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Speech 101 Orientation  -  Wendy Lai
Spring 2009

  • Intro & welcome

    Physical Layout of Library

     

  • How to find books

  • 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

    • Los Angeles Times goes back to 1985

    Click on "Select Multiple Databases"

    Click on "Clear All Databases"

    Under ProQuest Newspapers, check the box Los Angeles Times

             Scroll down and click on "Continue"

           Under "Date Range" select "On this date" 06/14/1986

          

           Click on "Search"

  • 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)
         

  • How to find news events for your birthday on the Web

  • 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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