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General grant library 2008 2009 westrick

  1. 1. Research in the Library Mrs. Hicks-Redondo, Library Media Tech II Grant Middle School
  2. 2. Finding Sources <ul><li>What are the possible sources? </li></ul><ul><li>Where can I find these sources? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What are possible sources ? <ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Reference works: Encyclopedias and dictionaries </li></ul><ul><li>Magazine Articles </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper Articles </li></ul><ul><li>Web Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Other Sources </li></ul>
  4. 4. Finding your source. <ul><li>Where do I find information about Alexander the Great in the library? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grant Library Destiny Catalog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Books and internet websites. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Grant School Library Protaportal </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>7 th Grade History Leaders </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biography section of the library( A ) Alexander the Great </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reference section of the library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Encyclopedia volume (A ) Alexander </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Encyclopedia of world Biography volume (1 – A-Bartho ) for Alexander </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Photocopies are available ask for assistance. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Accessing Destiny Catalog <ul><li>http://library.kcusd.com </li></ul>
  6. 6. Searching the Destiny Catalog <ul><li>There are multiple ways to search Destiny </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Search </li></ul><ul><li>Power Search </li></ul><ul><li>Visual Search </li></ul><ul><li>Web Path Express Search </li></ul><ul><li>California State Standards </li></ul>
  7. 7. Searching the Destiny Catalog . Start by clicking on the Catalog Tab Web Links
  8. 8. Power Search <ul><li>Power Search Tab </li></ul><ul><li>Select: AND, OR, NOT </li></ul><ul><li>Select Type </li></ul><ul><li>Specify by using all of the words, any of them, or that exact phrase. </li></ul><ul><li>Material Type </li></ul><ul><li>Online Resources </li></ul>
  9. 9. Web Path Express Enter your topic in the Find box. Press Search
  10. 10. WebPath Express Grade Level Click on the gray arrow to change grade level Click on web link
  11. 11. Grant Portaportal
  12. 12. 7 th Grade History “Leaders” Click on the name to open website links.
  13. 13. KCUSD Library Links World Book Online Britannica Online
  14. 14. More Student Resources
  15. 15. Is your website authentic? <ul><li>http://www.xtranormal.com/watch/6524573/ </li></ul>
  16. 16. Is you web site authentic? <ul><li>http://zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.geoffmetcalf.com/bread.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.idiotica.com/cranium/encyclopedia/content/albert_einstein.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.idiotica.com/cranium/encyclopedia/content/civilwar.htm </li></ul>
  17. 17. CARS to Evaluate <ul><li>C redibility? Who is responsible address & phone numbers </li></ul><ul><li>A ccuracy? Date, Errors & Spelling </li></ul><ul><li>R easonableness? Bias, Advertising & Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>S upport? Information in other places </li></ul><ul><li>.K12 - school </li></ul><ul><li>.edu- college & university </li></ul><ul><li>.gov - government </li></ul><ul><li>.org – non profit organization </li></ul><ul><li>.net – internet resources </li></ul><ul><li>.com – commercial </li></ul>
  18. 18. Bibliography & Notes <ul><li>Please use the following forms: </li></ul><ul><li>Blue Books </li></ul><ul><li>Gold Source Page Wilson Biography & Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Green Internet Web Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Pink Magazines and Newspapers from Databases </li></ul><ul><li>White Note taking </li></ul>
  19. 19. Questions? <ul><li>http://library.kcusd.com </li></ul><ul><li>Notes: </li></ul>

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