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Trissler: DigLit - Research Unit: Four Sources for Infographic

Required Sources

ALL Students are Required to

a) Locate, Print, Read/Highlight

b) Save the Citations in Noodletools for these 4 Sources:

* A .gov webarticle 

* An Opposing Viewpoints database article

* A New York Times database article

* A Book (copy and read a few pages from book on your topic) - we will return to the the Library to do this research


The sources you choose to use must address your general topic, subtopic, and it's impact on the specific population you are researching

All four sources should be current: Publication between 2015-2019!

.gov Webarticle

*Use Google Power Code to locate a government webarticle. String your topic search term(s) and "search phrase(s) with population and site:gov

*Open a few links to make certain there is enough information about your topic in article and that it is readable

* Use Ctrl P to print article and staple it to your Topic Handout sheet. read article and highlight @3 important facts it contains*

* Open your Noodletools project, Click Sources button, Click green Create New Citation button, Click Website ->Webpage -> copy URL of webarticle into first box.  Return to webarticle to locate date, author, title of article, website, and sponsoring organization.  Type into boxes and SAVE!

New York Times Article Search

Opposing Viewpoints Database Search

Book Source

We will return to the LSA Library so you can find a section/chapter of a book about your topic.  You will use "post its" to identify the section that you want to copy from the Book.  We have several books on each of the topics and more will be placed on the Reserve Cart for your consideration!



*Select a book on your topic and use the index in the back of book to locate a few pages to read for facts

*Copy section and staple those pages and the title page and the ISBN publication page to your packet

*Open Google acct and Noodltools

*Open project link and Click Sources -> Create Citation -> Print or in Hand -> Book

* Use Quick cite - ISBN Search for book; if located, click on publication information, click import, click continue click SAVE!

*Print Works Cited and staple as last page in your packet: Click "Print/Export" button and select Print/export to Google Docs, Print, Staple