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Jc week3-libr250

LiBR 250

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Jc week3-libr250

  1. 1. DETERMINING THE INFORMATION YOU NEED LIBR 250 Week 3 Jayati Chaudhuri
  2. 2. 1. Research process 2. Find the information 3. Distinguish between primary and secondary information sources 4. Various ways to access information LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  3. 3. Starts broadly and ends narrowly Effective research question Ineffective research question RESEARCH PROCESS
  4. 4. 1. Primary Sources-Original document. For example: letter, diaries, speeches, interviews. 2. Secondary Sources -Interpret and/or analyze primary sources. For example: encyclopedias, textbooks, and articles analyzing primary sources. PRIMARY& SECONDARY SOURCES
  5. 5. Reference sources Encyclopedias Dictionaries Directories Almanacs Atlases Indexes SECONDARY SOURCES
  6. 6. BOOKS http://www.calstatela.edu/library 1. Print or digital 2. Print – via Catalog 3. E-books – via Catalog
  7. 7. HOW TO READ CALL NUMBERS
  8. 8. Scholarly journals Popular magazines Trade publications Newspapers Multimedia PERIODICALS
  9. 9. Trade Publications Periodicals intended for a specific industry or business Published by an association tied to the trade NEWSPAPERS & TRADE PUBLICATIONS
  10. 10. Scholarly Journals Popular Magazines SCHOLARLY VS. POPULAR

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