ISTC Spring 2014 Fran Class 2

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Published on March 7, 2014

Author: annefenwood

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ISTC 201 Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson.edu Research & Instruction Librarian Slides: http://bit.ly/istc2014splutherslides2

First… • Laksamee Putnam • lputnam@towson.edu • Cook Library Reference: • 410.704.2462. • IM/email • • • • Phone: 410.704.3746. Twitter: @CookLibraryofTU Albert S. Cook facebook profile! Slides: http://bit.ly/istc2014splutherslides2

Agenda • Quick review of last class • Group work • Finding Books • Finding Articles • Finding Newspapers

Review • Keywords • AND OR NOT • Check for CRAP • • • • Currency Reliability Authority Purpose/POV http://librariandesignshare.org/2013/10/10/know-your-meme-and-boolean-too/

Putting it all together…  Which age is childhood obesity in the United States the highest? childhood child* adolescent young obesity over weight BMI child* OR adolescent OR young AND obesity OR overweight OR BMI AND United States OR USA OR North America United States USA North America

Real research is complicated

Critique Cook OneSearch! • Small groups • Discuss Cook OneSearch • Books • Articles • Fill out this worksheet • http://bit.ly/istc2014splutherc2 • Report back to the class

Critique Cook OneSearch! • Find books • One here at Towson • One outside of Towson • Report back • A feature which helped your search • What your group disliked

Finding Books • Plenty of relevant information in print • Use broad keywords • Multiple places to search • Cook OneSearch • Library Catalog • USMAI Libraries

Finding Books

Finding Books

Critique Cook OneSearch! • Find an article • Identify • • • • Article title Journal title Content Provider (i.e. Database) Access • Report back • A feature which helped your search • What your group disliked

Finding Articles • Scholarly – Peer Reviewed • Use specific keywords • Utilized advanced search features Card Catalogue. [Photographer]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. http://quest.eb.com/images/115_2838287

Finding Articles

Finding Articles • Content providers you should use: • • • • Academic Search Premier Education Research Complete ERIC SocINDEX • ScienceDirect • Social Sciences Abstracts • PsycINFO

Finding Articles • Features to remember • Yellow Findit button • Citation creations • Email yourself • Also as you are searching • Take a look at the article citations • Make note of additional keywords

Finding Newspapers • There is a help guide for this too

Find a newspaper article • Enter your newspaper article information into the worksheet

Next class • Before class: • Read the article, be ready to discuss • Try to create an APA citation • Discussion on plagiarism and citation style

Questions? • Feel free to contact me: • • • • Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson.edu 410.704.3746. Twitter: @CookLibraryofTU • Or any reference librarian: • Visit Cook Library Reference Desk • 410.704.2462. • IM – tucookchat

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