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Title: Library Workshop ET 101


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Library Workshop ET 101
  • Fall, 2009
  • Librarian Haymwantee Singh
  • Professors Bill Barnes Michael Khader
  • singhh_at_njit.edu, 973-596-8498

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Library Workshop ET 101
  • In class assignment
  • Differentiate between a book and an article.

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Book vs Article
  • Book Williams, Karl P., Build your own humanoid
    robot, New York, McGraw-Hill, 2004.
  • Citation Elements Of This Book Are
  • Author Williams, Karl P
  • Title of book Build your own humanoid robot
  • Place of Publication New York
  • Publisher McGraw-Hill
  • Date 2004
  • Article Adams, B. Breazeal, C. Brooks, R.A.
    Scassellati, B., "Humanoid robots a new kind of
    tool,IEEE Intelligent Systems and Their
    Applications, vol.15, no.4, pp.25-31, Jul/Aug
    2000
  • Citation Elements Of This Article Are
  • Author Adams, B. Breazeal, C. Brooks, R.A.
    Scassellati, B.
  • Title of Article "Humanoid robots a new kind of
    tool,"
  • Source Title IEEE Intelligent Systems and Their
    Applications,
  • Volume vol.15
  • Issue no.4
  • Pages pp.25-31
  • Date Jul/Aug 2000

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Objectives
  • Locate and retrieve relevant information using
    academic type websites and resources in
    engineering technology
  • Evaluate the quality of a website
  • Use bibliographic tools for citing your sources

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Workshop Topics
  • Library Homepage
  • Efficient Web Research
  • Library Databases for ET
  • Using Wikipedia
  • Bibliography Citing Resources

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Subject Engineering Technology
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List of Engineering Technology Databases
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Research Databases for ET
  • ASME journals online mechanical engineering
  • Academic Search Premier general
  • IEEE Xplore Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Science Direct science, engineering, etc
  • Scopus science, technology, medicine, business
  • ReferenceUSA gives company and industry info.
  • Patents
  • Business Source Premier business information
  • Lexis Nexis law and ethics

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Given
  • An article with the title
  • Pollution eating bacteria produce electricity,
    June 7th, 2005
  • taken from
  • PHYSORG.com

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Pollution eating bacteria produce electricity,
June 7th, 2005, PHYSORG.com
  • Extract
  • Microbiologists seeking ways to eliminate
    pollution from waterways with microbes instead
    discovered that some pollution-eating bacteria
    commonly found in freshwater ponds can generate
    electricity. They present their findings today at
    the 105th General Meeting of the American Society
    for Microbiology.

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Find 3 additional articles and cite them
  • Articles should be from
  • Academic Search Premier database
  • Science Direct database
  • Web

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Academic Search Premier database
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Find the database Academic Search Premier
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Select the letter A
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The terms bacteria and electricity are in the
search boxes
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166 items have been found and search is limited
to fuel cells
  • www.google.com

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The new set now has 59 items
  • www.google.com

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  • www.google.com

Note the subject terms and abstract
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  • www.google.com

Full Text HTML file of article is available.
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Note It is also possible to limit a search to
full text only, etc, by checking the boxes!
  • www.google.com

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The new set now has 32 items
  • www.google.com

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Science Direct database
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Find the Science Direct database
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Select the letter S
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  • www.google.com

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  • www.google.com

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  • www.google.com

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  • www.google.com

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US Army soldier plays table football with 2
prosthetic arms
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Page Down
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IEEE Journal has Article is Legged Robots
Whats New Since Raibert
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Find the IEEE Xplore database
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Select the letter i
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Database is IEEE XPLORE. Select advanced Search
option.
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How do I find scholarly information on prosthetic
legs design using the web?
  • www.google.com

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Select this item
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Select the product google scholar and execute
the same search.
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Notice that your search set has been reduced.
Page down!
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Select this item.
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More of the pdf
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More of the pdf
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More of the pdf article includes useful
bibliography
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Lets go deeper into google scholar search on the
next page.
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Select the option Advanced Scholar Search.
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Add the exact phrase state of the art and
select the subjects engineering and medicine.
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Notice that our total has now been reduced
further.

Click on
this item.
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Read the Abstract or Summary
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Evaluate Web Resources
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Evaluate Web Resources
  • Authority
  • Accuracy
  • Currency
  • Objectivity
  • For more go to
  • http//library.njit.edu/researchhelpdesk/howto/eva
    luate.php

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Types of websites
.edu educational (often contain student pages as
well as scholarly research) .gov governmental
(usually dependable) .com commercial (may be
trying to sell a product and may have
inaccuracies) .net network (may provide services
to commercial or individual customers) .org organi
zation (non-profit institutions note the source
of funding, may be biased) .mil military .biz
Commercial use (selling a product)

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Purposes of web resources
  • Commercial
  • Informative
  • Educational
  • Entertaining
  • Advocacy promote, sponsoring, support
  • Persuasive influence, convince
  • Hoax
  • Institutional

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How to Evaluate Information video tutorial
  • 2 websites are compared and discussed with
    respect to 4 important criteria for evaluating
    web resources
  • Authority
  • Accuracy
  • Currency
  • Objectivity
  • http//library.njit.edu/researchhelpdesk/howto/eva
    luate.php
  • (presented by Wolfgram Memorial Library at
    Widener University located in Chester
    Pennysylvania

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Questions to ask about a website to determine the
quality
  • What type of web page is this?
  • What is its purpose?
  • Who is the author of this page?
  • Who is the audience?
  • When was the page last updated?
  • Is there a contact? If yes, note the contact.
  • Does it list scholarly sources?
  • Does the author have a bias or agenda? (Is this
    bias stated or hidden?)

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Cite Your Sources
  • Use programs such as KnightCite, NoodleBib,
    Express or Citation Machine to create a
    bibliography in MLA or APA style. See librarys
    homepage
  • http//library.njit.edu/researchhelpdesk/howto/cit
    e.php

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Cite
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Citation/Reference Legged robots at
MIT what's new since Raibert? Pratt,
G.A. Robotics Automation Magazine, IEEE,
Volume 7,  Issue 3,  Sept. 2000 Page(s)15 - 19
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COPY AND PASTE YOUR CITATION INTO YOUR
MSWORD DOCUMENT
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Workshop Topics
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Library Workshop ET 101
Thanks for Listening!
  • Fall, 2009
  • Librarian Haymwantee Singh
  • Professors Bill Barnes Michael Khader
  • singhh_at_njit.edu, 973-596-8498
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