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HACC Class Guides Style Cheat Sheet

Example Using Images with Slide Title and Description (unlinked)

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Stop

  • Do you know the website?
  • What is its reputation?
  • What is your purpose?
  • How do you feel?
  • Consider cognitive biases.

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Investigate the Source

  • What exactly is the source?
  • What can you find out about the website?
  • What about the author?
  • Is it worth your time?

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Find Other Coverage

  • Is other coverage similar?
  • Can you find a better source?
  • One more trusted?
  • More in-depth?
  • What do expert sources agree on with coverage?

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Trace to the Original Source

  • Can you find the original source?
  • What is the original context?
  • Has it been accurately presented?

Example Using Linked Images and Descriptions, No Slide Title

Chat

Available for quick help 24 hours a day, 365 days a year!

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Schedule time with a librarian for in-depth research help.

email

Get a response within 48 hours

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Text us at 717-722-0009

Example Using Books, Hidden Descriptions and 2 rows

MLA Handbook, 8th edition
MLA Guide to Undergraduate Research in Literature
A Short Guide to Writing about Literature
Student Guide to Research in the Digital Age
The Misinformation Age
Misinformation and Fake News in Education

Example Using Databases, shows slide title and description

Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints

Topic overviews, contrasting viewpoints, articles, primary source documents, statistics, videos, and recommended websites.

CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher

Analytical reports on controversial issues from 1991 to the present. Includes background, chronology, tables and maps, and pro/con statements.

Guide Links

"Fake News"

Guide developed by HACC Librarians with input from HACC Communications and English Faculty

Guide Thumbnails & Descriptions

The LibGuide gallery slides pull the thumbnail and description from the description and thumbnail you create on that guide. It's not in an intuitive location for the thumbnail, so I've included Springshare's directions. The guide description is edited directly under the title. 

Borrowing Information

Media

The library has educational and popular CD's and DVD's available to borrow.

  • CD's and DVD's
    • Student/Alumni - 14 Days
    • Faculty/Staff - Semester Loan

Books

Books found on our shelves can be borrowed for the following lengths of time:

  • General and Leisure Reading
    • Student/Alumni - 14 Days
    • Faculty/Staff - Semester (Leisure- 14 Days)

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Equipment

Available for in library use and short term loan, ask at the main desk about our:

  • Laptops and iPads
  • Calculators and Cameras
  • Anatomical models
  • Charging cables for select devices

Serials

Serials can be borrowed for the following lengths of time:

  • Journals and Magazines
    • Students - 14 Days, 3 item max. 
    • Faculty/Staff - 14 Days, 3 item max. 
  • Newspapers
    • In library use only.

diverse people with a newspaper, computer, and internet symbols