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  • Contemporary World Issues Series (ABC-CLIO)Introductory essayChronology of key events, movements, legislationBiographies of important individualsAnnotated guide to print and nonprint resourcesExtensive statistical resources in tabular and graph form
  • Point/Counterpoint Series (Chelsea House)Each book offers all statutes, legal opinions, and studies needed to structure a cohesive argument on a given topicIssues are presented from multiple viewsSidebars cite laws and opinions to aid in critical analysis
  • Current Controversies Series (Gale)Each chapter asks a pertinent question about the topic, and the viewpoints that follow are grouped into “yes” and “no” categories. Authors are experts in their respective fields and represent conservative, liberal, and centrist views.Bibliography of books and articles
  • COMM 1110

    1. 1. Mullen: Fall 2010
    2. 2. Communication 1110  LibGuides  Searching Tips  Suggested Resources  Informative  PersuasiveCommunication 1110 is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.
    3. 3. LibGuidesKnow what we knowhttp://clayton.libguides.com/
    4. 4. Searching TipsMethods to narrow your search and limit yourresults
    5. 5. What to do before you search… Brainstorm ideas for a topic  Talk with friends  Browse indexes, table of contents Define your topic  Understand your assignment Helpful Hint  Narrow vs. broad Brainstorm Identify main topic Define  Identify related concepts/ideas/subtopics Identify  List synonyms for each category Develop Develop your research strategy  Connect concepts & synonyms
    6. 6. Search terms Concept 1 Concept 2 Concept 3Main idea Related idea Subtopic OR OR OR AND ANDSynonym Synonym Synonym OR OR ORSynonym Synonym Synonym • Use “ “ or ( ) to keep words together & in order • Connect different concepts with AND • Connect similar concepts with OR
    7. 7. Boolean Operators AND is automatically AND = narrow used by Google and other search engines to combine terms OR = expand Sometimes a program will use a + or – to substitute for NOT = exclude AND or NOT
    8. 8. Searching Tips Words to AND to your search  “pro and con”  “opposing view”  “ethical aspects”  debate  controvers*  finds controversy, controversies, controversial
    9. 9. Search Strategy Concept 1 Concept 2 Concept 3 “drunk driving” debate law OR OR OR DUI AND controvers* AND statue OR OR “intoxicated “opposing view” driving”“drunk driving” AND debate AND law(“drunk driving” OR DUI) AND (debate OR controvers*) AND law(“drunk driving” OR DUI OR “intoxicated driving”) ANDcontrovers* AND (law OR statue)
    10. 10. Limit Your Results Use the categories provided by the searching tool to reduce a large results list to a relevant list to meet a specific identified information need
    11. 11. Informative SpeechFocus on sources providing background andoverview information for topics, places, people,events, ideas
    12. 12. CSU Catalog – Title level access
    13. 13. Reading the Record Call Number RC5563.4 E53 2009 Electronic Book (Addiction) Streaming Video (Politics of addiction) Location Reference Collection. Library Use Only. Circulating Collection. 28- day loan period. eBooks on EBSCOhost Films on Demand
    14. 14. eBooks on EBSCOhost
    15. 15. Films on Demand
    16. 16. Gale Virtual Reference Library
    17. 17. Academic Search Complete Covers a variety of subjects High percentage of article access level Ability to simultaneously search subject specific databases
    18. 18. Article Access Level
    19. 19. Advanced Search Search Strategy: (“drunk driving” OR DUI) AND (debate OR controvers*) AND (law or statue)
    20. 20. Detailed Record
    21. 21. Persuasive SpeechFocus on resources providing a position orpostitions on a significant, contemporary issue
    22. 22. CQ Researcher plus Archive Call Number:  2012 print newsletters are REF H35. C672 shelved in Ready Reference  1991 – 2011 are shelved in the Reference Collection  Recent Topics  Euro Crisis (10/5/12)  Supreme Court Controversies (9/28/12)  Assessing the New Health Care Law (9/21/12)  Solitary Confinement (9/14/12)
    23. 23. • Issues Affirmative Action Animal Testing Bank Tax Cash for Grades Drones Electoral College Global Currency Job Creation Obesity Smoking Television Violence Workplace Privacy Issues & Controversies
    24. 24. Contemporary World Issues  Introductory essay  Chronology of key events, movements, legislation  Biographies of important individuals  Annotated guide to print and nonprint resources  Extensive statistical resources in tabular and graph form
    25. 25. Point/Counterpoint  Each book offers all statutes, legal opinions, and studies needed to structure a cohesive argument on a given topic  Issues are presented from multiple views  Sidebars cite laws and opinions to aid in critical analysis
    26. 26. Current Controversies  Each chapter asks a pertinent question about the topic, and the viewpoints that follow are grouped into “yes” and “no” categories.  Authors are experts in their respective fields and represent conservative, liberal, and centrist views.  Bibliography of books and articles
    27. 27. Questions?

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