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Socialissuesresearch

  1. 1. Ms. Doyle, District Librarian
  2. 2. Please get ready to take notesWrite down words and phrases in redAt the end of presentation, you will have notes A-F
  3. 3. A. Objectives:By the end of this presentation, you will know how to1. Use Destiny (our library catalog) to locate a book in the school library2. Use databases to find information on your topic
  4. 4. B. Find a book 1. School Home Page 2. Library
  5. 5. 3. Search DESTINY
  6. 6. Use just 1-3 words on your issue, NOT your whole question.•“homelessness”•NOT “homeless teens in Florida what problems do they have”Try different words to find the best one for your search.
  7. 7. Think about your research topic. Brainstorm at least 3 keywords you could use in your search. Write the keywords in your notes now.
  8. 8. Checkdate tomake surebook is nottoo old, orsort bydateClickDetails tofind outmore
  9. 9. Write downcall numberto find bookin libraryAlso clicktopics underExplore!
  10. 10. Take about 30 seconds to talk with the person next to you about the following questions.1. Why might using a print book be better than using the Internet or a database for this project?2. Why might online sources be better?
  11. 11. Finddatabaselinks onlibraryhomepage1.GalePowerSearch2. OpposingViewpoints
  12. 12. Thumbs up or thumbs down…1. Drug abuse2. Soldiers in World War II3. Gun violence4. Finding out more about the author of a book5. Biographical information about Abraham Lincoln6. Obesity or eating disorders7. Bullying or cyberbullying8. The country of Argentina
  13. 13. Includesreferencebooks,magazines,newspapers,and muchmore
  14. 14. Notice Content Types:Books show up in first search, but you can switch to academic journals, magazines, etc.Related Subjects: Click these to narrow your search!Document Types:Narrow your search (to just articles, for example)
  15. 15.  In your notes (E), write one thing you learned today In your notes (F), write one question you still haveShare questions now or email doylem@loswego.k12.or.us

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