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Presentation for a workshop for ENG 2100 (a freshman composition course) at Baruch College. The professor wanted me to focus less on finding sources and more on evaluating and using them.

Presentation for a workshop for ENG 2100 (a freshman composition course) at Baruch College. The professor wanted me to focus less on finding sources and more on evaluating and using them.

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    ENG 2100  Fall 2009  Heung ENG 2100 Fall 2009 Heung Presentation Transcript

    • Evaluating and Using Sources Stephen Francoeur Newman Library Baruch College 4 November 2009 Research Survey to Determine the Mobility of Physicians in the Chicago Area Being Conducted at the University of Chicago with the Aid of Forty [40] National Youth Administration Employees . N.d. New York Public Library. NYPL Digital Gallery . Web. 4 November 2009. <http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?1260389>.
    • Learning Goals
      • Students will be able to:
      • Evaluate sources based on multiple, relevant criteria
      • Distinguish between source types by analyzing source citations
      • Compose citations for online sources
    • Books Search the Library Catalog
    • Articles
      • Search a database, such as:
      • Academic Search Complete
      • LexisNexis Academic
      • Opposing Viewpoints
    • Search Basics BAD IDEA purpose of a college education BETTER IDEA purpose AND college education BEST IDEA (purpose OR goal) AND college education
    • Evaluating Sources
      • Date of publication
      • Scholarly vs. popular
      • Credibility of author
    • Scholarly-Popular Continuum Scholarly Popular
      • Scholarly Journals
      • Audience = fellow scholars
      • Long articles
      • Bibliographies
      • Jargon
      • Peer reviewed
      • Magazines and Newspapers
      • Audience = everyday readers
      • Short articles
      • No bibliographies
      • Everyday language
      • Not peer reviewed
    • Credibility
      • Google the author to learn if author:
        • Teaches on this topic?
        • Written more than once on the topic?
        • Has degrees related to the topic?
        • Works in a field related to the topic?
    • Available at the Library
    • Sample Citations Schrecker, Ellen. Many Are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America . Boston: Little, Brown, 1998. Print. Schrecker, Ellen. “McCarthyism: Political Repression and the Fear of Communism.” Social Review 71:4 (2004), 1041-1086. Print. Thatcher, Margaret. “My Cozy Cottage.” Ladies Home Journal (September 19, 2001), 45-46. Print.
    • Citing Websites Using MLA
      • Purdue OWL
      • http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/
      • “Do Professors Matter?”
      • http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2009/10/30/katopes
    • How Was It?
      • What are three things I learned about research today that I didn’t already know?
      • What is one thing about research that we should have covered or that I’m still unclear about?