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A Power Point Presentation about how to do research, where to find reliable sources, and how to cite them.

A Power Point Presentation about how to do research, where to find reliable sources, and how to cite them.

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  • 1. Where? How? Why?
    All your research questions answered!
    By: Arielle Dentith
  • 2. Where?
    A Library!
  • 3. Don’t Be Shy; Ask Me Questions…
  • 4. Internet
    Card Catalog
    Ebsco Host
    Academic Search Premier
    Journal Articles
    Websites
    The Possibilities are Endless!!
  • 5. How do I know my sources are reliable??
  • 6. Websites:
    .org + .gov + .edu = Good Sources!
    Look for:
    Last updated: April 27, 2009by Susan E. BeckCollection Development CoordinatorNew Mexico State University Library
  • 7. What about Wikipedia?
    Wikipedia + Other (reliable sources) = Good
    Wikipedia Only Source ≠ Good
  • 8. Journals:
    Current…
    Scholarly vs. Popular
    Author(ity)
  • 9. Other Sources
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Researching_with_Wikipedia
    • 10. http://lib.nmsu.edu/instruction/evalcrit.html
    • 11. http://www.loc.gov/rr/business/beonline/selectbib.html
    • 12. http://new.vawnet.org/category/index_pages.php?category_id=761
    • 13. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/
    • 14. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/2/10/
  • *Hint*
    Lots of Sources = Credibility
    AND
    Give You More Sources!
  • 15. Lastly…
  • 16. How do I cite sources?
    Check Out Purdue Owl
    MLA and APA Formatting
  • 17. Creditable
    Why do I need to know this?
    Knowledgeable
    Believable
  • 18. Happy Researching!