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  • 1. INFM 225 Florence Tang Liaison to the College of Continuing and Professional Studies for the Atlanta Campus 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. Florence’s office 10:00 AM -7:00 PM May be working weekends or nights.
  • 4. Questions? Ask the Reference Desk! (678) 547-6282 (Atlanta) http://libraries.mercer.edu/swilley /reference/email-reference Reference Hours M - Th F Sat Sun 9AM-10PM 9AM-6PM 10AM-6PM 1PM-9PM Add askmercer as your buddy!
  • 5. 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
  • 6. • Background Reading & Brainstorming Encyclopedias Other reference sources
  • 7. DynaMed
  • 8. “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 peerreviewed
  • 9. 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
  • 10. Examples of Scholarly Journals
  • 11. Both are considered scholarly
  • 12. Sign in to My EBSCOhost to save searches, and marked articles.
  • 13. Limit the date range by sliding this tab.
  • 14. If unavailable from request via
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. APA • • • • th 6 ed. Reference List Every source cited in-text needs to be listed in the reference list and vice versa. Include enough information so that the reader can locate each source. o author name o date of publication o title of work Order list alphabetically by the author’s surname (or first word in group, association, agency, etc.; or title if there is no author). Be consistent.
  • 17. From http://flash1r.apa.org/apastyle/basics/data/resources/referencesexample.pdf
  • 18. Journal Article Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number(issue number), pages. http://dx.doi.org/xx.xxx/yyyyy Book Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher. Web Document Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of document. Retrieved from http://Web address
  • 19. Citing Always show from where you got your information.
  • 20. END