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  • IntroductionApril 15 and 16 2010 Westlake High School
  • Class Objectives : Day 1
  • Objective #1 Discussion here with class about broad terms of sorts. Obvious: Bigger collection Have more freedomLater hours Not so Obvious: Look at website!Instant Message Reference Scholarly Journals Special Collections Databases (that cost a lot of money) and students pay forLibrarians on duty to help you! (ask us!)Study Rooms Government Documents Microfilm and Microfiche
  • Where do you find all your information for your needs? Newspaper: new york Times, Los Angeles Times, Times Picayunehttp://www.bp.com/bodycopyarticle.do?categoryId=1&contentId=7052055http://www.nola.com/Books? Internet? TV? Friends?
  • Select/DivideMichael Jackson Tiger Woods Youth in Asia Terrorism Homeland Security Hurricane Rita Cajun Music
  • Objective #2 Government Documents (4th floor) Scholarly Journals (show) and Old Print Journals (show)Microfilm (show)Databases/Electronic Resources (Netlibrary for example) discussed some earlier Archives/Special Collections
  • Use your user id’s and passwords
  • What are you all interested in? Sports? Fashion? Music? The future? Boys? Girls? Cars? Fun? Sleeping? Take advantage of College and explore your interests! Both personal and scholarly!!
  • Nerd Alert? I don’t think so!Friend of the Library! Become one! You can get started on using the libraries resources this summer! Join and follow us on FACEBOOK!
  • Research is a Process: Oral HistoryArchives Friends Internet Collaboration DiscussionPBS New York Times History Detectives!
  • High school transition 2010

    1. 1. MAKING THE TRANSITION FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO UNIVERSITY LIBRARY <br />
    2. 2. Class Objectives: Day 1<br />Getting Acclimated to an Academic Library <br /><ul><li> Understand how an academic library is different.
    3. 3. How does an academic library develop and organize the collection?
    4. 4. Identify and investigate different types of academic library collection materials.
    5. 5. How to search the Frazar Memorial Library catalog.
    6. 6. Identify select key databases that will be of future use as a college student.
    7. 7. Active searching in key databases </li></li></ul><li>How is a University library different? <br />
    8. 8. Where do you find <br />QUALITY information? <br /> I Google… <br />What’s the difference? <br />
    9. 9. Databases to know about now! <br />NetLibrary<br />CQ Researcher <br />Pop Culture Universe<br />Biography Resource Center <br />Academic Search Complete <br />
    10. 10. Academic Library Treasures<br /><ul><li>Government Documents
    11. 11. Scholarly Journals
    12. 12. Microfilm & Microfiche
    13. 13. Archives/SpecialCollections </li></li></ul><li>Activity #1: Small Group Activity <br /><ul><li>Go to the Frazar Memorial Library homepage http://library.mcneese.edu
    14. 14. Under the Research Tools Section click on </li></ul>“Find Journals Articles, etc. by Database <br /><ul><li>From the A to Z list select the database assigned to your group
    15. 15. Type in your assigned topic search
    16. 16. Share with the class what your topic was, what database you searched and what, if any, results you found there
    17. 17. Any Discussion? Questions? </li></li></ul><li>Activity #2: Academic Search Complete <br /><ul><li>Go to the Frazar Memorial Library homepage http://library.mcneese.edu
    18. 18. Under the Research Tools Section click on </li></ul>“Find Journals Articles, etc. by Database <br /><ul><li>From the A to Z list select Academic Search Complete
    19. 19. Do an Advanced Search for the title “Spring Forward, Fall Back, Through Literature”
    20. 20. Click on the found title blue link.
    21. 21. From what source did this article come from?
    22. 22. What is the date of the article?
    23. 23. What is the article about? (see the abstract) </li></li></ul><li>Thirsty for Knowledge?<br />
    24. 24. Are you a <br />Friend of the Library? <br />NO, but I am friends with them on FACEBOOK….<br />
    25. 25. Stay Thirsty! <br />Stay Curious!<br />Be Alive in College! <br />See You@ the Library…….<br />
    26. 26.
    27. 27. QUESTIONS? <br />Tracy M. Hall <br />Reference & Instruction Librarian <br />McNeese State University <br />thall@mcneese.edu<br />337-475-5738 <br />
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