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1 Copley High School Media Center Connecting You to Print and Electronic Resources Introduction to Resources Mrs. Casida, Mrs. Stratton, Mr. Turakhia

2 Whats Your Plan? Google? Yahoo? Friends? Books? Magazines? Library Staff? Teachers?

3 Information Resources Print Resources Library Online Catalog Electronic Resources American National Biography Britannica OnlineEBSCO Host

4 Library Online Catalog

5 History of Internet?? Academic communities (late 60s/early 70s) , chat rooms (1970s) WWW (1990s) Format change (comm., urban legends, etc.)

6 Wise Consumer of Information? Are you critically thinking or barely thinking?

7 Does Google Have All the Answers?

8 Evaluation Criteria Authority – who created the site? Accuracy – can a print source verify the info.? Purpose – personal site? academic? commercial? Content – site include reference to research? Currency – when was the site last updated? Usability – are all the links working?

9 InfOhio Electronic Resources

10 InfOhio Resource Examples National Biography Annals of American History The Art Collection Encyclopedia Britannica Online (School Edition)Encyclopedia Britannica Online EBSCO Host

11 Colonial America Resources Librarians Index to the Internet Questia Wikipedia Salem Witch Trials: The World Behind the HysteriaSalem Witch Trials: The World Behind the Hysteria Colonial American Database KnowItNow


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