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tsem cooper researchfa2012s3

  1. 1. TSEM 102 RESEARCH BASICSFINDING BOOKS AND ARTICLES Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson .edu Research andPlease login to the computer, then open a browser and go to: Instruction http://bit.ly/TSEM102research2012s3 Librarian
  2. 2. FIRST… Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson.edu Cook Library Reference:  410.704.2462.  IM/email Phone: 410.704.3746.  Slides: http://bit.ly/TSEM102research2012s3
  3. 3. TAKE AWAY… Review of last class TED video Discussion Finding books/articles in the Cook Library Research on your own! Slides: http://bit.ly/TSEM102research2012s3
  4. 4. REVIEWKeywordsAND OR NOTCheck for CRAP Currency Reliability Authority Purpose/POV
  5. 5. PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER… The role of zero in the development of mathematics zero development mathematic* null history numerical role algebra zero OR null AND development OR history OR role AND mathematic* OR numerical OR algebra
  6. 6. EUREKA!  How is this video connected to the previous library sessions on learning how to research? Is it connected to plagiarism? Why or why not?  How can you stay connected/current/organize d while doing your research? Johnson, S. (2010) Where good ideas come  Why is research important, from. TED: Ideas worth spreading. for you as a student and for http://www.ted.com/talks/steven_johnson_w society as a whole? here_good_ideas_come_from.htmlImage taken fromhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/seatbelt67/502255276/in/photostream/
  7. 7. FINDING BOOKS Plenty of relevant information in print Use broad keywords Multiple places to search  Cook OneSearch  Library Catalog  USMAI Libraries
  8. 8. FINDING BOOKS
  9. 9. FINDING BOOKS
  10. 10. FINDING ARTICLES Scholarly – Peer Reviewed Use specific keywords Utilized advanced search features Card Catalogue. [Photographer]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. http://quest.eb.com/images/115_2838287
  11. 11. FINDING ARTICLES
  12. 12. FINDING ARTICLES Content providers you should use:  Academic Search Premier  Science Direct  JSTOR  Education Research Complete  SocINDEX Check the Mathematics Subject Gateway for more places to search  MathSciNet  SpringerLink
  13. 13. FINDING ARTICLES Features to remember  Yellow Findit button  Citation creations  Email yourself Also as you are searching  Take a look at the article citations  Make note of additional keywords
  14. 14. START YOUR RESEARCH Start filling out this form:  Google Doc Worksheet  http://bit.ly/TSEM102cooperWS2012 Find books and articles on your topic
  15. 15. QUESTIONS? Feel free to contact me:  Laksamee Putnam  lputnam@towson.edu  410.704.3746.  Twitter: @CookLibraryofTU Or any reference librarian:  Visit Cook Library Reference Desk  410.704.2462.  IM – tucookchat

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