How to Use a Library for Ms. Wiles' AVID Students

 

Finding Books--

Dewey and Library of Congress Classification Systems

How to use Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classification Systems --brief summary of the two systems

Using Call Numbers to Find Books --video from San Jose State University

Finding Facts about Publications--from the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook

The List of Works Cited--from the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook

 

Worksheet--

Using an online catalog to find a book on the shelf

Using the Dewey Decimal System

Using the Library of Congress Classification System

 

Finding Magazine, Newspaper, Encyclopedia Articles--

EBSCO Support Videos

The List of Works Cited--from the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook

Information Needed to Write a Work Cited for a Magazine Article Found in an Online Database.

 

Worksheet--

Using EBSCOhost to find magazine and newspaper articles

 

Choosing a Topic to Research

Links to lists of topics:

From Crafton Hills College

Franklin County Public Schools

Rush-Henrietta Central School District

 

Worksheet--

Possible topics for my research

 

Primary and Secondary Information--

What is Primary Research and How do I get Started?

Primary, secondary, and tertiary sources--from Virginia Tech

 

Worksheet--

Primary and Secondary Sources

 

Evaluating and Citing Books

Core Elements for Works Cited-- from the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook

Evaluating resources--from University of California at Berkeley

Introduction to Research--from Cornell University (Scroll about half way down for evaluating sources.)

 

Worksheet--

Evaluating and Citing Books

 

Worksheet--

Using other libraries

Using Reference Materials -- Worksheet

 

Internet Search Strategies

How to Find Anything Online With Advanced Search Techniques--video

Website Evaluation--PowerPoint

Worksheet--

Internet Search Strategies to improve your search results

Evaluating and Citing Internet Resources

 

 

 

 

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