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Search Strategies for the 21 st  Century: Using the Web and the Library together to find what you need Jenny Rushing, Refe...
FYW Library Instruction-Accessing Information <ul><li>Using the Web and the library together </li></ul><ul><li>Citations –...
Information Literacy Test <ul><li>Must pass as part of Computer Proficiency </li></ul><ul><li>BILS online tutorial will he...
When you do use the Web…. <ul><li>Be efficient!  </li></ul><ul><li>How many of you start with  Google ? </li></ul>
Looking up citations <ul><li>Callow, Philip.  From Noon to Starry Night: A Life of Walt Whitman . Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 19...
How do you find the full text in the library? <ul><li>Lawson, Andrew. “Spending for Vast Returns”: Sex, Class, and Commerc...
Do we have the full text? <ul><li>Murphy, Gretchen. &quot;Enslaved Bodies: Figurative Slavery in the Temperance Fiction of...
Looking up full text…what do you search for in the catalog? <ul><li>Pollak, Vivian R. &quot;'Bringing help for the sick': ...
Start with the library! <ul><li>Library catalog, CUB Cat – books, cds, dvds, music scores </li></ul><ul><li>Databases - ar...
Searching CUB Cat <ul><li>Author search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Whitman, Walt </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Subject search </li></u...
Example search <ul><li>Women’s roles in Whitman’s work or nineteenth century literature </li></ul><ul><li>Search strategie...
Keywords and synonyms
Synonyms <ul><li>women </li></ul><ul><li>Gender </li></ul><ul><li>sex </li></ul><ul><li>feminism </li></ul><ul><li>domesti...
Boolean searching
Combine keywords with AND and OR <ul><li>Boolean searching </li></ul><ul><li>Stand if you are male </li></ul><ul><li>Stand...
Boolean search strategies women and Whitman and literature Or Or Or gender and Nineteenth century and poetry Or Or Or sex ...
Search for articles in library databases <ul><li>Use the subject guides to help you choose databases </li></ul>
How do I find the full text?
Citing Sources – Need help? <ul><li>Belmont Writing Center  http://www.belmont.edu/english/writing/index.html </li></ul><u...
Information Literacy Test <ul><li>Must pass as part of Computer Proficiency </li></ul><ul><li>BILS online tutorial will he...
When you have questions….
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  1. 1. Search Strategies for the 21 st Century: Using the Web and the Library together to find what you need Jenny Rushing, Reference Librarian & Human Search Engine [email_address] 460-5498
  2. 2. FYW Library Instruction-Accessing Information <ul><li>Using the Web and the library together </li></ul><ul><li>Citations – how to find full text </li></ul><ul><li>CUB Cat </li></ul><ul><li>General Databases </li></ul>FYS Library Instruction Evaluating Information Substantial Sources Scholarly Journal articles
  3. 3. Information Literacy Test <ul><li>Must pass as part of Computer Proficiency </li></ul><ul><li>BILS online tutorial will help you prepare </li></ul>
  4. 4. When you do use the Web…. <ul><li>Be efficient! </li></ul><ul><li>How many of you start with Google ? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Looking up citations <ul><li>Callow, Philip. From Noon to Starry Night: A Life of Walt Whitman . Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1992. ISBN 0929587952 </li></ul>
  6. 6. How do you find the full text in the library? <ul><li>Lawson, Andrew. “Spending for Vast Returns”: Sex, Class, and Commerce in the First Leaves of Grass.” American Literature , 75.2 (2003): 335-365. Project Muse . Web. 9 Feb. 2010. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Do we have the full text? <ul><li>Murphy, Gretchen. &quot;Enslaved Bodies: Figurative Slavery in the Temperance Fiction of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Walt Whitman.&quot; Genre 28 (Spring/Summer 1995), 95-118. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Looking up full text…what do you search for in the catalog? <ul><li>Pollak, Vivian R. &quot;'Bringing help for the sick': Whitman and Prophetic Biography.&quot; In Susan Belasco, Ed Folsom, and Kenneth M. Price, eds. Leaves of Grass: The Sesquicentennial Essays (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2007), 244-265. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Start with the library! <ul><li>Library catalog, CUB Cat – books, cds, dvds, music scores </li></ul><ul><li>Databases - articles </li></ul>
  10. 10. Searching CUB Cat <ul><li>Author search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Whitman, Walt </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Subject search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Whitman, Walt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leaves of Grass </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Example search <ul><li>Women’s roles in Whitman’s work or nineteenth century literature </li></ul><ul><li>Search strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Identify keywords, including synonyms </li></ul><ul><li>Use Boolean operators </li></ul>
  12. 12. Keywords and synonyms
  13. 13. Synonyms <ul><li>women </li></ul><ul><li>Gender </li></ul><ul><li>sex </li></ul><ul><li>feminism </li></ul><ul><li>domesticity </li></ul><ul><li>Nineteenth century </li></ul><ul><li>1800s </li></ul><ul><li>Victorian </li></ul><ul><li>Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Whitman </li></ul><ul><li>poetry </li></ul>
  14. 14. Boolean searching
  15. 15. Combine keywords with AND and OR <ul><li>Boolean searching </li></ul><ul><li>Stand if you are male </li></ul><ul><li>Stand if you are male OR female </li></ul><ul><li>Stand if you are (male OR female) AND are a music business major </li></ul><ul><li>Stand if you are male AND a music business major </li></ul>
  16. 16. Boolean search strategies women and Whitman and literature Or Or Or gender and Nineteenth century and poetry Or Or Or sex and victorian and
  17. 17. Search for articles in library databases <ul><li>Use the subject guides to help you choose databases </li></ul>
  18. 18. How do I find the full text?
  19. 19. Citing Sources – Need help? <ul><li>Belmont Writing Center http://www.belmont.edu/english/writing/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://owl.english.purdue.edu/ </li></ul><ul><li>Style guides in the library </li></ul>
  20. 20. Information Literacy Test <ul><li>Must pass as part of Computer Proficiency </li></ul><ul><li>BILS online tutorial will help you prepare </li></ul>
  21. 21. When you have questions….

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