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EDCI 521: Technology for the 21st Century Teacher: Welcome!

This guide is an information portal featuring library resources to support EDCI 521: Technology for the 21st Century Teacher.

Welcome to the EDCI 521 LibGuide

welcomeWhat are LibGuides?

LibGuides are a content management and information sharing system used to "curate knowledge and share information by creating online guides on any topic, subject, course, on any process, on anything" (Springshare). This LibGuide, or Library Guide, features Ashland University Library resources selected for EDCI 521: Technology for the 21st Century Teacher.

In this Library Guide

What will I find in this Guide?

In this Library Guide, basic skills for utilizing available library resources and information are presented. Explore this page to locate library databases and use OneSearch; discover fundamental article evaluation guidelines; investigate OhioLINK and Google Scholar as research tools; examine citation, plagiarism, and copyright resources; learn more about the main campus library's Instructional Resource Center, and review information about TERC, Elyria's Teacher Education Resource Center; and access EDCI 521 E-Reserves.

How do I use this Guide?

Choose one of the tabs at the top of the page. Navigate in the order presented or select a topic of particular interest, there is no "wrong way" to use this guide.

  • Several tabs have drop down menus with additional information.  Select one to view.
  • AU Library: IRC, Elyria TERC, and Education Journals, located with Evaluate Sources, are external links that leave this guide. They will open in a new window / tab in your browser.
  • AU Library and OhioLINK online tabs present database links that require authentication for off campus use.


Is this guide available after I complete the class?

Yes! AU Library Guides are located outside of the Blackboard Learn environment; as such they are available to you before, during, and after course completion. This guide is consistently updated, be sure to bookmark this page for future use and introduction of new resources.


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