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  • How you can help them and how they can find you – leads into the ISEMP introduction
  • This can be amended to reflect a specific assignment they are working towards or that information could be added verbally.
  • Segway – The Library provides lots of print and online information that can be classed as “better” information: published, edited, scholarly, sometimes peer-reviewed. Google is great for finding the free stuff, and we’ve seen that there can be quality info found through a search for free information. But the library specializes in providing more information to you – the kind that usually you have to pay for. Direct students to go the LRC homepage to get started. Proceed with search examples without additional slides.
  • Discuss the above as the two principle ways to find information through the library. Direct students to go the LRC homepage to get started. Proceed with search examples without additional slides.
  • Segway – The Library provides lots of print and online information that can be classed as “better” information: published, edited, scholarly, sometimes peer-reviewed. Google is great for finding the free stuff, and we’ve seen that there can be quality info found through a search for free information. But the library specializes in providing more information to you – the kind that usually you have to pay for. Direct students to go the LRC homepage to get started. Proceed with search examples without additional slides.
  • This page links to the Contact Us page by clicking on the screen shot of Contact Us.
  • Carter info session_welding_2

    1. 1. Company and Career ResearchSMART START
    2. 2. I AM . . .Melanie ParletteSchool of Engineering and Information Technology andTrades and Apprenticeship Liaisonmparlette@conestogac.on.ca
    3. 3. TODAY we will…• Citing our sources, why this is important and tools to help us• Company Research, how we can learn more about potential employers• Career Research, finding information on careers and exploring resources
    4. 4. LIBRARY as a GATEWAY• The LRC is a gateway to a variety of quality resources for your College studies
    5. 5. Citing our SourcesIts important to cite sources you used in your research for several reasons:•To show your reader youve done proper research by listing sources youused to get your information•To be a responsible scholar by giving credit to other researchers andacknowledging their ideas•To avoid plagiarism by quoting words and ideas used by other authors•To allow your reader to track down the sources you used by citing themaccurately in your paper by way of footnotes, a bibliography or referencelist
    6. 6. Sign up for a New Account
    7. 7. Refworks Research Topic One Topic Two
    8. 8. Refworks & APA
    9. 9. Importing to RefWorks1. Export database direct to RefWorks2. Sign in to RefWorks if not already logged in3. View last imported folder4. *New Folder “Name your folder”5. Check new reference6. Add to new folder
    10. 10. Creating a Website Reference1. Click New Reference2. Select Citation Style3. Select Reference Type4. Complete Fields5. Add to folder6. Save Reference
    11. 11. Creating a WorksCited• Click “Create a bibliography”• Select Output style manager• Select “APA 6th Edition” (found underConestoga College Specific) as Output Style• File Type “Word for Windows”• References to include “Folder Name”
    12. 12. ResearchingCompaniesResearch HelpWelding Technology GuideCourse ResourcesReference Canada
    13. 13. Reference Canada  Custom Search  Business Type  Keyword “welding”  Select options  City  View Results  Explore Results
    14. 14. Exploring Companies Discover: Management Directory / Owner Number of Employees Industry Profile Contact Information
    15. 15. Career Research  Careers  Search for “welder” Explore: • Job Description • Working Conditions • Education • Photos and Interviews • Related Careers • Sample Career Path
    16. 16. Challenge• Complete the scavenger hunt to discover more about Company and Career Research
    17. 17. Today We…• Learned about APA citations and tools to help us• How to research companies and potential employers• Conduct career research
    18. 18. HELP AT THE LIBRARY instant messaging information service email or phone

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