Student Assistants Certificate

Student Assistant Certificate Workshop 1

This workshop introduces students to library resources and services, and also teaches students the basics of a reference interview. It’s the first workshop of a series for the Pollak Library Student Assistant Certificate program.

Student Assistant Certificate Workshop 1

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Learning Objectives

Learners will be able to:

  • Define a “database.”
  • Locate a book or eBook related to their major.
  • Locate a database related to their major.
  • Locate a subject librarian for their major.
  • Locate a Library Guide related to their major.
  • Practice roleplaying a reference interview.


Format: Lesson Package. Includes lesson plan, worksheet, and roleplay cards, as well as link to companion LibGuide.

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Author: Lindsay O’Neill and Jon Cornforth

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