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The 9 th Grade Research Assignment. Information Sources The Library Media Center Web Page Michigan Electronic Library. “In much of society, research means to investigate something you do not know or understand.”. ~~~~Neil Armstrong. Learning Targets.

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The 9 th grade research assignment

The 9th Grade Research Assignment

Information Sources

The Library Media Center Web Page

Michigan Electronic Library


In much of society research means to investigate something you do not know or understand

“In much of society, research means to investigate something you do not know or understand.”

~~~~Neil Armstrong


Learning targets
Learning Targets something you do not know or understand.”

  • The student will identify types of information needed.

  • The student will consider and prioritize possible sources of information.

  • The student will identify subject headings and key words relevant to his research topic.


Learning in the library media center
Learning in the Library Media Center something you do not know or understand.”

  • Students will effectively utilize the subscription databases to complete the research assignment.

  • Students will gain an understanding of the purpose of electronic databases.

  • Students will develop effective search strategies to find new information


Learning targets1
Learning Targets something you do not know or understand.”

The student will:

  • Locate and access a variety of sources in different formats independently

  • Use skim and scan strategies independently to effectively determine relevant information

  • Evaluate the accuracy and reliability of information by comparing multiple sources and analyzing them for point of view and bias

  • Select effective note-taking and information-organizing techniques to record information and essential citation details while accessing print or electronic resources

  • Identify and request information from reliable

    sources to support the research plan


A starting point
A Starting Point something you do not know or understand.”

  • The Library Media Center Web Page

  • http://nwmaltz.weebly.com


The 9 th grade research assignment

www.nwmaltz.weebly.com something you do not know or understand.”


The online encyclopedia

The Online Encyclopedia something you do not know or understand.”

Worldbookonline

User ID: Builders

Password: Makers


Define database
Define: database something you do not know or understand.”

  • electronic database - (computer science) a database that can be accessed by computers, computer database, electronic information service, on-line database

  • database - an organized body of related information


Definition of database
Definition of database something you do not know or understand.”

  • da·ta·base [dey-tuh-beys]

    noun1.a comprehensive collection of related

    data, plural of datum(asinglepieceofinformation,asafact,statistic,orcode;anitem of data), organized for

    convenient access, generally in a computer.


Database
Database something you do not know or understand.”

  • a usually large collection of data organized especially for rapid search and retrieval (as by a computer)

  • A database is a collection of information that is organized so that it can easily be accessed, managed, and updated. In one view, databases can be classified according to types of content:

  • bibliographic, full-text, numeric, and images.


Opposing viewpoints database
Opposing Viewpoints Database something you do not know or understand.”

  • http://www.gale.cengage.com/media/training/In_Context/viewpoints_search/viewpoints_search.htm


How do you locate the electronic databases
How do you locate the electronic databases? something you do not know or understand.”

At school

At home 24/7

Using the library web page

www.nwmaltz.weebly.com


The password is important
The Password is important. something you do not know or understand.”

Pilots


Gale virtual reference library a collection of ebooks

Gale Virtual Reference Library something you do not know or understand.”a collection of eBooks

Other related databases


Sweet search a search engine for students

Sweet Search – a search engine for students something you do not know or understand.”

http://www.sweetsearch.com/


Wordsmyth explore discover create
Wordsmyth something you do not know or understand.”Explore. Discover. Create

http://new.wordsmyth.net/


Wordsmyth explore discover create1
Wordsmyth something you do not know or understand.”Explore. Discover. Create


Information
Information something you do not know or understand.”

What is it?

What are the characteristics of quality information sources?


The 9 th grade research assignment

Accuracy, Currency, Relevance, Comprehensiveness/Completeness, Objectivity, Value, Accessibility, Presentation, Authority, Expertise

Characteristics of information of quality


Citation guides
Citation Guides Comprehensiveness/Completeness, Objectivity, Value, Accessibility,

  • www.nwmaltz.weebly.com


What search method was not presented in this class

What search method was not presented in this class? Comprehensiveness/Completeness, Objectivity, Value, Accessibility,

Answer


Need help with your topic and your research

Need help with your topic and your research? Comprehensiveness/Completeness, Objectivity, Value, Accessibility,

Email:

nmaltz@delasallehs.com