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  • SEARCHING FOR RELIABLE SOURCES ENGLISH II RESEARCH FEBRUARY 2014 MRS. PLESE - ILC DIRECTOR
  • DIGITAL SEARCHING MODEL https://coolhub.imsa.edu/web/teaching-information-fluency/
  • WHAT INFORMATION AM I LOOKING FOR? • How many key concepts (important ideas) are found in the question? • How many key concepts will I search for? • What keywords are probably effective "as is?" • For which concepts are more effective keywords probably needed? source: http://21cif.com/resources/curriculum/querychecklist.html
  • WHAT INFORMATION AM I LOOKING FOR? • Are there hyponyms or professional language for any of the intermediate words? • Are there words that have multiple meanings? • Did I use any stop words or clutter words? • Did I spell the words correctly? • Did I put the most important words first? source: http://21cif.com/resources/curriculum/querychecklist.html
  • YOUR RESEARCH What topic are you researching? Can you eliminate any unnecessary words? Are there better words to use for any of your terms?
  • WHERE WILL I FIND THE INFORMATION? Brainstorm a list of sources that might be best for finding information about your topic.
  • HOW WILL I GET THERE? • Library Databases: • SIRS Researcher • Opposing Viewpoints in Context • Student Resources in Context Access from home: Username/Password from Librarian
  • HOW WILL I GET THERE? • Internet: • Google (http://www.google.com) • Yahoo (http://yahoo.com) • Duck Duck Go (http://duckduckgo.com) • Hakia (http://hakia.com)
  • HOW GOOD IS THE INFORMATION? • Author • Publisher • Objectivity • Links from • Date • Accuracy • Evidence • Links to Source: http://21cif.com/ctd/authority-tutorial.html
  • HOW WILL I ETHICALLY USE THE INFORMATION? •Paraphrase! •Use direct quotes! •Cite your sources!
  • MLA CITATION HELP • Copy/paste citations from databases! • Use NoodleTools! • Consult resources like Purdue’s Online Writing Lab (OWL)! • Ask your teacher or Mrs. Plese! @KatiePlese or katie.plese@chsd117.org