Google Basics: Maximizing Your Research

August 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm America/New York Timezone
Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History

The Auburn Avenue Research Library, will host Google Basics and Drive as the progressive instructional series of classes facilitated by AARL’s Reference and Research staff. These instructional workshops support the ongoing development of foundational computer and information literacy, and research skills; promoting the library resources and fostering culturally relevant lifelong learning.

Google Basics and Drive is an accessible, culturally relevant introduction to Google and its applications, including essential tools regarding the construction of information, as well as techniques for accessing and evaluating information. Utilizing the Fulton County Library System collection of resources, with a special focus on those specific to the Auburn Avenue Research Library and relating to the Black experience and Africana studies— this course is influenced by ACRL Framework for Computer Literacy for Higher Education, which outlines threshold concepts for the mastery of information and computer literacy, but geared to meet researchers at any skill level.