Distinguish between types of information Determine what type of search tool is most appropriate, depending on your information need Locate books and articles for your annotated bibliographies
1st assignment=3 books and four periodical articles 2nd assignment=3 books and five periodical articles 3rd assignment=3 books and five periodical articles
Information Description How ReviewedTypeWebsites A site on the web, created by an Self published individual, company or organization (normally not reviewed)Books Provides comprehensive information Edited about a subject but not usually as up to date as other sourcesMagazines Usually written for a popular (ie. not Edited& academic or scholarly) audience; maynewspapers be generalthe author withinterest. review of the source’s quality or merit. Self Published-published by or special no outside Edited- reviewed by an editor prior to publication.Scholarly Usually written for a scholarly Peer reviewed Peer Reviewed- reviewed by experts or peers a specificJournals audience interested in in the same field as the author (in addition to an editor) subject.
Finding books & articles Finding books & articlesusing Google is like………. using library resources is like…………………..Can you find it ? Can you find it?Can you find it efficiently? Can you find it efficiently?
1. Google search your topic. 2. Look at the 1st page of hits 3. Are any of them books or articles? I will call one student up to go through their list of hits.
Searches all of the print and electronic materials available thru SCC library including Paper books Electronic books Periodical articles in print and electronic form
For controversial topics or current events1. Argumentative essays2. Videos and podcasts3. Statistics4. Periodical articles