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digital literacy for EDAD doctoral cohort

digital literacy for EDAD doctoral cohort

Bibliographic / Technology Instruction for EDAD 829

for online participation, please use the following Adobe Connect session:

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    Please use a headset during the meeting.

Here is a preliminary plan. We will not follow it strictly; it is just an idea about the topics we would like to cover. Shall there be points of interest, please feel free to contribute prior and during the session

  1. How do we search?
    1. Google and Google Scholar (more focused, peer reviewed, academic content)
    2. Digg, Reddit , Quora
    3. SCSU Library search, Google, Professional organization, (NASSP), Stacks of magazines, csu library info, but need to know what all of the options mean on that page
  2. Basic electronic (library) search information and strategies. Library research services
  3. Subject Guides
    Please locate the Educational Administration and Leadership (Doctoral) at the LRS web page:
    Look for “Research Assistance” and scroll to
    Educational Administration and Leadership

shall more info be needed and or “proper” session with a reference librarian be requested.

-Strategies for conducting advanced searches (setting up filters and search criteria)



















Search criteria







  1. Books and Video
  2. Articles and databases
  3. Journal Title and Citation Finder
  4. Reference and Facts
  5. Institutional Repository
SCSU library web page snapshot with link to repository

SCSU library web page snapshot with link to repository

  1. Simple versus Advanced Search
  2. Interlibrary Loan ILL
  3. Ways to find research specific to doctoral student needs (ie: Ways to find dissertations, peer reviewed research sources, research-related information, etc.)
  4. Understand the responsibilities of authorship including copyright, intellectual property, and discipline-based expectations
  5. Basic Research Resources-Jan 2015 version edit pmConcept mapping:
  6. Explore and select citation management software to organize bibliographic information
  7. Refworks:
  8. Alternatives to Refworks:
    1. Zotero, Mendeley, Endnote
    2. Fast and easy bibliographic tools:


  1. -Setting up social networking to gather articles and other research information
    slide 9 of the PPT Basic Research Resources

Social media and its importance for the topic research and the dissertation research:

Small business owners use social media primarily as a marketing and search engine optimization tool. However, more and more small businesses are using social media to get answers for business related questions. Specific industry related articles, and statistics are found useful for small business owners in 80% of the cases.


  1. Collaborative Tools
  2. Virtual Lab:
  3. File/Web space:
  4. Dropbox:
  5. Web 2.0 tools: e.g.;
  6. Facebook, Twitter



  1. -Saving articles, saving quotes and other article information

Blogs – use tags


Evernote, Diigo

If Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn, use hashtags

  1. Share any other research-related resources available through the library or other sources

Plamen Miltenoff, Ph.D., MLIS
pedagogues under a minute:

bibliographic tools: fast and easy

Besides the SCSU deafault


and the much more discussed




There are about dozen more tools, which you might find your students prefer to use:

citations for mobile devices

3 Good iPad Apps for Creating Citations and Bibliographies