FYE 101 (Information Literacy): Worksheets

Spring 2014 Quarter

Below are informational handouts and worksheet exercises related to the library component of the Information Literacy (FYE 101) course.

NOTE: It is essential that you check with your instructor before printing or using these handouts or assignment worksheets. Your instructor may have revised or changed the handouts and worksheets to better meet the needs of your class. If so, the worksheets may not count toward credit for an assignment.

Please print out the worksheet exercises that you need to complete. Please read all directions carefully.

NOTE: The worksheets are available in .pdf format. Adobe Acrobat Reader software must be on the computer that you are using in order to download and print the worksheets. Adobe Acrobat Reader is available on the computers in the Library.

A HANDOUTS booklet to be used with the Worksheets:




Electronic Databases


EBSCOhost Web


Opposing Viewpoints in Context


Other Databases

(NOTE: Some instructors may also cover these databases: the Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL), ProQuest, and/or Opposing Viewpoints. If so, please click the links below for handouts and assignments).

KYVL (Kentucky Virtual Library ProQuest Mergent Online


Print Resources

 Individual Library Scavenger Hunt Exercise (NOTE: This is for Louisville and Lexington on-campus students who did not attend a group scavenger hunt in the library)


Academic Integrity/Plagiarism:


Summing It Up