ISTC 102
Laksamee Putnam
lputnam@towson.edu
Research & Instruction Librarian
Slides:
http://slidesha.re/16MdPD8
First…
 Laksamee Putnam
 lputnam@towson.edu
 Cook Library Reference:
 410.704.2462.
 IM/email
 Phone: 410.704.3746.
...
Agenda
 Quick review of last class
 Group work
 Finding Books
 Finding Articles
 Finding Newspapers
Review
 Keywords
 AND OR NOT
 Check for CRAP
 Currency
 Reliability
 Authority
 Purpose/POV
Putting it all together…
 Which age is childhood obesity in the United States
the highest?
childhood
child*
adolescent
yo...
Real research is complicated
Critique Cook OneSearch!
 Small groups
 Discuss Cook OneSearch
 Books
 Articles
 Fill out this worksheet
 http://bit...
Critique Cook OneSearch!
 Find books
 One here at Towson
 One outside of Towson
 Report back
 A feature which helped ...
Finding Books
 Plenty of relevant
information in print
 Use broad keywords
 Multiple places to search
 Cook OneSearch
...
Finding Books
Finding Books
Critique Cook OneSearch!
 Find an article
 Identify
 Article title
 Journal title
 Content Provider (i.e. Database)
...
Finding Articles
 Scholarly – Peer
Reviewed
 Use specific
keywords
 Utilized advanced
search features
Card Catalogue. [...
Finding Articles
Finding Articles
 Content providers you should use:
 Academic Search Premier
 Education Research Complete
 ERIC
 SocI...
Finding Articles
 Features to remember
 Yellow Findit button
 Citation creations
 Email yourself
 Also as you are sea...
Finding Newspapers
 There is a help guide for this too
Find a newspaper article
 Enter your newspaper article information
into the worksheet
Next class
 Before class:
 Read the article, be ready to discuss
 Try to create an APA citation
 Discussion on plagiar...
Questions?
 Feel free to contact me:
 Laksamee Putnam
 lputnam@towson.edu
 410.704.3746.
 Twitter: @CookLibraryofTU
...
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  • Cook OneSearch – USMAI catalog, Towson University“educational technology”Dictionary OR encyclopediaCheck location – Find call numberRefine ResultsAsk a LibrarianSearch HistoryEmail yourselfCitation creation
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    1. 1. ISTC 102 Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson.edu Research & Instruction Librarian Slides: http://slidesha.re/16MdPD8
    2. 2. 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!  Slides: http://slidesha.re/16MdPD8
    3. 3. Agenda  Quick review of last class  Group work  Finding Books  Finding Articles  Finding Newspapers
    4. 4. Review  Keywords  AND OR NOT  Check for CRAP  Currency  Reliability  Authority  Purpose/POV
    5. 5. Putting it all together…  Which age is childhood obesity in the United States the highest? childhood child* adolescent young obesity over weight BMI United States USA North America child* OR adolescent OR young AND obesity OR overweight OR BMI AND United States OR USA OR North America
    6. 6. Real research is complicated
    7. 7. Critique Cook OneSearch!  Small groups  Discuss Cook OneSearch  Books  Articles  Fill out this worksheet  http://bit.ly/1eJZQ8Y  Report back to the class
    8. 8. Critique Cook OneSearch!  Find books  One here at Towson  One outside of Towson  Report back  A feature which helped your search  What your group disliked
    9. 9. Finding Books  Plenty of relevant information in print  Use broad keywords  Multiple places to search  Cook OneSearch  Library Catalog  USMAI Libraries
    10. 10. Finding Books
    11. 11. Finding Books
    12. 12. Critique Cook OneSearch!  Find an article  Identify  Article title  Journal title  Content Provider (i.e. Database)  Access  Report back  A feature which helped your search  What your group disliked
    13. 13. Finding Articles  Scholarly – Peer Reviewed  Use specific keywords  Utilized advanced search features Card Catalogue. [Photographer]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. http://quest.eb.com/images/115_2838287
    14. 14. Finding Articles
    15. 15. Finding Articles  Content providers you should use:  Academic Search Premier  Education Research Complete  ERIC  SocINDEX  ScienceDirect  Social Sciences Abstracts  PsycINFO
    16. 16. 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
    17. 17. Finding Newspapers  There is a help guide for this too
    18. 18. Find a newspaper article  Enter your newspaper article information into the worksheet
    19. 19. Next class  Before class:  Read the article, be ready to discuss  Try to create an APA citation  Discussion on plagiarism and citation style
    20. 20. Questions?  Feel free to contact me:  Laksamee Putnam  lputnam@towson.edu  410.704.3746.  Twitter: @CookLibraryofTU  Or any reference librarian:  Visit Cook Library Reference Desk  410.704.2462.  IM – tucookchat
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