GERO 101: Research Process     and Searching         LAKSAMEE PUTNAM       LPUTNAM@TOWSON.EDU  RESEARCH & INSTRUCTION LIBR...
A quick plug…           The Cellist of Sarajevo: A Tribute to the            Uplifting Power of Music during War        ...
Agenda Scholarly vs Popular How to formulate a search Finding Books/Articles Citation Resources Hands on database pra...
How can I help you? In class session to learn how to use resources Phone help 410.704.3359. Chat help   Go to Library ...
Scholarly vs Popular Scholarly                      Popular    Written by an expert for       Entertaining but lack   ...
Scholarly vs PopularImages take from the Purdue University tutorials
Scholarly vs Popular The Invisible Web   http://goshen.libguides.com/beyond_googling Filter Bubbles   http://www.ted.c...
Formulating a Keyword Search1.   Choose a Topic
Formulating a Keyword Search1.       Choose a Topic        End of life care of elderly
Formulating a Keyword Search2. Narrow/Broaden your search
Formulating a Keyword Search2. Narrow/Broaden your search   Elderly depression in end of life care
Formulating a Keyword Search3. Identify the key concepts
Formulating a Keyword Search3. Identify the key concepts   Elder    Depression    End of life care
Formulating a Keyword Search4. Consider synonyms/alternative spellings for terms  Elder    Depression    End of life care
Formulating a Keyword Search4. Consider synonyms/alternative spellings for terms   Elder      Elder*      Senior      ...
Formulating a Keyword Search5. Formulate your search utilizing various     combinations of your words    String them toge...
Formulating a Keyword Search6. Evaluate what you find Check for CRAP Currency Reliability Authority Purpose/Point    ...
3 ways to find Books http://cooklibrary.towson.edu Towson Books USMAI Books Interlibrary Loan
Finding Articles Go to the Gerontology Subject Gateway Numerous databases to choose from   Search more than one Use yo...
Writing andCiting            Allows your readers to verify andResources         identify where the informationCook Librar...
Let’s start searching! Follow the example searches first to familiarize yourself with the databases Then begin researchi...
Questions? Feel free to contact me:   Laksamee Putnam   lputnam@towson.edu   410.704.3746.   Twitter: @LibrarianLaks...
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  • Take the students through an example of this on the board. Use: The image of nursing in the media.Image- portrayal, portrayed, depiction, representation, represented. Nurses- Nursing, Nurse. Media- television, radio, movies, movie, tv, cinema, film, internet.
  • GERO 101 Fall 2012

    1. 1. GERO 101: Research Process and Searching LAKSAMEE PUTNAM LPUTNAM@TOWSON.EDU RESEARCH & INSTRUCTION LIBRARIAN
    2. 2. A quick plug…  The Cellist of Sarajevo: A Tribute to the Uplifting Power of Music during War  When: Tuesday, October 30th from 7pm – 8pm  Where: Center for the Arts Recital Hall  What: In times of hardship and war, music can truly uplift the spirit. For example, the sorrowful Adagio by Albinoni has been forever linked with the courageous cellist of Sarajevo. Join us for a discussion on the book, The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway, and a selection of inspiring music for cello and cello ensemble. This program is being held in connection with the One Maryland One Book program whose 2012 selection for this statewide reading initiative is The Cellist of Sarajevo
    3. 3. Agenda Scholarly vs Popular How to formulate a search Finding Books/Articles Citation Resources Hands on database practice
    4. 4. How can I help you? In class session to learn how to use resources Phone help 410.704.3359. Chat help  Go to Library website and click “Ask a Librarian” One-on-one appointments Help at the reference desk
    5. 5. Scholarly vs Popular Scholarly  Popular  Written by an expert for  Entertaining but lack other experts depth  Support your argument  Grab people’s interests but with high quality should not be your only information resource
    6. 6. Scholarly vs PopularImages take from the Purdue University tutorials
    7. 7. Scholarly vs Popular The Invisible Web  http://goshen.libguides.com/beyond_googling Filter Bubbles  http://www.ted.com/talks/eli_pariser_beware_online_filter_ bubbles.html
    8. 8. Formulating a Keyword Search1. Choose a Topic
    9. 9. Formulating a Keyword Search1. Choose a Topic  End of life care of elderly
    10. 10. Formulating a Keyword Search2. Narrow/Broaden your search
    11. 11. Formulating a Keyword Search2. Narrow/Broaden your search  Elderly depression in end of life care
    12. 12. Formulating a Keyword Search3. Identify the key concepts
    13. 13. Formulating a Keyword Search3. Identify the key concepts  Elder  Depression  End of life care
    14. 14. Formulating a Keyword Search4. Consider synonyms/alternative spellings for terms  Elder  Depression  End of life care
    15. 15. Formulating a Keyword Search4. Consider synonyms/alternative spellings for terms  Elder  Elder*  Senior  Aged  Older person  Older adult  Depression  hopelessness  End of life care  Palliative care  Terminal care
    16. 16. Formulating a Keyword Search5. Formulate your search utilizing various combinations of your words  String them together using AND/OR/NOT  Truncate *
    17. 17. Formulating a Keyword Search6. Evaluate what you find Check for CRAP Currency Reliability Authority Purpose/Point of View
    18. 18. 3 ways to find Books http://cooklibrary.towson.edu Towson Books USMAI Books Interlibrary Loan
    19. 19. Finding Articles Go to the Gerontology Subject Gateway Numerous databases to choose from  Search more than one Use your keywords and refine your search
    20. 20. Writing andCiting  Allows your readers to verify andResources identify where the informationCook Library and ideas in your paper originatedQuick Tools  Gives credit to the owners of theCiting Sources ideas (avoiding plagiarism)  Provides a connection between your research and the research of related sources
    21. 21. Let’s start searching! Follow the example searches first to familiarize yourself with the databases Then begin researching your own topic As you are finding information on your topic please fill in the worksheet
    22. 22. Questions? Feel free to contact me:  Laksamee Putnam  lputnam@towson.edu  410.704.3746.  Twitter: @LibrarianLaks Or any reference librarian:  Visit Cook Library Reference Desk  410.704.2462.  IM – tucookchat

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