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    • Session 8 – Database Discovery and Annotating Articles
    •  Understand what specialized databases MU Libraries offers. Know how to find relevant databases using libguides. How to Discover Databases by Subject. Evaluate resources contained in databases Know that you can find a database by searching for its name in SUMMON. Annotate Journal Articles found in databases.
    •  Were your Articles CRAAP-y? How did they compare to print resources? How did they compare to Gale Virtual Reference, or other Electronic Resources? How did they compare to Google?
    •  ASC is great, but are there more specialized resources? How do you find them? http://mulibraries.missouri.edu
    •  SUMMONS  If you know the name of the database, it will take you right to it. Subject Guides  Guides created by librarians related to a particular area of study. Typically includes URLs of relevant databases for a subject area. Database Tab  Browse by name, subject, or type. See the most popular databases.
    •  So you’ve found a database—how do you know it’s a good one to use?  Group Activity – Worksheet 12
    •  Now that we’ve found some databases and are familiar with search methods, it’s time to put 2 and 2 together.  Worksheet 13-Annotating an article
    •  Homework Final Project Blackboard