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Online Tools: Games

An assortment of tutorials, videos, and tools to help students use library resources

Instructions

These games can serve as a fun introduction or refresher on general library services and collections. We can modify the games as needed, so don't hesitate to contact us if you would like something specific tailored to your needs.

Library Orientation Game

New to UK Libraries? Or just want to test your library knowledge? Try to collect all 25 books in this fun game, designed to reinforce important library tips that will help you make the most of UK Libraries.

​Recommended For: ​Students

​URL: http://libtutorials.uky.edu/LibraryGame

Length: Approximately 10-12 minutes

Library Jeopardy

Test your knowledge about UK Libraries services and resources with this interactive quiz that covers various areas like library services, building, collections, and more!

Recommended For: Students

​URL: http://libtutorials.uky.edu/LibraryJeopardy

Length: 3-5 minutes

APA References

Short quiz for testing your APA citation skills.

Recommended For: Students

URL: http://libtutorials.uky.edu/APAReferences

Length: Approximately 3-5 minutes

Subject Librarian Matching Game

Everybody likes matching games, right?  This game is just a light introduction to the concept of Subject Librarians.  (And a link to find out more!)

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http://libtutorials.uky.edu/MemoryGame/

Finding a Book on the Shelf

How to Find a Book on the Shelf provides a brief, basic overview of Library of Congress call numbers, provides practice putting them in order, and explains how to find a book in Young Library.

Recommended For: Students (and anyone unfamiliar with the Library of Congress call system)

URL: http://libtutorials.uky.edu/callnumber/#/lessons/E1YwuzNL4Xz7d7pCWC_8425oMC1lKW0O?_k=f7tlkc

URL (for entire tutorial): http://libtutorials.uky.edu/callnumber

Length: Approximately 3-5 minutes

Library Tips Game

Library Tips is an easy drag-and-drop game to help highlight a few important tips about using UK Libraries.

​Recommended For: Students (or anyone new to UK Libraries)

URL: http://libtutorials.uky.edu/LibraryTips

Length: Approximately 5 minutes

Popular or Scholarly

This is a quick quiz on the typical characteristics of scholarly and popular articles.

Recommended For: Students

URL: http://libtutorials.uky.edu/PopularOrScholarly

Length: Approximately 3-5 minutes