Ms. Doyle, District Librarian. Finding Academic Sources. Please get ready to write in your journal. Entries will be marked in purple You will have 5 entries total. Video: www. youtube .com/watch?v=llD1AY5fsjc. We all love Google…. Back in my day…. But…you know this is true. Yes, I.
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Journal entry #1:
1. Have been edited and fact-checked
2. Written by an expert
3. May include a works cited list
4. Often from a library database
A. Start on your school home page
B. Click “Library” tab
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Newspapers, magazines, journals, pictures, reference books, primary sources
School pays for access
Home passwords are on Library Home Page – log in to Edline
In keyword searching, computer finds words anywhere in the article.
A. Notice that you can make citations for database articles for your Works Cited list
B. Email to yourself
Journal entry #4:
You’ll get a handout with printed pages from the Internet. Decide which sources (A-F) are most academic.
Rank them in your notes the order you would use them for research. Write one sentence to explain.
1. Source C is most academic –it’s written by a history professor and includes a works cited list.
…..then do 2-5…..
6. Source A is least academic –it’s just advertising and has no real info.
5. Write down one question you still haveabout finding academic sources for this project
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