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unit in GNED 104 course at Morrisville State College.

unit in GNED 104 course at Morrisville State College.

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  • 1. Organization of Information GNED 104 Research Methods Wilfred Drew, Associate Librarian
  • 2. What is “information” & why organize it? 1: the communication or reception of knowledge or intelligence. 2: knowledge obtained from investigation, study, or instruction.
  • 3. Characteristics of Information
    • Analytical or Factual
    • Objective or Subjective
    • Primary or Secondary
    • Format (physical form)
  • 4. Characteristics of Information Analytical Information: interpretation of facts. Example: encyclopedias, books, magazines. Factual Information: made up of facts only, no explanations or interpretations of statements. Examples: statistics, dictionaries, who’s who.
  • 5. Characteristics of Information Objective Information: presents all sides of a topic. Example: encyclopedias, reference books. Subjective Information: presents one view point or opinion. Examples: editorials, book reviews, critical essays.
  • 6. Characteristics of Information Primary Information: information in original form or copy of original form. Example: diary, art work, raw data. Secondary Information: repackaged, any material other than original. Examples: gossip, class notes, encyclopedias.
  • 7. Characteristics of Information
    • Books: printed on paper and stored on shelves.
    • Periodicals : printed on paper and stored on shelves or as microfilm in cabinets.
    • Non- print: on computers,tapes, cassettes,cd,DVD, cd-rom, radio & TV broadcasts, etc. Includes electronic books & full text of magazines online.
    Format (physical form): each requires different type of storage
  • 8. How Organized Are You?
    • Clothes
    • CDs
    • Homework
    • Addresses and phone numbers
  • 9. Classification Systems
    • Used to organize information.
    • Simplifies access and searching.
    • Examples:
    • Newspaper Want Ads
    • Yahoo
    • Menu
    • Library
  • 10. Yahoo --
    • Uses subject categories from general to specific:
    • Home > Education > Higher Education > Colleges and Universities > United States >
    • New York > Education > College and University > Community and Technical
    http://www.yahoo.com/
  • 11. Restaurant Menu:
    • Grouped by type of food item:
    • Sandwiches
    • Fresh Salads
    • Beverages & Deserts
    • Potatoes
    • Pitas
    Wendy's
  • 12. Library of Congress (LC):
    • Organizes the library by broad groups.
    • Assigns each book or item a unique call number.
    • Assigns each book various subject headings for searching purposes.
    Library Catalog
  • 13. LC organizes by broad groups
  • 14. LC assigns each book or item a unique call number.
    • Call Number is similar to your mailing address
    • Call Number is used to find a book on the shelf .
    • Examples:
    • GV351 . S23 1998
    • GV351 . Z56 1999
  • 15. LC assigns each book various subject headings
    • Each item has several headings assigned.
    • Allows you to search for a specific subject.
    • Examples:
    • Scholarships -- United States-- Statistics.
    • College costs -- United States-- Statistics.

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