Week 6 – TuesdayThe day the Zombie searched a database
One minute write upCan you go over again…?                   Dislikes: APA.                               Summaries       ...
Quizzes.Some of you willfind notes onyour quizzesabout cheating.Not that you needreminded, butcheating isUNACCEPTABLE.If I...
thursday’s quiz: chaNGeOver ChapterFOURChapter 4 coversevaluation whichwe went over lastweek.We will take thechapter 3 qui...
Let’s taLk about….                                     The Facts:                       Due week 11                       ...
Questions?
Why Search Databases?Smaller “bucket” to begin from.Published = someone else reviewedand edited                           ...
Databases!If you can use Facebook, you can use a database.                            Facebook = Database                 ...
A list of records on Facebook.                   Do you get a                   lot of                   information      ...
List of records in Academic Search Premier                               Do you get a                               lot of...
Record
RecordRecord = fancy way of saying “basicinformation on a particular item”On Facebook, a record is a profile that contains...
A Facebook Profile = an Item Record                       You clicked on                       someone, and               ...
A Facebook Profile = an Item Record                       You clicked on and                        item, and viola!      ...
FIELD
FIELDField = fancy way of saying “pieceof info”When you fill out a form, you fill out fields:Name, marital status, address...
A Facebook Tag = A Subject Heading                       What’s a Tag?                      What happens if I             ...
A Facebook Tag = A Subject Heading                      What happens if I                      click on a subject         ...
Subject Heading
Subject HeadingSubject heading = fancy way of saying“a way to group together things thatare alike”When you tag on Facebook...
Facebook limiter = Databases limiterHow do you narrow down  search in Facebook?  What happens if I  click one of these    ...
Facebook limiter = Databases limiter                        What happens if I                        click one of these   ...
Limiter/Filter
Limiter/FilterLimiter or Filter = a fancy way ofsaying “ways to narrow your search”When you limit on Facebook:You look for...
But Which one should I search?
But Which one should I search?       SO MANY DATABASES!Pay attention to descriptions!Research guides!Ask!We will get to kn...
But how do I get to them?
But how do I get to them?
But how do I use them?
Database Demo
Your TurnIn class searching assignment!      YAY!!!!
today’s coNcepts:Databases            …What they are            …How to search them            …Why to search themAcademic...
Sixth Brain Trust MissionFind two articles on your source using AcademicSearch PremierRecord all the relevant pieces of in...
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  • Other reasons it is important – so others can find your sources, so YOU can find your sources. So you can follow the trail of research!
  • Other reasons it is important – so others can find your sources, so YOU can find your sources. So you can follow the trail of research!
  • Other reasons it is important – so others can find your sources, so YOU can find your sources. So you can follow the trail of research!
  • Other reasons it is important – so others can find your sources, so YOU can find your sources. So you can follow the trail of research!
  • Plus, most of them are pretty much the same once you learn how to navigate them! They all have a help function, and there are tutorials available.
  • Comment on Abstracts. Remember, you have to click on the item to find the rest of the info!Point out where full-text is located. Point out where all the APA information is located. Also, CITATION information!
  • Week 6 tuesday

    1. 1. Week 6 – TuesdayThe day the Zombie searched a database
    2. 2. One minute write upCan you go over again…? Dislikes: APA. Summaries This class moves fastOther comments: Zombies make it hard to researchI wanna tie your arms toyour sides! Searching on topicsI don’t feel like this class will Hard to catch uphelp me a whole lot in thefuture. APA
    3. 3. Quizzes.Some of you willfind notes onyour quizzesabout cheating.Not that you needreminded, butcheating isUNACCEPTABLE.If I catch you in theact, you’ll get a 0.If I suspect it, you’llhear from me. Future quizzes will be taken using an online program, QuizStar, to help you resist temptation.
