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  • 1. Locating & AccessingProfessionalLiteratureSherri BryanSCWriP Summer Institute 2013www.slideshare.net/SherriSB/scwrip-si-2013
  • 2. Why read professionalliterature?Teachers need to know how to locate and access professionalliterature in their field so they can:promote research-based solutions to educational needsparticipate in professional conversationsform professional learning communities and networksinspire and improve their own teaching.
  • 3. Goals for todayTo learn how to locate and access professional literature using primarilydatabases and online search enginesMore specifically, you will learn:•how and where to look for relevant articles in an expedient fashion;•how to search effectively•how to access the full-text of articles•how to utilize Web 2.0 technologies in your search for professionalliterature.Ultimate goal:For you to have confidence in your own abilities to locate professionalliterature in your field independently in the future.
  • 4. Locating professional literature using ERIC
  • 5. ERIC overview“ERIC provides unlimited access to more than 1.4 millionbibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials, with hundreds of new records added multipletimes per week. If possible, links to full text in Adobe PDF formatare included.”Overview: Page navigation and other essential tools•Basic search•Advanced search•Search and browse the thesaurus•Help and tutorials
  • 6. Search Tools 101• Quotation marks (phrase searching)• Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT)• Truncation (*)• ERIC descriptors (using the thesaurus)• Other search limiters (advanced search)Try it out!
  • 7. You found it! Now how do you get it?• Using resources available in ERIC• WorldCat at www.worldcat.org
  • 8. Accessing the literatureGoogle Books (books)•http://books.google.com/Google Scholar (professional journal articles and books)•http://scholar.google.com/Open Access/Open Source --Directory of Open Access Journals•http://www.doaj.org/doaj?func=subject&cpid=127&uiLanguage=enUsing a library database subscription•http://www.library.ucsb.edu/•http://www.sbplibrary.org/ (InfoTrac)•Your school library
  • 9. Using a library database
  • 10. Utilizing Web 2.0 technologies in the searchfor professional literature• Google (more—even more) https://www.google.com/• Blogs http://blogsearch.google.com/• Twitterhttp://novemberlearning.com/resources/handouts/popular-education-hashtags-on-twitter/• RSS feeds (ERIC, many professional blogs)• “Newsletters” to your inbox

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