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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.
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    • 1. Laksamee Putnam
      lputnam@towson.edu
      Research & Instruction Librarian
      GERO 101: Research Process and Searching
    • 2. Agenda
      Finding Books
      Peer reviewed vs Popular
      How to formulate a search
      Citation Resources
      Hands on database practice
      Limiting your search
      FindIt Button
      Saving articles in folders
      Requesting articles through ILL
    • 3. 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
    • 4. Text a Librarian
      Test 66746
      Start you question with askcook
      Example:
      • askcookis the library open Monday?
      Test it now!
      askcookgero101 test text
      Save it to your contacts!
    • 5. 3 ways to find Books
      http://cooklibrary.towson.edu
      Towson Books
      USMAI Books
      Interlibrary Loan
    • 6. Scholarly Articles vs Popular
      http://cooklibrary.towson.edu/helpguides/guides/scholarly_demo/scholarly_demo.swf
    • 7. Formulating a Keyword Search
      Choose a Topic
    • 8. Formulating a Keyword Search
      Choose a Topic
      End of life care of elderly
    • 9. Formulating a Keyword Search
      Narrow/Broaden your search
    • 10. Formulating a Keyword Search
      Narrow/Broaden your search
      Elderly depression in end of life care
    • 11. Formulating a Keyword Search
      Identify the key concepts
    • 12. Formulating a Keyword Search
      Identify the key concepts
      Elderly
      Depression
      End of life care
    • 13. Formulating a Keyword Search
      Consider synonyms/alternative spellings for terms
      Elder
      Depression
      End of life care
    • 14. Formulating a Keyword Search
      Consider synonyms/alternative spellings for terms
      Elderly
      Elder*
      Senior
      Aged
      Older person
      Older adult
      Depression
      hopelessness
      End of life care
      Palliative care
      Terminal care
    • 15. Formulating a Keyword Search
      Formulate your search utilizing various combinations of your words
      String them together using AND/OR/NOT
      Truncate *
    • 16. Formulating a Keyword Search
      Limit your search
      Appropriate date range
      Subject
      Publication type
    • 17. Writing and Citing Resources
      Cook Library
      Quick Tools
      Citing Sources
      Allows your readers to verify and identify where the information and ideas in your paper originated
      Gives credit to the owners of the ideas (avoiding plagiarism)
      Provides a connection between your research and the research of related sources
    • 18. 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 Google Doc worksheet
      http://bit.ly/GERO101worksheeta
    • 19. 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