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Speech 101 Orientation  -  Wendy Lai
March 1, 2007

  • Intro & welcome


  • Physical Layout of Library


  • How to find books

    1. Library Catalog (WebCat)

      • media violence

  • How to find authoritative web sites  some suggestions

  • How to find articles in an online database

    • Advanced search screen

    • How to find an article published on your birthday in an online database

    NOTE:  Most databases do NOT contain any articles earlier than the  mid-80's, therefore, if you were born before 1985, you will have to use a PRINT SOURCE (see next bullet point)


  • How to find an article published on your birthday from a print source

    • Use the following print sources from the 2nd floor:

      • Time magazine (we have issues from 1971 in paper and from 1923 on microfiche)

      • Newsweek (we have issues from 1970 in paper and from 1967 on microfiche)

      • Los Angeles Times (we have from 1972 on microfilm)

      • New York Times (we have from 1950 on microfilm)

      • Facts on File Yearbook (we have from 1943 to 1999)


  • How to print in the library

    • Buy a copy card for $1 - can be used to print and in photocopiers

    • Release key procedure

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