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  • Articles/Journals – Anne discussed our databases – here are links to them the ones that match that subjectWebsites – Sue discussed website evaluation – here are evaluated websites for that subject / website evaluation criteria as Sue discussed some .orgs are not good websites even though an organization put them together / be careful when limiting to these particular sitesBasics – AutomotiveAdditional tabs – Ebraryebook collection that Anne mentioned – working on adding ebooks to guidesRSS feeds – current issues of prominent journals in that subject field – get an idea of what’s happening in the field – students / faculty – keeping up to dateAdditional tabs – Psychology, Dental Hygiene, Sociology
  • There are many different ways to save citations from the library’s databases. Here is one example using the EBSCO databases – Newspaper source plus
  • Copy and paste citation into your document
  • Notice the difference in citations:EBSCO: Closest to the originalGale: Date is different, Retrieved date, urlProquest: Author is first name last name, Again retrieved date, other additional informationOld fashioned way: done manually

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  • Digital Library Workshop(the Nutshell version)
    Cindy Koman and Brenda Hazard
    Faculty Workshop Day 2011
  • What you’ll learn…
    Discover library subject guides
    Evaluate web resources
    Find fulltext fast
    Save search results
    Plan to attend a full workshop
  • Subject guides
    Group together information for subjects
    Unique and descriptive guide for each subject
    Created by the HVCC librarians
    Library liaison program
    Subject Guides:What are they?
  • Where are they?
  • Where are they?
  • Assist students:
    Lead students to databases, books and websites for subjects
    Databases are subject specific
    Books are newest material in the library
    Websites have been evaluated by the librarian
    Can create a jumping off places for students to begin their research
    24/7 access
    Assist faculty:
    Excellent for online teaching
    Can be added into BlackBoard using the external link feature
    Why use them?
  • Digital Library Workshops in a Nutshell
    A guide for our workshop!
    Tabs for each topic of discussion
    Basics of each guide
    Introduction – library liaison
    Articles/Journals
    Books
    Websites
    Additional tabs
    Ebooks, videos, RSS feeds, statistics, etc.
    Let’s look at a few:
  • English Composition
    Controversial Topics
    Biography
    Primary Sources
    ______________________________
    Check out the guide for your subject area!
    Special Interest Guides
  • What you’ll learn in the next 20 minutes…
    Use the Library Journals List to determine if an article is available from the library
    Find it in print
    Find it in a database
    Request it from interlibrary loan if not available
    Find an article when searching a database
    Find it as a PDF/HTML file
    Find it if it is in another database
    Request it from interlibrary loan if not available
  • I have a few article citations.Can I get the articles from the library?
    “Do cell phones cause cancer?”
    American Journal of Nursing; Sep 2010, Vol. 110 Issue 9; p14-15
    “Obesity Summer Camp Makes Biotechnology Practical for High School Seniors”
    Community College Week; 8/15/2005, Vol. 17 Issue 27, p16
    “Biotechnology: a comprehensive training guide for the biotechnology industry.”
    Sci-tech news; Nov2009, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p53
  • Use the Library Journals Listweb page
  • Finding Full-text FastPRINT Journals
    Example of a journal in PRINT:
    American Journal of Nursing
    Print journals are located on the lower level of the library
    Lift the display shelf to find additional issues
  • Finding Full-text FastELECTRONIC Journals
    Example of an ELECTRONIC journal:
    Community College Week
    Click on one of the databases where this journal is available
  • Finding Full-text FastELECTRONIC JOURNALSIf not available, request through interlibrary loan
  • Finding full-text from within the results of research databases
    Some databases ONLY include full-text. Those are easy!
  • Finding full-text from within the results of research databases
    Most databases include full-text for only some articles and abstracts for others.
  • Articles may be available from within the database you are searching…
  • Articles may be available from within the database you are searching…
  • Articles may be available from within the database you are searching…
  • It’s easy: Just click the link for full text!
  • The article you seek isn’t in the database you are using…What next?
    ASC nanotechnology
    Academic Onefile
    Homelessness and teenagers
  • The article you seek isn’t in the database you are using…What next?
    Click this icon to see if the article is available fulltext in ANOTHER database. It often is!
