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    • Library / Research Skills
      ITE Midtown Option
      September 13, 2011
    • http://bitstrips.com
      Pat
      Serafini
      Monique
      Flaccavento
    • http://bitstrips.com
    • OBJECTIVES
      By the end of today’s session, you’ll be able to:
      effectively search Summon and ERIC to find research articles for your Inquiry Research Project
      find resources for your practicum (math manipulatives, textbooks, science kits, children’s books, and more)
    • If there is time…
      find age / grade-appropriate online newspaper and magazine articles, encyclopaedias, primary sources, etc. in publicly-licensed Knowledge Ontario databases
    • http://www.library.utoronto.ca/oise/
      Warm-up activity
    • Finding articles
      Summon Search
      vs.
      Database Searching
    • Research topic
      I’ve heard that boys at the elementary level are often less interested in reading than girls. I’m interested in learning about how technology can be used to encourage boys to read.
      STEP 1. IDENTIFY (AND UNDERLINE) KEY IDEAS / KEYWORDS.
    • Step 2. Brainstorm synonyms
    • Other (free) brainstorming toolsLinoit http://linoit.com
    • Other (Free) brainstorming toolshttp://popplet.com/
    • STEP 3. search summon
      Search Summon.
      Refine your results (for example, limit to journal articles, in English, published after 2005)
      Save your references.
    • Step 4. search specific databases
      If you don’t find the articles you need, try specific education databases such as:
      ERIC
      Education Full Text
      CBCA Education
    • Activity #2: Test yourself!
      Pick one of the following topics and find a relevant article in either Summon or ERIC:
      How bullying has changed in the past 10 years because of technology
      Blogs, Wikis, and websites: How they can improve communication with parents
      The use of iPads in special education
    • Finding resources for your practicum
      Math manipulatives
      Textbooks
      Games
      Children’s Books
      And more!
    • Other Important info
      Loan periods
      Renewals
      Holds
      Fines
      Check your account
      Don’t forget to tell us at the Service Desk if your email address has changed!
    • http://www.tdsb.on.ca/libraries/cat.asp?schoolNo=10
    • Finding FREE online e-resources
      http://eresources.knowledgeontario.ca/
    • Knowledge Ontario e-resources
      P/J -- Kids InfoBits
      -- Grzimek’s Animal Life
      J/I -- InfoTrac Junior
      I/S -- Canada in Context
    • Pat Serafini
      pat.serafini@utoronto.ca
      416-978-1903
      Monique Flaccavento
      monique.flaccavento@utoronto.ca
      416-978-1867
      Questions? Contact us! We’re here to help!