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Intro To Global Interdisciplinary Studies

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Intro To Global Interdisciplinary Studies

  1. 1. Intro to Global Interdisciplinary Studies: Library Resources<br />Linda Hauck<br />Spring 2010<br />
  2. 2. Intro to Global Interdisciplinary Studies: Regular Reading<br />Financial Times<br />Print edition in SAC<br />www.ft.com (on campus)<br />Gateway.villanova.edu<br />In Depth<br />Special Reports<br />Alternative Online Access<br />https://library.villanova.edu/Find/Record/392758<br />The Economist<br />Print Edition Falvey Current Periodicals<br />www.economist.com<br />Special Reports<br />Alternative Online Access<br />https://library.villanova.edu/Find/Record/303518<br />
  3. 3. Intro to Global Interdisciplinary Studies: Course Guide<br />
  4. 4. Intro to Global Interdisciplinary Studies: “Research Process”<br />
  5. 5. Intro to Global Interdisciplinary Studies: “Research Process”<br />Discuss with classmates<br />Read News & Course Materials<br />Meet with Prof.<br />Narrow Topic<br />Follow footnotes<br />Search Library Databases<br />Read some more<br />Ask Librarian<br />
  6. 6. Intro to Global Interdisciplinary Studies: Literature Types<br />Reports (Government, NGO’s)<br />News (Popular & Professional)<br />Opinions & Editorials (newspapers, magazines, blogs)<br />Scholarly articles (referred, peer review)<br />Books <br />
  7. 7. Intro to Global Interdisciplinary Studies: Evaluating Sources<br /><ul><li>Ownership of site
  8. 8. Purpose of site or publisher
  9. 9. Authors expertise, credentials
  10. 10. Independent verification
  11. 11. Appropriate for purpose
  12. 12. Evaluating Sources</li></li></ul><li>Intro to Global Interdisciplinary Studies: Search Techniques<br />Boolean AND/OR<br />Synonyms & related terms<br />Controlled Vocabulary<br />Narrow by year, region…<br />
  13. 13. Intro to Global Interdisciplinary Studies: Citing Sources<br />APA Style Reference Components <br />Author, A. (Publication date). Title of the article or chapter. Periodical or Book Title. vol, pages or Publication place: Publisher Retrieved from URL<br />Database utilities<br />Refworks<br />Research and Documentation by Hacker<br />APA Manual<br />

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