Kopernik library research session 7 16 10Presentation Transcript
Elizabeth Brown Binghamton University Libraries email@example.com (607)777-4882 7/16/10 http://www.slideshare.net/ebrown Library ResearchKopernik Summer Science Exploration Program
Library information Services Locations Contact info Picking a topic/project Searching Astronomy Books Astronomy Articles and Reports Astronomy Images, Maps, and Data Citing Sources What do I need to know?
Think of things you’re interested in Can you Describe it? Think of several words or phrases to search for it? Find a picture of it? Find people who studied it? Think like a newspaper reporter When did it happen? Will it happen again? Where did it happen? Picking a topic/project
Find multiple words to search for it Earth, planet, sphere Moon, satellite Think of alternate spellings Narrow a search by Location Time period Language Type of material Searching is inexact