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241 research presentation tips

  1. 1. Tips for Researching and Designing a 5-minute Presentation [Librarians’ secrets to happiness]
  2. 2. Explain the BIG picture first Your first slide might explain the larger historical context. What were Hoovervilles? What was happening at the national level that caused them to exist all over the country? (@Doug88888)
  3. 3. Second, provide details about the local event or person. Where was the Hoovervillein Seattle located? How many people lived there? Can you find a specific story of one person or family that illustrates what it was like to live in the Seattle Hooverville? (Euloth)
  4. 4. Skip over the less-significant details You only have 5 minutes. (Bain)
  5. 5. Include visuals (Lee)
  6. 6. Use a variety of sources (Drummond) Books (print AND electronic) (Mecklem) Encyclopedias (print AND electronic) (Google) The web (use librarian tips) (Town of Needham, MA ) Article and periodical databases
  7. 7. Works Cited @Doug88888. The New Forest. 2010. Flickr.com. Flickr.com, Web. 17 Nov. 2013. Bain, Terry. Ladybug Ladybug III. 2005. Flickr.com. Flickr.com, Web. 17 Nov. 2013. Drummond, Sharon. Book Chaos. 2010. Flickr.com. Flickr.com, Web. 17 Nov. 2013. Euloth, Glenn. Tree in the Fog (Explored). 2009. Flicr.com. Flickr.com, Web. 17 Nov. 2013. Google. Google Logo. Google.com. Google, n.d. Web. 17 Nov. 2013. Lee, James P Homeless Man Sitting in Front of Shack in Shantytown Known as Hooverville, Seattle, Washington, October 27, 1931. 1931. Special Collections Division. University of Washington Libraries, Web. 17 Nov. 2013. Mecklem, Todd. Encyclopedia Britannica Volumes. 2008. Flickr.com. Flickr.com, Web. 17 Nov. 2013. Town of Needham, MA. Newspapers. Online Help. Town of Needham, n.d. Web. 17 Nov 2013.

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