Major Resource Presentations Assignments

Choose a resource from the list below and prepare a 5-8 minute screencast about the resource for your classmates.

Required information to include in your presentation:
What can you find in the resource?
What are the different ways to search/use the resource?
Who is responsible for the creation of the resource?
How, if at all, is the resource connected to the rest of Marlboro's library resources?

Additional information to consider including if applicable:
What cannot be found in the resource that you expected to find?
Dates of coverage
Search limitations
Searching tips/strategies
How well does Zotero work with the resource?
What sorts of training/help pages are available?


You may choose from the following list:
Academic OneFile (Library)
ProjectMUSE (Library) - Cory Spitzer
Marlboro College Library Catalog (Library)
Archive.org (free online) - Peter Sullivan
Google Books (free online) 
WorldCat (Library) - Devin Cleary
ARTstor (Library) - Claire Trail
Wikipedia (free online) - CJ, Carolina Jimenez
Academic Search Premier (Library) - Ivy Woodrow
LexisNexis (Library) - Elizabeth Aekus
Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature (print in the Reference Room) - Raven Hetzler
New York Times Index (print & online) - Ji Lee
American Memory Project (free online, Library of Congress) 
Oxford Reference Online (Library) - Da Woon Kim



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