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Sept 2013

Sept 2013
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    • hist110: Survey of the Ancient World ROEN JANYK, MLIS Web Services Librarian
    • The Library Guide to the Library Visit our WEBSITE Research Guides by Course & Subject
    • Find Information: What? Books & E-Books Reference & E-Ref Journals Articles Media
    • Primary & secondary sources Primary: From the original source, first- hand account ie. letter, photo, interview Secondary: Written about, review, summary ie. Editorials, textbooks, etc.
    • Find Information: Where? OCtopus • Everything!
    • Find Information: Where? Databases • Articles Library Catalogue • Books & E-Books • Media • Journals
    • Examples • OCtopus • Article, book, video, & review • Databases & Indexes • Historical Abstracts • JSTOR • ProjectMUSE • Journals • Journal of Modern Greek Studies • Journal of Military History • Late Imperial China • Catalogue • Online encyclopedias • Streaming videos • Books & e-books
    • Find Information: How? Plan your search: Choose a Topic Identify Sources
 Establish Keywords Synonyms
    • Plan Your Search • Topic • Sources • OCtopus • Databases • Journals • Catalogue • Keywords Find --> E-Journals Find-->Articles & E-Resources-->Find Electronic Journals
    • Keywords • Topic: Compare and contrast life for women in Mesopotamia and in Egypt • Keywords: Mesopotamia Wom?n Egypt* gender customs Gender role* Work “division of * labo#r” OR “sex role”
    • Find Information: How? Locate Material: Search Keyword ‘Boolean’ (AND, OR, NOT) Subject, author, etc. Evaluate Revise & Search again Truncation Limiters Organize
    • Hints
    • Hints for Finding Information Use good search results Subject headings Reference lists Journals Browse call numbers Use a research log Cite as you write Track search terms Get help
    • No One Likes a Copy-Cat
    • Cite Your Sources! Everyone likes a little recognition Plagiarism (and self-plagiarism) is a serious offense Includes graphics, written phrases, & another person's idea
    • Chicago Manual of Style
    • Citing Sources Elements of a citation Author(s) Date Article/ Chapter Title Journal / Book Title Volume (& Issue*) Page numbers Publisher & Location Link, Access date, DOI Footnotes or endnotes & bibliography Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed. (online & print) Library “cheat sheet”
    • Get Help ✴AskAway - Live Chat ✴E-Mail ✴In-Person ✴Website ✴Research & Course Guides