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Trex 1001 Geistman

  1. 1. TREX 1001 Geistman<br />Crime in Literature and Film<br />Prof Traci Welch Moritz<br />Public Services Librarian<br />Assistant Professor<br />Heterick Memorial Library<br />
  2. 2. What we’ll do today<br />Figure out what search strategies to employ to satisfy assignment requirements<br />Learn how to use library resources<br />Learn how to identify best resources to use<br />
  3. 3. How to remember all this stuff<br />
  4. 4. The assignment<br />Crime in Literature and Film from 1840 to the Present<br />Students will use primary and secondary sources to examine and discuss changes in the ways in which the detective, the police, criminals, or prisoners are portrayed in crime literature and film from 1840 to the present. Basically, you will discuss how, say, detectives . . .<br />are presented in each of the eras we discuss in class <br />describe how they have changed over time, and <br />explain why they have changed <br /> <br />To do this, you will rely on your class notes and texts, books on the history of detectives, policing, and corrections that I will put on reserve, and books and journal articles that you will locate through library databases. <br /> <br />Requirements:<br />Cite from at least 3 of the reserve books[1]<br />Cite from at least 1 book that you locate in the library <br />Cite from at least 2 journal articles <br />
  5. 5. What I need to know to begin this project<br />Primary vs. Secondary resources<br />Scholarly v. Popular<br />Finding Course Reserves<br />Identifying search terms<br />
  6. 6. Finding course reserves<br />
  7. 7. ONU ID is Library card<br />EVA<br />Eva Maglott<br />00021559801<br />Eva Maglott<br />Please use all digits in your student ID number.<br />
  8. 8. Research Strategy<br /><ul><li>Finding the right search term
  9. 9. Start big and then use patterns you see in the results list to narrow your topic
  10. 10. Most resources will have built into their system a “thesaurus” or “subject” or suggested topics links, use them
  11. 11. Ask a librarian or your professor for suggestions</li></li></ul><li>Finding Books<br />Oh no!! There are so many, and they are so big!!!<br />
  12. 12. Books - Shortcuts<br />Hold on, I’ve got an idea!<br />
  13. 13. Books - Shortcuts<br />
  14. 14. Finding books<br />POLAR<br />OhioLINK<br />
  15. 15. Finding books<br />Subject searching (literature)<br />Police in literature<br />Prisons in literature<br />Criminals in literature<br />Crime in literature<br />Detective and mystery stories -- history and criticism<br />
  16. 16. Finding books<br />Subject searching (film)<br />Film or motion picture or cinema?<br />Crime films<br />Film noir<br />Gangster films<br />Police films<br />Prison films<br />Film genres<br />
  17. 17. Scholarly v Popular<br />Periodical means the same as Magazine<br />Usually magazines are more “popular” <br /><ul><li>Journals</li></ul>Scholarly or Professional<br />Peer reviewed<br />
  18. 18. Finding articles<br />Begin big<br />Academic Search Complete<br />Masterfile Premier<br />Arts and Humanities Index<br />MLA International Bibliography<br />JSTOR<br />Move to the specific<br />Film and Television Literature Index<br />Television News Archive<br />
  19. 19. Finding Databases<br />
  20. 20. Academic Search Complete/MasterFile Premier<br />
  21. 21. EbscoHost Databases<br />
  22. 22. MLA<br />
  23. 23. Film and literature database<br />
  24. 24. Arts and Humanities<br />
  25. 25. JSTOR<br />
  26. 26. What about the internet<br />It’s like Roger says…<br />"Doing research on the Web is like using a library assembled piecemeal by pack rats and vandalized nightly." <br />
  27. 27. What about the internet<br />Currency * The timeliness of the information. <br />Relevance/Coverage *The depth and importance of the information. <br />Authority *The source of the information. <br />Accuracy *The reliability of the information. <br />Purpose/Objectivity *The possible bias present in the information. <br />*The CRAAP acronym and descriptions are from Meriam Library at California State University Chico. Used with permission.<br />
  28. 28. What about the internet?<br />ONU buys<br />Full-text<br />database<br />Google asks<br />to link to<br />content<br />So what about Google Scholar!?<br />OhioLINK<br />Permits<br />Google to<br />link to full-text<br />Run Google<br />Search<br />ONU user sees <br />licensed full-text<br />articles<br />
  29. 29. Bibliographic Citation Software<br />REFWORKS<br />
  30. 30. QUESTIONS?<br />Ask at the Front Desk<br />Phone the Reference Desk – 2185 (see library page for available hours)<br />Contact by E-mail <br />t-moritz@onu.edu<br />Use Chat Help feature or the IM<br />

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