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First Year Seminar

A. Meet your librarian

B. Navigating this website

Navigating this webpage


To complete this lesson, read through the content on each page of the website, starting with 1. Introduction, and complete all activities on each page.

Screenshot of side navigation bar for this website

C. Learning Outcomes For This Activity

This activity introduces you to online library help and online library sources, available through SUNY Schenectady. Although most sections of First Year Seminar don't include a research assignment, many of your other classes will. Completing this activity in First Year Seminar helps ensure that when you get a research assignment in another class, you're aware of the help and sources the library makes available to you. The library is here to help you be successful in college.


Upon completion of this activity you will:

  1. Describe three ways you can get research help from a librarian
  2. Locate library hours on the library website
  3. Identify a source for finding articles in a subject area of your choice, on the online library
  4. Locate an ebook on a subject of your choice, on the online library