CPD 150: Finding Sources

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CPD 150: Finding Sources

  1. 1. Please sit near your group members<br />
  2. 2. CPD 150 GROUP PROJECT RESEARCH<br />Danielle Carlock<br />480 425 6765<br />d.carlock@sccmail.maricopa.edu<br />
  3. 3. TODAY’S OBJECTIVES<br />Learn about library services & materials<br />For your topic find:<br />One book<br />One newspaper/magazine article<br />One website <br />
  4. 4. TOUR OF LIBRARY WEBSITE<br />The library website is at:<br />http://library.scottsdalecc.edu/<br />You can Google us or get to us from the SCC Website<br />Some important sections of the site: <br />Databases<br />Research Guides<br />Library catalog<br />How to get help<br />
  5. 5. GROUP PROJECT REQUIRES:<br />One newspaper/magazine article<br />One website<br />One book (textbook can count)<br />Let’s look at how to find these materials<br />
  6. 6. FINDING BOOKS<br />Use the library catalog, a search engine on the library’s website to find books<br />Print vs. electronic books<br />Find a book on your topic<br />
  7. 7. FINDING MAGAZINE AND NEWSPAPER ARTICLES<br />Use search engines (databases) available through the library webpage.<br />
  8. 8. LIBRARY DATABASES-SOME INFO<br />Can only be accessed from library website<br />Must know your MEID to get access off campus<br />There are several dozen databases<br />Recommended databases: Academic One File or National Newspapers<br />
  9. 9. GETTING TO THE DATABASES<br />1. Go to the library website: http://library.scottsdalecc.edu/<br />2. Click on the Databases tab<br />3. Click on Academic One File <br />4. If off campus, enter your MEID or SCC login when prompted<br />5. Begin your search!<br />
  10. 10. HOW TO USE ACADEMIC ONE FILE<br />1. Type your search words into the box<br />2. Click on “limit to documents with full text”<br />3. Look at the results in the “Magazines” and “News” tabs<br />4. Click “Full text” or “PDF” to open, save, email, or print articles<br />
  11. 11. WORK WITH YOUR GROUP TO FIND AT LEAST ONE USEFUL MAGAZINE/NEWSPAPER ARTICLE FOR YOUR PROJECT<br />
  12. 12. FINDING WEBSITES: TIPS & TRICKS<br />There’s a lot of information out there. Be choosy and find the best sites:<br />
  13. 13. AUTHORITY: Who’s website is this & why should I trust it?<br />Look at the domain to get an overall sense of what type of website it is:<br />
  14. 14. AUTHORITY: Who’s website is this anyway?<br />Look on the page to see who created the page:<br />About us <br />Bottom of page<br />See if there is any information about the group or person’s credentials.<br />
  15. 15. Can these websites be trusted?<br />“College students” and “stress management”<br />Analyze two of the hits for authority:<br />Stress management techniques for college students http://www.essortment.com/stress-management-techniques-college-students-40346.html<br />University Health Center | A Wellness Lifestyle Approach<br />www.uhs.uga.edu/stress/wellnesslifestyle.html<br />
  16. 16. USE ADVANCE GOOGLE SEARCHING TO LIMIT DOMAINS<br />http://www.google.com/advanced_search<br />Example: your topic is stress management in college students. <br />Sites in the .edu domain might be best. <br />Limit to that domain.<br />
  17. 17. Now the other criteria:<br />
  18. 18. WORKING WITH YOUR GROUP, FIND AT LEAST 1 WEBSITE THAT MEETS ALL THE CRITERIA OF A HIGH QUALITY SITE:<br />

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