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Information: How, where and why bother?
Transcript of Information: How, where and why bother?
What do we need info for?
What resources will we be looking at?
Find Legal Answers
What do you already know?
Assignment: Give a brief history of Aboriginal people in Australia Since colonisation
Torres Strait Islander
Book, Website, DVD , your mum......
Is there an author? Are they an expert?
Is the document sponsored? Biased?
Is the information reliable? Accurate?
Is it in date? Too old? When updated?
Level of information? Easy? Hard?
Why can’t I get everything off the net?
I think this is about facts!
I think this is about feelings!
I think this is about data!
1. Because your teachers and examiners have said you can't.
2. Because it may not be the best source.
3. Wider reading = Better marks
ACCESS FROM HOME!!!
Abor: a village in Ghana
Abora: sun god of the canary islands
Reserve via net with library card
Get to info faster
library staff get it off shelf
Interlibrary Loans - FREE for students!
I borrow from State Library - you borrow from me
WHY? More STUFF!!!!! More specialised......great for extension,special interest.....
UWS Social network thingy
-Tutoring after 8pm
- Exam tips
Chat with other students about studenty stuff.
Journals (fancy name for magazines)
Up to date info
Quicker than stealing parents newspaper
Variety of sources = better marks
Current affairs, Science, English, Opinions........
Why use?? You can't quote wikipedia.
Senior Research Skills sessions : in depth this stuff
HSC Lectures (sign up for our e-list or check Facebook)
Study @ The Space - Computers, Ipads, dedicated study time and Librarian!!! (check website for days)
Ask a librarian - Get an answer within 24 hrs (business days)
Book - a - librarian (as a group or individually) 1/2 hr - 1hr
INFORMATION. How, where and why bother?
by Camden Council Library Service
Other stuff we can show you:
Statistics - ABS and elsewhere
Google - how to do it better
Databases - advanced search
The Space - Imacs specialised software eg. garageband, CS6
Law info - Drug info