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Today’s summary, and assignments for Wednesday 10/30

Today we discussed searching (and finding!) in library catalogs. We discussed the CUNY library catalog, the Library of Congress Classification Outline, WorldCat, and reviewed LibX, a browser add-on to make your searching more efficient.

On Wednesday, we’ll discuss searching in library databases. Please read Badke, chapter 5 (pp. 94-120). Since databases have great potential for your discover of relevant, high-quality scholarly sources, here is a quick preview:

Remember, the due date for the annotated bibliography is now Friday, November 1. Please email your assignment to me as an attachment by noon that day

New due date for the Annotated Bibliography

You all probably saw my earlier email message, but I wanted to make sure you all know this: I decided to change the due date for the annotated bibliography from Wednesday 10/30 to Friday 11/1 by noon, sent to me as an email attachment. You’ll need Wednesday’s discussion and activity on searching library databases to complete the assignment.

Following up on our discussion of advanced internet searching last week, I located this blog post on clever Google search tricks. Useful stuff!

~Prof. L