Why Use Print

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unit in GNED 104 course at Morrisville State College.

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Why Use Print

  1. 1. Print Resources Wilfred Drew SUNY Morrisville College Library
  2. 2. Why use print resources to find information? <ul><li>All of the computers are busy. </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t find anything online. </li></ul><ul><li>No online indexes or databases for the subject. </li></ul><ul><li>? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Finding magazines, newspapers, journal articles offline <ul><li>General Indexes such as Readers’ Guide. </li></ul><ul><li>Subject Indexes such as Applied Science and Technology Index. </li></ul><ul><li>New York Times Index. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Readers’ Guide <ul><li>Dominating the Web [AOL's takeover of Netscape] T. Fennell. il Maclean's vI I I no49 p48 D 7 '98 </li></ul><ul><li>Is the Net a bargain at any price? [@Home and Excite] L. Himelstein. il Business Week no3614 p38+ F 1 '99 </li></ul><ul><li>FTC lists dirty dozen spam scams. P. Cook. il Home Office Computing v16 nol I pill N '98 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Readers’ Guide
  6. 6. Applied Science & Technology <ul><li>Conjuring the cure for Asian flu. D. Hartshorn. il Satell Commun v23 nol p24-6+ Ja '99 </li></ul><ul><li>Has the ice man arrived? Tact on the Internet. J. Grudin. IEEE Intell Syst Appi v14 nol p8-9 Ja/F '99 </li></ul><ul><li>Reslicing the telecoms pie. D. Hartshorn. Satell Commun v23 nol p62 Ja '99 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Applied Science & Technology
  8. 8. NY Times Index
  9. 9. NY Times Index
  10. 10. Finding Other Print Information <ul><li>Encyclopedias </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionaries </li></ul><ul><li>Directories </li></ul><ul><li>Almanacs </li></ul>
  11. 11. Encyclopedias: medium to long articles on many subjects. <ul><li>General Encyclopedias -- Britannica, World Book, Americana </li></ul><ul><li>Found in the A call number range in reference section. </li></ul><ul><li>Specialized Encyclopedias -- McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology </li></ul>
  12. 12. Dictionaries: definitions of words or phrases. <ul><li>General Dictionaries -- Webster’s </li></ul><ul><li>Found in the podium in reference section. </li></ul><ul><li>Specialized Dictionaries -- Located in various parts of reference. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Almanacs: collections of facts, statistics, and other information. <ul><li>General Almanacs -- World Almanac </li></ul><ul><li>Found in the A call number range in reference section. </li></ul><ul><li>Specialized Almanacs -- Located in various parts of reference. </li></ul>

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