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FYS 101: Words & Ideas Literature of Travel. Kristen L. Young, MLIS, AHIP Denison University Thursday October 18, 2012. Assignment. Students need to choose one of the authors Montagu Trollope Darwin Dickens Twain D. H. Lawrence Kerouac Naipaul

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fys 101 words ideas literature of travel

FYS 101: Words & IdeasLiterature of Travel

Kristen L. Young, MLIS, AHIP

Denison University

Thursday October 18, 2012

assignment
Assignment
  • Students need to choose one of the authors
    • Montagu
    • Trollope
    • Darwin
    • Dickens
    • Twain
    • D. H. Lawrence
    • Kerouac
    • Naipaul
  • Prepare a bibliography of critical sources on that author that relate to their travel writing
  • Using Academic Search Complete and the CONSORT Catalog, demonstrate to the students how to go about creating such a bibliography.
steps to research
Steps to research
  • Define your topic or question
  • Create a search strategy
    • What type of information is needed?
      • Scholarly journal articles, books, magazines, newspapers, websites
    • What keywords/headings will you need in databases?
  • Search the literature & collect sources
  • Evaluate the information
  • Cite the sources
creating a search strategy
Creating a search strategy
  • List main topics and alternate terms
    • Initial: Mark Twain, travel, writing
    • Related: Samuel Langhorne Clemens, tourism, explore, vacation, literature, diary.
    • Gender, age, year of publication, language
selecting your terms
Selecting your terms

Travel

Travels

Travel*

Traveled

Traveling

connector words
Connector Words

Connect words with AND…

Connect words with OR…

…to find articles that include both words

…to find articles that include either or both of the words

Travel AND

writing

Writing OR Diary

Travel

Writing

Writing

Diary

bibliography
Bibliography

Annotated

Critical

  • Bibliographic information
  • Explain the qualifications of the author
  • Scope/purpose of work
  • Any biases?
  • Intended audience, reading level
  • Why it is useful to your topic (evaluation)
  • DESCRIBE a work
  • How the work relates to other works on the specific topic
  • Evaluate the usefulness of a work for a specific audience/situation (others exploring the topic)
  • EVALUATE a work
citations
Citations

MLA Style

Chicago

  • Book:

Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.

  • Scholarly Database:

Junge, Wolfgang, and Nathan Nelson. “Nature's Rotary Electromotors.” Science 29 Apr. 2005: 642-44. Science Online. Web. 5 Mar. 2009.

  • Book:

Yow, Valerie Raleigh. Recording Oral History: A Guide for the Humanities and Social Sciences. Walnut Creek, CA: Alta Mira Press, 2005.

  • Scholarly Database:

Frank, Alison. "The Petroleum War of 1910: Standard Oil, Austria, and the Limits of the Multinational Corporation." American Historical Review 114, no.1 (Feb. 2009): 16-41. doi:10.1086/ahr.114.1.16.

mla style sample
MLA Style (sample)

Works Cited

"Blueprint Lays Out Clear Path for Climate Action." Environmental Defense Fund. Environmental Defense Fund, 8 May 2007. Web. 24 May 2009.

Clinton, Bill. Interview by Andrew C. Revkin. “Clinton on Climate Change.” New York Times. New York Times, May 2007. Web. 25 May 2009.

Dean, Cornelia. "Executive on a Mission: Saving the Planet." New York Times. New York Times, 22 May 2007. Web. 25 May 2009.

Ebert, Roger. "An Inconvenient Truth." Rev. of An Inconvenient Truth, dir. Davis Guggenheim. rogerebert.com. Sun-Times News Group, 2 June 2006. Web. 24 May 2009.

citation guide
Citation guide!

http://www.denison.edu/library/research/citation_guides.html

getting to academic search complete http www denison edu library
Getting to Academic Search Complete http://www.denison.edu/library/
libraryland a real session class
Libraryland: a real session - class
  • Live
  • Students = active participants - groups
  • Questions
    • Website – why
    • Journal/database
    • Boolean operators
  • Personal experiences
    • Road blocks
  • Personal opinion
    • Most helpful
libraryland a real session extras
Libraryland: a real session - extras
  • Handout
  • LibGuide
  • Informative information tutorials – Jing
  • Additional instruction sessions
  • Office hours