Architecture 109
FIRST YEAR SEMINAR IN ARCHITECTURE
Source Types
UNDERSTANDING THE INFORMATION
CYCLE
What is a Source?
A place, person, or thing from which
information comes or can be obtained
Examples: book, article, phot...
Three Types of Sources
 Primary Sources
Information in its original form when it first
appears
 Secondary Sources
Rest...
Primary Sources
 Has not been published anywhere else or put into a context, interpreted,
filtered, condensed, or evaluat...
Secondary Sources
 Has been removed from its original source and repackaged
 Examples
Notes or summary of a speech, lec...
Tertiary Sources
 Commonly used to identify and locate secondary
sources
 Examples
Bibliography of critical works about...
Information Timeline
 Most Primary Sources are created soon after
an event occurs
 Over time, more Secondary Sources are...
Information Timeline:
Secondary Sources Detail
Finding Sources
HOW TO LOCATE THE INFORMATION YOU
NEED
Where Do I Find…
PRIMARY SOURCES
 Library’s Catalog
 Library’s Databases
 ARTstor
 Print Indexes
 Archives
 Historic...
Research Guides
http://libguides.sdstate.edu/architecture
http://libguides.sdstate.edu/arch109
Briggs Map Collection
 Selected full-size maps are available in the Library
 Maps are organized by collection
USGS topo...
Searching JSTOR
 More than 1,400 scholarly journals from over
50 academic disciplines
 Includes scholarly journals, conf...
Citing Sources
GIVE CREDIT WHERE CREDIT’S DUE
Why do we cite sources?
What is the purpose of citation?
What benefit does it have?
Reasons to Cite
 Demonstrate your integrity and skill as a
responsible participant in your field
 Lend authority to your...
Scholarly Communication
Research
Builds on the
Work of Others
Scholarly Communication
 Conversations
Build Over
Time
 Take Part in the
Conversation
Parts of a Citation
MLA and Chicago Style
 Murphy, Cullen. "Women and
the Bible." Atlantic Monthly
Aug. 1993: 39-64. Print.
 (Murphy 42)
 M...
Online Citation Help
http://libguides.
sdstate.edu/ML
AStyle
Purdue Owl
http://libguides.
sdstate.edu/citi
ng
MLA CHICA...
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  1. 1. Architecture 109 FIRST YEAR SEMINAR IN ARCHITECTURE
  2. 2. Source Types UNDERSTANDING THE INFORMATION CYCLE
  3. 3. What is a Source? A place, person, or thing from which information comes or can be obtained Examples: book, article, photograph, interview, manuscript, letter, diary/journal, advertisement, architectural plan, building, monument, epigraphic inscription, drawing, utilitarian object
  4. 4. Three Types of Sources  Primary Sources Information in its original form when it first appears  Secondary Sources Restates, rearranges, examines, or interprets information from one or more primary sources  Tertiary Sources Leads you to secondary sources
  5. 5. Primary Sources  Has not been published anywhere else or put into a context, interpreted, filtered, condensed, or evaluated by anyone else  Examples  A speech, lecture, or presentation  Writing by the witness(es) of an event, person, or place  Newspaper articles  A diary or journal  Letters, correspondence, or transcribed conversations  Artwork, poetry, and other artistic expressions  An original scientific study  Historical documents or publications  The U.S. Constitution  Maps
  6. 6. Secondary Sources  Has been removed from its original source and repackaged  Examples Notes or summary of a speech, lecture, or presentation Book or journal article analyzing an historical person or event and attempting to put it in context Critic’s response to artwork, poetry, and other artistic expressions Encyclopedia article on a topic Newspaper article reporting on a scientific study published elsewhere  May also lead you to primary information Bibliography or index of primary sources
  7. 7. Tertiary Sources  Commonly used to identify and locate secondary sources  Examples Bibliography of critical works about a person, period, work, or other topic Index to secondary sources Print index to journal, magazine, or newspaper articles Database (online index to journal, magazine, or newspaper articles) Library catalog
  8. 8. Information Timeline  Most Primary Sources are created soon after an event occurs  Over time, more Secondary Sources are created
  9. 9. Information Timeline: Secondary Sources Detail
  10. 10. Finding Sources HOW TO LOCATE THE INFORMATION YOU NEED
  11. 11. Where Do I Find… PRIMARY SOURCES  Library’s Catalog  Library’s Databases  ARTstor  Print Indexes  Archives  Historical Societies  Manuscript Collections  Museums  Embedded in Secondary Sources SECONDARY SOURCES Library’s Catalog Library’s Databases  JSTOR  Arts & Humanities Citation Index  Project MUSE Bibliographies Print Indexes
  12. 12. Research Guides http://libguides.sdstate.edu/architecture http://libguides.sdstate.edu/arch109
  13. 13. Briggs Map Collection  Selected full-size maps are available in the Library  Maps are organized by collection USGS topographical maps Sanborn Fire Insurance maps NGA (formerly DMA) nautical charts Border Patrol maps And more  Collections are arranged by call number or alphabetically
  14. 14. Searching JSTOR  More than 1,400 scholarly journals from over 50 academic disciplines  Includes scholarly journals, conference proceedings, primary source materials, and (as of 2012) books  Access JSTOR through the Architecture Research Guides or the Library’s Databases A-Z List JSTOR
  15. 15. Citing Sources GIVE CREDIT WHERE CREDIT’S DUE
  16. 16. Why do we cite sources? What is the purpose of citation? What benefit does it have?
  17. 17. Reasons to Cite  Demonstrate your integrity and skill as a responsible participant in your field  Lend authority to your work by relating your ideas to those of other researchers  Help readers understand the context of your argument and locate other sources on the topic  Give the author credit for their work – research and publication are labor intensive!
  18. 18. Scholarly Communication Research Builds on the Work of Others
  19. 19. Scholarly Communication  Conversations Build Over Time  Take Part in the Conversation
  20. 20. Parts of a Citation
  21. 21. MLA and Chicago Style  Murphy, Cullen. "Women and the Bible." Atlantic Monthly Aug. 1993: 39-64. Print.  (Murphy 42)  Murphy, Cullen. "Women and the Bible." Atlantic Monthly 272, no. 2 (1993): 39-64.  1. Cullen Murphy, "Women and the Bible," Atlantic Monthly 272, no. 2 (1993): 39-64.  2. Murphy, "Women and the Bible," 42.  Murphy, Cullen, 1993. "Women and the Bible." Atlantic Monthly 272 (2): 39- 64.  (Murphy 1993, 42)
  22. 22. Online Citation Help http://libguides. sdstate.edu/ML AStyle Purdue Owl http://libguides. sdstate.edu/citi ng MLA CHICAGO
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