The “Real Stuff!” Information Research in a Googled Society UCLA Library Sept 2008
 
 
Agenda <ul><li>Research & Critical Thinking Tips & Tools… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For your students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Handouts...
Helping Your Students…
“ Hoax, Scholarly Research, Personal Opinion?  You Decide !”
Caveat Emptor!   (Let the Buyer Beware!)
Unlicensed (Free) vs. Licensed Databases
UCLA Library  Home Page
<ul><li>All 13 UCLA Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Periodical Subscriptions </li></ul><ul><li>Other m...
Help Using It… <ul><li>Road to Research </li></ul><ul><li>College Library  How-To Guides </li></ul>
Databases ????
Which Database? <ul><li>Subject Matter? </li></ul><ul><li>Time Period? </li></ul><ul><li>Publications? </li></ul>
Get  FREE  Articles! <ul><li>BOL Proxy Server Off Campus  or Request </li></ul>
Key Points <ul><li>Pick Useful Database </li></ul><ul><li>Can search, display, save </li></ul><ul><li>Look for… </li></ul>...
Reference E-Resources… <ul><li>Encyclopaedia Britannica </li></ul><ul><li>International Encyclopedia of the  Social & Beha...
Help for Instructors… <ul><li>Information Literacy Help Menu </li></ul>
Help for Undergrads <ul><li>Assignment Calculator </li></ul><ul><li>Road to Research </li></ul><ul><li>Research Paper Plan...
More Help for Undergrads… <ul><li>Academics in The Commons Workshops  (Covel Commons) </li></ul>
Questions?
Google Scholar
 
Questions?
Review <ul><li>Information Illiteracy </li></ul><ul><li>Web Critical Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>UCLA Library Home Page & C...
UCLA Library in Second Life
Part 2…
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Teaching Assistant Conference:Real Stuff 8 22 08

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Workshop for new TAs at UCLA, to help them improve their undergraduate students' information literacy skills, and to provide the TAs with researching tips for grad students

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  • Welcome! I’m EG, one of the librarians from the College Library, the undergraduate library located here in Powell, and this is… Miki Goral, a librarian from both College Library and YRL We’re so happy you’re here for a workshop on The “Real Stuff!”… Before we begin, we’d like to know just a bit about you— can you go around the room &amp; tell us your name &amp; your department, &amp; whether or not you’ve taught any classes before, at UCLA or elsewhere… Ok--why this session?
  • Teaching Assistant Conference:Real Stuff 8 22 08

    1. 1. The “Real Stuff!” Information Research in a Googled Society UCLA Library Sept 2008
    2. 4. Agenda <ul><li>Research & Critical Thinking Tips & Tools… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For your students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For you </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Questions Welcome! </li></ul>
    3. 5. Handouts...
    4. 6. Helping Your Students…
    5. 7. “ Hoax, Scholarly Research, Personal Opinion? You Decide !”
    6. 8. Caveat Emptor! (Let the Buyer Beware!)
    7. 9. Unlicensed (Free) vs. Licensed Databases
    8. 10. UCLA Library Home Page
    9. 11. <ul><li>All 13 UCLA Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Periodical Subscriptions </li></ul><ul><li>Other materials </li></ul><ul><li>No Articles! </li></ul>
    10. 12. Help Using It… <ul><li>Road to Research </li></ul><ul><li>College Library How-To Guides </li></ul>
    11. 13. Databases ????
    12. 14. Which Database? <ul><li>Subject Matter? </li></ul><ul><li>Time Period? </li></ul><ul><li>Publications? </li></ul>
    13. 15. Get FREE Articles! <ul><li>BOL Proxy Server Off Campus or Request </li></ul>
    14. 16. Key Points <ul><li>Pick Useful Database </li></ul><ul><li>Can search, display, save </li></ul><ul><li>Look for… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Help </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boolean Operators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Truncation (Wild Card) Symbols </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DON’T PAY FOR ARTICLES!! </li></ul>
    15. 17. Reference E-Resources… <ul><li>Encyclopaedia Britannica </li></ul><ul><li>International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>World Almanac </li></ul><ul><li>Many more… </li></ul>
    16. 18. Help for Instructors… <ul><li>Information Literacy Help Menu </li></ul>
    17. 19. Help for Undergrads <ul><li>Assignment Calculator </li></ul><ul><li>Road to Research </li></ul><ul><li>Research Paper Planner </li></ul>
    18. 20. More Help for Undergrads… <ul><li>Academics in The Commons Workshops (Covel Commons) </li></ul>
    19. 21. Questions?
    20. 22. Google Scholar
    21. 24. Questions?
    22. 25. Review <ul><li>Information Illiteracy </li></ul><ul><li>Web Critical Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>UCLA Library Home Page & Catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Selecting & Using Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Online Help </li></ul><ul><li>Google Scholar </li></ul>
    23. 26. UCLA Library in Second Life
    24. 27. Part 2…

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