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.
Laksamee Putnam firstname.lastname@example.org Research & Instruction Librarian GERO 101: Research Process and Searching
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
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
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Formulating a Keyword Search Choose a Topic End of life care of elderly
Formulating a Keyword Search Narrow/Broaden your search
Formulating a Keyword Search Narrow/Broaden your search Elderly depression in end of life care
Formulating a Keyword Search Identify the key concepts
Formulating a Keyword Search Identify the key concepts Elderly Depression End of life care
Formulating a Keyword Search Consider synonyms/alternative spellings for terms Elder Depression End of life care
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
Formulating a Keyword Search Formulate your search utilizing various combinations of your words String them together using AND/OR/NOT Truncate *
Formulating a Keyword Search Limit your search Appropriate date range Subject Publication type
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
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
Questions? Feel free to contact me: Laksamee Putnam email@example.com 410.704.3746. Twitter: @LibrarianLaks Or any reference librarian: Visit Cook Library Reference Desk 410.704.2462. IM – tucookchat