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Trex morrison final

  1. 1. TREX 1001 MorrisonResearching the Buddha in AmericaRobert AitkenZen Master<br />Prof Traci Welch MoritzPublic Services LibrarianAssistant Professor<br />
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  3. 3. What we’ll do today<br />The assignment : Research Zen master Robert Aiken<br />Find information to support an 8-10 page paper<br />Resources to consider:<br />Internet information<br />Biographical information<br />Books by and about him<br />Book reviews<br />News articles<br />Journal or magazine articles<br />
  4. 4. The resources<br />Do background research and build your search strategy<br />The resources: <br />Internet<br /> Biographical references<br /> Catalogs<br /> News Databases<br /> Periodical Databases<br /> Book Reviews<br />
  5. 5. First place to visit<br />
  6. 6. Google and Wikipedia<br />Aren’t evil<br />Can prove valuable<br />Can’t be used as a source<br />Turn to the databases for source materials<br />From the University of Wisconsin Library, worksheet for evaluating web sites<br />
  7. 7. First place to visit<br />While you’re on the internet<br />Find biographical information<br />Checkout Youtube videos and other multimedia sources for Mr. Aitken<br />Remember to check for validity of the website<br />
  8. 8. To verify and cite<br />
  9. 9. Reference Sources -- Biographical<br />
  10. 10. Library Catalog -- POLAR<br />
  11. 11. Any books by or about him?<br />Don’t forget to check OhioLINK too!<br />
  12. 12. Find Book reviews<br />Finding Book Reviews<br />From the Cornell Libraries<br />Google scholar<br />Lexis Nexis<br />JSTOR<br />Academic Search Complete<br />
  13. 13. News Articles<br />
  14. 14. Articles<br />
  15. 15. Articles<br />
  16. 16. Journal Articles<br />Not limited to just scholarly peer reviewed articles, however, never hurts to include these!<br />Can start with the general or head straight to the subject specific<br />Academic Search Complete<br />Masterfile Premier<br />Look at list and see if others sound like possibilities (choose databases)<br />JSTOR<br />
  17. 17. EbscoHost Databases<br />
  18. 18. JSTOR<br />
  19. 19. RefWorks<br />
  20. 20. 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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