<ul><ul><li>Please direct your browser to the  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>following:  http://HI354.weebly.com </li></ul></...
Goals for today : <ul><li>Discuss the importance of gaining an overview of your topic before embarking on the research pro...
Question One: <ul><li>Which result best describes your current class status? </li></ul><ul><li>Freshman </li></ul><ul><li>...
Question Two: <ul><li>How many of you have already participated in a library instruction class this semester? </li></ul><u...
Question Three: <ul><li>I feel confident in my ability to find  books  that are  relevant  to my topic. </li></ul><ul><li>...
Question Four : <ul><li>I feel confident in my ability to use databases to locate  articles  that are  relevant  to my top...
Question Five: <ul><li>I feel confident in my ability to locate the  full-text  of an article, once I have obtained a rele...
Question Six: <ul><li>I understand the importance of  correctly  citing the articles that support my research and can form...
http://hi354.weebly.com
Step One:  Understand the assignment <ul><ul><li>Locate scholarly articles that shed light on your specific research topic...
Step Two:  Define the topic & Brainstorm Search Terms <ul><li>Research Question:  </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s examine urban pl...
Step Three :  Topic overview <ul><li>Obtain an overview of your research topic. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consult  subject spe...
<ul><li>TO GAIN AN OVERVIEW OF MY TOPIC I SHOULD CONSULT SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENCYCLOPEDIAS. </li></ul><ul><li>I CAN FIND THES...
Step Four:  Refine Topic and Search Terms <ul><li>Research Question:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Urban planning of roads and en...
Create a search statement <ul><li>  </li></ul>Urban Planning Narrow   your results by combining terms by using:  AND Paris...
Broaden  results by combining synonyms using:  OR <ul><li>  </li></ul>OR Urban Renewal BROADEN   your results by combining...
Find Books: <ul><li>Let’s examine the urban planning of roads in the city of Paris. </li></ul><ul><li>If the Eckerd Colleg...
<ul><li>IDENTIFY THE CORRECT SEARCH STATEMENT FOR THE FOLLOWING TOPIC STATEMENT:  </li></ul><ul><li>ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY I...
Activity: Sample Search Statements <ul><li>Using the bottom portion of the Search Terms Worksheet, write out your research...
Find Articles: <ul><li>Search  pre-selected  databases for  articles in support of your research topic. </li></ul><ul><ul>...
J-Stor Urban Design  AND  Roads  AND  Paris Type:  Article  /  Find Paris in Item Title
<ul><li>I UNDERSTAND HOW TO: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>refine my topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>create a  search statement  ...
Brainstorm Search Terms: <ul><li>Research Question:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Explore the history of environmental policy cha...
Refine Topic and Search Terms <ul><li>Research Question:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Explore the history of environmental polic...
Narrow  results by combining search terms: AND <ul><li>  </li></ul>Water Pollution Narrow   your results by combining term...
Broaden  results by combining synonyms using:  OR <ul><li>  </li></ul>OR Salmon 2000 Project BROADEN   your results by com...
Environmental Index Rhine River  AND  Environmental Policy Limit:  Scholarly  Type:  Article
ProQuest Research Library Rhine River  AND  Environmental Policy
World Cat WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide
<ul><li>IF ONLY AN ABSTRACT IS AVAILABLE FOR AN ARTICLE I WOULD LIKE TO READ, I SHOULD: </li></ul><ul><li>SKIP IT AND FIND...
Your turn: <ul><li>Take the next few minutes to try the search terms that you created in the previous exercise in one of t...
Citation Style: <ul><li>Create  the  Bibliography or list of sources that you have selected. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arrange...
Chicago Style: <ul><li>Bibliography: </li></ul><ul><li>Author's last name, First name and Initial.  Title italics . Public...
A review of today’s discussion: <ul><li>Noted the requirements of assignment:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Final report should b...
Keys To Success : <ul><li>Locate your scholarly sources early. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow time for interlibrary loan of relev...
