Information literacy: the game show!

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Information literacy: the game show!

  1. 1. INFORMATION LITERACY: The Game Show!
  2. 2. Search Techniques • title searches • keyword searches • phrase searching • using 360 link
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. Finding an entry in an encyclopedia 1. Find the encyclopedia title 2. Look for the entry
  5. 5. Finding an article Use the • title of the source • title of the article “Phrase searching” helps!
  6. 6. U-Search… • Has HALF of our databases automatically plugged into it! • You can retrieve SOME information in other databases through 360 Link
  7. 7. Using 360 Link • Locate your item in U-Search • Click the icon: • Click "link to full text article“
  8. 8. Are you ready to play?
  9. 9. Primary Sources letters, journals, memoirs, interviews, and more
  10. 10. Actual Retail Price?
  11. 11. $29.98 Queen Victoria in Her Letters and Journals
  12. 12. Secondary Sources Author analyzes primary sources to make own conclusions
  13. 13. Actual Retail Price?
  14. 14. $229.74 American Music in the Twentieth Century
  15. 15. Encyclopedias Give you some background of an issue
  16. 16. Actual Retail Price?
  17. 17. $446.73 Encyclopedia of Political Theory
  18. 18. Scholarly Journal Articles • Written by experts • Can be very recent research
  19. 19. Actual Retail Price?
  20. 20. $37.50 “Western Concepts, Chinese Context” From the journal International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning
  21. 21. Newspaper Articles • Written by journalists/non-experts • Can be recent information
  22. 22. Actual Retail Price?
  23. 23. $3.95 “Murder in Mind” From the newspaper Washington Post
  24. 24. Magazine Articles • Written by journalists/non-experts • Can be recent information
  25. 25. Actual Retail Price?
  26. 26. $5.95 “South Padre’s Magic Shrinking Beaches” From the magazine Saturday Evening Post
  27. 27. SHOWCASE SHOWDOWN How much would you estimate all these items are worth?
  28. 28. Book Reviews Explains the author’s argument and how s/he tried to make it
  29. 29. Actual Retail Price?
  30. 30. $35.00 “Consumed: How Markets Corrupt” From the journal Journal of Industrial Ecology
  31. 31. Documentaries Tell stories about real events and people
  32. 32. Actual Retail Price?
  33. 33. $19.78 Exit Through the Gift Shop
  34. 34. Author’s Method Institutional study
  35. 35. Actual Retail Price?
  36. 36. $32.00 “Peeling Back the Layers” From the journal Enterprise & Society
  37. 37. Author’s Method Biological study
  38. 38. Actual Retail Price?
  39. 39. $31.50 “Engineering Plant Metabolism into Microbes” From the journal Current Opinion in Biotechnology
  40. 40. Author’s Method Community study
  41. 41. Actual Retail Price?
  42. 42. $30.73 "A Primary School Arts Festival” From the journal Victorian Journal of Music Education
  43. 43. Author’s Method Focuses on mapmaking techniques
  44. 44. Actual Retail Price?
  45. 45. $20.00 ‘‘Giuseppe Vasi's Nuova Pianta di Roma (1781)’’ From the journal Eighteenth-Century Studies
  46. 46. SHOWCASE SHOWDOWN How much would you estimate all these items are worth?
  47. 47. Search Techniques • title searches • keyword searches • phrase searching • using 360 link
  48. 48. Questions? Contact us! Porter Henderson Library Research Assistance reference@angelo.edu (325) 486-6534

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