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  • TREX 1001 MorrisonResearching the Buddha in AmericaRobert AitkenZen Master
    Prof Traci Welch MoritzPublic Services LibrarianAssistant Professor
  • What we’ll do today
    The assignment : Research Zen master Robert Aiken
    Find information to support an 8-10 page paper
    Resources to consider:
    Internet information
    Biographical information
    Books by and about him
    Book reviews
    News articles
    Journal or magazine articles
  • The resources
    Do background research and build your search strategy
    The resources:
    Internet
    Biographical references
    Catalogs
    News Databases
    Periodical Databases
    Book Reviews
  • First place to visit
  • Google and Wikipedia
    Aren’t evil
    Can prove valuable
    Can’t be used as a source
    Turn to the databases for source materials
    From the University of Wisconsin Library, worksheet for evaluating web sites
  • First place to visit
    While you’re on the internet
    Find biographical information
    Checkout Youtube videos and other multimedia sources for Mr. Aitken
    Remember to check for validity of the website
  • To verify and cite
  • Reference Sources -- Biographical
  • Library Catalog -- POLAR
  • Any books by or about him?
    Don’t forget to check OhioLINK too!
  • Find Book reviews
    Finding Book Reviews
    From the Cornell Libraries
    Google scholar
    Lexis Nexis
    JSTOR
    Academic Search Complete
  • News Articles
  • Articles
  • Articles
  • Journal Articles
    Not limited to just scholarly peer reviewed articles, however, never hurts to include these!
    Can start with the general or head straight to the subject specific
    Academic Search Complete
    Masterfile Premier
    Look at list and see if others sound like possibilities (choose databases)
    JSTOR
  • EbscoHost Databases
  • JSTOR
  • RefWorks
  • QUESTIONS?
    Ask at the Front Desk
    Phone the Reference Desk – 2185 (see library page for available hours)
    Contact by E-mail
    t-moritz@onu.edu
    Use Chat Help feature or the IM