<ul><li>QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ASSIGNMENT? </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTIONS ABOUT THE RECOMMENDED RESOURCES? </li></ul><ul><li>QUE...
Last Request: <ul><li>Please direct your browser to the online course guide: </li></ul><ul><li>http://mn371.weebly.com </l...
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Environmental History of Europe

  1. 1. <ul><ul><li>Please direct your browser to the </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>following: http://HI354.weebly.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open a second tab for the library home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>page: http://eckerd.edu/library </li></ul></ul></ul>HI 354 E Environmental History of Europe
  2. 2. Goals for today : <ul><li>Discuss the importance of gaining an overview of your topic before embarking on the research process. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Topic refinement and search statement development. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Identify databases that will be helpful in locating the scholarly articles that are required by your assignment. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What to do when Full-Text is unavailable. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Discuss the citation style required for your assignment. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Citation tools available at Eckerd and online. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Question One: <ul><li>Which result best describes your current class status? </li></ul><ul><li>Freshman </li></ul><ul><li>Sophomore </li></ul><ul><li>Junior </li></ul><ul><li>Senior </li></ul>
  4. 4. Question Two: <ul><li>How many of you have already participated in a library instruction class this semester? </li></ul><ul><li>This is my first class this semester </li></ul><ul><li>This is my second class this semester </li></ul><ul><li>This is my third class this semester </li></ul>
  5. 5. Question Three: <ul><li>I feel confident in my ability to find books that are relevant to my topic. </li></ul><ul><li>Strongly Agree </li></ul><ul><li>Agree </li></ul><ul><li>Disagree </li></ul><ul><li>Strongly Disagree </li></ul>
  6. 6. Question Four : <ul><li>I feel confident in my ability to use databases to locate articles that are relevant to my topic. </li></ul><ul><li>Strongly Agree </li></ul><ul><li>Agree </li></ul><ul><li>Disagree </li></ul><ul><li>Strongly Disagree </li></ul>
  7. 7. Question Five: <ul><li>I feel confident in my ability to locate the full-text of an article, once I have obtained a relevant citation . </li></ul><ul><li>Strongly Agree </li></ul><ul><li>Agree </li></ul><ul><li>Disagree </li></ul><ul><li>Strongly Disagree </li></ul>
  8. 8. Question Six: <ul><li>I understand the importance of correctly citing the articles that support my research and can format the bibliography successfully. </li></ul><ul><li>Strongly Agree </li></ul><ul><li>Agree </li></ul><ul><li>Disagree </li></ul><ul><li>Strongly Disagree </li></ul>
  9. 9. http://hi354.weebly.com
  10. 10. Step One: Understand the assignment <ul><ul><li>Locate scholarly articles that shed light on your specific research topic to support a research assignment of 8 – 10 pages in length. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Books or journals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scholarly in content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plan ahead to allow for obtaining articles via Interlibrary Loan </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Preliminary bibliography is due in 10 days </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Step Two: Define the topic & Brainstorm Search Terms <ul><li>Research Question: </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s examine urban planning of roads and environmental policy in the city of Paris. </li></ul><ul><li>BRAINSTORM Keywords/Major Concepts: </li></ul>Keyword 1 Keyword 2 Keyword 3 Starting terms Paris Environmental Policy Urban Planning Alternative terms
  12. 12. Step Three : Topic overview <ul><li>Obtain an overview of your research topic. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consult subject specific encyclopedias to gain a general understanding of the topic and key concept areas. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encyclopedias are also helpful in identifying key writers/researchers in your field or topic area. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create Relevant Search Terms. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use subject specific dictionaries and thesauri to help develop search terms and expand search statements. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>TO GAIN AN OVERVIEW OF MY TOPIC I SHOULD CONSULT SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENCYCLOPEDIAS. </li></ul><ul><li>I CAN FIND THESE BY CONSULTING: </li></ul><ul><li>SUBJECT GUIDES ON THE LIBRARY HOME PAGE </li></ul><ul><li>ONLINE COURSE GUIDE FOR HI354 </li></ul><ul><li>LIBRARY CATALOG </li></ul><ul><li>ALL OF THE ABOVE </li></ul>Checkpoint #1
