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Modern heroes research

  1. 1. Ms. Doyle, District Librarian
  2. 2.  Please get ready to take notes Write down words and phrases in red At the end of presentation, you will have notes A-G
  3. 3. A. Objectives:1. Use WebCat to locate a book on your subject in the school library2. Use Gale PowerSearch database to locate relevant biographical information
  4. 4. B. Steps 1. School Home Page
  5. 5. 2. Library Home Page
  6. 6. 3. Enter name of the person you are researching4. Limit by school5. Click Search Everything
  7. 7. Remember to type last name comma firstname! This works best in many types ofsearches.
  8. 8. Take about 2 minutes to talk with the person next to you about the following questions. Write brief answers in your notes.1. Why might using a print book be better than using the Internet or a database for this project?1. Why might it be better to use online sources rather than a book?
  9. 9.  Find “Gale PowerSearch” on your bookmark Circle the web address : secondary.oslis.org Draw a box around the login and password
  10. 10. E. Usetools toprint, email, citesources, translate orlisten
  11. 11. Note how first paragraph most importantaccomplishments, then moves to focusing on eachstage of his life in longer sections.
  12. 12. Use boldsubheadingsto findsections oneach part ofa person’slife
  13. 13. Also try magazine articles, but remember that it’shelpful to limit by subject and article type (biography)
  14. 14.  Turn to the person next to you. Figure out whose birthday happens first this year. The person with the first birthday will explain how to find a biographical article in Gale PowerSearch or how to find a library book Describe at least 4 steps. You may use your notes (letter B for books, D for databases)
  15. 15.  In your notes (F), write one thing you learned today In your notes (G), write one question you still haveShare questions now or email doylem@loswego.k12.or.us

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