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FYSP 152: So You Want to Be an Intellectual: Pre-Assignment

Goals and Directions

Pre-Assignment Goals:

  • Familiarize yourself with the Oberlin College Catalog (OBIS) and Journal Finder.
  • 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:

  • Watch the videos. 
  • Take some time to explore OBIS & Journal Finder.
  • Complete pre-assignment by 7pm, Thursday, September 3. 

Searching Journal Finder

Citing Sources

Citation: A (Very) Brief Instruction link to video with closed captions and transcript.

Pre-Assignment

Research Help

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