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Library Research TipsKopernik Summer Science Program <br />Elizabeth Brown<br />Binghamton University Libraries<br />ebrow...
What do I want to study?<br />What types  of information do I need?<br />Articles<br />Photos<br />Diagrams<br />Charts<br...
Library information<br />Services<br />Hours<br />Locations<br />Getting Help<br />Picking your topic/project<br />Searchi...
Glenn G. Bartle LibraryFine arts, social science, humanities<br />607-777-2194<br />Map<br />Hours<br />Science LibraryAst...
Can you<br />Describe it?<br />Think of different several words or phrases to search for it?<br />Find a picture of it?<br...
Find multiple words to search for your topic<br />Earth, planet, sphere<br />Moon, satellite<br />Think of alternate spell...
Google Scholar <br />Ask.com<br />Yippy<br />Bing<br />Wolfram Alpha<br />Scirus<br />More Internet Search Engines (beyond...
A Few Astronomy Books<br />Burnham’s celestial handbook <br />Science Library Stacks -- QB64 .B85 1978<br />The Cambridge ...
Academic Search Complete*(journals, magazines)<br />AccessScience* (general information)<br />GoogleScholar (journals, rep...
Astronomy magazine<br />Flickr<br />Hubble Site Gallery<br />SEDS Messier Database<br />National Optical Astronomy Laborat...
SCOPE: Stellar Classification Online http://scope.pari.edu<br />CitizenSkyhttp://www.citizensky.org/<br />SETI@Homehttp://...
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  1. 1. Library Research TipsKopernik Summer Science Program <br />Elizabeth Brown<br />Binghamton University Libraries<br />ebrown@binghamton.edu<br />(607)777-4882<br />7/28/10<br />http://www.slideshare.net/ebrown<br />
  2. 2. What do I want to study?<br />What types of information do I need?<br />Articles<br />Photos<br />Diagrams<br />Charts<br />Books<br />What kind of final product is required? What size ?<br />How can I tell a story/describe my idea?<br />Questions to ask yourself<br />
  3. 3. Library information<br />Services<br />Hours<br />Locations<br />Getting Help<br />Picking your topic/project<br />Searching for information<br />Astronomy Books<br />Astronomy Articles and Reports<br />Astronomy Images, Maps, and Data<br />Citing Sources<br />What do I need to know about BU?<br />
  4. 4. Glenn G. Bartle LibraryFine arts, social science, humanities<br />607-777-2194<br />Map<br />Hours<br />Science LibraryAstronomy books, print articles, maps<br />607-777-2166 <br />Map<br />Hours<br />Library AnnexPre-1990 journals, books <br />Hours<br />Libraries at Binghamton<br />
  5. 5. Can you<br />Describe it?<br />Think of different several words or phrases to search for it?<br />Find a picture of it?<br />Find people who studied it?<br />Think like a newspaper reporter<br />When did it happen?<br />Will it happen again?<br />Where did it happen?<br />How did it happen?<br />Picking a topic/project<br />
  6. 6. Find multiple words to search for your topic<br />Earth, planet, sphere<br />Moon, satellite<br />Think of alternate spellings<br />Narrow a search by<br />Location<br />Time period<br />Language<br />Type of material<br />Searching is inexact<br />
  7. 7. Google Scholar <br />Ask.com<br />Yippy<br />Bing<br />Wolfram Alpha<br />Scirus<br />More Internet Search Engines (beyond Google)<br />
  8. 8. A Few Astronomy Books<br />Burnham’s celestial handbook <br />Science Library Stacks -- QB64 .B85 1978<br />The Cambridge astronomy guide <br />Science Library Stacks -- QB63 .L55 1985 <br />Photo-guide to the constellations <br />Science Library Reference -- QB63 .K47 1998 <br />From blue moons to black holes<br />Science Library Stacks -- QB44.3 .K66 2005 <br />
  9. 9. Academic Search Complete*(journals, magazines)<br />AccessScience* (general information)<br />GoogleScholar (journals, reports, magazines)<br />Arxiv.org (journals, data links)<br />Physlink.com (general information)<br />* BU Libraries licensed database<br />Astronomy Information Sources<br />
  10. 10. Astronomy magazine<br />Flickr<br />Hubble Site Gallery<br />SEDS Messier Database<br />National Optical Astronomy Laboratory (NOAS)<br />Google Directory: Star Maps and Atlases<br />Astronomy Images and Maps<br />
  11. 11. SCOPE: Stellar Classification Online http://scope.pari.edu<br />CitizenSkyhttp://www.citizensky.org/<br />SETI@Homehttp://setiathome.berkeley.edu/index.php<br />Globe at Night http://www.globe.gov/GaN/<br />Great World Wide StarCounthttp://www.windows.ucar.edu/citizen_science/starcount/<br />Galaxy Zoo http://www.galaxyzoo.org/<br />Stardust@Homehttp://stardustathome.ssl.berkeley.edu/<br />Citizen Science: Do it yourself research<br />
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