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Virology Spring 2013


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Virology Spring 2013

  1. 1. Virology:InvestigatingResearchLaksamee PutnamResearch & InstructionLibrarianlputnam@towson.eduSlides:
  2. 2. First… Laksamee Putnam Cook Library Reference:  410.704.2462.  IM/email Phone: 410.704.3746. Twitter: @CookLibraryofTU Albert S. Cook facebook profile! Slides:
  3. 3. On the side … Library Book Sale  April 14th –19th Kiss & Tell  Celebrate national Library Week  Write a love letter to the library  April 16th – 18th “Mobilizing Bolivia’s Displaced”  Book Discussion  Dr. Nicole Fabricant  April 25th, 12:30-1:30, Cook 507
  4. 4. Agenda Plagiarism reading discussion Investigating Journals Investigating Articles For your future research
  5. 5. Plagiarism Using someone’s ideas or expression of those ideas (words, pictures, music, etc) Without giving proper credit
  6. 6. It’s out there, why not reuse it? Towson Professor and Plagiarism Articles Discussion on the articles: • Your thoughts on plagiarism • Why do people plagiarize, intentionally or not? • Does using images off the internet count? • How does plagiarism affect academia/biology? • What examples of plagiarism have you heard of? In the news? From a friend? Etc?
  7. 7. The point is… No matter where you are, you will constantly need to assess the information around you In order to be an informed consumer you should know how to evaluate the information you acquire In order to support your own arguments you should know how to research your question and cite your sources
  8. 8. Investigating Journals Smallgroups will investigate author submission requirements for their assigned journal Use the worksheet as a guideline Smallgroups will report/discuss their findings in 15 minutes
  9. 9. Investigating Journals Journal of Virology Virology Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
  10. 10. Investigating Articles Does the library subscribe to your journal? Download a research article published in 2011 from your journal
  11. 11. Investigating Articles Doesyour article follow the structure guidelines required by the journal? How many references does your article list?
  12. 12. Investigating Articles Find you article in Google Scholar Find your article in Scopus How many times has your article been cited?
  13. 13. For your future research Considerwhere your information is coming from even when searching library databases Cite your sources
  14. 14. Questions? Laksamee Putnam Cook Library Reference:  410.704.2462.  IM/email Phone: 410.704.3746.