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Introduction to the Harpeth Hall library


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This introductory lesson introduces students to the Harpeth Hall library and resources. An emphasis on evaluating information found online is included in the form of the C.A.R.P. method for evaluating online information.

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Introduction to the Harpeth Hall library

  1. 1. UPPER SCHOOLLIBRARY RESEARCH Mrs. Bernet Upper School Librarian Harpeth Hall School
  2. 2. Welcome to Upper School Research Introduction  Library Resources  Upper School Librarian: Mrs. Bernet  Print, Electronic, A/V, & Periodicals  kristin.bernet@  Destiny, Project Pages, & Databases  Meetings and help  Critical Thinking Honor  Creating a search query  Academic integrity  C.A.R.P. Method for evaluating  What is “Plagiarism” and why online sources should you care?  Noodle Tools  How to avoid plagiarism  MLA Citation format  Noodle Notes for collaboration
  3. 3. What is “Honor” and how does it relate to academic integrity?“I pledge not to…….”  Cheat  Plagiarize  Misinformation
  4. 4. Plagiarism &Why Should You Care?What is “Plagiarism” Self-Plagiarism Paraphrasing Copy and pasting from the web (“There was no author”) Pictures and Images Common knowledge Incorrect Citation
  5. 5. Examples of Common Plagiarism Types of Plagiarism Cutting and pasting from electronic sources without citations Faking a citation Careless paraphrasing Buying research papers Not giving credit where it is due! Copyright 2001 by Pyrczak Publishing. All Rights Reserved. Reproduced with permission
  6. 6. ENGLEHART, 1981 CARTOON FROM THE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN EDITORIAL CARTOONISTS SIMPSON, 2005 Cartoon from the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists Slide 2Slide 1
  7. 7. How to Avoid PlagiarizingUse a bibliography to list all “Once detected, plagiarism in asources referenced or used for work provokes skepticism andyour research even outrage among readers, whose trust in the author has been broken”(Gibaldi 53). Include in-text citations to reference your bibliography When in doubt, ALWAYS cite!
  8. 8. Resources Available In The Library Tangible Resources Electronic Resources Reference  Databases Periodicals  E-Books, e-newspapers Fiction and Non-fiction  Image Files Videos & A/V  Writing Guide  Project Pages
  9. 9. Library Catalog = “Destiny”
  10. 10. Why Use a Database? Examples of Library databases:What is a database and  ABC-CLIO Worldwhy are librarians Historyalways telling you to use  Exploring Ancientthem? Civilizations  History Reference Center
  11. 11. Critical Thinking Search Strategy Evaluating Info Online Read Assignment  Construct Search Carefully Query Write down “game  SelectResource  Key Words plan”  Boolean Operators Select Resources  Truncation  Print, Electronic, Person?  “quote marks” Identify “Key Words”  Go Fishing for C.A.R.P
  12. 12. Boolean Searching ges/helptutorials.aspx
  13. 13. “Web Search Strategies in Plain English”Video byleelefever ,hosted onVimeo andavailable at:
  14. 14. This will look so sweet on my wall next to the singing “Billy Bass”™ C.A.R.P. Fishing
  15. 15. Go Fishing For C.A.R.PEvaluating Web Resources The C.A.R.P. Method Currency: How recent  Reliability: What kind is the information? of information is When was the website included? Is there a list last updated? of references? Authority: Who wrote  Publishing Body: the information? What What is the purpose are their credentials? for publishing? Is this Who sponsors them or fact, opinion, bias, or their site? propaganda?
  17. 17. Works Cited = NoodleTools Bibliography Notecards Open NoodleTools in a  Gather, organize, & NEW tab evaluate sources Create NoodleTools  Copy & paste text, Project (MLA/ images, and include your own ideas/ Advanced) thoughts Need Help?  Shareable with your  Videos teacher or a group  guides project
  18. 18. Let’s Explore NoodleTools1.Go to HH Quicklinks2.Scroll down and select NoodleTools3.Make NoodleTools a “Favorite”4.Log-in with your HH ID and Password
  19. 19. Works Cited1. Bailey, Jonathan. “Self-Plagiarism: Ethical Shortcut or Moral Scourge?” Plaigarism Today: Content Theft, CopyRight Infringment, and Plagiarism. Jonathan Bailey, 7 Sept. 2011. Web. 16 Aug. 2012.<>. Cartoonimage for Self-Plagiarism slide2. Chiliv8. “Thou Shalt Not Copy and Paste: Plagiarism Detection Software.” Chiliv8, PhD: Neuroscience MeetsRock’n’Roll. WordPress, 8 Mar. 2012. Web. 16 Aug. 2012. <>. Image of Bart Simpson, courtesy of Fox Television,from opening credits.3. Gibaldi, Joseph. “2.2 Consequences of Plagiarism.” MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. By JosephGibaldi. 7th ed. New York: MLA, 2009. 52-53.4. Laurence, Ray. “Childhood in the Roman Empire.” History Today 55.10 (2005): 21-27. World History Collection.Web. 20 Aug. 2012.<>.5. Lightman, Marjorie, Benjamin Lightman, and Marjorie Lightman. A to Z of Ancient Greek and Roman Women.Rev. ed. New York: Facts On File, 2008.6. Salowey, Christina A., and Frank N. Magill. Great Lives from History. Pasadena: Salem, 2004. Print. HH LibrarySkorina, Diane. “Boolean Operators.” The Myrin Virtual Library: Psychology LibGuide. Ursinus College, n.d. Web.17 Aug. 2012. <>. Image for Boolean Operators7. Thomas, Ronald. “Carp Reels Which Type Are Best.” Marketers Domination: The Tools Needed for Domination.Marketers Domination, n.d. Web. 20 Aug. 2012.<>.Photograph of large trophy carp.8. Western Kentucky University. WKU Dishonesty Wordle. Process for Academic Dishonesty. Western KentuckyUniversity, 10 Oct. 2011. Web. 16 Aug. 2012. <>.Wordle created by Western Kentucky University for their Process for Academic Dishonesty webpage
  20. 20. Questions? Comments? Mrs. Bernet Ann Scott Carell Library (615) 346-0133 Office Hours: 7:30am- 3:30pm