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SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
SEARCH, CITE, EVALUATE
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  • 1. SEARCH, EVALUATE,CITE How to Research Anything . . . Plus CRAP Detection Benton Library Media Center Created by Melissa Corey Monday, October 11, 2010
  • 2. FOLLOW ALONG bentonlibrary.org -> LibGuides -> Social Studies LibGuides Monday, October 11, 2010
  • 3. RESEARCH IS SIMPLE . . . RIGHT? SEARCH EVALUATE CITE Images: “MacBook light shift” by goobimama via Flickr, CC-licensed “Goed Zoekveld” by Bart van Biezen via Flickr, CC-licensed “Closeup of an opened dictionary” by zehfernando via Flickr, CC-licensed Monday, October 11, 2010
  • 4. SEARCH OPTIONS WORLD HISTORY A database focused exclusively on history and social studies SWEETSEARCH Like Google, but better. Pre- screened, accurate links. POWERSEARCH Search all of the library’s databases . . . at once. Monday, October 11, 2010
  • 5. NOT SURE WHAT TO SEARCH? http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/nashhistory Monday, October 11, 2010
  • 6. EVALUATE THE C.R.A.P. CURRENCY RELIABILITY AUTHORITY PURPOSE Images: “TP” by bathroomdiva via Flickr under a CC-license. Monday, October 11, 2010
  • 7. CURRENCY Is the information up-to-date? Does the website present new information? Can you tell when the information was published? Images: “#1 New MacBook” by Mikael Miettinen via Flickr under a CC-license. “2009-07-09 What Day Is It?” by RG of CS-taking a bit of a break via Flickr under a CC-license. Monday, October 11, 2010
  • 8. RELIABILITY Is the information verifiable elsewhere? Is the information backed by sources? Is the information relevant to your topic? Images: “IT everywhere #31” by Paul the Wine Guy via Flickr under a CC-license. “Smack in the middle” by ogimogi via Flickr under a CC-license. Monday, October 11, 2010
  • 9. AUTHORITY Is the website backed by experts? Can you determine the authors of the website? Is there an organization backing the website? Image: “Man vs. Power” by theqspeaks via Flickr under a CC-license. Monday, October 11, 2010
  • 10. PURPOSE Is the website commerical or non-commercial? Is there a clear bias for a single viewpoint? Is the information presented objectively (when needed)? Image: “dot com” by Thomas Hawk via Flickr under a CC-license. “Load or unload” by Pulpolux !!! via Flickr under a CC-license. Monday, October 11, 2010
  • 11. TRY IT YOURSELF Do a Google search and evaluate the CRAP CURRENCY RELIABILITY AUTHORITY PURPOSE Monday, October 11, 2010
  • 12. AVOID PLAGIARISM Monday, October 11, 2010
  • 13. AVOID PLAGIARISM paste & ’t c opy don Monday, October 11, 2010
  • 14. AVOID PLAGIARISM paste & ’t c opy don put i t you r ow n wo rds Monday, October 11, 2010
  • 15. AVOID PLAGIARISM paste & ’t c opy don put i ces t you our r ow your s n wo rds c ite Monday, October 11, 2010
  • 16. AVOID PLAGIARISM q paste uote large & ’t c opy of te chun ks don xt put i ces t you our r ow your s n wo rds c ite Monday, October 11, 2010
  • 17. CITING YOUR SOURCES bentonlibrary.org Monday, October 11, 2010

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