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October 14, 2020

Library presentation

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October 14, 2020
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  1. ENG1101 Library Workshop Prof. M. Berger :: Fall 2020

  2. Icebreaker • what’s your favorite thing about fall? • Type

    into the chat
  3. Communicating in this workshop PLEASE MUTE YOUR VIDEO, I’LL BE

    RECORDING THIS SESSION MUTE AUDIO WHEN NOT SPEAKING PLEASE ASK QUESTIONS IN REAL TIME USE THE CHAT OR SPEAK UP BE SURE TO CLARIFY WHEN THE QUESTION IS FOR YOUR PROFESSOR
  4. Goals • Orientation and overview of library’s services and resources

    accessible remotely • Asking a research question • Evaluating/judging sources • How to find items in different genres in the library for the reflective annotated bib • Citations • Distinctions between internet and library info sources
  5. ASK A LIBRARIAN by chat or email

  6. Tutorials

  7. Online library course includes evaluating sources+interactive quiz

  8. English 1101 guide updated Fall 2020

  9. Your next assignment (Reflective Annotated Bibliography) • An introduction •

    FOUR sources in four genres • w/corresponding bibliography entry = CITATION OF SOURCE • Your writing (see your assignment for details) • A conclusion
  10. Citations and writing support guide • Get citations from library

    products • Zoterobib good for websites
  11. What are the two parts that = a reflective annotated

    bibliography entry? Think of a recipe with 2 ingredients Write your answers into the chat or speak up
  12. 1. Citation 2. summary and rhetorical analysis

  13. Why Cite? Type your answers into the chat box

  14. What is a research question vs. a topic? Topic à

    research question
  15. Traditional research question video • This video represents traditional/thesis question

    approach to the research question. • Background info gathering is good • It is helpful for narrowing down a topic and identifying your search terms
  16. Research as investigation/multiple perspectives “research often begins with open-ended questions

    that are “based on information gaps or reexamination of existing, possibly conflicting, information.” In other words, research isn’t just for backing up our hunches. It can, and should, also be used as a method of investigating areas of uncertainty, curiosity, conflict, and multiple perspectives.” Wierszewski, Emily A. "RESEARCH STARTS WITH A THESIS STATEMENT." BAD IDEAS: 232.
  17. Ask yourself • Is the question researchable? Not just yes

    or no question • Not too broad • Not too narrow • Do you already know the answer to your question? You shouldn’t • Investigate! • Does the question have complexity and depth? • Multiple viewpoints • Different facets or subtopics
  18. Credibility of sources •Transparency •Editorials seek to be transparent by

    acknowledging bias/position •Did a company pay for the creation of content but it is not acknowledged?
  19. Credibility of sources •Neutrality •Diverse perspectives, seeks balance •Address conflicting

    ideas •Considers different communities and how they are impacted •Avoiding bias or prejudice
  20. Credibility of sources •Expertise •Lived experience •Scholarship •Recognition

  21. Internet sources? How do you evaluate them?

  22. Tutorial on evaluating sources

  23. Background info? How? Why? Google, Wikipedia, library encyclopedias, newspaper articles

  24. Your topics? Write into the chat

  25. Your genres/formats? Write into the chat, e.g. video, blog, etc.

  26. What kinds of sources will you be using?

  27. Keep it simple when searching at the beginning of your

    process
  28. Library Search Strategy Encyclopedias Books Newspaper Articles Trade Magazines Academic

    Journals More specific = More keywords Less specific = Fewer keywords *Academic Search Engines are literal, literally! Only use Keywords connect them with AND and OR. .
  29. Keep it simple when searching for books

  30. Fyi, Library ebooks tutorial

  31. Add another keyword to your basic topic What is a

    keyword?
  32. Searching OneSearch Search everything and limit by material type as

    a type of genre Control by date
  33. Live demo on a student topic

  34. Student searching for sources in the library

  35. How did it go? Student report back

  36. Discussion (time permitting) Library vs. Google?

  37. ASK A LIBRARIAN by chat or email

  38. Connect with the library! Follow us @citytechlibrary twitter or Instagram;

    subscribe to youtube channel
  39. Final questions? Prof. Monica Berger, Library