Why Should You Use The Library?

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  • WikipediaAnyone can edit itInaccurate and erroneous informationVandalism(in Wikipedia you are not supposed to write about yourself- controversies about living biographies editing your own biography to present yourself in a better light.Most fans of Wikipedia will agree that when it comes to scholarly research. Wikipedia should not be used as a primary resource. It’s a place to start, just like any print encyclopedia is. Once you have a basic understanding of the topic, you can then move on to a more specific and reliable resources.) 
  • Why Should You Use The Library?

    1. 1. Why should you use the Library?<br />
    2. 2. Where do you go to get information for a research paper?  <br />
    3. 3. What did you do in High School? <br />Welcome to Wikipedia, the freeencyclopedia that anyone can edit.<br />
    4. 4. Internet Myths<br />Everything worth finding is already on the Web.<br />Google searches the whole Web.<br />The best information is found in the first 10 results.<br />Searching is easy.<br />Everything is free.<br />Everything is truthful, authoritative, accurate.<br />Devine, Jane and Francine Egger-Sider. Going Beyond Google: The Invisible Web in Learning and Teaching  <br /> New York: Neal-Schuman 2009. Print.<br />
    5. 5. Search engines only crawl 16-20% of the Internet. <br />http://www.juanico.co.il/Main%20frame%20-%20English/Issues/invisible%20web.gif<br />
    6. 6. “Why should you use the library?” <br />The Invisible Web <br />
    7. 7. What is the Invisible Web?<br /> There's information out there that is actually not indexed in the big search engines. Such Web pages are part of what's called the Dark, Deep, Hidden or Invisible Web. <br />http://oedb.org/library/college-basics/invisible-web<br />
    8. 8. http://www.osti.gov/speeches/fy2006/icsti/images/slide6.jpg<br />
    9. 9. http://www.kn.att.com/wired/21stcent/wversus.html<br />
    10. 10. “Why should you use the library?” <br />Not everything is on the internet. <br /> Availability to browse and read books, magazines, encyclopedias, and other print materials that are not online.<br />Not everything is free.  <br /> Access to fee-based databases with thousands of magazines and scholarly journals in full text.<br />Librarians (with faculty help) spend time selecting quality materials:  books, journals and databases.  We collect scholarly and authoritative materials especially for your classes. <br />Personal assistance through LMU librarians and assistants. <br /> Get Help! <br />
    11. 11. Google doesn’t have a One Card…<br />…but you do! <br />
    12. 12. Use your OneCard when you are off-campus.<br />
    13. 13. The End<br />

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