Laksamee Putnam<br />lputnam@towson.edu<br />Research & Instruction/Science Librarian<br />Finding Scientific Information ...
Contact info<br />Laksamee Putnam<br />lputnam@towson.edu<br />Cook Library Reference:<br />410.704.2462.<br />IM/email<br...
One minute essay<br />Write down what you expect to get out of this session<br />What you already know<br />What you want ...
Learning Outcomes<br />Setup a strong foundation for information searching<br />Gain a more critical understanding of data...
The basics<br />Cook Library Website<br />Off Campus Login<br />Catalog vs Databases<br />Citing Sources<br />Journal List...
Getting Started<br />Background information – aka Gathering<br />Identify keywords<br />Find related references<br />Learn...
Graphic Organizer<br />A public health grad student is exploring whether there are connections between childhood obesity a...
Exploring the databases<br />Split into 2 groups<br />Group One – Web of Science and BioOne<br />Group Two – ScienceDirect...
Exploring the databases<br />Search for information on the connection between childhood obesity and ADD<br />Analyze the d...
Extra!<br />Critical Thinking skills<br />http://www.ted.com/talks/eli_pariser_beware_online_filter_bubbles.html<br />Citi...
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Science research Summer 2011

  1. 1. Laksamee Putnam<br />lputnam@towson.edu<br />Research & Instruction/Science Librarian<br />Finding Scientific Information Using Cook Library<br />
  2. 2. Contact info<br />Laksamee Putnam<br />lputnam@towson.edu<br />Cook Library Reference:<br />410.704.2462.<br />IM/email<br />Phone: 410.704.3746.<br />Twitter: @LibrarianLaks<br />
  3. 3. One minute essay<br />Write down what you expect to get out of this session<br />What you already know<br />What you want to know<br />Introduce yourself and discuss<br />My learning outcomes for this session<br />
  4. 4. Learning Outcomes<br />Setup a strong foundation for information searching<br />Gain a more critical understanding of databases<br />Begin building your research<br />
  5. 5. The basics<br />Cook Library Website<br />Off Campus Login<br />Catalog vs Databases<br />Citing Sources<br />Journal List<br />Biology Subject Gateway<br />
  6. 6. Getting Started<br />Background information – aka Gathering<br />Identify keywords<br />Find related references<br />Learn more about the topic<br />Graphic Organizer<br />Organize your ideas to make your search easier<br />Thesis statement<br />Create Search Words<br />
  7. 7. Graphic Organizer<br />A public health grad student is exploring whether there are connections between childhood obesity and Attention Deficit Disorder, and is finding very few articles. He is asking for help to make sure he isn't missing anything.<br />Come up with the search terms you can use to find information<br />
  8. 8. Exploring the databases<br />Split into 2 groups<br />Group One – Web of Science and BioOne<br />Group Two – ScienceDirect and PubMed (Medline)<br />
  9. 9. Exploring the databases<br />Search for information on the connection between childhood obesity and ADD<br />Analyze the database and answer the questions on your worksheet<br />Summarize your information and present your findings to the class<br />
  10. 10. Extra!<br />Critical Thinking skills<br />http://www.ted.com/talks/eli_pariser_beware_online_filter_bubbles.html<br />Citing Sources<br />RefWorks<br />CitationFox<br />OWL<br />Start researching your topics<br />
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