructors' Toolkit : NUsearch Learning Outcomes

NUsearch Learning Outcomes for First Year Students

  1. Students will be able to construct simple keyword searches
  2. Students will recognize facets as source evaluation tools:  e.g. genre, date, subjects and other metadata tell you something about a resource
  3. Students will recognize facets as tools to focus search results
  4. Students will be able to access/retrieve resources they find in NUsearch

NUsearch Learning Outcomes for Upper Level/Graduate Students

  1. Students will recognize and use standard academic database tools
  2. Students will be able to construct focused research queries using “advanced search” pages
  3. Students will understand the value of narrowing/focusing research questions
  4. Students will employ facets as tools to evaluate and focus their research results.