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Eng 071 aragona dc

  1. 1. Danielle Carlock 480 425 6765 d.carlock@sccmail.maricopa.edu
  2. 2. TODAY’S OBJECTIVES  Learn about library services & materials  Find research material (books, articles, etc) for your final paper & presentation
  3. 3. LIBRARY SERVICES  Materials  Books  Online databases (articles)  E books  DVDs  Research assistance  Face to face  24/7 chat  Phone  Research guides
  4. 4. OVERVIEW OF LIBRARY SERVICES  Technology  Computers & printers  Laptop checkout  Student ID cards  Study areas  Group study rooms  Individual study areas
  5. 5. LIBRARY SERVICES  Complete a matching activity and quiz on library services
  6. 6. TOUR OF LIBRARY WEBSITE  The library website is at:  http://library.scottsdalecc.edu/  You can Google us or get to us from the SCC Website  Some important sections of the site:  Databases  Research Guides  Research Guide for this class- http://library- guides.scottsdalecc.edu/eng071  Library catalog  How to get help
  7. 7. FINAL PAPER & PRESENTATION You must use library research (quotes) as illustrations in at least two PIE paragraphs that make points to your fellow students about an important subject.
  8. 8. TOPICS Career Option: What would be a worthwhile career to pursue? Why is that career worthwhile? Be sure to provide as much detail as possible about the career you choose. Worthwhile Cause Option: What is a local, national, or international cause that you think people should know more about? What do people need to know about it and why? Be sure to provide as much detail as possible about your cause. Educate Your Peers Option: What interesting subject would you like your peers to know more about? Be sure to provide as much detail as possible about your subject. Why is this subject so interesting? Current Events Option: There are lots of interesting things happening in the news today. For this option, your goal is to inform you reader with as much detail as possible about a current event happening in the news today. Be sure to provide background information and then discuss the event in the order that it occurred.
  9. 9. WHAT IS YOUR TOPIC?  Go to one of the small whiteboards and write down your topic.  If you don’t know your topic, write down which of the following topic categories interests you:  Career  Worthwhile Cause  Educate your Peers  Current Events
  10. 10. TYPES OF MATERIALS  Magazine & newspaper articles  Books  Websites
  11. 11. FINDING MAGAZINE AND NEWSPAPER ARTICLES  Use search engines (databases) available through the library webpage. Library Databases/Search Engines Google These databases are limited to newspaper/magazine/journal articles Can be a needle in a haystack to find newspaper/magazine articles There is no charge to access the articles Often have to pay to access the articles
  12. 12. USING LIBRARY DATABASES  A specialized search engine available through the library webpage  Contains newspaper, magazine, and journal articles  Most of this content not available openly through a web search (i.e. googling)
  13. 13. WHICH DATABASE TO CHOOSE? For current events and worthwhile causes: (1) Opposing Viewpoints (2) CQ Researcher For careers and educating your peers: (1) Academic One File (2) Academic Search Premier
  14. 14. HOW TO LOGIN FROM OFF CAMPUS
  15. 15. FIND ARTICLES Work to find at least one article. For current events and worthwhile causes: (1) Opposing Viewpoints (2) CQ Researcher For careers and educating your peers: (1) Academic One File (2) Academic Search Premier
  16. 16. FINDING BOOKS  Use the library catalog on the SCC Library website

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