ERSC 2P09 Seminar ppt slides Nov 9, 2012

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ERSC 2P09 Seminar ppt slides Nov 9, 2012

  1. 1. +ERSC 2P09 Major ResearchProject SeminarHappyPearl Jacobson, Science Librarian,Carleton University Dan, Ian & Colleen
  2. 2. + Agenda…  Earth Sciences Library Research Guide for ERSC 2P09  How to search for books, e-books, journal articles and reports, e.g. SuperSearch, Academic Search Complete, Environmental Studies, Scholars Portal, Web of Science, Google Scholar.  How to search for news, e.g. Lexis-Nexis, Canadian Newsstand, CBCA, CPI.Q, Google News archive and individual journals!!!!  How to locate climatic, vegetation, biome, ecosystem threats, resources, etc.  How to create an annotated bibliography  How to use map and cartographic information  Time to search and discover
  3. 3. + Topic and keywords… Topic: Alberta oil sands, select from list, identify your own! Location: Tar Sands: Lat./Long., map, oil sands, Alberta tar sands, Fort McMurray, Athabasca, Peace rivers, etc. Ecological stressors, problems, issues: dirty oil, groundwater fluctuations, avulsion, basin desiccation, upstream land disturbances, changing biotic composition, drier ecosystem, wildlife migration, water pollution and spills, cultural and socioeconomic changes, dams, ponding, etc. Climatic impact: global warming, greenhouse gases, bioclimatology, climate change, caribou, tundra, Kyoto, climatology, etc. Pictures, charts, figures, illustrations, maps: Atlas of Canada, Scholars GeoPortal, Google, materials from web, journal articles and news media, etc.
  4. 4. Alberta Tar SandsSource: Frankie James blog, http://www.frankejames.com 2012 Source: Ecological Indicators, 15(1):43 2012 Source: Canadian Geographic , 128(3):78 2008
  5. 5. Search the Scholars Portal database forfigures, charts and illustrations.
  6. 6. Attempt an Easy Search and if neededswitch to the Advanced Search engine torefine your search strategy and improveyour results
  7. 7. Use the Natural Language search optionto search for different terms e.g. globalwarming, greenhouse, climate change,Kyoto, climatology…
  8. 8. Use the Terms & Connectors searchoption to search by keywords and limitby Source and added terms e.g. HLEAD(headline/title and lead paragraph)…
  9. 9. Refine search by “climatology” andother keywords sorting results byrelevance and currency.
  10. 10. + Agenda…  Earth Sciences Library Research Guide for ERSC 2P09  How to search for books, e-books, journal articles and reports, e.g. SuperSearch, Academic Search Complete, Environmental Studies, Scholars Portal, Web of Science, Google Scholar.  How to search for news, e.g. Lexis-Nexis, Canadian Newsstand, CBCA, CPI.Q, Google News archive and individual journals!!!!  How to locate climatic, vegetation, biome, ecosystem threats, resources, etc.  How to create an annotated bibliography  How to use map and cartographic information  Time to search and discover
  11. 11. +ERSC 2P09 Major ResearchProject SeminarHappyPearl Jacobson, Science Librarian,Carleton University Dan, Ian & Colleen

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