Question of the Day: • Why is the annual gathering of the California basket weavers important to California basket weavers?
Locating Information • Some electronic Sources: • Library Database is a collection of records about all the books and other resources in the library. • CD ROM encyclopedia the text of an encyclopedia stored in a CD ROM disc • Online Magazine and newspapers have been especially designed to be read on a computer that has an internet connection
Library Data Base • Search by author’s name, a book title, call number, a subject, or a key word. • Searching by key word means the computer will search all records for this word or phrase. • First think about the information you need to find: • Books by an author do a Author search • If you know the Title do Title search • If you need general information enter a descriptive keyword to search the entire collection.
Which electronic reference would you use to find: • 1. Another book that talks about basket weaving? • 2. Information about the planets?
Summarize Tell your partner about Weaving a California Tradition. Use the sequence words to think about the story. First Next Then Last