  • Links directly to the article in another database…
    The full-text from ProQuest Wall Street Journal was reached from Academic Search Complete
  • Only the abstract is available from Academic OneFile…
    Click on the icon to Search for Article and…
  • Links directly to the article in another database…
    The full-text from Science Direct was reached from Academic OneFile
  • Follow the link to “Check for Full Text” or “Search for article”!
    These links make connections between the databases so the full text from one databases is seamlessly reached from the search results of another database!
  • When full-text is not available…
  • Request through Interlibrary Loan
  • Requests for articles through interlibrary loan
    May arrive in as little as one business day (sometimes hours!)
    Are delivered to your desktop through your ILL account
    Are described in more detail in another workshop
  • Send students directly to a library resource within Blackboard
  • Send students directly to a library resource within Blackboard
  • Library research databasesare the equivalent of“pay-per-view” or “premium channel” web resources
  • BAD NEWS:The URLs to library databases must be modified to include the proxy server
  • BAD NEWS:The URLs to library databases must be modified to include the proxy server
    GOOD NEWS:There’s an app for that!
  • URL Generator
    Converts URLs to proxied versions
    Available from G:/library/hazard folder
    Not perfect
    In two flavors:
    For general use (campus web pages, other external websites)
    For Blackboard use
  • Since students have already logged into Blackboard, this URL allows the student to go directly to the database without another logon. Seamless access!
  • Customized search results
    Options to save search results, automate searching on saved search strategy, receive alerts for tables of contents for selected journals
    Available anytime, anywhere
    Make effective use of your time in the library or online
    Each system requires a separate account
  • Create a My EBSCOhost account
  • Save search strategy for alerts on a topic of interest
    Locate articles on cell phones in the classroom:
    (SU: cell phones
    OR text messages)
    AND
    SU: classroom management
    In either Academic Search Complete or Education Research Complete databases
    Mead, M. N. (2008, Summer). Strong Signal for Cell Phone Effects. Photograph. Environmental Health Perspectives, 116(10), 424. Retrieved February 1, 2010 from Academic Search Complete database.
  • Save search alerts for journals available in print or online
  • What’s next? Email!
    EBSCOhost Alert Notification
    To:b.hazard@hvcc.eduSubject: Managing cell phones in the classroom (ASC and ERC)
    The information below provides links to the 02/03/2010 10:50:33 PM Alert run for "SU ( cellular telephones or text messages ) and SU classroom management on 2010-02-01 12:30 PM" on the Education Research Complete, Academic Search Complete database with 2 hit(s). Following the links below will bring you to the start of the article or citation.
    Alert Run Date: 02/03/2010 10:50:33 PMAlert Name: SU ( cellular telephones or text messages ) and SU classroom management on 2010-02-01 12:30 PMDatabase: Education Research Complete, Academic Search CompleteNumber of Hits: 2RSS Feed:http://rss.ebscohost.com/AlertSyndicationService/Syndication.asmx/GetFeed?guid=2306714
    Record Results
    1. Headteachers call for review of classroom ban on mobiles. Education (14637073), 10/16/2009, Issue 369, p5-5, 1/5p; (AN 44881645)http://proxy.hvcc.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ehh&AN=44881645&site=ehost-live
    2. Mobile phones in the Classroom: If You Can't Beat Them, Join Them. By: Scornavacca, Eusebio; Huff, Sid; Marshall, Stephen. Communications of the ACM, Apr2009, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p142-146, 5p, 1 chart, 1 diagram, 1 graph, 1 color; (AN 37295796)http://proxy.hvcc.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=37295796&site=ehost-live
    E-mail Disclaimer: This e-mail was generated by EBSCOhost Research Databases for Brenda Hazard. Neither EBSCO nor the institution from which Brenda Hazard created this e-mail are responsible for the content of this e-mail.
  • Ask a librarian…
    To determine which research database includes a journal either full-text online or indexed only
    To form an effective search strategy for your research topic
    To brainstorm how to use alerts with your students
  • Saving Citations
    Save citations to a folder
    Also copy and paste citations in a certain style from the databases to Word
    Let’s see how it works!
  • Saving citations
  • Saving citations
    Cut and paste citation into a Word document
    Finder, A. (2007, November 20). Decline of the Tenure Track Raises Concerns at Colleges. New York Times. p. 1. Retrieved from EBSCOhost..
  • Comparison of APA citation format across databases
    Title: “Decline of the tenure track raises concerns at colleges”
    Author: Alan Finder
    Publication: New York Times
    Date: November 20, 2007