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Slide presentation to accompanying library instruction session for Media & Society 100

Slide presentation to accompanying library instruction session for Media & Society 100

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  • 1. 1 Podcasting Project : Introduction to Information Resources Introduction to Media and Society
  • 2. 2 Marumushi Newsmap p • www.marumushi.com/apps/newsmap/newsmap.cfm • Visual representation of Google News aggregator ▫ Self-described: ▫ “…a tool to divide information into quickly recognizable bands which, when presented together, reveal underlying patterns in news reporting across cultures and within news segments in constant change around the globe.” ▫ Including accentuation of bias
  • 3. 3 Types of Information yp • Primary | Secondary |Tertiary • Scholarly | Popular ▫ “peer reviewed” Tip! refereed ▫ “refereed” Examine databases for checkboxes and/or tabbed results to limit results to scholarly literature.
  • 4. 4 UTSA Library.  Scholarly Journals v. Popular Magazine Articles.  Accessible online: http://lib.utsa.edu/Research/Subject/scholarlyguide.html Accessed:  20 Oct.  2008. 2008 Scholarly | Popular y p Characteristics Scholarly Popular Length g Longer, in-depth g p Shorter, broad overview Authorship Expert or specialist, with Staff writer or journalist, credentials no credentials Language g g Jargon of the field g Non-technical for broad audience Format Structured, with sections No format or structure Editors Board of experts in the Staff editors field (refereed) Credits Bibliography to No usually provided, document research though works may be referenced in text
  • 5. 5 James Cook University.  Examples of Primary, Secondary, & Tertiary Sources.   Available online: http://www.library.jcu.edu.au/LibraryGuides/primsrcs.shtml.  Accessed 20 Oct. 2008. Accessed 20 Oct 2008 Primary | Secondary | Tertiary Discipline p Primaryy Secondary y Tertiary y Source Source Source Art Original artwork Article critiquing Art Index piece Engineering Patent Derwent Patent Guide to using Index patent literature History Explorer’s Diary Book about APAIS exploration (Information thesaurus) Literature Poem Treatise on genre MLA Index Psychology Notes by clinical Monograph on Dictionary of psychologist the condition psychology Science Journal reporting Biological p g g -- original research abstracts Theatre Video of Biography of Chronology of performance playwright the play
  • 6. 6 Social bookmarking | Link, site, and resource organization
  • 7. 7 http://delicious.com/sara.greenleaf/mdsc100
  • 8. 8 Media Headlines • Direct from sources / Newspaper web sites • Aggregated news: Google News [news.google.com] ProQuest - Newspapers Academic (LexisNexis) • News magazine sites g • Technorati [technorati.com] blogs = Popular opinion/discussion/buzz
  • 9. 9 Blogs g • “A blog … is a Web site, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order.”—Wikipedia. • Technorati [technorati.com] blogs = Popular opinion/discussion/buzz/bias
  • 10. 10 Organizational Tools g • Google News ▫ Email alerts ▫ News feeds • Delicious • Other social bookmarking tools g
  • 11. 11 Critical Information • What are the related aspects of your topic? Examples: • body image and media • sports and cultural identity • influence of the media on political choice • impact of video games on physical activity
  • 12. 12 Film & television literature index
  • 13. 13 Copyright py g • All rights reserved • Creator of the work controls use, derivation and , distribution of that work
  • 14. 14 Public Domain • Copyright of the work in question is not currently held • Work is generally available for g y use or re-use
  • 15. 15 Creative Commons Attribution No Derivatives Non-Commercial Share Alike
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  • 17. 17 http://delicious.com/sara.greenleaf/mdsc100
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  • 19. 19 Citation Resources • Cite source | http://citesource.trincoll.edu/ • Style guides @ HWS: ▫ APA (5th ed.) | REF PN147 .P83 2001 ▫ Chicago (15th ed ) | REF PN147 .U69 2003 ed.) U69 ▫ MLA (6th ed.) | REF PN147 .G53 2003
  • 20. 20 Sara Greenleaf ext. 3007 greenleaf@hws.edu

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