Session 8 – Database Discovery and Annotating Articles
   Understand what specialized databases MU    Libraries offers.   Know how to find relevant databases using    libguide...
 Were your Articles CRAAP-y? How did they compare to print resources? How did they compare to Gale Virtual  Reference, ...
 ASC is great, but are there more specialized  resources? How do you find them?   http://mulibraries.missouri.edu
   SUMMONS     If you know the name of the database, it will take     you right to it.   Subject Guides     Guides cre...
   So you’ve found a database—how do you    know it’s a good one to use?     Group Activity – Worksheet 12
   Now that we’ve found some databases and    are familiar with search methods, it’s time to    put 2 and 2 together.    ...
 Homework Final Project Blackboard
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Session 8

  1. 1. Session 8 – Database Discovery and Annotating Articles
  2. 2.  Understand what specialized databases MU Libraries offers. Know how to find relevant databases using libguides. How to Discover Databases by Subject. Evaluate resources contained in databases Know that you can find a database by searching for its name in SUMMON. Annotate Journal Articles found in databases.
  3. 3.  Were your Articles CRAAP-y? How did they compare to print resources? How did they compare to Gale Virtual Reference, or other Electronic Resources? How did they compare to Google?
  4. 4.  ASC is great, but are there more specialized resources? How do you find them? http://mulibraries.missouri.edu
  5. 5.  SUMMONS  If you know the name of the database, it will take you right to it. Subject Guides  Guides created by librarians related to a particular area of study. Typically includes URLs of relevant databases for a subject area. Database Tab  Browse by name, subject, or type. See the most popular databases.
  6. 6.  So you’ve found a database—how do you know it’s a good one to use?  Group Activity – Worksheet 12
  7. 7.  Now that we’ve found some databases and are familiar with search methods, it’s time to put 2 and 2 together.  Worksheet 13-Annotating an article
  8. 8.  Homework Final Project Blackboard

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