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Let Me<br />That For You<br />How the Internet has shaped the way we research and learn, for better and for worse.<br />Am...
What is research?<br />
"What's a library, dad?" "Oh, it's just a place where homeless people come to shave and go BM." - Family Guy<br />
Before Google<br />
Sources of Information Today<br />databases<br />youtube<br />Electronicbooks<br />books<br />podcasts<br />Google<br />jo...
Connecting the dots… tra la la<br />
Let’s Pick on Wikipedia<br />
Archives and Breaking News<br />
You are here? <br />
What does it mean?<br />
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Let Me Google That For You - SMCRVA

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Presentation given at social media club, Richmond VA June 23, 2011

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    1. 1. Let Me<br />That For You<br />How the Internet has shaped the way we research and learn, for better and for worse.<br />Amanda Hartman<br />Digital Services Librarian, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College<br />
    2. 2. What is research?<br />
    3. 3. "What's a library, dad?" "Oh, it's just a place where homeless people come to shave and go BM." - Family Guy<br />
    4. 4. Before Google<br />
    5. 5. Sources of Information Today<br />databases<br />youtube<br />Electronicbooks<br />books<br />podcasts<br />Google<br />journals<br />Google Scholar<br />Wolfram-Alpha<br />websites<br />Wikipedia<br />Bing<br />
    6. 6. Connecting the dots… tra la la<br />
    7. 7. Let’s Pick on Wikipedia<br />
    8. 8. Archives and Breaking News<br />
    9. 9. You are here? <br />
    10. 10. What does it mean?<br />
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