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Welcome to the Library: Speculative Fiction, Spring 2014

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Presentation for FYS 102-09 on February 27, 2013.

Presentation for FYS 102-09 on February 27, 2013.

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  • 1. WELCOME TO THE LIBRARY SPRIN G 2013 SPECULATIVE FICTION
  • 2. AGENDA • Introductions • Course LibGuide • Search Strategies • Using Databases • Types of Sources • Evaluating Sources • Let’s Do Some Stuff
  • 3. COURSE LIBGUIDE
  • 4. SEARCH & RESEARCH is an amazing search tool and is appropriate for many taks. But for research at a college level, you will need access to resources found only in THE INVISIBLE WEB
  • 5. SEARCH & RESEARCH THE WHAT, NOW?
  • 6. THE INVISIBLE WEB AKA: Stuff not indexed by search engines. Google can’t crawl databases, and that’s where scholarly work (mostly) lives. ! ! ! We pay of $ to provide you with access to these databases
  • 7. SEARCH STRATEGIES These databases have advanced search capabilities to help you find THE BEST sources
  • 8. SEARCH STRATEGIES P 1 # IP T O R
  • 9. SEARCH STRATEGIES P 2 # IP T Getting crummy results? Try O R broader, narrower, and different terms. Think creatively.
  • 10. SEARCH STRATEGIES P 3 # IP T O AND R OR NOT ““ *
  • 11. SEARCH STRATEGIES LET’S RENT A MOVIE! (YOU BRING THE POPCORN)
  • 12. FUNNY AND ROMANTIC
  • 13. ROMANTIC NOT FUNNY THAT’S NOT ACTUALLY RAIN. THOSE ARE TEARS OF VIEWERS PAST.
  • 14. FUNNY OR ROMANTIC
  • 15. PRIMO
  • 16. TYPES OF SOURCES
  • 17. TYPES OF SOURCES
  • 18. SOURCE TIMELINE Newspaper, Blog Popular magazine Scholarly articles Reference works ! ! ! ! Immediate Week + Year + Years later WHY SO SERIOUS LONG?
  • 19. EVALUATING SOURCES THE CRAPPY SONG
  • 20. IMAGE CREDITS • • • • • • • • • Slide 3: http://libguides.butler.edu/speculative Slide 4: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Logo_2013_Google.png Slide 6: http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2010/04/alot-is-better-than-youat-everything.html Slide 9: http://www.google.com Slide 12: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Love_Actually_movie.jpg; http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:This-is-the-End-Film-Poster.jpg; http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Posternotebook.jpg Slide 15: http://www.butler.edu/library/ Slide 16: http://ic.galegroup.com.ezproxy.butler.edu/ic/uhic/home Slide 17: http://muse.jhu.edu.ezproxy.butler.edu/journals/ science_fiction_film_and_television/; http://popwatch.ew.com/2013/02/06/ this-weeks-cover-your-first-look-at-star-trek-into-darkness-2/ Slide 18: http://www.amazon.com/Never-Let-Me-Kazuo-Ishiguro/dp/ 1400078776; http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE %7CA344286257&v=2.1&u=butleru&it=r&p=LitRC&sw=w&asid=e8234fa570d 9dfd6c5622f75691d4ec2