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Media Orientation


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Introduction to LWIT & LWTHS Media Services and Information Literacy

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Media Orientation

  1. 1. LWIT & LWTHS Media Center <ul><li>ORIENTATION </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hours: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monday through Friday (except holidays) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>7:00am – 2:30pm </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Building One – Lobby </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Office – 1-101 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media Specialist: Marie Coleman, Ed.D. </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Your Turn! How often do you read for pleasure (i.e., not for school or work)? A. Daily B. Every other day C. Once a week D. Once a month E. Rarely, if ever Credit to JBrd on Flickr
  3. 3. LWIT & LWTHS Media Center <ul><li>SERVICES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fiction, Nonfiction, and </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reference </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online Catalog </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Loan Period </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3 weeks </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Overdue fees: $0.05/day </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Max checkout: 5 books </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inter Library Loan </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Magazines </li></ul></ul>Credit to Earl-What I Saw 2.0 on Flickr
  4. 4. LWIT & LWTHS Media Center <ul><ul><li>Online Subscription Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>InfoTrac (Gale) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SIRS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>UnitedStreaming </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Laptops </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Cameras </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Safety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Literacy </li></ul></ul>Credit to jonnybaker on Flick r
  5. 5. What do you know? <ul><li>1. Searching for Information? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I find a lot of information, but it isn’t what I was looking for! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I need help using search tools! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It’s easy to find anything online! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. What do you know? <ul><li>2. Evaluating Information? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All pages on the Internet and in print are accurate…or they wouldn’t be published! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes I look for the date to make sure it is recent. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I need strategies to be sure the information is honest and fair. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. What do you know? <ul><li>3. Using Information Ethically? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plagiarism is a form of cheating and is not ethical. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It is okay to download music and videos for my projects. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I need to know more about citations. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Understanding …. Search, Plagiarism, Cites
  9. 9. Search v. Research <ul><li>To find </li></ul><ul><li>To interpret and analyze </li></ul>Credit to Naccarato on Flickr
  10. 10. Your Turn! You are looking for information online. What website do you usually use for find that information? A. Google B. Yahoo C. Ask D. Wikipedia E. Another website Credit to factoryjoe on Flickr
  11. 11. Searching… Credit to Pierre Pouliquin on Flickr Where, oh where, does that information hide? Keywords & concepts Search engines Online databases
  12. 12. Searching… Credit to Mark Shandro on Flickr Sometimes…. what you are looking for is not where you expect it !
  13. 13. Your Turn! What do you consider when evaluating a website? A. Author’s Qualifications B. Objectivity (non-bias) C. Date of Publication D. Other Links to/from E. Publisher (.com, .edu) Credit to atanas on Flickr
  14. 14. Evaluating… How good is the information? POP! Valid sources? Check it out! Evaluation Wizard Credit to tagon on Flickr
  15. 15. Ethical/Legal Use of Information Credit to EricGjerde on Flickr <ul><li>Cultural perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Common Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright </li></ul><ul><li>Fair Use </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul>
  16. 16. Types of Plagiarism – no citation <ul><li>THE GHOST WRITER </li></ul>Credit to picadillywilson on Flickr ?? Using someone else’s writing or ideas (word-for-word or significant portions) as your own.
  17. 17. Types of Plagiarism – no cite <ul><li>THE POTLUCK PAPER </li></ul>Credit to Merrick Brown on Flickr Copying from several different sources, trying to fit them together while keeping the original phrasing.
  18. 18. Types of Plagiarism - cite <ul><li>THE FORGOTTEN FOOTNOTE </li></ul>Credit to beesparkle on Flick r Mentioning an author’s name, but neglecting to include specific information of the material referenced.
  19. 19. Types of Plagiarism - cite <ul><li>THE MISINFORMER </li></ul>Credit to bunchofpants on Flickr Providing inaccurate information regarding the sources, making it impossible to find them.
  20. 20. Types of Plagiarism - cite <ul><li>THE TOO-PERFECT PARAPHRASE </li></ul>Credit to Al-Fassam on Flickr Proper citation of a source, but neglects to use quotation marks for copied text or close to it.
  21. 21. Types of Plagiarism - cite <ul><li>THE RESOURCEFUL CITER </li></ul>Credit to rogilde on Flickr Proper citation of all sources, paraphrases and appropriate quotations. The catch? No original work!
  22. 22. Your Turn! What is Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia ? A. Plagiarized B. Not Plagiarized A. Plagiarized B. Not Plagiarized A. Plagiarized B. Not Plagiarized
  23. 23. How to Avoid Plagiarism Credit to Mark Wheeler on Flickr <ul><li>Plan and organize, </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate your sources, </li></ul><ul><li>Know and practice: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quotes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paraphrase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Own ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cite accurately! </li></ul><ul><li>Not sure? Cite source! </li></ul>
  24. 24. Cite Credit to gin_able on Flickr <ul><li>Citation Styles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>APA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MLA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chicago </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Noodle Tools </li></ul>
  25. 25. References Beck, Susan. (1997). Evaluation Criteria.  The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: or, Why It’s a Good Idea to Evaluate Web Sources . Retrieved March 23, 2007 from Illinois Math and Science Academy. (2007). 21 st Century Information Fluency Project . Retrieved June 11, 2007 from Plagiarism Today. (2007). Plagiarism . Retrieved March 25, 2007, from iParadigms,LLC Web site: http://