Hi! My name is Janice Hermer and I'm one of your Health Sciences Librarians at the ASU Downtown Phoenix Campus Library.
This assignment should take you 30 minutes or less. Completing this assignment and the short library quiz at the end will prepare you for excellence in your NTR 351 projects.
Follow the steps below, then complete the short quiz.
Step 1: Get to know your ASU Library
Step 2: ASU Library doesn't have it? We can get it for you!
Step 3: Set up your ILLIAD Account to use the Interlibrary Loan / Document Delivery service
Step 4: Become an ASU Library online resources Power User!
Step 5: Learn strategies to find scholarly research studies mentioned in health news
Step 6: Quiz
ASU Library is here to support you in your research and studying success!
Watch this 1 minute 'Library Minute' video for an overview of ASU Library resources, services, and locations:
Join Anali for a 'Library Minute' on the ASU Library Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery service:
1. Start at the ASU Library home page, lib.asu.edu
2. Click on 'My Accounts' on the black information bar across the page and select 'My Illiad Account.'
3. On the ILLIAD Account page, click on the red text, 'First time users.'
4. Follow the steps to create your ILLIAD Account.
5. Problems creating your account? Contact the Interlibrary Loan office at: (480) 965-3282 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Exercise regimens, fad diets, and nutritonal advice are popular topics in news stories. Sometimes these stories take their lead from scholarly research studies. As Nutrition students, you can find, read, and evaluate these source studies and fact check the news stories.
When reading a news story that mentions a 'study' or 'research,' look for the following:
Pomegranates and their health benefits are a popular topic. Let's say a friend sends you a link to this a news story:
"Research: Pomegranate May Reverse Blocked Arteries"
This news story references a study from the journal Clinical Nutrition and links to a posting of the study's abstract (summary).
Although we still don't have the full text, there are a couple quick ways to get to it:
This will take you to full text of the study
Awesome! You have completed this pre-library session assignment!
All that's left is to take your (short!) library quiz below - if you went through the steps above, you should ace it with ease!
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