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Informed researching modified

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Informed researching modified

  2. 2. When researching, from where do you draw information?
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  6. 6. Bartle Library Stacks -- JV6035 .M537 2005 -- REGULAR LOAN Bartle Library Stacks -- GN495.6 .B58 1998 -- REGULAR LOAN Bartle Library Stacks -- HV6001 .C672 v.21 -- REGULAR LOAN TOPIC: Immigration
  7. 7. A– General Works B– Philosophy, Psychology, Religion C– Auxiliary Sciences of History D– World History E-F– History of the America G– Geography, Anthropology, Recreation H– Social Sciences J– Political Science K– Law L– Education M– Music and Books on Music N– Fine Arts P– Language and Literature Q– Science R– Medicine S– Agriculture T– Technology U– Military Science V– Naval Science Z– Bibliography, Library Science, Information Resources
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  9. 9. • Look within the Library Catalog to find a book that you read in high school • Review the Subject Headings • Find another book that has one of the same Subject Headings • What are the similarities or differences between these books? ACTIVITY
  11. 11. GENERAL CONTENTS OF A DATABASE Books / Book Chapters Book Reviews Journal Articles / Magazine Articles News Reports Conference Proceedings Dissertations
  12. 12. THE RESEARCH QUESTION What is the estimate of U.S. violent victimization reported in 2013? Why do teenagers become violent? Can violent videogames cause youth to become physically aggressive? Why Are violent videogames psychologically harmful for young children? If violent videogames are reported as having possible harmful psychological impacts, why do consumers continue to purchase these products?
  14. 14. Brown, R. Michael, et al. "Gender and video game performance." Sex Roles 36.11-12 (1997): 793-812. “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” – Isaac Newton
  15. 15. Tina is researching the most recent information about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. She plans to only use books ?Good Plan or Ask a Librarian?
  16. 16. John is exploring the changing rate of employment statistics. He plans to collect all this information from journal articles ?Good Plan or Ask a Librarian?
  17. 17. Michael is writing a paper on current social opinions about gun violence He plans to review blogs and Twitter ?Good Plan or Ask a Librarian?
  18. 18. Trish is researching the local policy changes for elderly care within nursing homes. She plans to review some of the regional newspapers ?Good Plan or Ask a Librarian?
  19. 19. Michelle is researching the theories of climate change. She plans to use mostly books and journal articles ?Good Plan or Ask a Librarian?
  20. 20. Book Borrowing Library Account Interlibrary Loan Connecting to Help
  21. 21. Reserves Poster Printing Group Study Rooms Bookeye Scanner
  22. 22. QUESTIONS Anne Larrivee