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Knowing what you’re looking for, knowing where to look, being able to separate relevant from irrelevant results, being able to derive meaning from those results, and being able to communicate the content of the information in your own words, either orally or in writing.
Transcript of "Hesburgh libraries 101"
* Naomi Bishop Librarian in Residence
** Why do we do it?* When do we do it?* What are some examples of research in day – to- day life?
*What we do…* acquire and organize information resources (like books, journals, and electronic databases);* assist faculty, staff, and graduate/ undergraduate students in identifying and using the resources;* and strive to preserve resources for future users as a record of collective knowledge* Teach, train, and help researchers, professors, administrators, and students do their jobs.
Information Literacy n. the ability toidentify, locate, analyze, synthesize, andpresent information to solve a specificproblem. *
Books * • Catalog Plus • Classic Catalog • World CatArticles • Engineering Quick Search • Google ScholarE-journals • E-journal Locator • E-journals by subjectDatabases • Databases by subject • Most used databases • NewspapersE-books • E-book collections • Search CatalogCitations • Refworks
• Search and FindHomepage • Help and Guides • Subjects A-Z… moreSearch and Find • Engineering (departments) • Course pages and Research GuidesHelp and Guides • Starting your research *
** Conference Proceedings* Dissertations and Theses* ESTEEM* Engineering Societies and Publishers* Energy Studies* Standards* Technical Reports
Databases * Full text articles * Citations and abstracts to journal articles * Directories of information (companies, etc.) * Many reference books compiled into one sourceE-journalsE-journals by categoryE-journal collectionsEbooksSearch for articles *
* Reaxys* SciFinder* Web of Science* CRC handbook of chemistry and physics* SPIE Digital Library* Knovel* IEEE Xplore* Compendex* PubMed* GeoRef ** INSPEC* ACM Digital Library* ASTM Digital Library (Standards Online)
* Always remember to cite your sources using a standard format. Failure to cite is plagiarism!! * If you’re not sure how to do something, just ask us!Naomi Bishop, firstname.lastname@example.org Librarian in ResidenceCarol Brach, email@example.com Engineering Librarian *