GCPS1005 Library mini-lecture 1: Finding definitions and quotations

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developmental material for speeches Prepared for GCPS 1005 FINDING DEFINITIONS & QUOTATIONS

Finding Definition & Quotations I. Definitions Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 2

What is a definition? An explanation of the meaning of a word or concept  Gives clarity  Leads to understanding  Leads to potential change! Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 3

Where to find definitions Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 4

DICTIONARIES Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 5

Types of dictionary Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Language dictionaries Subject dictionaries GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 6

Types of dictionary Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Online dictionaries Print dictionaries Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 7

Types of dictionary Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Subject dictionaries GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 8

ENCYCLOPEDIAS Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 9

Encyclopedias Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Encyclopedias give: • Coherent overview • Editorial review • Fact checking Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 10

Types of encyclopedias General encyclopedias Specialised encyclopedias Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 11

INFORMALLY PUBLISHED SOURCES Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 12

Informally published sources Produced by: • Government • Academics • Business • Industry • Research groups Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Any material not commercially published: • Reports • White papers • Information leaflets Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 13

how to find dictionaries & encyclopedias Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 14

Find a dictionary www.onelook.com Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 15

Find a dictionary Finding Definition & Quotations 1. Search by keyword Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) 2. Limit results to book/e-books library.hkbu.edu.hk GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 16

Find an encyclopedia Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 17

Find an encyclopedia Finding Definition & Quotations 1. Search by keyword. Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) 2. Limit results to books/e-books library.hkbu.edu.hk GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 18

Find other sources Google Advanced Search Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics .edu, .gov, .org… Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 19 www.google.com/advanced_search

Finding Definition & Quotations II. Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 20

Use quotations for… emphasis variety authority Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 21

how to find quotations Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 22

Find quotations Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 23

Find quotations Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 24

Find quotations Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 25

resources Links to all of the materials covered (and a few more!) are available on the course guide: http://hkbu.libguides.com/GCPS1005 Finding Definition & Quotations Finding Statistics Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING definitions 26

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