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FYSP 117 Nature and Environment in East Asia

Goals and Directions

Pre-Assignment Goals:

  • Familiarize yourself with the Oberlin College Catalog (OBIS) and one of our common Database platforms (EBSCO)
  • Practice strategic exploration and inquiry-based evaluation of resources
  • Understand the underlying philosophy of attribution that guides citation practices

Directions on how to complete this pre-assignment:

  • First, watch the videos. 
  • Then, take some time to explore OBIS & Academic Search Complete;
  • Last, please complete pre-assignment by 11:59 pm, Monday, October 29. 

Searching for books in OBIS and OhioLink

Searching databases

Why we cite?