English 102, Dr. Wesley Beal, Spring 2014 Library Orientation

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English 102, Dr. Wesley Beal, Spring 2014 Library Orientation

  1. 1. English 102 Beal February 26, 2014 Camille A. Beary 870-307-7444 camille.beary@lyon.edu
  2. 2. 1. Learning Outcomes By the end of this class you will be able to select the correct databases for your research.
  3. 3. 2. Learning Outcomes By the end of this class you’ll be able to distinguish the key words or search terms from your topic that are essential for researching the databases.
  4. 4. 3. Learning Outcomes By the end of this class you will be able to produce a list of articles relevant to your topic.
  5. 5. 4. Learning Outcomes By the end of this class you will be able to organize and write your paper using these sources and the proper citation style.
  6. 6. 5. Learning Outcomes By the end of this class you will be able to appraise your sources to see if they truly are the best scholarly, trade, or popular sources.
  7. 7. Articles (1) http://libguides.lyon.edu/a-z 1. By Category 2. A to Z Online 3. Journals A to Z: Journal Finder
  8. 8. Books (1) Ours and Theirs 1. The Mabee-Simpson Library: http://libguides.lyon.edu/books 2. WorldCat: http://libguides.lyon.edu/borrow 3. Make a Request: http://libguides.lyon.edu/request 4.
  9. 9. Key Words (2) 1. 2. Credo or Oxford Reference Digital thesaurus or subject guides
  10. 10. Lists, lists, and more lists (3) 1. 2. 3. Create on account to save searches for later. Email them to yourself. Export them to a program such as Endnote, Zotero.
  11. 11. It’s Delicious! (4) 1. Cite your paper using style manuals. 2. https://delicious.com/themabeesimpson library 3. Try O.W.L. (Purdue University Online Writing Lab.
  12. 12. Scholarly vs. Popular (5)  http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/peabo dy/tutorial_files/scholarlyfree/  View this video by Vanderbilt University on how to tell the difference between popular and scholarly articles.
  13. 13. More help?  Chat with us on any of the library pages or email us or call us.  Ms. Whittenton Ms. Beary
  14. 14. Contacts  Camille Beary, 870-307-7444 Camille.Beary@lyon.edu Office: #203, Main lobby  Katherine Whittenton, 870-307-7505 Katherine.Whittenton@lyon.edu Office: #206 Main lobby

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