Week 3: Information Formats and Citation Reading
"standards" by xkcd
Review of Evaluation, Database Searching, Begin Discussion of Information Formats
Citation Day! (aka lots of practice with citations and identifying information formats)
Week 3 Homework (20 points)
Information Formats and Citation Parts Identification
Due: August 24, 2015 at Noon
Turn in via your shared Google Doc.
Objectives: To practice identifying information formats from citations and identifying parts needed to create a citation reading the format.
Part 1. Identifying Formats (3 points)
For the citations below, please identify and write what type of format (eg. journal article, book, etc.) is represented. You may want to refer to the online information format guide for assistance: http://csueastbay.libguides.com/id-online-sources
Dabner, D., Calvert, S. and Casey, A. (2010), Graphic Design School: The Principles and Practice of Graphic Design, 4th ed. Wiley, Hoboken, NJ.
Masek, L. E. (2003). A picture really is worth a thousand words or how to market the medical library using bulletin boards and posters. Journal of Hospital Librarianship, 3(1), 89-92. doi: 10.1300/J186v03n01_11
Polger, M. A. and Okamoto, K. (2013), “Who’s spinning the library? Responsibilities of academic librarians who promote”, Library Management, Vol. 34 No. 3, pp. 236-253.
Part 2. Finding Parts Needed for Citations (9 points)
Each of the links below will take you to an information source. Please identify the type of source it is and the pieces/parts needed to properly cite the source (eg. title [journal and article, as applicable], author, publication date, page numbers, volume number [as applicable])
Part 3. Evaluating Source for Acceptable Use (8 pomts)
For this part of the homework, please select one of the sources above and write a short (1 paragraph) evaluation of the source, including what type of assignment it would be acceptable for you to use the source. Remember to include the title of the source you used in your evaluation. You may want to use the criteria we discussed that are in your A VCR handout to guide your evaluation.