All Activities

a pair of binoculars on a carpet
Library, PWR 1, PWR 2, RBA, Research, Activities
Overview: Designed for PWR 2 students returning to research for the first time since PWR 1, this activity asks students to hunt for a diversity of sources and align them with the source types defined...
Trail of papers
Activity Showcase, Library, Research, TiC, Activities
Overview: This set of activities encourages students to understand how they can use sources to read their way into an ongoing scholarly or public conversation by working closely with citations,...
card catalogue
Library, PWR 1, PWR 2, Research, Activities
Overview: In this activity, students compare search results for topic searches in Google, a database, and Searchworks to better understand the different search mechanisms available to them in their...
Library, PWR 1, PWR 2, Research, Activities
Overview: Students in PWR 1 and 2 spend a significant amount of time conducting research at the Stanford Library. Instructors can help their students make the most of their library excursions by...
Library, PWR 1, Week 4, Activities
Overview: This activity is an in-depth modification of a traditional scavenger hunt, targeting learning outcomes and research practices that students will transfer forward directly to their research...
Asynchronous Teaching, Library, Research, Screencasts and Videos, Activities
In this instructional video, Mutallip provides students with an overview of the source management program, Zotero, as a way to help them organize their sources and streamline their research. Zotero...
Library, PWR 1, Research, Working with Sources, Activities
Overview: Most students benefit most from their library workshop when they've started to develop important search skills and connect them to their research even before they walk into Green Library...
photo of Bender Room in Green Library
Library, PWR 1, PWR 2, Research, Activities
Overview: Want to engage your students explicitly in library research again after the initial workshop or review earlier in the quarter? Give them time to return for independent research. Activity...