Today we got a late start because of the mysterious fire alarm, and in the time remaining discussed advanced internet searching and specialized search engines for scholarly content, such as Google Scholar, CiteSeer, Scirus, and Microsoft Academic. I hope you all found at least a few potentially useful scholarly sources during your searches in class today. Slides from today are available here.
On Monday we’ll discuss searching (& finding!) in library catalogs. Read Badke Ch. 5 pp. 71-76 (3rd edition), and review the Library of Congress Classification Outline. Remember that your annotated bibliography is due on Wednesday, 3/28; please get in touch with questions as they arise. There are many examples of annotated bibliographies out on the internet: a few of my favorites are from the OWL and the City Tech library.
For Monday, please write one research journal blog post in which you address the following: