LIS 458 Teaching Demo Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database Lauren Wojcik  July 11, 2011
What is it? Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) <ul><li>Item records and reviews of children’s literature,...
Why use it? <ul><li>Educators, parents, librarians, and researchers may find this database helpful in identifying books fo...
Accessing the database <ul><li>From the University of Illinois Library website, navigate to the Online Research Resources ...
Browse Mode Best for finding books about a certain topic, or written by a particular author
Browse Mode: Finding books by a given author
Browse Mode: Finding books by a given author
Browse Mode: Finding books by a given author TIP: Green dots indicate that the entry contains at least one review
Search Mode Best for full-text searches of bibliographic data and book reviews
Search Mode: Qualifiers
Search Mode: Qualifiers <ul><li>Word Search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Narrow search by limiting to exact word or phrase </li><...
Search Mode: Finding award-winning books by topic and grade level
Search Mode: Finding award-winning books by topic and grade level
Search Mode: Finding award-winning books by topic and grade level
Search Mode: Finding books by award-winning books by topic and grade level
Search Tip <ul><li>Remember to select “New Search” or clear the search screen before beginning a new search. If you use th...
Practice <ul><li>1. Choose an animal and find one  fiction  book and one  non-fiction  book about that animal for second g...
Questions? <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>https://sites.google.com/site/lis458clcd </li></ul>
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LIS 458 Teaching Demo - Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

  1. 1. LIS 458 Teaching Demo Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database Lauren Wojcik July 11, 2011
  2. 2. What is it? Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) <ul><li>Item records and reviews of children’s literature, videos, and audio books from 1993 to date. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviews sourced from publications such as BookHive, Booklist, The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, and The Lion and the Unicorn. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database entries include reviews, awards won by the book (if any) and information on reading level </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Why use it? <ul><li>Educators, parents, librarians, and researchers may find this database helpful in identifying books for youth. </li></ul><ul><li>Use it to… </li></ul><ul><li>Locate books on a specific topic </li></ul><ul><li>Locate books by a particular author or illustrator </li></ul><ul><li>Locate books appropriate for children at specific reading levels or grade levels </li></ul>
  4. 4. Accessing the database <ul><li>From the University of Illinois Library website, navigate to the Online Research Resources Page. </li></ul><ul><li>Search for &quot;Children's Literature Comprehensive Database&quot; and click on the resulting link. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are off campus, you may access the database by logging in with your NetID and password when prompted. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Browse Mode Best for finding books about a certain topic, or written by a particular author
  6. 6. Browse Mode: Finding books by a given author
  7. 7. Browse Mode: Finding books by a given author
  8. 8. Browse Mode: Finding books by a given author TIP: Green dots indicate that the entry contains at least one review
  9. 9. Search Mode Best for full-text searches of bibliographic data and book reviews
  10. 10. Search Mode: Qualifiers
  11. 11. Search Mode: Qualifiers <ul><li>Word Search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Narrow search by limiting to exact word or phrase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Broaden by allowing database to search word stems and synonyms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Specific Fields </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for a particular author, series, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Special Search Qualifiers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Awards/Honors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Selecting “Award Winners Only” will limit results to books that won awards. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Additional Search Qualifiers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Age </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Category (Fiction/Non-fiction) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Country of Publication </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reading Metrics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interest Level & Reading Level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>These can be used to locate Hi-Lo or “leveled reading” books. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Search Mode: Finding award-winning books by topic and grade level
  13. 13. Search Mode: Finding award-winning books by topic and grade level
  14. 14. Search Mode: Finding award-winning books by topic and grade level
  15. 15. Search Mode: Finding books by award-winning books by topic and grade level
  16. 16. Search Tip <ul><li>Remember to select “New Search” or clear the search screen before beginning a new search. If you use the “Back” button, the limits you set in the previous search will still apply. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Practice <ul><li>1. Choose an animal and find one fiction book and one non-fiction book about that animal for second graders. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Find one fantasy book about dragons that was published in the United Kingdom. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Pick a season or holiday and find three book entries on your chosen topic that include reviews (you might find it helpful to use the browse mode for this one.) </li></ul>
  18. 18. Questions? <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>https://sites.google.com/site/lis458clcd </li></ul>
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