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Credo Reference Tutorial

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    Credo Reference Tutorial Credo Reference Tutorial Presentation Transcript

    • What’s so great aboutCredo Reference?
    • Today’s Workshop will Include.. Overview Demonstration Time for Exploration and Questions
    • What is it? An Aggregator of full-text online reference books (encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, thesauri, factbooks.etc) 600 Titles from 80+ publishers Over 3 million entries More than 300,000 entries More than 200,000 audio files Collection grows monthlyAPA, MLA, Chicago, Harvard Citations on each entry
    • Sample Publishers
    • Sampling of Content
    • More Content… Medical dictionaries (help  Holiday Festivals and with pronunciation) Celebrations of the world Hutchinson Encyclopedia Anatomy Atlas Latino Literature Dictionary of Literature CIA Worldfact book
    • Special Features Include… Unique URL’s Topic Pages Resource Links (open door to your other subscribed resources and online card catalog) Easy Access to e-Books in your subject area Concept Map LibGuides
    • Easily Explore Book Contents
    • Each Book’s Index is UniqueAbout this bookContentsHeadingsImages
    • Another Book’s Index might “People”tab:
    • Another Book includes “DynamicTables”
    • Topic Pages Specially arranged pages on a particular topic One stop shopping – allows you to get topic information from varied reference sources and formats Example:  Declaration of Independence  DNA  Mid-autumn Festival
    • Scroll down Topic Page to seeJournal Articles, Books, Images, Newsand more…
    • Unique URL’s Use links directly from page on your assignments, syllabi, reviews, etc. (Mrs. Lynch’s Group Topics)
    • Concept Maps…  Explore a topic visually  Get quick information  Find related terms  Reshape your focus
    • Make Broader
    • Or Narrower
    • Advanced Search…Sidebar Facets
    • Other Useful Features… MLA CITATION
    • SAVE More than one point of access:
    • Gadgets…
    • Multi-lingual Interface
    • Related Terms Tag Cloud
    • Ideas for applying Credo to YourClasses/Curriculum… Paste unique URL’s into  Provide Reference Books homework, syllabus, curriculum pages.  Use Concept Map to initiate and explore research topics Use topic Pages to introduce a topic  Use Credo LibGuides to expand research Request a topic page be made  Play Six Degrees of Separation with Concept Link to primary source Map documents  Example: Mrs. Lynch’s Group Work Topics
    • Define Key Words and Vocabulary Add unique URL’s of common vocabulary to your assignment pages
    • Find a Topic Pages Relevant to YourClasses
    • Request a Topic PageCredo’s Sales Rep has offeredto take Topic Page Suggestionsfrom us. They have a goal ofadding 1,000 topic pages totheir current collection of10,000.See the example of Mid-Autumn Festival that Irequested for Mrs. Lee’sChinese clas
    • Use Credo Books in YourSyllabus/Curriculum/LessonplanningMedicine Examples Business Examples
    • Use Images/Videos to Jazz up YourWebsite
    • LibGuideshttp://credoreference.libguides.com/browse.phpHOW TO USECREDOs LIBGUIDEShttp://vimeo.com/48958905
    • Fair Use http://corp.credoreference.com/terms
    • FOR MORE HELP 2-minute How- to’s http://corp.credorefer ence.com/support/training  Concept Map /training-videos.html  Find a Book  Advanced Searching  Topic Pages
    • Explore Research Topics A Comparison of Harry Potter and Macbeth as Tragic Heroes To what extent does the response to Hurricane Katrina expose social behaviors revealing that America has not fully achieved African- American equality An investigation into the cognitive, biological and social-cultural aspects of infatuation in human beings. To What Extent has Society’s View of HIV AIDS been Influenced by the Media Sources of Film, Television, and Theater?
    •  Environmental Systems and Societies: To what extent do the environmental benefits of nuclear power outweigh the harms of its waste?
    • The Research Process http://library.humboldt.edu/ic/general_competency/kuh lthau.html
    • The Research Process http://prezi.com/y7-w4b2rqasy/the-research- process/?res_nr=3&sis=2324910777
    • School Topics  Wood sculpture  Music Theory  Personal Finance + Web Applications  Symphonic Movement  Richard Wright – “Blackboy”  Wind ensemble  Homer’s Odyssey  Keyboard techniques  Steinbeck of Mice and Men  Trigonometry  E.e. cummings  Discrete math  Homeostasis  Pre-calculus  Genetics  CAD  Tayssachs disease  3-D modeling  Anatomy  Culinary Arts  Space technology  Colinization  Environmental science  Constitutional law  Forensic Science  Foreign policy
    • Sample Prezi http://prezi.com/4jrranugjj6p/turn-a-powerpoint-to-prezi- prezihelpcom/