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GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations
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  • 1. developmental material for speeches Prepared for GCPS 1005 FINDING DEFINITIONS & QUOTATIONS
  • 2. Finding Definition & Quotations I. Definitions Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 2
  • 3. What is a definition? An explanation of the meaning of a word or concept  Gives clarity  Leads to understanding  Leads to potential change! Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 3
  • 4. Where to find definitions Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 4
  • 5. DICTIONARIES Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 5
  • 6. Types of dictionary Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Language dictionaries Subject dictionaries GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 6
  • 7. Types of dictionary Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Online dictionaries Print dictionaries Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 7
  • 8. Types of dictionary Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Subject dictionaries GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 8
  • 9. ENCYCLOPEDIAS Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 9
  • 10. Encyclopedias Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Encyclopedias give: • Coherent overview • Editorial review • Fact checking Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 10
  • 11. Types of encyclopedias General encyclopedias Specialised encyclopedias Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 11
  • 12. INFORMALLY PUBLISHED SOURCES Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 12
  • 13. Informally published sources Produced by: • Government • Academics • Business • Industry • Research groups Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Any material not commercially published: • Reports • White papers • Information leaflets Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 13
  • 14. how to find dictionaries & encyclopedias Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 14
  • 15. Find a dictionary www.onelook.com Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 15
  • 16. Find a dictionary Finding Definition & Quotations 1. Search by keyword Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) 2. Limit results to book/e-books library.hkbu.edu.hk GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 16
  • 17. Find an encyclopedia Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 17
  • 18. Find an encyclopedia Finding Definition & Quotations 1. Search by keyword. Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) 2. Limit results to books/e-books library.hkbu.edu.hk GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 18
  • 19. Find other sources Google Advanced Search Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics .edu, .gov, .org… Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 19 www.google.com/advanced_search
  • 20. Finding Definition & Quotations II. Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 20
  • 21. Use quotations for… emphasis variety authority Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 21
  • 22. how to find quotations Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 22
  • 23. Find quotations Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 23
  • 24. Find quotations Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 24
  • 25. Find quotations Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 25
  • 26. resources Links to all of the materials covered (and a few more!) are available on the course guide: http://hkbu.libguides.com/GCPS1005 Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 26

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