Musci Research

Speech, Speech!

Finding Books in the Library

TYPES OF BOOKS

Fiction vs Nonfiction

BAR 376.7 TIL

Biography (B Einstein)

Collected Biography (920 XXX)


TEST IT OUT IN THE CATALOG:


Narrow your search


So, where are they?


Can I check it out?


Borrow from another school


Citing Your Sources

It's as Easy as... Easybib!


You try a book and website. See the pictures below.

Databases and Other Research Tools

Use the RESEARCH tab of the library web site

If You Find it on the Web, Is It True?

Examples of Untrue Information Found on the Web

Exaggerated Information

Untrue Ages & Dates

Biased Information

Evaluating A Web Site

Who: Who Created the Information

Evaluating A Web Site

What: What is the domain extension?



Safe Extensions Might Be:

.k12

.edu

.sch

.gov


Extensions to Further Evaluate:

.com

.org

.net

~

Evaluating A Web Site

When: When was the site last updated?


Evaluating A Web Site

Where: Where did the Information Come From


Evaluating A Web Site

Why: Why did they create the site?

To inform?

To persuade?

To deceive?

Using A Search Engine Like Google

  • Which results are the most reliable? The top?
  • How do they get to the top of the search list?
  • Sponsored Searches
  • Advanced Searches


NOW YOU TRY


Michael Scott on Wikipedia

Wikipedia

Should we use it?


How do we check the history?


Now you try!