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FSEMs: Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

This guide is for students enrolled in Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 First Year Seminar courses.

Library Resources for your class

This page features specific library resources for different FSEMs. Find your professor's name on the tabs listed in this box. 

If your professor's name is not listed here, try starting your search with one of the following databases, or ask a librarian for recommendations.

Welcome! This page was created for Dr. Azab's Fall 2019 FSEM students. It features databases and resources that may be most useful in this class. If you have any questions, need help with research, or would like to review anything we discussed in our library session, ask a librarian by calling or texting 386-747-9028 or emailing libref@stetson.edu. 

Welcome! This page was created for Dr. Cramer's Fall 2019 FSEM students. If you have any questions, need help with research, or would like to review anything we discussed in our library session, ask a librarian by calling or texting 386-747-9028 or emailing libref@stetson.edu. 

Try searching any of these databases to find academic books, peer-reviewed journal articles, and other sources about bees.

Course guide for Madison Creech's Text and Textiles class is here: https://guides.stetson.edu/creativearts

Welcome! This page was created for Dr. Goldring's Fall 2019 FSEM students. If you have any questions, need help with research, or would like to review anything we discussed in our library session, ask a librarian by calling or texting 386-747-9028 or emailing libref@stetson.edu. 

Relevant Library Databases. The following links lead to library databases that are likely to contain articles on public relations topics.

Handout from class

List of Blog topics for FSEM

Everyone will write a section on:

What is public relations?

Then, you will transition to a specific topic from the list below:

Corporate reputation

Public relations planning

Earned media and how you measure it

Employee relations

Media training

Investor relations

Lobbying/government relations

Corporate Social responsibility programs/campaigns

Community Relations

Difference between marketing and public relations?

Event planning

Crisis communication

Branded Podcasts

Fan Clubs

Non-profit advisory boards

 

 

They will need to find information on what these topic are, what are the current trends, why they are used, when they are used, etc.

 

  • Gianna - Corporate Reputation
  • Nathan - Employee relations
  • Eric - Lobbying/government relations
  • Sam - Corporate Social responsibility
  • Dylan - Community Relations
  • Daniel - Difference between marketing and PR
  • Ari - Event planning
  • Willow - Crisis communication

 

If you want to use a topic as an example, here are some others they did not pick:

  • Non-profit advisory boards
  • Earned media and how you measure it
  • Branded Podcasts
  • Public relations planning
  • Media training
  • Investor relations

The assignment is basically that they all write about 'what is public relations' and then drill down into one of these activities. They are writing about what their topic is, what are best practices, what does a career look like for this activity, what's new and trending, etc.

Welcome! This page was created for Prof. Savannah-Jane Griffin's Fall 2019 FSEM students. The following library resources will be helpful for your World News Paper. If you have any questions, need help with research, or would like to review anything we discussed in our library session, ask a librarian by calling or texting 386-747-9028 or emailing libref@stetson.edu. 

Find News

Find Multiple Perspectives on Current Events

Find Books and Articles on any topic

Find Background Information on a Country

Welcome! This page is for Dr. Sam Houston's Religion & Human Rights FSEM classes.

Evaluating Information or Is it Credible?

Questions to ask: 
 • Who is the author and what are their credentials?
 • What is the purpose of the publication or website? 
 • When was the information created?
 • Is it relevant to your research need?
 • Is the content accurate when compared to other information you find?


Finding a current event

  • Search Google and limit to News

Getting background or overview information

Finding other information about your topic

Welcome! This page was created for Dr. Mieras' Fall 2019 FSEM students. If you have any questions, need help with research, or would like to review anything we discussed in our library session, ask a librarian by calling or texting 386-747-9028 or emailing libref@stetson.edu. 

Databases with Scholarly Sources. The following links lead to library databases that are likely to contain scholarly sources on pop culture and history topics.

Library access to Films and TV. The following links lead to library databases that contain streaming video and DVDs.

Databases for Biography

Resources to find studies/ research on the effects of technology (social media) on mental health:

Welcome! This page is for FSEM 100 Energy and the Environment. Questions? Call or text 386-747-9028 or email libref@stetson.edu.

Evaluating Information or Is it Credible?

Questions to ask: 
 • Who is the author and what are their credentials?
 • What is the purpose of the publication or website? 
 • When was the information created?
 • Is it relevant to your research need?
 • Is the content accurate when compared to other information you find?


Finding background or overview information 

To find books and articles, search:

To find news and current events, search:

Citing Sources

Search for articles from newspapers, peer-reviewed journals, magazines, books, reference books, and more with OneSearch:


Find reference book articles at these sites:


Find peer-reviewed scholarly sources and newspapers here:


Search for films and TED Talks at these sites:


APA Citation Help


Please visit the guide on Identity Theft here: https://guides.stetson.edu/identitytheft

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