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  • 1. Library Instruction Prof. JacksonYou may call me Nicholas… Prof. Jackson is my father.
  • 2. Goals for the Class Finding relevant and  Create and develop a authoritative sources works cited page. through the Library’s  Using MS Word to website on you’re topic: begin a draft of a  “An issue affecting the work cited page. health or welfare of  Open your e- humanity.” mail, whether it is Gmail, Yahoo, Bergen, etc
  • 3. Thinking about your topicHydraulic FracturingGenocide in DarfurHuman Rights Violations in ChinaHuman Rights Violations in Libya or Ivory Coast (or another African Nation)Women’s Rights in Iran (or other oppressive country)Religious Oppression in VietnamGang Control of HaitiExtreme Poverty in American
  • 4. Find Articles/Electronic Resources• Databases: Articles – Social Issues: Points of View, Issues & Controversies, CQ Research – Geography: World Geography & Culture Online & CountryWatch – General: Academic Search Premier & Proquest Research Library – Newspapers & Magazines: Lexis-Nexis Academic
  • 5. Searching the Database• If your search terms are not finding results, try a synonym or And/Or/Not• Boolean Logic  And / Or / Not Idea Idea Idea Idea C B A D
  • 6. E-mailing Articles & Citations When you find an article you even think you want or like, email to yourself.  Click on Email  Choose the Citation Format/MLA  Enter your Email and enter a subject  Click Send Make sure it is in you’re inbox (check the spam folder if the article does not show up in the inbox)
  • 7. Copying & Pasting CitationFinding the Citation Pasting the Citation into MS Word – Click on Print – After pasting your citation, set the correct format for – Click on Citation Format your work cited page. • Choose MLA • Move “Hanging Indent” a – Click on Print Half an Inch – Click Cancel • Change the font to Times – Under Reference List you New Roman will see the citation. • Change the font to 12p Highlight and copy said • Change the margins to citation double-spaced • Click Sort A-Z
  • 8. Find Books/Reserves/Media​• Searching by your topic: enter term into textbox – It first searching by keyword – You can narrow the results by Subject – You can modify your search to find DVDs, e-books, books on CD, etc
  • 9. Google Advanced Search• www.google.com – Advanced Search • Search within a site or domain – .EDU OR .GOV
  • 10. GIVE CREDIT & DO NOT PLAGIARIZE• Citing Your Sources… – Click on Citation Guides from the Library’s Home Page. – You will see links for how to cite In-Text, how to cite Work Cited, and a Sample Paper cited in MLA style. – Other Citation Tools: Such as EasyBib, Citation Machine, etc
  • 11. More…• Further Assistance: • Nicholas Jackson – Library 1 on 1 – njackson@bergen.edu – Ask a Question – Phone: 201-447-7889