This activity empowers students to make the library work for them and meet their unique needs by introducing them to library systems and helping them feel more comfortable in the building. The scavenger hunt improves information literacy by teaching specific skills such as finding digital databases, searching an online catalog, and navigating physical collections.
This self-directed hunt consists of a list of tasks directing students to find and interact with various library resources. The activity takes approximately 30-45 minutes to complete. Students will be asked to provide evidence of their participation in the form of pictures with library materials and answers to trivia questions.
Why should I do the scavenger hunt?
Have you ever wondered how to add money to your Skyhawk Card or how to find a specific book for a class project? This hunt will answer the most common questions that students ask about using the library and teach you how to find exactly what you need quickly and easily.
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