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Diving into Research
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Diving into Research

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Part of a library instruction session on finding information sources on technology and identity for a research paper assigned in a composition course.

Part of a library instruction session on finding information sources on technology and identity for a research paper assigned in a composition course.

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  • 1. Finding info on technology and identity Presented by Gricel Dominguez St. Thomas University Library
  • 2.  Go to the library…  Learn the difference between different sources  Understand and find keywords  Search for sources  Read, take notes, start writing!
  • 3.  The library offers different kinds of resources. We have:  Books  E-books  Online databases with access to millions of journal articles  InterLibrary Loan (for whatever we don’t have)  Librarians and friendly staff to help you along the way
  • 4.  First, go to the library’s homepage The rest of this presentation will show you how to:  Find books and eBooks in the library catalog.  Find and use appropriate databases to find information on your research topic.
  • 5.  You can use the tab or the to find books and e-books available from the library.
  • 6.  Databases are found on the library’s page and the e-Research box on the homepage  Some of the databases that can help you find information on tech and identity include:  Academic Search Premier  ProQuest Central  Issues & Controversies  InfoTrac or InfoTrac OneFile  You can also use many of the databases listed under the link on the .
  • 7. Found on the e-Research Reference sources  Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture  Encyclopedia of Science and Technology  Encyclopedia of Social Networks  Encyclopedia of Sociology News sources  Access World News  Miami Herald  New York Times  USA Today
  • 8. Why bother with a keyword list? Some points to consider while brainstorming:  What are you writing about?  What aspect of technology and identity are you going to explore?  What kind of technology?  What is the purpose of that technology?  How do people normally interact with that technology?  What are some of the ways in which this technology affects people’s daily lives?
  • 9.  Online Fandoms  Tumblr  Twitter  Facebook  Gender and social networking  Blogging and communication  Smartphone and/or tablet ownership as status symbol  Virtual worlds  RPGs  Video game and immersion experiences (you are who you play)  Online communities and identity  Web culture  Culture and technology, minorities and technology  Visual art online – web as space for artistic expression, instagram and iphone art  Selfies, self-portraits and girls online (safety, age, gender, etc.)  Pinterest and ideals of womanhood, beauty, fitness, etc.  Bullying/Victims and social media
  • 10.  First, we’ll find a book or e-book  Next, we’ll find some relevant articles Let’s go to the library’s homepage to start

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