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Library Types &
Types of Libraries
Colleges & Universities
Collection designed to meet the needs of
Usually one main library
May also have subject-specific libraries
To Organize the World
Catalogs & Classification
To Organizeis Human!
love to put things in
Its all about control.
(We also hope to find whatever it is we are
Control of Library
What is copyright
Protection granted by Federal Law to authors
and artists to guard their creative works from
Works are protected for the life of the author plus
A business is the author when one of their
employees is the creato
The Research Process
Choosing a Topic
Refine Your Topic
Developing a Search Strategy
Selecting Information Resources
Analyzing & Synthesizing
1. Choosing a Topic
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What is plagiarism?
To steal and pass off (the ideas or words of
another) as one's own : use (another's
production) without crediting the source.
Source: Merriam Webster Dictionary
Plagiarism & AVC
Students are always responsible for any
History of the Internet
Plug board and switches
ILLIAC IV 1967-1972One of a Kind
Minicomputer PDP-8 Digital Equipment Corp 1965
. The PDP-8 sold for $18,000, one-fifth the price of a small IBM 360 mainframe
The Cold War Blues
What is a periodical?
Information published at regular
Bi-Monthly (two months)
Quarterly (every three months)
Semi-Annual (every six months)
Why use periodicals?
Periodicals are the second most curre
The Longest Day
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Subject Heading: History Movies
Catalog Example Title Card
The Longest Day
Creator: Annakin, Ken; Marton, Andrew
Ice Fishing 101
Searching Online Databases and
Getting What You Need!
What is a Database?
Collection of electronic records
No particular order
Databases are like frozen lakes.
A hole in the ice is a very li