Fantastic Handouts to use with your students!
The Libraries at Indiana University Bloomington has created a number of fantastic worksheet handouts to teach students research and information skills.
Just to highlight a few:
From Topic to Research Question (Handout): Steps in developing a topic and research questions
Evaluating Sources Rhetorically (Handout): Page 1: Questions for evaluating sources rhetorically; Page 2: Illustration of Bizup's BEAM model for rhetorical source use.
Reading a Scholarly Article (Handout): Tips on understanding and using scholarly articles
The Conversational Nature of Sources: Analyzing Sources & Rhetorical Context (Worksheet): Explore sources as reflections of larger debates and discussions.
Have students watch NCSU's From Idea to Library, so they understand what scholars do & produce and what all that stuff is in an academic library.
More awesome videos from NCSU:
The Primary Sources Research Guide is a resource that could be helpful for comparing evidence across disciplines.
Library Simplified is a resource for undergraduates to find answers to their questions at the point of need.
This video from Portland State University provides an excellent research tip for students: Focus on the evidence you need to answer your research question.
This video from Portland State University discusses using the BEAM method for incorporating evidence into a research project.