  14. 14. Step Four: Refine Topic and Search Terms <ul><li>Research Question: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Urban planning of roads and environmental policy in the city of Paris. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  Keywords/Major Concepts: </li></ul>Keyword One Keyword Two Keyword Three Keyword Four Starting terms Paris Environmental Policy Urban Planning Roads Alternative terms France Environmental Law Urban Design Transportation
  15. 15. Create a search statement <ul><li>  </li></ul>Urban Planning Narrow your results by combining terms by using: AND Paris Environmental Policy AND AND AND Keyword 1 Keyword 2 Keyword 3 Starting terms Paris Urban Planning Environmental Policy Alternative terms France Urban Design Environmental Law
  16. 16. Broaden results by combining synonyms using: OR <ul><li>  </li></ul>OR Urban Renewal BROADEN your results by combining terms with: OR Urban Planning Urban Design OR Keyword 1 Keyword 2 Keyword 3 Starting terms Paris Urban Planning Environmental Policy Alternative terms France Urban Design Environmental Law Urban Renewal
  17. 17. Find Books: <ul><li>Let’s examine the urban planning of roads in the city of Paris. </li></ul><ul><li>If the Eckerd College Library does not have resources in support of your topic, try searching the WORLDCAT database. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>IDENTIFY THE CORRECT SEARCH STATEMENT FOR THE FOLLOWING TOPIC STATEMENT: </li></ul><ul><li>ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY IN RUSSIA FOLLOWING THE CHERNOBYL DISASTER. </li></ul><ul><li>ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY IN RUSSIA </li></ul><ul><li>ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY AND RUSSIA AND NUCLEAR ENERGY </li></ul><ul><li>CHERNOBYL AND RUSSIA AND POLICY </li></ul><ul><li>ALL OF THE ABOVE </li></ul>Checkpoint #2
  19. 19. Activity: Sample Search Statements <ul><li>Using the bottom portion of the Search Terms Worksheet, write out your research question. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify two to three major concepts or key terms </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the search term table. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a search statement. </li></ul><ul><li>Try locating books in the library relevant to your topic. http://eckerd.edu/library Then “Find Books” </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the Advanced Search tab to combine terms. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Find Articles: <ul><li>Search pre-selected databases for articles in support of your research topic. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consult library subject guides for recommended databases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consult the online course guide for recommended resources </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. J-Stor Urban Design AND Roads AND Paris Type: Article / Find Paris in Item Title
  22. 22. <ul><li>I UNDERSTAND HOW TO: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>refine my topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>create a search statement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>locate relevant articles using library databases. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>STRONGLY AGREE </li></ul><ul><li>AGREE </li></ul><ul><li>DISAGREE </li></ul><ul><li>I’M TOTALLY LOST </li></ul>Checkpoint #3
  23. 23. Brainstorm Search Terms: <ul><li>Research Question: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Explore the history of environmental policy changes surrounding the Rhine River Toxic Spill of 1986. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BRAINSTORM Keywords/Major Concepts: </li></ul>Keyword 1 Keyword 2 Keyword 3 Starting terms Rhine River Environmental Policy Water Pollution Alternative terms Switzerland Environmental Law Chemical Spill Toxic Spill
  24. 24. Refine Topic and Search Terms <ul><li>Research Question: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Explore the history of environmental policy changes surrounding the Rhine River Toxic Spill of 1986. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  Keywords/Major Concepts: </li></ul>Keyword 1 Keyword 2 Keyword 3 Starting terms Rhine River Environmental Policy/Law Water Pollution Alternative terms Switzerland Rhine Action Plan Chemical Spill/Leak Sandoz Chemical Factory Pollution Abatement Plan Sandoz Incident
  25. 25. Narrow results by combining search terms: AND <ul><li>  </li></ul>Water Pollution Narrow your results by combining terms by using: AND Rhine River Environmental Policy AND AND AND Keyword 1 Keyword 2 Keyword 3 Starting terms Rhine River Environmental Policy/Law Water/River Pollution Alternative terms Switzerland Rhine Action Plan Chemical Spill/Leak Sandoz Chemical Factory Pollution Abatement Plan Sandoz Incident
