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  Shelley.roseman@uconn.edu
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                     Haiku and Nature
 Source         What you’ll find…

HOMER            Book Titles

InfoTrac         Articles/Book Reviews

JStor            Scholarly Articles Only

MLA              Scholarly Articles & Chapters

Gale Literary    Biographies/Criticism/
  Database       Bibliographies
                 academic, personal, and
Internet
                 organizational websites
        HOMER SEARCH

Haiku        Keyword- Stamford     No hits!
             Relevance Only
Japanese     Keyword-   Stamford   3 titles
and poetry   Boolean    Only!
Haiku and    Keyword-   No         12 titles
criticism    Boolean    Limits
Homer Search
 Japanese      Keyword-         Stamford   3 titles
 and poetry    Boolean




                                                Link
Other UConn libraries besides                   Is
UConn Stamford own this title                   available
Homer Search
 Haiku and        Keyword-       No           12
 criticism        Boolean        Limits

Titles Available in Other UConn Libraries:

•To walk in seasons; an introduction to haiku. An
anthology (with study guide) of Japanese haiku in
English versions.
•The bamboo broom; an introduction to Japanese
haiku, by Harold Gould Henderson.
                           Intercampus
                             Express
       Searching Homer
   Begin with Keyword—Relevance

   Try other searches –
    Search Keyword –Boolean using AND

   Limit to Stamford

   Expand search to all UConn Libraries
                Brainstorming
                      Activity
 Do background reading:
 Britannica Online

 Search      various keywords
     Haiku
     Japanese and poetry
     Japanese and nature
                          What About
                            Articles?
INFOTRAC SEARCH:
Subject Search: Haiku > Narrowed Down > Analysis




    Abstract vs. Text vs. Citation
                     Next Steps
 FindingFull Text for Citations and
 Abstracts:
     Check the link:
     Check Stamford Journal Stacks for
      subscriptions listed:
      Chicago Review
         Evaluating Websites
Who is the source?

The Art of Haiku Poetry
http://www.lsi.usp.br/usp/rod/poet/haiku.html

vs.

Asian Topics
http://www.columbia.edu/itc/eacp/asiasite/topics/?topic=Haiku+subtopic=Intro
 Web Evaluation

             http://www.lsi.usp…    http://www.columbia.edu/…
Who is the
sponsor?     Rodrigo who?          Columbia University


             Graphic artist        President Emeritus,
Author?
                                   Asia Society

Relevant     Commercial            Academic links/bibliography
links?       or organizational
             links

Target       General               Students and teachers
Audience     public
                       HELP


Shelley.roseman@uconn.edu
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