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Media Center Essential Question How can I be an effective user of information?

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1 Media Center Essential Question How can I be an effective user of information?

2 Research Learning Targets Using Database Sources I can find information on my research topic. I can use NC Wiseowls database to find at least 1 electronic source on my topic. I can use my electronic source to find key facts about my research topic.

3 Online Databases What are they? Online Collection of Published Resources Encyclopedias, Magazines, Newspapers, Web Sites, Podcasts, Videos, Maps, and More Why use them? Reliable Information Authoritative Content Published Content Accessible Anywhere you have Internet Access

4 Locating Database Sources NC WiseOwl Erwin Media Center Homepage Link From other locations: Username/password:

5 NC WiseOwl Example of sites: Student Research Magazines Newspapers Books & Encyclopedias Biographies Radio & TV Transcripts Country Reports State/Province Reports Primary Source Documents Photos, Maps, Flags InfoTrac Student Academic JournalsMagazines Books Podcasts Images Videos Audio Other Sites Other Sites Encyclopedias E Books Newspapers Subject/Special Databases NoveList Videos Junior Reference Reference Primary Sources Multimedia Groiler Online Groiler Online The New Book of Knowledge Groiler Multimedia Encyclopedia Encyclopedia Americana Amazing Animals of the World America the Beautiful Lands and People New Book of Popular Science Encyclopedia for Spanish Speaking

6 Database Source Note Taking Sheet Use Note Taking Sheet Keyword Search Select at Least One Electronic Source Scan Article Take Notes on 4 Topics (Key Facts) Locate, Copy & Paste MLA Citation


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