Alternatives to the Research Paper


It is PD time again, and today library staff facilitated a discussion on developing assignments beyond the research paper. If you were unable to attend the session, but are interested in some of the things we talked about you can contact us:

Michelle Edwards Thomson:

Anwen Burk:

and/or check out the following online resources:

Alternatives to Term papers: Lawrence University

Creative Library Assignments from Our Faculty

Designing Assignments to Develop Information Literacy Skills

Examples of Alternative Research Assignments

Information Literacy and Writing Assessment Project: Tutorial for Developing and Evaluating Assignments

Memorial University Libraries: Ideas for library/information assignments

Term Paper Alternatives

Term Paper Alternatives: Ideas for Information-Based Assignments

What is next for PD in the library?

Kristine Plastow and Michelle Edwards Thomson will be facilitating “Library Resources You Didn’t Know You Had” tomorrow from 1:00 – 2:15 p.m. in room 1006R. See you there!


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