Picking
quality and
using
information
Mrs. Stigge
Piper High School
Book Sources
Usually RELIABLE but do have bias (not always a bad
thing)
Examples
Thyago-SORG|FX on Flickr CC Attribution
Online Sources
You have to play detective
to determine reliability
Johan Larsson on Flickr CC Attribution
A research
database is…
Oracle OpenWorld San Fransisco 2009 Flickr CC Attribution
A research
database is…
Online
Oracle OpenWorld San Fransisco 2009 Flickr CC Attribution
A research
database is…
Searchable
Oracle OpenWorld San Fransisco 2009 Flickr CC Attribution
A research
database is…
Generally
published,
quality
information
Oracle OpenWorld San Fransisco 2009 Flickr CC Attribution
A research
database…
does your
citing for you!
Oracle OpenWorld San Fransisco 2009 Flickr CC Attribution
A research
database is…
accessed
courtesy of
your library
Oracle OpenWorld San Fransisco 2009 Flickr CC Attribution
PHS
databases
Oracle OpenWorld San Fransisco 2009 Flickr CC Attribution
General websites found
through search engines
Authority
Bias* or objectivity
Currency
Use the “About”
Page
Sometimes really small
at the bottom
Use the URL
Hosting Computer
File path and name
dot what?
dot what?
edu org
gov net
com mil
Example
Citation chase on
Sergio Savaman Savarese Flickr CC Attribution
At the bottom
So,
Books are
Research databases are
Use ABC for internet searching
“About us” and URL
Striatic Flickr CC Attribution
Stri...
Remember,
your
project is
only as
strong as
the
information
you use!
Jcoterhaus Flickr CC Attribution
Using the
information
you find
Paraphrase
Uses the info,
but not the wording
Still cited
Fr Antunes Flickr CC Attribution
Muslims typically fast
during the month of
Ramadan, during which
it is believed that the
gates of hell are closed
and the ...
Quote
Raneko Flickr CC Attribution
Using author’s
exact words
Citation and
quotation marks
One event is Islam’s “annual
fast [that] takes place during
the lunar month of Ramadan,
the holiest month of the
Islamic c...
Either way,
( ) + WC
For you
Now, go
forth…
Use
information
wisely; use
information
well.
Miss_millions Flickr CC Attribution
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  1. 1. Picking quality and using information Mrs. Stigge Piper High School
  2. 2. Book Sources Usually RELIABLE but do have bias (not always a bad thing) Examples Thyago-SORG|FX on Flickr CC Attribution
  3. 3. Online Sources You have to play detective to determine reliability Johan Larsson on Flickr CC Attribution
  4. 4. A research database is… Oracle OpenWorld San Fransisco 2009 Flickr CC Attribution
  5. 5. A research database is… Online Oracle OpenWorld San Fransisco 2009 Flickr CC Attribution
  6. 6. A research database is… Searchable Oracle OpenWorld San Fransisco 2009 Flickr CC Attribution
  7. 7. A research database is… Generally published, quality information Oracle OpenWorld San Fransisco 2009 Flickr CC Attribution
  8. 8. A research database… does your citing for you! Oracle OpenWorld San Fransisco 2009 Flickr CC Attribution
  9. 9. A research database is… accessed courtesy of your library Oracle OpenWorld San Fransisco 2009 Flickr CC Attribution
  10. 10. PHS databases Oracle OpenWorld San Fransisco 2009 Flickr CC Attribution
  11. 11. General websites found through search engines
  12. 12. Authority Bias* or objectivity Currency
  13. 13. Use the “About” Page
  14. 14. Sometimes really small at the bottom
  15. 15. Use the URL
  16. 16. Hosting Computer
  17. 17. File path and name
  18. 18. dot what?
  19. 19. dot what? edu org gov net com mil
  20. 20. Example
  21. 21. Citation chase on Sergio Savaman Savarese Flickr CC Attribution At the bottom
  22. 22. So, Books are Research databases are Use ABC for internet searching “About us” and URL Striatic Flickr CC Attribution Striatic Flickr CC Attribution
  23. 23. Remember, your project is only as strong as the information you use! Jcoterhaus Flickr CC Attribution
  24. 24. Using the information you find
  25. 25. Paraphrase Uses the info, but not the wording Still cited Fr Antunes Flickr CC Attribution
  26. 26. Muslims typically fast during the month of Ramadan, during which it is believed that the gates of hell are closed and the gates of heaven are open (Grieve 112).
  27. 27. Quote Raneko Flickr CC Attribution Using author’s exact words Citation and quotation marks
  28. 28. One event is Islam’s “annual fast [that] takes place during the lunar month of Ramadan, the holiest month of the Islamic calendar” (Grieve 112).
  29. 29. Either way, ( ) + WC
  30. 30. For you
  31. 31. Now, go forth… Use information wisely; use information well. Miss_millions Flickr CC Attribution

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