doing

research

 

andrea baruzzi

s3p / 7.13.17

WHAT ARE WE DOING HERE ?

// what is research

// tools you can use

// why this is relevant

// (and where to find us!)

WHAT IS RESEARCH ?

WHAT IS RESEARCH ?

  •     Print journals
  •     Print books
  •     Online journals
  •     eBooks
  •     Databases
  •     Magazines
  •     Newspapers
  •     Reference librarians
  •     Oh my!

KINDS OF RESOURCES

HOW DO YOU FIND THIS STUFF?

HOW DO YOU FIND THIS STUFF?

>> Scholarly Databases
>> ILL / EZ Borrow / TriCo

>> Tripod : Research Guides
>> Tripod : Articles
>> Tripod : Books & More

>> Google Scholar

 

HOW DO YOU FIND THIS STUFF?

GO FORTH & SEARCH !

1) Pair Up

2) Grab a Citation

3) Use Tripod (tripod.brynmawr.edu)      to Find Your Book

4) Locate & Bring Back, plus 1-2            Others from the Same Shelf

 

HOW DO YOU FIND THIS STUFF?

GO FORTH & SEARCH !

Where is it?

Swarthmore Cornell // call #  floor book

          A-Z and "+" = Upper Level  

          Reserves, Reference, and New Books = Main Level

          Print Journals, Reference = Lower Level

 

Call number = QC355.3 W35 2015            QC355.3

                                                                    W35

                                                                    2015

HOW DO YOU FIND THIS STUFF?

What did you find?

HOW DO YOU FIND THIS STUFF?

What about articles?

  • Select a journal article from the references in one of your books
  • Locate that article in Tripod, Web of Science or Google Scholar
  • Can you access the full text? Are there any citing articles?

HOW DO YOU FIND THIS STUFF?

What about articles?

Article

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume(issue), pp-pp. doi:xx.xxxx/xxxxxx

Book

Author, A. (Year). Title of work. Location: Publisher.

Book Chapter

Author, A. (Year). Title of chapter. In E. E. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. xxx-xxx). Location: Publisher.

HOW DO YOU TELL IF IT'S GOOD?

HOW DO YOU TELL IF IT'S GOOD?

currency

// date, relevance

reliability

// references, data, citations

authority

// author, sponsor

purpose

// intended audience

 

What is the research question/scope?

When is a resource relevant?

When is it within scope?

Why are you interested in it, anyway?

    + keeping sight of what drew you to the topic
    + engaging in a new research method
    + a chance to encounter texts or topics
  

HOW DO YOU TELL IF IT'S GOOD?

HOW DO YOU USE IT ?

BACKGROUND

EXHIBIT / EVIDENCE

ARGUMENT

METHOD

RELEVANCE and PURPOSE

THANKS!

abaruzz1 / Cornell 109

 

( and of course, come see us... )

questions?

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