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    Information literacy: the game show! Information literacy: the game show! Presentation Transcript

    • INFORMATION LITERACY: The Game Show!
    • Search Techniques • title searches • keyword searches • phrase searching • using 360 link
    • Game Rules! • 4-5 students come on down! • The co-host will describe a library item • You guess the retail price • The winner? Whoever guesses the closest price without going over wins a point and goes on to the next challenge. If everyone goes over, the person with the closest price goes on to the next challenge • The next challenge is locating the resource in U-Search in under 2 minutes
    • Finding an entry in an encyclopedia 1. Find the encyclopedia title 2. Look for the entry
    • Finding an article Use the • title of the source • title of the article “Phrase searching” helps!
    • U-Search… • Has HALF of our databases automatically plugged into it! • You can retrieve SOME information in other databases through 360 Link
    • Using 360 Link • Locate your item in U-Search • Click the icon: • Click "link to full text article“
    • Are you ready to play?
    • Primary Sources letters, journals, memoirs, interviews, and more
    • Actual Retail Price?
    • $29.98 Queen Victoria in Her Letters and Journals
    • Secondary Sources Author analyzes primary sources to make own conclusions
    • Actual Retail Price?
    • $229.74 American Music in the Twentieth Century
    • Encyclopedias Give you some background of an issue
    • Actual Retail Price?
    • $446.73 Encyclopedia of Political Theory
    • Scholarly Journal Articles • Written by experts • Can be very recent research
    • Actual Retail Price?
    • $37.50 “Western Concepts, Chinese Context” From the journal International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning
    • Newspaper Articles • Written by journalists/non-experts • Can be recent information
    • Actual Retail Price?
    • $3.95 “Murder in Mind” From the newspaper Washington Post
    • Magazine Articles • Written by journalists/non-experts • Can be recent information
    • Actual Retail Price?
    • $5.95 “South Padre’s Magic Shrinking Beaches” From the magazine Saturday Evening Post
    • SHOWCASE SHOWDOWN How much would you estimate all these items are worth?
    • Book Reviews Explains the author’s argument and how s/he tried to make it
    • Actual Retail Price?
    • $35.00 “Consumed: How Markets Corrupt” From the journal Journal of Industrial Ecology
    • Documentaries Tell stories about real events and people
    • Actual Retail Price?
    • $19.78 Exit Through the Gift Shop
    • Author’s Method Institutional study
    • Actual Retail Price?
    • $32.00 “Peeling Back the Layers” From the journal Enterprise & Society
    • Author’s Method Biological study
    • Actual Retail Price?
    • $31.50 “Engineering Plant Metabolism into Microbes” From the journal Current Opinion in Biotechnology
    • Author’s Method Community study
    • Actual Retail Price?
    • $30.73 "A Primary School Arts Festival” From the journal Victorian Journal of Music Education
    • Author’s Method Focuses on mapmaking techniques
    • Actual Retail Price?
    • $20.00 ‘‘Giuseppe Vasi's Nuova Pianta di Roma (1781)’’ From the journal Eighteenth-Century Studies
    • SHOWCASE SHOWDOWN How much would you estimate all these items are worth?
    • Search Techniques • title searches • keyword searches • phrase searching • using 360 link
    • Questions? Contact us! Porter Henderson Library Research Assistance reference@angelo.edu (325) 486-6534