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The brand-new series of library instruction modules, "From Books to Bytes: Navigating the Research Ecosystem," is a set of online resources that define the research cycle, provide students with practical strategies, and guide students through the vast resources available to them at Columbia. The primary audience for this series is Columbia-affiliated students. The series is made up of six modules that consist of an informational video and several handouts that contain strategies, exercises, and worksheets, all designed with pedagogy and accessibility in mind.
Use the Getting Your Bearings Info Sheet below during the video, so you can try the practice exercises:
Use the "Handout and Activity" document and accompanying readings, below, during the interactive Research Skills Workshop video:
This interactive workshop models a research process from start to finish, including hands-on activities. (Edited and abridged from a recorded live in-person workshop held at Union Theological Seminary in November of 2019 with C. Bratnober, Public Services Librarian at the Burke Library).
Use the document below to view instructions and links related to the activities shown in the Zotero Workshop video
Use the "Atla Handout" document below to follow along with the Atla Religion Database Workshop video:
This workshop video shows how to use various functions of the Atla Religion Database with ATLASerials Plus, as accessible to current students, faculty, staff, and alums of Union Theological Seminary and Columbia. (Edited and abridged from a recorded remote workshop held in March of 2021 with C. Bratnober, Public Services Librarian at the Burke Library). Includes the following topics: