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Persuasive speech Persuasive speech Presentation Transcript

  • Ms. Doyle, District Librarian
    • Please take out notebooks or paper
    • Take notes where words and phrases are in red
    • You will have taken notes numbered 1-10 by the end of the presentation
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    • START YOUR NOTE-TAKING
    • 1. Evaluating Information
    • Don’t believe everything you read
    • Who publishes the site? .gov, .edu, .com? Who wrote it and what makes them an expert?
    • Always compare multiple sources
    Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeeperez/2453225588/
    • What do you think about using these sites for research?
    • Thumbs up, down or sideways:
    • Wikipedia CNN
    • Yahoo Answers Gale PowerSearch
    • The New York Times Printed book
    • The World Book Personal website
    • Encyclopedia
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    • Take 1 minute to talk to the person sitting next to you:
    • When should you use Wikipedia?
    • To get a quick overview of your research topic?
    • As the main source of information for your research paper?
    • When reading about a pop culture topic of personal interest?
    • When making an important decision about your health?
    • To see what sources the article’s author’s used?
    • Share opinions with the class.
    • Start on your school home page
    • Click “Library” to find District Library Catalog -- WebCat
    2. Find a Book
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  • School pays for access – has information you just can’t get free on the web Edited/fact checked (peer reviewed), so often more reliable than websites 3. Database passwords: Get bookmark or find link on Library Home Page Use your library card to access public library research tools Use a Database
  • 4. How to Find the Databases A. Go to your school website B. Click “Library” in the menu, then choose Library Home Page You can also find link to database passwords on Library Home Page (must log in to Edline)
  • Do Now: Circle Opposing Viewpoints and SIRS Researcher/Knowledge Source on your library bookmark.
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    • Take about 2 minutes to write in your notes, responding to these questions:
    • A. What websites do you consider reliable? List at least 2.
    • B. What websites do you think might be unreliable? List at least 2.
    • C. How do you tell the difference? Write at least 2 sentences.
    • Share your thoughts with the class!
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    • A. Helps you avoid plagiarism
    • Always give the author proper credit!
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    • B. Shows you consulted many good sources . You didn’t just make it up!
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    • C. Provides a “trail” for your readers , in case they want to follow your path and do further research
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    • D. Expected in all academic settings , from high school to graduate school to your professional life
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    • Talk to the person next to you for about one minute about other reasons you think it’s important to cite your sources.
    • 7. Write at least one of your own reasons
    • What reasons did you write down?
    • A. When you quote from a source
    • If you use the author’s exact words, put them in “quotation marks” and then cite your source.
    • B. When you paraphrase a source
    • If you use the author’s idea, even if you put it in your own words, you must still cite your source.
    • My source says: Frogs live on every continent except Antarctica, but tropical regions have the greatest number of species. Frogs are classified as amphibians.
    • My source says: Frogs live on every continent except Antarctica, but tropical regions have the greatest number of species. Frogs are classified as amphibians.
    My paper says: Frogs are amphibians. Do I need to cite my source? Thumbs up for yes, down for no.
    • My source says: Frogs live on every continent except Antarctica, but tropical regions have the greatest number of species. Frogs are classified as amphibians.
    My paper says: Frogs live on every continent except Antartica. Do I need to cite my source? Thumbs up for yes, down for no. What else am I missing here?
    • My source says: Frogs live on every continent except Antarctica, but tropical regions have the greatest number of species. Frogs are classified as amphibians.
    My paper says: In the third grade, I had a pet frog called Hoppy. Do I need to cite my source? Thumbs up for yes, down for no.
    • If you use a database, the citation is usually included. Copy and paste to a document or email and save for later.
    • Otherwise, use the OSLIS Citation Maker at:
    • cm.oslis.org
    • Click the MLA Secondary link
    • Choose your Source Type from the yellow box.
    • Enter information about the book or website
    • -- Look for place of publication, publisher, and publication date on the copyright page of the book
    • Note the difference between Title of Work and Title of Overall Website.
    • Identify the author, if possible
    • Who published/sponsored the site?
    • If you can’t answer either of those two questions, are you sure you trust this site?
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    • What’s wrong with this Works Cited list? Help me find at least four errors .
    • A. Go to Library , then Library Home Page. Find the database links under Controversial Issues.
    • B. Choose Opposing Viewpoints or SIRS Reseacher for your first searches
    • Email me at [email_address] for help
    • At LOHS Mondays (usually) and Fridays (sometimes)
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