LOOKING FOR INFORMATION: Choose a topic and find information about it in an encyclopedia or in a reference book. Xacobeo Santiago Cathedral Pilgrimages Pilgrimage Routes to Santiago The English Route
Complete the next chart: Chosen Topic Source type
Main Idea of the Text Who are the characters and what is their importance? Further information provided by the source Quality of the information: Good, medium, bad Usefulness of the found information. What is this type of information useful for? Your favourite search engine. Explain your reasons Use the worksheet above to write down the information.
SOURCES OF INFORMATION
More often than not you are working on a research project and you don't know how to find suitable sources of information and to check it we are going to do the following task. Choose a topic of research __Xacobeo______________
Available sources: What printed, audiovisual or digital material at home could be useful to find information about the topic?
What printed material from the school library could be relevant?
What other type of non printed material would be available?
What material from the local public library could be of use?
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL QUOTES QUOTES FROM BOOKS: Author's surname, name. Title, Publisher, Country, year of publishing, page quoted.
QUOTES FROM MAGAZINES OR NEWSPAPER ARTICLES: Author's surname, name. “Title of Article”. Name of magazine or newspaper. City. Date. Page quoted.
QUOTES FROM WEB PAGES Web page name, Name of article. Year <url> [Inquiry: Date of inquiry]
GIVE AN EXAMPLE OF EACH OF THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF BIBLIOGRAPHICAL QUOTES FROM 1, 2 AND 3. 1. QUOTE A BOOK
2. QUOTE A MAGAZINE OR NEWSPAPER ARTICLE
3. QUOTE A WEB PAGE
WORKING WITH SEARCH ENGINES
By using the following search engines look up information about the topics mentioned below and write a short review about the most interesting one. www.google.es Xacobeo
www.yahoo.es The Apostle's Shrine
www.es.altavista.com School Libraries
www.live.com How many images about â€œReadingâ€? did you find?
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