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Library research instruction for First Year English class (Reinventing Literary History: Women & Culture) at Barnard College. Professor Amanda Springs, Librarian Jenna Freedman.

Library research instruction for First Year English class (Reinventing Literary History: Women & Culture) at Barnard College. Professor Amanda Springs, Librarian Jenna Freedman.

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  • 14 students?
  • Not writing your paper and adding quotes after.
    Read primary source.
    Think about what you want to say.
    Find read what has been written and synthesize.
  • Discourse analysis
    Texts create meaning, as does your interpretation
    Solicit tropes?
    The gypsy in Wuthering Heights
    Filial duty in Lady Hyegyong
    Contagion, the other
    How a book engages, challenges, enforces existing concepts
  • Quicksearch
    Aggregation
    Google vs. amazon vs. zappos vs. mooshoes
    Subscription databases are NOT the same as websites. Some non-sub databases, too, as those provided by libraries and other academic institutions.
    They know what's in each item (that CLIO only knows we have). Connected with e-link.
    Listings by genre/format
    A to Z, vs. subject lists
  • Paradise lost
    marriage
  • Student sample?
    Wuthering heights psych* criticism
    limits
    Journal article
    Language
    Subject terms
  • Solicit topic OR
    (19th OR nineteenth) AND century AND women AND england
  • Look at tables of contents
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    • 1. Library Research for First Year English: Women and Culture Spring 2014 Professor Amanda Springs Librarian Jenna Freedman
    • 2. library.barnard.edu portal to all knowledge. resources specifically for YOU http://library.barnard.edu/find-books/guides/ENGL/EN
    • 3. library.barnard.edu/contact library.barnard.edu/personal-librarians • IM BarnardReference: AOL, Google, Yahoo • Text 386.227.6273 (386.BARNARD) we can help you
    • 4. research the conversation among scholars
    • 5. recontextualize & reframe •Literary/critical •Historical •Theoretical
    • 6. CLIO - articles •articles •e-books •dissertations •statistics •other materials
    • 7. CLIO - catalog •books, e-books, serials, media materials, microforms, etc. • Truncation & • Send to phone •Literary: add the word < criticism > to your author/title, e.g., < "wuthering heights" criticism > •Historical: indicate dates or era and add a secondary interest to narrow the field <england AND (19th OR nineteenth) AND wom*n > •Theoretical: < psych* > or < horney* theor* >
    • 8. Zotero •Manages citations •Screen captures •Pdfs •Metadata •Generates bibliographies, most citation styles •Word processing plug-in •Sync •Groups
    • 9. Literary, critical, or close reading •Include name of text or author in search •Add terms to explore an aspect of the text that interests you •E.g., characters, themes, places, etc. 9 Image from ManageWP blog post by Tom Ewer
    • 10. Historical •Include words or phrases important to historical context – date-specific (19th or nineteenth century) – Geographical (england) – Topical term (wom*) •Do not include text title or author 10 Image from Wikimedia Commons Joseon Chest
    • 11. Theoretical •Include words or phrases related to your theorist or lens – Select discipline specific databases (e.g., gender studies, philosophy, psychology, etc.) – Use theorist's name or philosophy in search term in interdisciplinary database – Consider reference sources •You may or may not include text title or author 11 Cover from editor's webpage.
    • 12. read stacks Use CLIO (catalog) to find the call number for a book that interests you and find it in the stacks •A-M 3rd floor •N-Z 2nd floor lab Conduct articles searches, using Find Articles, or one of the individual databases recommended on the guide.
    • 13. review What did you find? Is it worth using? •Relevance •Authority •Time •Scope •Audience
    • 14. Help me review, revise & rehearse... feedback form