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Art Library Lesson

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Research session for year 10 art pupils using the Library resources

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Art Library Lesson

  1. 1. Art project: Emotion Managing information
  2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>Use a range of information sources </li></ul><ul><li>Find information about my artist </li></ul><ul><li>Decide what information is useful to me </li></ul><ul><li>Use the information I find to help my research </li></ul>
  3. 3. Task <ul><li>Find information, using a variety of sources, about three artists </li></ul><ul><li>Find examples of their work </li></ul>
  4. 4. What sources can I use? <ul><li>What sources of information will be useful for my research? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Artists </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Encyclopaedias </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reference books </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Grove Art online </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>World Book online </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Britannica </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Where should I start? Books <ul><li>Start with sources that you trust </li></ul><ul><li>Books in the Library are chosen for you which are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Relevant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trustworthy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Books <ul><li>Where will we find the Art books? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>700s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>759/ (Art/artist) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How will you find out if the book has the information you need? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contents page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Index pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Title </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Where should I start? Internet <ul><li>Start with sources that you trust </li></ul><ul><li>Which websites do you know of that are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Relevant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trustworthy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Internet <ul><li>Online encyclopaedias and databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oxford Art online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Username: xxxxx </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Password: xxxxx </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World Book online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Automatic log-on </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Britannica </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Log-in with your public library card number </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Go to L:Library Resources and open the Art Websites icon </li></ul>
  9. 9. I’ve found some information: now what? <ul><li>Read it! or Look at it! </li></ul><ul><li>What is important? What is going to help me? </li></ul><ul><li>Decide what information is helpful, suitable and relevant to your task </li></ul><ul><li>Pick out key points </li></ul><ul><li>Make notes, copy out, highlight etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember: it is good practice to keep a record of any books or websites that you use </li></ul>
  10. 10. Why keep a record of information sources? <ul><li>Shows your teacher all your research and hard work </li></ul><ul><li>Identifies all the sources you have used </li></ul><ul><li>Represents your independent learning </li></ul><ul><li>Gives credit to other sources that have helped you </li></ul><ul><li>Helps to show you have not plagiarised (stolen other people’s work/ideas and presented them as your own) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Bibliography Bibliography: Books Rating Author Year of Publication Title (in italics) Place of Publication Publisher Greenhill, W and Wignal, P 2006 Shakespeare: A Life Oxford Heinemann Library Bibliography: Websites Rating Author/website name Year site published Title of web-page (in italics) URL/website address Date accessed Central Intelligence Agency 2010 The World Factbook https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/eg.html Accessed: 6 May 2010

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