Independent learning activities, when coupled with reflection, are effective in providing an orientation to the library in particular and “academic life” in general. After participating in a self-guided library activity and reflecting on the process, students in DePaul’s First Year Experience program are able to articulate how the library can contribute to their success as academic learners.
Jagman, Heather; Davidson, Lisa; Dietz, Lauri; Falk, Jodi; and Fitzpatrick, Antonieta, "I felt like such a Freshman: Creating Library Insiders" (2014). Staff Publications - University Libraries. 21.