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  • Ask for Questions about Prim and Sec. Sources . . .
  • Eng 111 Clerkin

    1. 1. Digging for Truth:Using Berkeley College Libraries<br />Romel Espinel<br />Reference/Instruction Librarian<br />Berkeley College Libraries<br />
    2. 2. With every research project . . <br />Validate<br />Prove<br />YOUR IDEAS<br />
    3. 3. Primary Sources <br /><ul><li>Are materials that are examined for interpretation.
    4. 4. These sources were present during an experience or time period and offer an inside view of a particular event. </li></li></ul><li>Primary Sources <br />photos<br />interview<br />original documents<br />Witness accounts<br />data<br />books<br />
    5. 5. Secondary Sources <br />Are interpretations of primary sources<br />New interpretations<br />Are printed in journals,<br />Etc.<br />
    6. 6. Secondary Sources are found in: <br />Journals<br />Textbooks<br />Newspapers and Magazines<br />
    7. 7. Where can I find these sources?<br />
    8. 8. Berkeley College’s Library OnlineProvides you Access to Primary and Secondary Resources <br />
    9. 9. For Sources we could look in the Berkeley Catalog<br />
    10. 10. Our subject of study<br />Hit search<br />
    11. 11. Your Results Are . . .<br />Secondary Source: <br />Miller is interpreting Hughes’ Work. <br />Primary Source: <br />Hughes’ life directly from the author.<br />
    12. 12. You can also search Databases!<br />DATABASES<br />
    13. 13. Databases are . . .<br />Databases are organize by subject<br />Databases have collected published articles from magazines, academic journals, websites, newspapers, etc.<br />Unlike Wikipedia, blogs etc, most of the articles you find in these databases are reliable sources<br />As a Berkeley Student you have access to them totally free.<br />
    14. 14. Where do you find databases?<br />
    15. 15. Two databases of interest for your projects:<br />Issues and Controversies<br />Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center <br />
    16. 16. Look for these databases from the main page by clicking the “Databases A-Z” and scroll down.<br />
    17. 17. Insert your topic here:<br />
    18. 18. Let’s search this<br />
    19. 19.
    20. 20.
    21. 21. Here you will find your citation information<br />
    22. 22. You can email the articles to yourself for storage and future use!<br />
    23. 23. Insert your info and . . .<br />
    24. 24. Hit Send and . . .<br />
    25. 25. POW! It’s in your email in record time!<br />
    26. 26. Let’s Take a look at Opposing View Points Resource Center<br />Click the link below and then hit the play button to view a tutorial:<br />Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center<br />
    27. 27. Now, You Give It A Shot . . . <br />You need to do research on BarackObama’s Inauguration Speech.<br />What would be some primary sources you would use?<br />What would be some secondary sources you would use?<br />
    28. 28. Questions?<br />
    29. 29. Need more help?<br />Romel Espinel<br />Reference Instruction Librarian<br />res@berkeleycollege.edu<br />

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