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  • 1. Library / Research Skills
    ITE Midtown Option
    September 13, 2011
  • 2. http://bitstrips.com
    Pat
    Serafini
    Monique
    Flaccavento
  • 3. http://bitstrips.com
  • 4. 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)
  • 5. If there is time…
    find age / grade-appropriate online newspaper and magazine articles, encyclopaedias, primary sources, etc. in publicly-licensed Knowledge Ontario databases
  • 6. http://www.library.utoronto.ca/oise/
    Warm-up activity
  • 7. Finding articles
    Summon Search
    vs.
    Database Searching
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. Step 2. Brainstorm synonyms
  • 10. Other (free) brainstorming toolsLinoit http://linoit.com
  • 11. Other (Free) brainstorming toolshttp://popplet.com/
  • 12. STEP 3. search summon
    Search Summon.
    Refine your results (for example, limit to journal articles, in English, published after 2005)
    Save your references.
  • 13. 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
  • 14. 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
  • 15. Finding resources for your practicum
    Math manipulatives
    Textbooks
    Games
    Children’s Books
    And more!
  • 16. 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!
  • 17. http://www.tdsb.on.ca/libraries/cat.asp?schoolNo=10
  • 18. Finding FREE online e-resources
    http://eresources.knowledgeontario.ca/
  • 19. Knowledge Ontario e-resources
    P/J -- Kids InfoBits
    -- Grzimek’s Animal Life
    J/I -- InfoTrac Junior
    I/S -- Canada in Context
  • 20. 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!