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2016-03-UIUC_MA_Search

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Multicultural advocates (MAs) at the University of Illinois are required to have weekly programming and displays on social justice topics. Many of these topics (incarceration, racism, activism, LGBTQA rights, etc) require statistics and facts to back up their presentations. This slideshow talks about searching and how to do it effectively in their context.

For the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Residence Hall Libraries.

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2016-03-UIUC_MA_Search

  1. 1. Not All Searching Is The Same MA Presentation by Residence Hall Library Supervisors January 25, 2016
  2. 2. HOW DO WE FIND INFORMATION?
  3. 3. Same Search, Different Search Engines Search for: Flint Michigan water
  4. 4. What’s “reliable”?
  5. 5. Source of information is important ■ Opinion articles ■ Blog posts ■ Peer reviewed journals ■ News articles (biased addressed) ■ Google search results
  6. 6. LIBRARY DATABASES
  7. 7. Database by subject
  8. 8. Encyclopedias
  9. 9. Undergraduate LibGuide ■ http://guides.library.illinois.edu/prf.php?account_id=55708
  10. 10. This is our job! We’re here to help.
  11. 11. THANKS!

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