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Kathy Benson

Thinking - Ithaca College Library - 0 views

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    A lesson on thinking critically when use the web for research.
Claude Almansi

The KYVL for Kids Research Portal - How to do research Home Base - 1 views

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    "The Kentucky Virtual Library presents: How to do research! Step 1: Plan your project Plan your project tutorial Define your subject Brainstorm What do you already know? Group similar ideas Identify key words and phrases Make a quest strategy Gather your tools Step 2: Search for information Search for information tutorial The Kentucky Virtual Library The library catalog Encyclopedia Reference books: table of contents and index Magazines and newspaper articles Dictionary Search the World Wide Web What if you can't find anything? Step 3: Take Notes Take notes tutorial The KWL method Fact finder method Data sheets Clustering method (also called mapping or webbing) Venn diagram method Note cards Prints and photocopies Bibliography page Step 4: Use the information Use the information tutorial Scan the page first The five finger test Is the information true or bogus? Put it in your own words Organize the information Compare and contrast Put the information in order Add your own conclusions Step 5: Report Share what you've learned tutorial Step 6: Evaluate Ask yourself, "How did I do?" Glossary Back to the introduction page Portal | Home Base (Site Map) | Plan | Search | The Web | Take Notes | Use | Report | Glossary Teacher's Toolbox | Flash Version | Text Only Version Kentucky Virtual Library"
David Wetzel

10 Tips for Successful Online Research in Adult Education - 16 views

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    While reading the syllabus for a new course you discovered there is a research paper project. These types of projects often require the need to carry out online research to find sources. The online world is vast, often making such research a time consuming drain on valuable study time. So what do you do? The following top 10 tips for successful online research below will help make time dedicated for research more efficient.
Michael Walker

Chronicling America - The Library of Congress - 11 views

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    Historic Newspapers: View pages of papers from 1860-1922
Kathy Benson

Boolify Project: An Educational Boolean Search Tool - 10 views

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    visual boolian search engine
Nelly Cardinale

Internet Archive: About IA - 0 views

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    The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format. Founded in 1996 and located in the Presidio of San Francisco, the Archive has been receiving data donations from Alexa Internet and others. In late 1999, the organization started to grow to include more well-rounded collections. Now the Internet Archive includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages in our collections.
darkbird18 Wharry

ipl2 Information You Can Trust Internet Public Library.url - 0 views

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    The Internet Public Library (IPL) features a searchable, subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites; links to online texts, newspapers, and magazines; and the Ask A Question online reference service.
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    ipl2 is the result of a merger of the Internet Public Library (IPL) and the Librarians' Internet Index (LII). Very good online internet libaray and online database research tool.
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    ipl2 is the result of a merger of the Internet Public Library (IPL) and the Librarians' Internet Index (LII). Very good online internet libaray and online database research tool.
Kelly O

National Archives and Records Administration - 0 views

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    National Archives
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