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  • Students do not use Wikipedia as your first and only source. Most teachers discourage any use of the website since not all the results are verified or up-to-date. Use the expert resources which we will talk about
  • Show how to access the “Library & Learning Resources” tab from the student portal
  • Teach students to search more efficiently and filter results with basic Boolean operators An example is to search “texting and driving”. This means that a site will need to have information on both “texting” and “driving” for the site to show up.•is used to expand a search. An example is “Apples or Oranges” which will look for sites with either “apples” or “Oranges” in it.•
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  • I would only focus on basic searches. You can put at the end a page for future class on advanced searches. The committee will know you would be willing to give follow-up presentations. 
  • Show title and abstract with full-text below. Also show students that they can email the articles to themselves, print it,
  • The citation link will automatically format the citation into the main styles APA, MLA, Chicago, etc. Make sure that you review the citation to make sure that it conforms to the latest APA format
  • Now we are going to go back to the database selector and look at the “Opposing Viewpoint” database
  • typed in “Text messaging” and “Driving”
  • Click to show student’s overview of texting while driving information
  • Click on website to get the article
  • Additional public sources for looking up information
  • This is the end of the presentation
  • Know we are going to go back to the database portal and click on the CQ Researcher link
  • Click on the webpage picture to link to the site
  • Ventura College PowerPoint Presentation

    1. 1. Information Literacy PresentationVentura CollegeEric Zakem<br />
    2. 2. Driving While Texting<br />Overview:<br /><ul><li> Gathering information from </li></ul> various resources<br /><ul><li> Ventura College Library </li></ul> Portal<br /><ul><li> Internet Resouces
    3. 3. Library
    4. 4. Tips for internet searches
    5. 5. Learn to identify proper </li></ul>sources<br /><ul><li> Citing your sources</li></ul>You: How do I do this paper?12:18 pmme: IDK<br />sending…<br />
    6. 6. X<br />Can you tell fiction from fact?...<br />
    7. 7. Ventura College Resources<br />Click Here<br />
    8. 8. Things to Remember<br />Boolean Operators <br />in Searches<br />Successful Searches<br />“AND”<br />Texting and Driving <br />“OR”<br />Texting or Text Messaging<br />“NOT”<br />Text Messaging not Instant Messaging<br />Be creative with the search terms<br />Possible search terms for text messaging<br /><ul><li>Text Messaging
    9. 9. Texting
    10. 10. Wireless Communication</li></li></ul><li>Ventura College Catalog<br />Type the search term in the box <br />
    11. 11. Ventura College CatalogSearch Result<br />Title, Author and Published date<br />Call number is the location of the book in the library<br />
    12. 12. Accessing Databases From Off Campus<br />
    13. 13. ProQuest<br />First search term<br />Second search term<br />Boolean Operator<br />
    14. 14. How to Read ProQuest results<br />List of alternative topics<br />Title of article click on to open article<br />summary of article<br />
    15. 15. ProQuest Full-text page<br />Can email text to yourself<br />Allows you to cite material<br />Can mark multiple documents to browse later or print all at once<br />Author of Article can click on link to find more articles by the same author<br />
    16. 16. ProQuest Citations<br />
    17. 17. Opposing Viewpoint<br />
    18. 18. Searching Opposing Viewpoints<br />Type in the search term on the front page<br />
    19. 19. Results page in Opposing Viewpoints<br />Click on picture to open topic page<br />
    20. 20. Click to get overview of subject<br />Different formats to <br />Click on article<br />
    21. 21. Opposing Viewpoints Topic page<br />Scrolling to the bottom of the page will bring up a list of internet website links to more publications that can help<br />
    22. 22. Opposing Viewpoints Full-text article<br />insert citations, download, email the file to yourself, etc <br />
    23. 23. Additional Sources<br />Ventura County Public Library<br /><br />California DMV<br /><br />Government Website U.S. Dept of Transportation<br /><br />
    24. 24. Tell us how we did<br />Visit…<br /><br />
    25. 25. CQ Researcher Online<br />
    26. 26. CQ Researcher Online<br />Type the search term in the box<br />
    27. 27. CQ Researcher results listing<br />Click on Cell Phone Safety link to navigate to the article. Article are ranked on relevance to the search term<br />
    28. 28. CQ Researcher article<br />Citations listing<br />Other related search topics<br />
    29. 29. Gale Virtual Reference Library<br />Click on the Advanced Search tab<br />
    30. 30. GVRL Search Page<br />