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  • Welcome to Information Strategies in Speech
  • Objectives
  • What is information literacy?
  • Steps in Effective Research
  • Questions to think about…
  • Questions to think about…
  • Questions to think about…
  • Information Quality
  • Primary vs. Secondary Sources
  • Popular vs. Scholarly Journals
  • Examples of Primary vs. Secondary Sources
  • Edison State College Online Catalog
  • APA Citation Style
  • Parts of an online article citation
  • Parts of an online database citation
  • Book source citation
  • Any questions???
  • References
  • Information Strategies In Speech Communications MLA

    1. 1. Information Strategies in Speech<br />Phenessa A. Jones, MSLS<br />Campus Director, Learning Resources<br />
    2. 2. OBJECTIVES<br />Today, you will:<br /> Define Information Literacy<br /> Identify steps in Effective Research<br /> Determine questions to think about before evaluating<br /> Review CARS Evaluating Sources Checklist<br /> Primary Vs. Secondary Sources<br /> Edison Online Catalog<br /> Examine arrangement of MLA Works Cited Page<br /> Open Discussion<br />
    3. 3. WHAT IS INFORMATION LITERACY?<br />The ability to find, retrieve, analyze, use, and communicate information.<br />~Association of College & Research Libraries, 2000<br />
    4. 4. STEPS IN EFFECTIVE RESEARCH<br />Step 5: Communicate the information<br /> (Evaluation)<br /> (Synthesis)<br />Step 4: Organize the information <br /> (Synthesis)<br />Step 3: Evaluate the information <br /> (Use of Information)<br />Step 2: Find the information <br /> (Location & Access)<br /> (Information-Seeking Strategies)<br />Step 1: Define the need <br /> (Task Definition)<br />
    5. 5. QUESTIONS TO THINK ABOUT…<br />How will you know if the information is:<br /><ul><li> Correct?
    6. 6. Up-to-Date?
    7. 7. Written by someone who knows the subject?</li></li></ul><li>Que<br />QUESTIONS TO THINK ABOUT…<br />What are the best sources of information to investigate and explore for your answers?<br />Almanacs<br />Magazines<br />Webcast<br />
    8. 8. QUESTIONS TO THINK ABOUT…<br />What online databases(s) will you use to investigate and gather your information?<br />Academic <br />Search Complete<br />AmericaSNewspapers<br />
    9. 9. INFORMATION QUALITY<br />CARS Checklist:<br />Credibility<br />Accuracy<br />Reliability<br />Support<br />
    10. 10. PRIMARY VS. SECONDARY<br />Primary sources are records of events like diaries, poems, court records, interviews, letters or sets of data, such as census statistics.<br />In most cases you will use secondary sources such as books and articles. <br />
    11. 11. POPULAR VS. SCHOLARLY<br />
    12. 12. PRIMARY VS. SECONDARY SOURCES<br />EXAMPLES<br />
    13. 13. EDISON ONLINE CATALOG<br /><ul><li>Includes Books, eBooks, Journals, and A/V Titles
    14. 14. Searchable by Author, Title, Subject, or Keyword
    15. 15. Make sure the default is Edison State College
    16. 16. You do not need to log in to search; However, you do need to log in to view fines and fees, place holds, access e-books, etc.</li></ul>http://www.edison.edu/library/<br />
    17. 17. SUBJECT-SPECIFIC CITATION STYLE<br />MLA<br />Literature, Arts, and Humanities<br />Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 7th ed. New York: Mod. Lang. Assoc., 2009. Print.<br />http://www.mla.org<br />
    18. 18. PARTS OF AN ONLINE ARTICLE CITATION<br />
    19. 19. PARTS OF AN ONLINE DATABASE CITATION<br />Berger, James D. and Helmut J. Schmidt. “Regulation of Macronuclear<br />DNA Content in Paramecium Tetraurelia.” The Journal of Cell Biology<br />76.1 (1978): 116-126. JSTOR. Web. 20 Nov. 2008.<br /><ul><li>Last Name, First Name. Middle Initial.
    20. 20. “Title of article.”
    21. 21. Title of Online Periodical, Volume Number (issue number if available. (Date of publication): Page Numbers. Database Name.
    22. 22. Publication Medium. Date of Access.</li></li></ul><li>BOOK SOURCE CITATION<br />Carré, John le. The Tailor of Panama. New <br /> York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. Print.<br /><ul><li> Author (last name first). First name and middle name initials.
    23. 23. Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitles (italics).
    24. 24. Location (nearest your state): Publisher, Published Year. Medium of Publication.</li></li></ul><li>ANY QUESTIONS???<br />
    25. 25. REFERENCES<br />The Copyright Society of the USA (2006.) Copyright basics.The Copyright Society of the USA. Retrieved November 15, 2006, fromhttp://www.copyrightkids.org/cbasicsframes.htm.<br />Big6 (2002). Florida state language arts standards with Big6 skills. Retrieved July 29, 2008, from Big6 Web site: http://www.big6.com/2002/04/25/florida-state-language-arts-standards- aligned-with-big6%E2%84%A2-skills/<br />Delaney, R. (2006). Citation styles for research paper. B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library. Retrieved November 15, 2006, fromhttp://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/workshop/citation.htm. <br />Syracuse University School of Information Studies .(2006). How doesyour websitemeasureup? Syracuse University Center for Digital Literacy. 2006. Retrieved October 13, 2006 , from http://digital-literacy.syr.edu/resources/webmac.shtml#.<br />ImagineEasy Solution. (2000). EasyBib - Free automaticbibliographycomposer.EasyBib. Retrieved October 6, 2006, from http://www.easybib.com.<br />Valenza, J. (2006). Plagiarism vs. documentation.Springfield Township HS Virtual Library. RetrievedNovember 15, 2006, from http://mciunix.mciu.k12.pa.us/~spjvweb/plagdoc.html.<br />

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