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Hsts 415

  1. 1. HSTS 415 Theory of Evolution and Foundation of Modern Biology Library Session with Jane Nichols, History Librarian
  2. 2. Outline of Session <ul><li>Can’t think of a scientist/philosopher to pick, what are some ideas? </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas for finding biographical and authored works? </li></ul><ul><li>Other sources to round out my paper? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Favorite Halloween candy is: <ul><li>Candy corn </li></ul><ul><li>Snickers </li></ul><ul><li>Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup </li></ul><ul><li>KitKat </li></ul><ul><li>Mine’s not listed here  </li></ul><ul><li>Testing clickers </li></ul>
  4. 4. Finding people: where? how? <ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Reference section at the library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dictionary of scientific biography Ref Q141 .D5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>American Men & Women in Science Ref Q141 .C2 (brief) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Library catalog: dictionary scientist* </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dictionary of Scientists (Oxford) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Library web page </li></ul>
  5. 5. Best place to find authored works? <ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>Library catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Article database(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliography </li></ul><ul><li>Depends </li></ul>
  6. 6. Finding biographical & authored works <ul><li>Biographical dictionaries and encyclopedias </li></ul><ul><li>Catalogs </li></ul><ul><li>Databases </li></ul>
  7. 7. Finding journal articles <ul><li>Google scholar </li></ul><ul><li>From History discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Other databases </li></ul>
  8. 8. Why doesn’t my Google search work in the databases? <ul><li>Because Google automatically applies Boolean logic (and/or) to your search statement you may have to change your search statement when using article databases. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Other sources <ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Current </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Historical </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Questions? <ul><li>Contact me: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>541.737.7269 </li></ul></ul>