  26. 26. Broaden results by combining synonyms using: OR <ul><li>  </li></ul>OR Salmon 2000 Project BROADEN your results by combining terms with: OR Rhine Action Plan Pollution Abatement Plan OR Keyword 1 Keyword 2 Keyword 3 Starting terms Rhine River Rhine Action Plan Water Pollution Alternative terms Switzerland Pollution Abatement Plan Chemical Spill/Leak Sandoz Chemical Factory Salmon 2000 Project Sandoz Incident
  27. 27. Environmental Index Rhine River AND Environmental Policy Limit: Scholarly Type: Article
  28. 28. ProQuest Research Library Rhine River AND Environmental Policy
  29. 29. World Cat WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide
  30. 30. <ul><li>IF ONLY AN ABSTRACT IS AVAILABLE FOR AN ARTICLE I WOULD LIKE TO READ, I SHOULD: </li></ul><ul><li>SKIP IT AND FIND SOMETHING ELSE. </li></ul><ul><li>GO TO FIND JOURNAL TITLES TO SEE IF THE LIBRARY SUBSCRIBES TO THE JOURNAL </li></ul><ul><li>REQUEST IT VIA INTERLIBRARY LOAN </li></ul>Checkpoint #4
  31. 31. Your turn: <ul><li>Take the next few minutes to try the search terms that you created in the previous exercise in one of the databases that we have discussed. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental Index </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>J-Stor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ProQuest Research Library </li></ul></ul><ul><li>My goal is for you to locate at least one scholarly article for your assignment before you leave today. </li></ul>
  32. 32. Citation Style: <ul><li>Create the Bibliography or list of sources that you have selected. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arrange your sources in alphabetical order based on the primary author’s last name. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consult the selected citation style guide for your selected citation style. Help can be found on the library home page or from the online course guide . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chicago or Turabian style is required. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  33. 33. Chicago Style: <ul><li>Bibliography: </li></ul><ul><li>Author's last name, First name and Initial. Title italics . Publication location: Publishing company, Year. </li></ul><ul><li>example: Townsend, Robert. The Medieval Village </li></ul><ul><li> Economy. Princeton: Princeton University </li></ul><ul><li> Press, 1993. </li></ul><ul><li>Footnote: </li></ul><ul><li>Note #. Author's First name Last name, Title italics (Publication location: Publishing company, Year), Page #. </li></ul><ul><li>example: </li></ul><ul><li> 1. Robert Townsend, The Medieval Village </li></ul><ul><li>Economy (Princeton: Princeton University, </li></ul><ul><li>1993), 65. </li></ul>
  34. 34. A review of today’s discussion: <ul><li>Noted the requirements of assignment: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Final report should be 8 – 10 pages in length </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supported by Scholarly articles correctly cited using Chicago or Turabian style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A formal footnote page and a bibliography should be included </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Research process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Obtain an overview of your topic from subject encyclopedias. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create relevant search statements from key concepts. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search pre-selected databases for relevant articles. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to find the full-text when only a citation is available. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to request an item via inter-library loan when necessary </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. Keys To Success : <ul><li>Locate your scholarly sources early. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow time for interlibrary loan of relevant articles. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the sources that have already been screened for content to save time and improve quality. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask for help when needed. </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ASSIGNMENT? </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTIONS ABOUT THE RECOMMENDED RESOURCES? </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW TO FIND FULL-TEXT? </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW TO CONTACT A LIBRARIAN? </li></ul>Questions?
  37. 37. Last Request: <ul><li>Please direct your browser to the online course guide: </li></ul><ul><li>http://mn371.weebly.com </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the Surveys page on the bottom of the left-hand column. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the post instruction survey. </li></ul>

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