Fsem090-Money in Literature

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Fsem090-Money in Literature

  1. 1. Start
  2. 2. Preliminaries
  3. 3. Preliminaries • Resource page(s) • Library Web page
  4. 4. Information wants to be easy to access.
  5. 5. Our expectations as consumers of information are constantly evolving.
  6. 6. Time Existence of Search Information
  7. 7. What am I looking for?
  8. 8. What types of information best meet my needs?
  9. 9. What are my professor’s expectations?
  10. 10. Do the resources I have access to meet the criteria for scholarly research?
  11. 11. My Goals: Skills / (1) Consider what type of information resource best meets Navigation your needs. (2) Determine what content best meets your needs. (3) Teach you how to get your hands on the material. Selection
  12. 12. Introduction to a topic.
  13. 13. Encyclopedias and Reference Works Used for fact checking, quick, and authoritative definition or summarization of a topic.
  14. 14. Encyclopedias • Encyclopedia Britannica – Online – Print (1998) • Gale Virtual Reference Library – International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (2nd ed., 2008) - online – Encyclopedia of Population • Online (2003) or Print (2003)
  15. 15. Research Game Strategy FIND: (1) Enough (not too many) sources. (1) High quality (scholarly) sources.
  16. 16. Finding Articles
  17. 17. Finding Articles • Social Science Index with Full Text – Getting your hands on the article • JSTOR – Navigating the result set
  18. 18. Finding Books
  19. 19. Finding Books Standard tool is the catalog. • Voyager – books in the HWS library • WorldCat – books in many other libraries Supplementary tools: • Interlibrary Loan (ILL) • Google Books
  20. 20. Exercise: Cousin Marshall by Harriet Martineau

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