Skip to main content

HONR 111 (Lycett): Sandpipers

Sandpipers

 

Easy = 100 points

Medium = 200 points

Hard = 400 points

1.  Keywords

1.A. What are three common operators for Boolean Searching? 1.B. What are some keywords in this sentence: What do patterns in sleep have to do with dreaming? 1.C. Think of three alternate keywords you could use to describe  "sleep patterns"

2.  Find a Book

2.A. Use the 'All Types' search box to look for books on the topic dreaming and sleep patterns. Find a print book and text the title. 2.B. Use the 'All Types' search box to find an eBook on the topic dreaming and sleep patterns. Take a picture of the screen and message it. 2.C. Use one of your alternate keywords from 1C to locate a book owned by SU. Using the call number, locate the book in the library and take a picture of one of your teammates holding the book.

3.  Popular vs. Scholarly

3.A. Message 3 characteristics of scholarly articles. 3.B. Find an interesting current scholarly journal in The Pit. Take a picture of the cover. 3.C. Find a scholarly journal you think might have an article regarding the dreaming and sleep patterns, and message the title of the journal.

4.  Find an Article

4.A. Go to the HONR 111 - Lycett class guide.  Message 3 names of search engines / databases you might use to find articles on "sleep patterns". 4.B. Search in the database Academic Search Ultimate for "dreaming" and "sleep patterns". Limit the results to "scholarly". How many results do you have now?  Message the number. 4.C. Search in a database for "sleep patterns.   Look at the subject terms listed in the result. Find one that was not one of your original alternate keywords that you could add to your list of search terms.

5.  Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

5.A. Go to 'My Library Accounts'  on the library homepage.  Have one member of your team create an Inter-Library Loan account. Take a picture of the completed screen. 5.B. Use the 'All Types' search box to find a book on  "sleep patterns" that is not owned by Salisbury University or MD University and Partners.  Place a request through ILL (with a note indicating that this is for HONORS111 in the Notes field) and message a picture of the completed request. 5.C. Choose a database and perform a search for "dreaming and sleep patterns". Locate an article that is both scholarly and NOT available full text. Request the article (including that it is for HONORS111 in the Notes field) and message a picture of the completed request.

6.  BONUS = 300 Points

6.A.Take a picture of one of your teammates with whoever is working at the Research Help Desk. 6.B. Where would you find the archives and special collections? What floor is it on? 6.C Find a book in the reference collection that is likely to have something "Chesapeake Bay" related and message it.