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  • 1. Introduction to Clinical Mental Health Counseling Florence Tang Liaison to the Penfield College for the Swilley Library 678-547-6261 tang_fy@mercer.edu
  • 2. Cornell University Library definition of a reference librarian http://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. Questions? Ask Reference! (678) 547-6282 (Atlanta) http://libraries.mercer.edu/research-tools-help/ ask-a-librarian/swilley/email-reference Reference Hours M - Th 9AM-9PM F 9AM-6PM Sat 10AM-6PM Sun 1PM-9PM Add askmercer as your buddy!
  • 4. Remember to start your research early. Not everything can be found full-text online or at all hours. o Interlibrary Loan o Interlibrary Use o Print copies of books and journals o Databases unavailable from off-campus o Reference Librarian
  • 5. Links to other books about your topic.
  • 6. “Scholarly” Journals  They contain articles describing new research or ideas written in a formal manner that includes background information, methods used, results/interpretation and significance.  Degrees attained and institutional affiliations are often included by the authors’ names.  Always cite their sources in the form of footnotes or bibliographies  Research articles are peer-reviewed
  • 7. Examples of Scholarly Journals
  • 8. Popular Magazines How 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.
  • 9. Examples of Popular Magazines
  • 10. Both are considered scholarly
  • 11. PsycINFO Sign in to My EBSCOhost to save searches, and marked articles.
  • 12. Limit the date range by sliding this tab.
  • 13. Where would I find the following article? Smith, E. G., Kim, H. M., Ganoczy, D., Stano, C., Pfeiffer, P. N., & Valenstein, M. (2013). Suicide risk assessment received prior to suicide death by veterans health administration patients with a history of depression. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 74(3), 226-232. doi: 10.4088/JCP.12m07853
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. Citing Always show from where you got your information.
  • 16. Create clips Bookmark Thumbnails
  • 17. http://penfieldatllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • 18. END