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Horticulture Library Scavenger Hunt

This is an introduction to using the Library website and using the Library catalog. You'll also learn how to get a library card and a LinkedIn Learning account. You will do a brief lab activity that will be submitted to your instructor via BlackBoard. This exercise should take no more than one hour to complete.

Click to download the lab worksheet (at the bottom of this page). SAVE it to your computer before you start filling it in.

In this activity, the student will:

  • Tour the Library website
  • Learn how to get a library card online and an account with LinkedIn Learning
  • Locate the Horticulture Research Guide
  • Find a book in the Library Catalog
  • Learn about using library materials

How to complete this activity:

  1. READ through the lab sheet first.
  2. Review the materials below.
  3. Fill out the lab sheet and submit it via BlackBoard
Scavenger Hunt Activity Set

Activity #1
Get a library card online. Go to:

Please note that the Library currently does not require a library barcode to access online materials. Instead you will use your MyAccess username and password (same as for email, blackboard, etc.) when prompted for a login.

The worksheet is in the process of being updated, and future versions will remove the barcode question.

Sign up for a LinkedIn Learning account. Go to
Use your email address to register.

Activity #2 Review of the Horticulture Research Guide
This is a quick review of the Horticulture Research Guide:

Activity #3 Using the Library Catalog
You will be using the library catalog. You'll find a book about Foliage Plants as part of your lab activity. You will write down the subject headings and copy the link to the book record for your lab assignment. Here's a quick video on how to find your book in the catalog:

Please feel free to contact the Librarian if you have questions!

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