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INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS. INFORMATION & RESEARCH Donna L. Schulman, Lenz Library [email protected] Step 1: Brainstorming a topic. How?. 1 - Ask my best friend what I should do. 2 - Surf the Internet for a cool web site.

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Interpersonal communications

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS

INFORMATION

&

RESEARCH

Donna L. Schulman, Lenz Library

[email protected]


Step 1 brainstorming a topic how

Step 1: Brainstorming a topic. How?

  • 1 - Ask my best friend what I should do.

  • 2 - Surf the Internet for a cool web site.

  • 3 – Browse through some magazines while waiting for inspiration to strike.

  • 4 – Go for a run and daydream.

  • 5 - Reread my textbook for inspiration.


Step 1a define your topic

Step 1a: DEFINE YOUR TOPIC

  • 1 – KEYWORDS.

  • 2 – Similar or Related Terms

  • [Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Thesaurus]

  • 3 - CREATE a QUESTION. ?

  • 4 – Who is your audience?

  • 5 – What kind of information will you need?


Example

Example:

  • How does body language influence interpersonal communication in a business meeting?


Step 2 background information what do i not use

Step 2: Background Information:what do I not use?

  • 1 – Encyclopedia.

  • 2 – Handbook.

  • 3 – Almanac.

  • 4 – Latest issue of Time magazine.

  • 5 – My cousin’s web site.

  • 6 – Book from the Library.


Step 3 find the right library

Step 3:FIND THE RIGHT LIBRARY!

  • LARGE COLLECTION.

  • SPECIALIZED COLLECTION.

  • OPEN EVENINGS & WEEKENDS.

  • COMPUTER DATABASES.

  • TECHNICAL & PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANCE.

  • OFF-SITE DATABASE ACCESS.


Sibl science industry business library nypl

E. 34th St. & Madison

founded 1996.

Over 70 computer stations.

Information Center (databases)

free Internet classes

SIBL: Science, Industry & Business Library, NYPL


Brooklyn business library bpl

280 Cadman Plaza West.

Founded 1943.

BROOKLYN BUSINESS LIBRARY, BPL


How do i find a book in the library

1 - Browse the first shelves I come to.

2 - Ask the person shelving books

3 - Surf the Internet

4 - Use the Library CATALOG.

How Do I Find a Book in the Library?


Online catalog

ONLINE CATALOG!


Step 4 find periodical articles what is a periodical

Step 4: Find Periodical Articles.What is a Periodical??

  • 1. Newstand magazines.

  • 2. Newspapers.

  • 3. Scholarly Journals.

  • 4. Industrial Newsletters.

  • 5. Professional Journals.

  • 6. Paper or Electronic Formats.


Step 4 find periodical articles below select the wrong ways

Step 4: Find Periodical ArticlesBelow: select the WRONG ways.

  • 1 - Go to my local library and browse through all those magazines.

  • 2 –Buy some magazines from the local newstand.

  • 3 – Use a PERIODICAL INDEX.

  • 4 – Browse the World Wide Web.

  • 5 – Use a computer-based index.


Use an index

USE AN INDEX!

  • BUSINESS PERIODICALS INDEX

  • NEW YORK TIMES INDEX

  • WALL STREET JOURNAL INDEX

  • PROQUEST DIRECT

  • ABI/INFORM

  • IAC MAGAZINE INDEX

  • SILVER PLATTER INDEXES


Proquest basic search screen

ProQuest: Basic Search Screen

PROQUEST: Basic Search Screen


Interpersonal communications

ProQuest: Guided Search Screen


Proquest articles list

ProQuest: Articles List

ProQuest: Articles List


Proquest article

ProQuest: Full-Text Article

PROQUEST: ARTICLE


Interpersonal communications

New York Public Library Electronic Resources

http://www.nypl.org/branch/eresources.html


Step 5 use the internet

STEP 5: USE THE INTERNET


The internet use finding aids

The Internet: Use Finding Aids

  • 1. DIRECTORIES

    • Ex.: Yahoo! http://dir.yahoo.com/

  • 2. SEARCH ENGINES

    • Ex.: Google http://www.google.com

  • 3. HUB SITES

    • Ex.: HR-Guide.Com http://www.hr-guide.com

  • 4. HANDOUTS


The internet use with care

The Internet - Use With Care


Credibility

CREDIBILITY


Authority

AUTHORITY

  • Can the author of the page be determined?

  • Is contact information provided (name, email, phone number or address)

  • Is the author affiliated with an organization? Or is the author speaking for him or her self?

  • Are qualifications or credentials for the individual or organization provided?


Objectivity

OBJECTIVITY

  • Does the author have a bias or agenda? (Is this bias stated or hidden?)

  • Does the author indicate his or her goal in providing the information?


Accuracy coverage

ACCURACY/COVERAGE

  • Is the source of information provided?

  • Who is the intended audience?

  • What is the focus of the information?

  • What is the depth of coverage?


Currency

CURRENCY

  • Are dates included ("First Posted" date, "Last Updated" date)?

  • If not, is date on “source” view?

  • Is the information current or out of date?


People are sources of information step 6

PEOPLE ARE SOURCES OF INFORMATION (step 6)

  • INTERVIEW ACCREDITED EXPERTS

  • COME PREPARED WITH WRITTEN QUESTIONS

  • DOCUMENT YOUR INTERVIEWS

William B. Harrison, Jr.,J.P. Morgan Chase CEO


Review seven steps

REVIEW: SEVEN STEPS

1. Identify & Develop Your Topic (Phrase as a Question).

2. Find Background Information (Use Catalog to find Encyclopedias, Books, etc.)

3. Locate an Appropriate Library.


Review seven steps ctd

REVIEW: SEVEN STEPS (ctd)

4. Use Indexes to Find Periodical Articles.

5. Find Internet Sources.

6. Interview People Sources (if appropriate).

7. Evaluate What You Find.


Remember

REMEMBER!

  • USE LIBRARIAN AS A RESOURCE

  • TAKE NOTES.

  • DOCUMENT ALL SOURCES.

  • USE CREDIBLE SOURCES.

  • HAVE FUN!!


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