IDNM 101 :Research withCook LibraryLaksamee PutnamResearch & Instructionlputnam@towson.eduURL: http://slidesha.re/13xes3T
On the side …• Browzine trial app for the iPad• Allows Towson Universityjournal subscriptions to beaccessed from an iPad• ...
First… Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson.edu Cook Library Reference: 410.704.2462. IM/email Phone: 410.704.3746. Twitt...
Agenda Keywords Search strategy Finding articles Citation guides Evaluation
research ≠ needle in the haystack
Web “Pre-searching” Why NOT? Filter Bubbles Why start? Wikipedia
Creating Keywords Keywords come fromyour topic I want to findresearch articles thatuse techniques suchaschromatography, ...
Creating Keywords Think of synonyms for your keywords Think of alternative spellings See what words other people use W...
Search Strategy Boolean search connectors AND OR NOT
Search Strategy Boolean search connectors Climate change AND green house gas Climate change OR global warming Climate ...
Search strategy Phrase searching Use quotations to keep a keyword phraseintact (words will be searched in the specificor...
Finding Articles Scholarly – PeerReviewed Use specifickeywordsCard Catalogue. [Photographer]. Retrieved fromEncyclopædia...
Finding Articles
Finding Articles Content providers you should use: Academic Search Premier Science Direct Scopus MedLine PubMed Soc...
Finding Articles Features to remember Yellow Findit button Citation creations Email yourself Also as you are searchin...
Citation guides
Evaluate what you find Go to one of the websites below andanalyze it http://bit.ly/cosmicweb1 http://bit.ly/cosmicweb2...
CurrencyReliabilityAuthorityPurpose/Point of ViewCheck for CRAP
Check for CRAP Currency How recent is theinformation? Can you locate adate when theresource waswritten/created/updated?...
Check for CRAP Reliability What kind ofinformation isincluded in theresource? Does the authorprovide citations &referen...
Check for CRAP Authority Can you determine whothe author/creator is? What are theircredentials(education, affiliation, ...
Check for CRAP Purpose/Point ofView Is the contentprimarily opinion? Is the informationbalanced orbiased? What is the ...
Go to the link below http://bit.ly/Zm22IC Create keywords Analyze what you find using CRAP Find a review article Find...
Please provide feedback Go to this survey to provide anonymousfeedback on the library session http://bit.ly/11tk7Uk
Questions? Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson.edu Cook Library Reference: 410.704.2462. IM/email Phone: 410.704.3746.
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    1. 1. IDNM 101 :Research withCook LibraryLaksamee PutnamResearch & Instructionlputnam@towson.eduURL: http://slidesha.re/13xes3T
    2. 2. On the side …• Browzine trial app for the iPad• Allows Towson Universityjournal subscriptions to beaccessed from an iPad• Download the app then enteryour Towson Universitycredentials• Provide feedback here:• http://bit.ly/11yDnWe
    3. 3. First… Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson.edu Cook Library Reference: 410.704.2462. IM/email Phone: 410.704.3746. Twitter: @CookLibraryofTU Albert S. Cook facebook profile!
    4. 4. Agenda Keywords Search strategy Finding articles Citation guides Evaluation
    5. 5. research ≠ needle in the haystack
    6. 6. Web “Pre-searching” Why NOT? Filter Bubbles Why start? Wikipedia
    7. 7. Creating Keywords Keywords come fromyour topic I want to findresearch articles thatuse techniques suchaschromatography, gel-eletrophoresis orspectral analysishttp://www.flickr.com/photos/mmarchin/5310398/sizes/m/in/photostream/
    8. 8. Creating Keywords Think of synonyms for your keywords Think of alternative spellings See what words other people use White board word web
    9. 9. Search Strategy Boolean search connectors AND OR NOT
    10. 10. Search Strategy Boolean search connectors Climate change AND green house gas Climate change OR global warming Climate change NOT Polar bears
    11. 11. Search strategy Phrase searching Use quotations to keep a keyword phraseintact (words will be searched in the specificorder) “climate change” “animal behavior”
    12. 12. Finding Articles Scholarly – PeerReviewed Use specifickeywordsCard Catalogue. [Photographer]. Retrieved fromEncyclopædia Britannica Image Quest.http://quest.eb.com/images/115_2838287
    13. 13. Finding Articles
    14. 14. Finding Articles Content providers you should use: Academic Search Premier Science Direct Scopus MedLine PubMed Social Science Citation Index Social Science Abstracts PsycINFO
    15. 15. Finding Articles Features to remember Yellow Findit button Citation creations Email yourself Also as you are searching Take a look at the article citations Make note of additional keywords
    16. 16. Citation guides
    17. 17. Evaluate what you find Go to one of the websites below andanalyze it http://bit.ly/cosmicweb1 http://bit.ly/cosmicweb2 http://bit.ly/cosmicweb3 http://bit.ly/cosmicweb4 http://bit.ly/cosmicweb5 http://bit.ly/cosmicweb6 http://bit.ly/cosmicweb7
    18. 18. CurrencyReliabilityAuthorityPurpose/Point of ViewCheck for CRAP
    19. 19. Check for CRAP Currency How recent is theinformation? Can you locate adate when theresource waswritten/created/updated? Based on yourtopic, is this currentenough? Why might the datematter for your topic?Guidelines for CRAP provided by the Jean and Alexander HeardLibraryhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/helloeveryone123/3937374193/sizes/m/in/photostream/
    20. 20. Check for CRAP Reliability What kind ofinformation isincluded in theresource? Does the authorprovide citations &references forquotations & data Where am Iaccessing thisinformation?Guidelines for CRAP provided by the Jean and Alexander HeardLibraryhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/schnappi/5930145952/sizes/l/in/photostream/
    21. 21. Check for CRAP Authority Can you determine whothe author/creator is? What are theircredentials(education, affiliation, experience, etc.)? Who is the publisher orsponsor of the work/site? Is this publisher/sponsorreputableGuidelines for CRAP provided by the Jean and Alexander HeardLibraryhttp://rantchick.com/a-doctrine-on-respect/
    22. 22. Check for CRAP Purpose/Point ofView Is the contentprimarily opinion? Is the informationbalanced orbiased? What is the purposeof the information? Isit toinform, teach, sell, entertain or persuadeGuidelines for CRAP provided by the Jean and Alexander HeardLibraryhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/5484085301/sizes/m/in/photostream/
    23. 23. Go to the link below http://bit.ly/Zm22IC Create keywords Analyze what you find using CRAP Find a review article Find a research article Class Discussion: Science Databases
    24. 24. Please provide feedback Go to this survey to provide anonymousfeedback on the library session http://bit.ly/11tk7Uk
    25. 25. Questions? Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson.edu Cook Library Reference: 410.704.2462. IM/email Phone: 410.704.3746.
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