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Comm 600

  1. 1. Organizational Communicationand Leadership Florence TangLiaison to the College ofContinuing and ProfessionalStudies for the AtlantaCampus 678-547-6261 tang_fy@mercer.edu
  2. 2. Cornell University Library definition of a reference librarianhttp://www.library.cornell.edu/olinuris/ref/research/vocab.html Reference Librarian Reference librarians are specialists in the field of information retrieval. Generally they have a Masters degree in library science… They are available at reference desks to help you find the information you are looking for.
  3. 3. Questions? Ask the Reference Desk! (678) 547-6282 (Atlanta) http://libraries.mercer.edu/swilley/ reference/ask-us Reference Desk Hours M - Th 9 AM - 10 PM F 9 AM – 6 PM Sat 10 AM – 6 PM Sun 1 PM – 9 PMAdd askmercer as your buddy!
  4. 4. Remember to start your research early. Not everything can be found full-text online or at all hours.o Interlibrary Loano Interlibrary Useo Print copies of books and journals.o Databases inaccessible from off-campuso Reference Librarian
  5. 5. Number of books foundwith this keyword
  6. 6. Is this book here now?
  7. 7. Links to other books about your topic.
  8. 8. Both areconsidered scholarly
  9. 9. “Scholarly” Journals• Periodicals used by researchers to share their findings with one another and the public.• They contain articles describing new research or ideas written in a formal manner that includes background information, methods used, results/interpretation and significance.• Research articles are peer- reviewed
  10. 10. Scholarly Journals How do I tell?• May contain graphs and charts.• Written by a scholar in the field or by someone who has done research in the field. Degrees attained and institutional affiliations are often included by the authors’ names.• Always cite their sources in the form of footnotes or bibliographies• No glossy pages or pictures• No advertisements
  11. 11. Examples of Scholarly Journals
  12. 12. Popular MagazinesHow do I tell?• Slick, glossy and attractive in appearance.• Lots of graphics (photographs, drawings, etc.).• Articles are usually very short, written in simple language .• Generally little depth to the content of these articles.
  13. 13. Examples of Popular Magazines
  14. 14. http://mercer.libguides.com/OrganizationalLeadership
  15. 15. Limit the date range by sliding this tab.
  16. 16. Sign in to My Research to savesearches, and marked articles.
  17. 17. Full text is available.For print or microfilm Click on this linkavailability, click here
  18. 18. Do not• Share your GALILEO password or MUID with others.• Upload an article to a webpage that others can access.• Copy and paste sections of an article into your paper without using quotations.
  19. 19. http://ccpsatllibrary.blogspot.com/
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