Speech Communications Course
<ul><li>Before you begin to look for information, it is helpful to consider when and how information is published.  </li><...
<ul><li>Event occurs - newspapers, news websites, radio and television broadcasts, social networks. </li></ul><ul><li>Week...
<ul><li>Several months later - articles appearing in professional journals and conference proceedings. </li></ul><ul><li>Y...
<ul><li>What are some other examples of events that illustrate the information cycle? </li></ul><ul><li>September 11 Attac...
<ul><li>When you choose your research presentation topic, think about where you will look for resources.  </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Catalog & Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain resources from other libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Computers/wireless a...
<ul><li>Library Catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e-books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>audio bo...
<ul><li>Library Databases </li></ul><ul><li>FKCC has access to over 85 databases - all free of charge to students with ful...
<ul><li>Choosing a topic – how difficult can that be? </li></ul>
<ul><li>Databases can help you select a topic & find  articles </li></ul><ul><li>News & Current Events  </li></ul><ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Let’s search the Library Catalog & Databases </li></ul>
Still need to find resources on  the Internet? Be sure to evaluate your sources
<ul><li>www.library.fkcc.edu </li></ul>
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FKCC Library Resources Speech Communication

  1. 1. Speech Communications Course
  2. 2. <ul><li>Before you begin to look for information, it is helpful to consider when and how information is published. </li></ul><ul><li>The following short video from Penn State illustrates this concept: </li></ul><ul><li>Information Cycle </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Event occurs - newspapers, news websites, radio and television broadcasts, social networks. </li></ul><ul><li>Week or so later - popular magazines and other sources of news analysis. </li></ul><ul><li>Month later - professional magazines and more in-depth news reports and analyses. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Several months later - articles appearing in professional journals and conference proceedings. </li></ul><ul><li>Year(s) later - books, government reports and articles in scholarly peer-reviewed journals </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>What are some other examples of events that illustrate the information cycle? </li></ul><ul><li>September 11 Attacks </li></ul><ul><li>Hurricanes Katrina & Wilma </li></ul><ul><li>Obama election – Nov 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Today - Obama’s inauguration & presidency </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>When you choose your research presentation topic, think about where you will look for resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Are you looking for news stories, scholarly articles, images, etc.? </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s look at FKCC resources available to you. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Catalog & Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain resources from other libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Computers/wireless access </li></ul><ul><li>Pay for print/copy </li></ul><ul><li>Online help pages </li></ul><ul><li>Ask-a-Librarian – online chat service </li></ul><ul><li>Library and staff available to help you </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Library Catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e-books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>audio books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>materials from other Florida community colleges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>materials placed on reserve by your professor </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Library Databases </li></ul><ul><li>FKCC has access to over 85 databases - all free of charge to students with full text and multimedia. </li></ul><ul><li>Librarians can help you select appropriate databases to use for research. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Choosing a topic – how difficult can that be? </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Databases can help you select a topic & find articles </li></ul><ul><li>News & Current Events </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Opposing Viewpoints </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Issues and Controversies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Subject Databases – many to choose from </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Let’s search the Library Catalog & Databases </li></ul>
  13. 13. Still need to find resources on the Internet? Be sure to evaluate your sources
  14. 14. <ul><li>www.library.fkcc.edu </li></ul>

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