doing

research

 

sarah elichko

nabil kashyap

s3p / 7.8.16

WHAT ARE WE DOING HERE ?

// what is research

// tools you can use

// why this is relevant

// (and where to find us!)

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 to Find Your Resource

4) Locate & Bring Back a Copy

 

HOW DO YOU FIND THIS STUFF?

GO FORTH & SEARCH !

Look at your citation - what is it?

 

• Journal article   44(3): 348-380

 

• Book chapter   "In"  "ed." or "eds."

 

HOW DO YOU FIND THIS STUFF?

GO FORTH & SEARCH !

Where is it?

• Swarthmore McCabe // call # floor book

        A-E = Lower Level  

        F-K = Second Level

        L-Z = Third Level
 

        McCabe Ref = Main Level 

        +  oversize         ++ double-oversize (Third Level)

           

 

 

HOW DO YOU FIND THIS STUFF?

GO FORTH & SEARCH !

1) Pair Up

2) Grab a Citation
 

3) Use Tripod to Find Your Resource

4) Locate & Bring Back a Copy

 

Swarthmore McCabe
A-E = Lower Level        F-K = Second Level
      L-Z = Third Level

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

ARGUMENT

METHOD

B / E / A / M

THANKS !

selichk1 / McCabe 114

nkashya1 / McCabe 110

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