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  • 1. Beaman Library Lipscomb Seminar LU 0110 Fall 2007 nformation resources Biography
  • 2. Getting Started Reference Research Center Online Catalog - Catacomb
  • 3. Information Resources
    • Reference books
    • Periodicals
    • Indexes
    • Databases
  • 4. Reference Books
    • Dictionaries
    • Encyclopedias
    • Handbooks
    • Indexes
    Ref E 185.86 N68 1999
  • 5. Information Resources
    • Reference books
    • Periodicals
    • Indexes
    • Online/electronic resources
  • 6. Periodicals
        • magazines
        • journals
        • newspapers
    Current Periodicals
  • 7. Periodicals Bound periodicals Microfilm and microfiche preserve information
  • 8. Periodical Indexes Reference books Periodicals Indexes Online/electronic resources
  • 9. Periodical Indexes Printed
    • General
  • 10. Periodical Indexes Printed
    • Subject/specialized
    • Business Periodicals Index
    • Humanities Index
    • Social Sciences Index
  • 11. Information Resources
    • Reference books
    • Periodicals
    • Indexes
    • Databases
  • 12. Databases
    • Catacomb is the database for finding what is in
    • the library and links to other databases.
  • 13. Databases
  • 14. Periodical Indexes
    • Printed – citation only
    • Databases – citations, abstracts, and some full text
  • 15. Databases
    • FindArticles.com
      • general magazines
      • since 1984
    • MagPortal.com
      • search engine plus
      • general interest
      • some ads
  • 16. Databases
    • The virtual library –
    • open 24/7
    • books - magazines - games
    • links to much more
    http:// www.refdesk.com http:// www.libraryspot.com /
  • 17. Web Site Evaluation the WWW’s
    • Who says it?
      • author or sponsor
      • credentials of responsible party
  • 18. Web Site Evaluation the WWW’s
    • What does it claim, assert, etc.?
      • Purpose of web site
      • Biased, objective, fair
      • Factual…in depth
      • Correct grammar, spelling, etc.
  • 19. Web Site Evaluation the WWW’s
    • When was it posted?
      • Publication date
      • Revisions
      • Links up-to-date
  • 20. What’s in a [domain] name?
  • 21. What’s in a [domain] name?
    • . gov ernment agency
    • federal – state - local
    • Official information gathered by the agency
  • 22. What’s in a [domain] name?
    • . Org anization
    • promote its policies, beliefs
    • . Com mercial
    • profit making organization
  • 23. What’s in a [domain] name? . net work organizations, people, agencies . edu cation university, school, related institution
  • 24. SAIL… through Research
    • S earch – indexes/databases (evaluate)
    • A nalyze – compare, contrast; separate fact from opinion
    • I nventory – Do I have enough, too
    • much, too little?
    • L earn – new information and new
    • information skills
  • 25. In summary…
    • Look in a book
    • Find a journal article
    • Check databases
    • Evaluate what you find
    • Write a great report
  • 26. Still need help????
    • Ask a librarian
    Library Director and Collection Development Librarian Carolyn Wilson
  • 27. Still need help????
    • Ask a librarian
    Reference Librarian Julie Harston
  • 28. Still need help????
    • Ask a librarian
    Cataloging Librarian Elizabeth Heffington
  • 29. Still need help????
    • Ask a librarian
    Periodicals Librarian David Howard
  • 30. Still need help????
    • Ask a librarian
    Circulation and Instruction Librarian Anna Leta Moss
  • 31. Still need help????
    • Ask a librarian
    Reference and Technology Librarian Eunice Wells
  • 32. Afraid of librarians???
    • Send an e-mail to a reference librarian from Catacomb
    • [email_address]

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