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FSCN 4621W Intro to the Library


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FSCN 4621W Intro to the Library

  1. 1. FSCN 4621WIntro to Library Resources Megan Kocher Sept. 25, 2012
  2. 2. Who am I?Megan Kocher• Librarian for 3 departments: – Food Science and Nutrition – Animal Science – Soil, Water, and Climate•• 612-625-3605
  3. 3. Agenda• Primary vs. Secondary Resources• Scholarly vs. Popular• Library Website• Database Searching• RefWorks
  4. 4. Primary Sources“Original materials that have not beenfiltered through interpretation or evaluation by a second party. ”-Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, vol. 26
  5. 5. Primary Source ExamplesConference papers correspondence Dissertations Diaries Interviews Lab notebooks Notes Patents Proceedings Studies Surveys Technical Reports Theses
  6. 6. Secondary Sources“Sources that contain commentary on or a discussion about a primary source. ”-Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, vol. 26
  7. 7. Secondary Source ExamplesBooks Encyclopedias Review ArticlesCommentary Criticism
  8. 8. Scholarly vs. Popular
  9. 9. Databases• Google Scholar• PubMed• Agricola• CAB Abstracts
  10. 10. Image Credits“Sock Puppet” CC BY-NC Alex Brown, Flickr