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Lecture for Thursday September 2

Lecture for Thursday September 2

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  • Our task has always been and remains, to use tools of information technology to serve the needs of information workers or seekers (all recorded information formats are information technologies) A concern for understanding the human dimensions of the take up and use of information, within the context of human information needs, information seeking and use
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    • 1. LIS 601 Pathfinder Project Using Information Structure to Develop Answering Skill Fall 2010 Lori Bell based on Dr. Diane Nahl’s class/presentation University of Hawaii LIS Program
    • 2. Pathfinder Project
      • SIT
      • WITH
      • YOUR
      • PATHFINDER
      • PARTNER
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 3. Pathfinder Project
      • Assignment Instructions pp.5-6
      • Select a partner, library, topic & audience
      • Topics are fairly specific
      • Broad topics cover too much material
      • Hawaii topics may not be well represented in general databases & reference sources, but may work as a sub-topic
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 4. Pathfinder Exercise 1
      • In pairs, examine one Pathfinder (online or paper).
      • Read the assignment instructions & locate each numbered requirement on the Pathfinder.
      • Examine & discuss its style, readability & adherence to instructions.
      • Repeat with another pathfinder & compare the two.
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 5. Pathfinder Outline
      • Identify the partners
      • Identify the topic
      • Identify the audience
      • Identify the library
      • Identify some LCSH search terms
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 6. Library of Congress Subject Headings LCSH
      • The Big Red Books (5 volumes, A-Z)
      • Authorized topic words assigned by LC catalogers
      • Controlled Vocabulary
      • Appear in the Subject(s): field of the online catalog record structure
      • Searchable from within a record (a lateral search strategy)
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 7. LCSH Syndetic Structure
          • Communal living ( May Subd Geog )
          • [HQ970-HQ972]
          • Here are entered works on arrangements in voluntary cooperative living, usually informal, including the communes that flourished beginning in the 1960's... UF Communal settlements
          • Communes
          • Cooperative living
          • Counter culture
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 8. LCSH Syndetic Structure
      • UF = Used For = used instead of
      • Communal living (is U sed F or or instead of)
      • Communal settlements
      • Communes
      • Cooperative living
      • Counter culture
      • {The UF words & phrases are not LCSH }
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 9. LCSH Syndetic Structure
      • Communal living [cont.]
          • RT Collective settlements
          • Housing, Cooperative
          • Communal marriage
          • USE Group marriage
          • Communal natural resources
          • USE Natural resources, Communal
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 10. LCSH Syndetic Structure
          • Communicable diseases (May Subd Geog)
          • [RA643-RA644 (Public health)]
          • [RC109-RC216 (Internal medicine)]
          • BT Diseases
          • Infection
          • RT Epidemics
          • Quarantine
          • NT Parasitic diseases
          • Vaccination
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 11. LCSH Syndetic Structure
          • Communicable diseases [cont.]
          • SA Individual communicable diseases, e.g. Q fever
          • --Diagnosis
          • --Hospitals
          • --Prevention
      • NT Isolation (Hospital care)
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 12. LCSH Subdivisions
      • Common Form Subdivisions
        • Text p. 47
        • http://library.princeton.edu/departments/tsd/katmandu/reference/formsubdiv.html
      • Standard "Free-floating” & Form Subheadings:
      Bell LIS 601 2010 -- Pictorial works -- Research -- Sex differences -- Social aspects -- Social life and customs -- Study and teaching -- Statistics -- Abstracts -- Bibliography -- Biography -- Case studies -- Description and travel -- Diaries -- Dictionaries -- Directories -- Encyclopedias -- Fiction -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- History -- Humor -- In literature -- Juvenile literature -- Law and legislation
    • 13. LCSH Exercise
      • What is the call number for works on children?
      • Is Children the appropriate heading for material about 13 year olds?
      • What heading would you use to find material on children of Afganistan?
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 14. LCSH Exercise
      • Which terms are not used to search for materials on children when you want to do a pure LCSH search?
      • Is Age groups a subdivision under the heading Children?
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 15. LCSH Exercise
      • What is the appropriate heading for materials on Mozart as a child?
      • Which LCSH term(s) would you use to search for materials on kids who have been molested or mistreated?
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 16. LCSH Exercise
      • CHILDREN (May Subd Geog)
      • [HQ767.8-HQ792.2]
          • Here are entered works on people from birth through twelve years of age.
          • UF Childhood
          • Pedology (Child study)
          • BT Age groups
          • Family
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 17. LCSH Exercise
          • CHILDREN [cont.]
          • SA subdivision Childhood and youth under names of individual persons; also subdivision Children under individual wars, e.g., World War, 1939-1945--Children
          • NT Abused children
          • Adopted children
          • Adult children
          • --Abuse of
          • USE Child abuse
          • --Attitudes
          • --Biography
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 18. Pathfinder Exercise 2
      • Partners work together.
      • Select a preliminary topic & write a few words that describe it.
      • Look them up in LCSH .
      • Examine all Subject Headings related to the topic, follow all SAs, RTs & NTs
      • Write down a set of LCSH terms for the topic to use as a starting point for the search strategy.
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 19. Thinking Through Information Structure
      • Handouts pp. 2-5
      • Information Structure of Reference Sources
      • Categories of Information in Answer-Providing Sources
      • Data & Access Tools
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 20. Search Exercises
      • Search Exercises (Green) pp. 2-6
      • Read pp. 2-6 on Periodical Indexes & Abstracts for next week.
      • No online sources used in Exercise 1A .
      • The 601 Bibliography lists sources to use for the search exercises.
      • Searches begin in class next week (not for homework this week) .
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 21. Due Next Week
      • Email your Pathfinder Outline: partner names, library, topic, audience & LC Subject Headings
        • One (1) email message with both partners’ email address on the header so I can reply to both at once, paste outline in the message
      • HANDOUTS pp. 6-13
      • Read SEARCH EXERCISES pp. 2-6
      • TEXT CHAPTER 8
      Bell LIS 601 2010
    • 22. Outline Due Next Week
      • From: leonlee@hawaii.edu
      • CC: rholmberg@hawaii.edu
      • Subject: Lee & Holmberg Pathfinder Outline
      • Partners : Leon Lee and Roberta Holmberg
      • Library : Manoa Public Library
      • Topic : Laser Skin Therapy
      • Audience : Adults who want to get rid of sun damage, wrinkles, varicose veins, hair, acne, or birthmarks without invasive surgery.
      • LCSH : Lasers in surgery; Phototherapy
      Bell LIS 601 2010

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