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Library research; Information literacy; Online bibliographic searching; Online library catalogs -- User education; Central Michigan University. Libraries;
This learning object was constructed for a library research skills course. It uses examples from the Lord of the Rings trilogy to teach database searching skills focusing on the library's online library catalog (Centra). The searching concepts and skills covered in this assignment are transferrable to other research databases.