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Architecture: SoA Undergraduate Research Skills Questionnaire

Questionnaire

SoA Undergraduate Research Skills Questionnaire

This questionnaire is designed to help you and the University Libraries to evaluate your research skills, awareness, and needs.  Responses will be reviewed to inform instruction, but the data will not be analyzed or published.
 
Use the links to explore each topic before choosing a response.
 

Respond to the SoA Undergraduate Research Skills Questionnaire at:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/undergradquestionnaireSoA18-19

 
This is a mockup of the questionnaire:
 

1. I have completed the Information Literacy component of Computing at Carnegie Mellon (C@CM).
http://www.cmu.edu/c-cm/

Yes

Not sure

2. I know that a librarian works with the School of Architecture.
https://www.library.cmu.edu/research/expert

Yes

Not sure

3. I know that the library has a web site to support my work.
https://www.library.cmu.edu/
https://www.library.cmu.edu/using/start/undergraduate

Yes

Not sure

4. I know that the library provides online guides to support research.
http://guides.library.cmu.edu/
http://guides.library.cmu.edu/architecture

Yes

Not sure

5. I know how to use the library's 'everything,' articles & more,' and 'books & more' searches to find books and articles.
http://www.library.cmu.edu/

Yes

Not sure

6. I know how to find articles on architecture using EBSCOhost and the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals and Art & Architecture Source databases.
https://search.library.cmu.edu/link/http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost
http://guides.library.cmu.edu/go.php?c=8261974
http://guides.library.cmu.edu/go.php?c=8261961

Yes

Not sure

7. I know how to find articles on a variety of topics using JSTOR.
http://guides.library.cmu.edu/go.php?c=8262085

Yes

Not sure

8. I am familiar with other research databases for architecture and other subjects.
http://guides.library.cmu.edu/az.php?a=all&s=100368
http://guides.library.cmu.edu/az.php

Yes

Not sure

9. I am familiar with specialized databases like OnArchitecture video library, El Croquis Digital Library, and ARTstor.
http://guides.library.cmu.edu/architecture

Yes

Not sure

10. I know how to access the library's subscriptions to electronic and print journals.
https://www.library.cmu.edu/find/Journals 

Yes

Not sure

11. I know how to use WorldCat to identify books and other sources at other universities.
http://firstsearch.oclc.org/fsip?dbname=WorldCat&done=referer

Yes

Not sure

12. I know how to request a book or article through interlibrary loan.
https://www.library.cmu.edu/using/requesting

Yes

Not sure

13. I am familiar with Google Scholar and how to use Library Links settings to connect to the library's holdings.
https://scholar.google.com/
https://scholar.google.com/scholar_settings?sciifh=1&hl=en&as_sdt=0,39#2

Yes

Not sure

14. I know how to find images.
https://www.library.cmu.edu/find/images/finding
https://search.library.cmu.edu/link/http://library.artstor.org/#/home

Yes

Not sure

15. I know how to manage references with citation management software.
http://guides.library.cmu.edu/CitationManagement

Yes

Not sure

16. I know the basics about copyright, fair use, and plagiarism.
https://www.library.cmu.edu/datapub/copyright

Yes

Not sure

18. I know where to get advice on writing and presenting my research.
http://www.cmu.edu/gcc/

Yes

Not sure

19. I know that the library offers workshops on useful topics.
https://cmu.libcal.com/calendar/events/

Yes

Not sure

20. What best describes your current affiliation with Carnegie Mellon?

First year undergraduate

Upper year undergraduate