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Need Articles/Databases Workshop - Spring 2022: Need Articles Workshop

SPRING 2022 Asynchronous

The LIVE presentation of the Need Articles Workshop is over. Please see below for asynchronous participation.

The link provided here is for the recording of the Need Articles Workshop 2022 which will be available from April 25 to May 20, 2021.

The recording is 1 hour long. There is silence due to technical difficulties from 53:45 to 56:30.

Link to recording of Need Articles Workshop Spring 2022.


We will discuss the pros and cons of using databases versus using Google for research, as well as different source types and the difference between popular and scholarly sources. We will jump into some of the more popular RHC Library databases and do some sample searches while exploring the tools and features of each database.


  1. Download the Activity Worksheet. (Scroll down to the box titled Activity Worksheet)
    1. Fill it in with information from the presentation and database instruction.
    2. Once completed, email it to me at
  2. Pass the quiz (70% or higher)
    1. The asynchronous quiz will be available from April 25 to May 20 in the box below titled Assessment for asynchronous attendees.
    2. Results will automatically be sent to me

Once I have received both items, I will email you your Certificate of Completion. If you have questions, please contact me at


Activity Worksheet

Before the workshop, please download ONE of the files below. Choose the format that you are the most comfortable with; it is the same document in 3 different formats.

Choose from: Google Doc, Word Doc, and Fillable PDF.

Choose one and click on the link to open and/or download it for your use.

You will need to fill in this worksheet with the information you learned from the workshop.

Popular Databases

Assessment for asynchronous attendees

For asynchronous viewers, after you have viewed the workshop, take the assessment/quiz by clicking on the button below.

This quiz will be available from Monday, April 25 to Friday, May 20, 2022

Once you click on Begin Assessment, you must complete the quiz or you will have exceeded the number of attempts allowed.