    4. 4. thursday’s quiz: chaNGeOver ChapterFOURChapter 4 coversevaluation whichwe went over lastweek.We will take thechapter 3 quizafter we’vecovered books.Sorry for thisconfusion!! Chapter THREE quiz will be Tuesday, November 15
    5. 5. Let’s taLk about…. The Facts: Due week 11 Annotated References page (50pts) And EITHER a reflection or presentation (20pts) Should you be working Reality Check: on this now?You’ve been working on the Up to you. Annotated References page Doing a good, thoroughThis whole time! job on your homework means less work to do onAnd the reflection is just to let you process your project.
    6. 6. Questions?
    7. 7. Why Search Databases?Smaller “bucket” to begin from.Published = someone else reviewedand edited DatabaseAccess – you have to log inbecause these are subscriptions!Better sources – but you still needto evaluate! Google
    8. 8. Databases!If you can use Facebook, you can use a database. Facebook = Database Facebook = Giant collection of information that you know how to navigate Academic Databases = Giant collection of information that you don’t quite yet know how to navigate. (but you will!)
    9. 9. A list of records on Facebook. Do you get a lot of information here? How would I get more information on each person?
    10. 10. List of records in Academic Search Premier Do you get a lot of informationh ere? How would I get more information on each item?
    11. 11. Record
    12. 12. RecordRecord = fancy way of saying “basicinformation on a particular item”On Facebook, a record is a profile that containsyour basic information.In an article database, the record is where you willfind the basic info on the book or article.Think of the item record as the “Item Profile”
    13. 13. A Facebook Profile = an Item Record You clicked on someone, and viola! WAY MORE INFO! Information Available: hometown, workplace, languages, current town, likes. These are Fields
    14. 14. A Facebook Profile = an Item Record You clicked on and item, and viola! WAY MORE INFO! Information Available: author, source, subject terms, volume, issue, pages. These are Fields
    15. 15. FIELD
    16. 16. FIELDField = fancy way of saying “pieceof info”When you fill out a form, you fill out fields:Name, marital status, address, phone numberIn an article database, the fields are about thearticle:Author, journal, date, volume, issue numberThis is the info you need to create APA citations!
    17. 17. A Facebook Tag = A Subject Heading What’s a Tag? What happens if I click on a tag?
    18. 18. A Facebook Tag = A Subject Heading What happens if I click on a subject heading?
    19. 19. Subject Heading
    20. 20. Subject HeadingSubject heading = fancy way of saying“a way to group together things thatare alike”When you tag on Facebook:You clump together things on the same personIn an article database, subject headingsClump together articles on the same topicSo if you find a subject heading on your topic andclick on it, you are taken to a whole list of potential
    21. 21. Facebook limiter = Databases limiterHow do you narrow down search in Facebook? What happens if I click one of these boxes? Do more, or fewer results show up if I click one?
    22. 22. Facebook limiter = Databases limiter What happens if I click one of these boxes? Do more, or fewer results show up if I click one?
    23. 23. Limiter/Filter
    24. 24. Limiter/FilterLimiter or Filter = a fancy way ofsaying “ways to narrow your search”When you limit on Facebook:You look for people from JUST the same school orwork, or townWhey you limit in a database:You look for items that are JUST scholarly, or from acertain year, or by a certain authorYou reduce the number of items in your search, soit’s easier to find what you’re looking for!
    25. 25. But Which one should I search?
    26. 26. But Which one should I search? SO MANY DATABASES!Pay attention to descriptions!Research guides!Ask!We will get to know several Harrison databases over the next few weeks.Familiarize yourself really well with 1 or 2, and make them your “go to”databases.My two? Academic search premier & Opposing Viewpoints.
    27. 27. But how do I get to them?
    28. 28. But how do I get to them?
    29. 29. But how do I use them?
    30. 30. Database Demo
    31. 31. Your TurnIn class searching assignment! YAY!!!!
    32. 32. today’s coNcepts:Databases …What they are …How to search them …Why to search themAcademic Search Premier
    33. 33. Sixth Brain Trust MissionFind two articles on your source using AcademicSearch PremierRecord all the relevant pieces of informationJot down four of the main pointsof the article, so that you cansummarize it later. DUE THURSDAY.ALSO: Chapter 3 Quiz THURSDAY
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