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English 113 - Parker / Wiebe - Information Literacy Sessions - Fall 2018

Know what you are searching

FULL-TEXT SEARCHING = Default

...but what else? And why?



Search Fields?

Search fields? Say what?

Bad Search, Good Search

Example topic: video games and their effects on teenage aggression

BAD SEARCH:

 

FULLY GEEKED-OUT SEARCH:

 

In-Class Search Problems

Turn these topics into geektastic database searches!


1. ​Gender inequality in pay

Search the Database "Social Sciences Full-Text"


2. The ways in which immigrants adjust to their new life in America

Search the Database "PsycINFO"


3. ​How parental involvement impacts their kids' education

Search the Database "Education Full-Text"