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Hamersly Library

Library Instruction: WR 115


After instruction, students will be able to:

  1. Identify keywords related to their topic
  2. Adapt their search strategies using alternative keywords and different combinations of keywords
  3. Use advanced Internet searching techniques, including limiting a search by domain
  4. Execute a simple search for books and e-books, using the WOU catalog and/or Summit


WR 115 typically focuses on these resources:


Library sessions will vary depending on the research assignment. Sessions are customized to fit the needs of the class.

Here is a list of lessons that are frequently used:

  • Brainstorming keywords and related words on a topic
  • Advanced Google Searching, including limiting by domain
  • Finding Books / E-Books from WOU, Summit, and ebrary