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  • Come preparedWe do not act as intermediaries between you and faculty, however, when you come to see us, let us know the assignment and the professor because we often are aware of assignments and can point you in the right direction.Let us know where you’ve been and what you’ve found
  • Exds 2001 architecture landscape place

    1. 1. EXDS 2001 Architecture Landscape Place Dr. Mark Dixon Prof. Traci Welch Moritz Public Services Librarian Heterick Memorial Library Page 1
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    3. 3. What today is all about • Aid in constructing research strategy for finding resources • Find resources in library catalog and databases available • Everything shown today is available at Research Guide for EXDS 2001 Architecture Landscaping Place Page 3
    4. 4. Research Guide Page 4
    5. 5. What do I do first?  Take a look at your topic and identify key search terms, Ask a question.  Most databases now use an implied Boolean logic search scheme so a keyword search will get you started.  See Research Guide WHO Page 5
    6. 6. Research Strategy •Start big doing background reading •Narrow your topic for a more focused product •Research narrowed topic using subject specific databases Ask a question •Keep track of bibliographic citations to avoid trouble down the road. Page 6
    7. 7. Managing Information - RefWorks • Licensed state-wide, access free to Ohio students for the rest of your life! • See: http://0-www.refworks.com.polar.onu.edu/ • • • • Write n’ Cite interfaces with MS Word Excellent Tutorials Help available at Heterick Research Guide for instructions on how to get your free-for-a-life-time account Page 7
    8. 8. Bibliographic Citation Software REFWORKS Page 8
    9. 9. Internet Tools Google and Wikipedia aren’t intrinsically evil, just use them for the correct purpose in your research. Page 9
    10. 10. Internet Tools Google Scholar Note: If working off campus please see the “google scholar” tab at the Research Guide for information on how to set your “scholar preferences” ONU buys Full-text database OhioLINK Permits Google to link to full-text Google asks to link to content Run Google Scholar Search ONU user sees licensed full-text articles Page 10
    11. 11. Critically analyzing web sources Used with permission by the library staff at Wisconsin • • • • • • What? is the page/site about Who? created and maintains this site Where? Is the information coming from Why? Is the information presented on the web When? Was the page created or last updated How? Accurate or credible is the page Page 11
    12. 12. Primary v. Secondary • Secondary • Primary • In the humanities, a primary source could be defined as something that was created either during the time period being studied or afterward by individuals reflecting on their involvement in the events of that time. • Secondary Sources analyze or interpret an historical event or artistic work. Secondary sources often base their theories and arguments on the direct evidence found in primary sources. A secondary work for a subject is one that discusses the subject but is written after the time contemporary with it. Primary Sources: Definitions. Lafayette College Libraries & Academic Information Resources. <http://ww2.lafayette.edu/~library/guides/primarysources/definitions.html> Accessed August 8, 2007. Secondary Sources defined. Ellen George. University of British Columbia Library http://toby.library.ubc.ca/webpage/webpage.cfm?id=579#footnotes1>.Access August 8, 2007 Page 12
    13. 13. What do I do next? Use library resources to continue your background research. Page 13
    14. 14. Reference Sources • Oxford Reference, Art and Architecture | Reference books on Art and Architecture. • Oxford Reference Online Full text of about 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works. Page 14
    15. 15. •Highly structured information environment Way individual records are arranged Subject headings Catalog software optimized for above Deal with material in many formats •Implies heavy human involvement •Emphasis on precision •Preparation relatively labor-intensive •Implies a learning curve to use Page 15 successfully
    16. 16. Find a Book -- POLAR Page 16
    17. 17. Books - Shortcuts Hold on, I’ve got an idea! Page 17
    18. 18. Books - Shortcuts • More to come in a minute Page 18
    19. 19. Background Research -- Books Page 19
    20. 20. Find a Book -- POLAR Page 20
    21. 21. Find a Book -- POLAR •Looks in several locations (usually subject, article title, abstracts or contents) •Does not require an exact match •Generates comparatively large number of hits (not precise) •Good if you are not familiar with terminology •Look for the same or similar words which keep appearing Page 21
    22. 22. FIND A BOOK∞POLAR •Looks in one place – subject •Usually requires an exact match between your term and a pre-set list of terms •Precise •Can be used after keyword search has identified specific subjects • See Research Guide for suggestions • Click on the “Find Similar Items” link Page 22 found on each item record
    23. 23. Find a Book∞OhioLink Page 23
    24. 24. Find a Book∞OhioLink • Materials owned by all Ohio colleges, universities, several public libraries • Ca. 10 million items • Link from POLAR permits you to submit requests. Available from Heterick home page • Most requests arrive in 3-5 working days • No charge • Limited to 100 items at a time • MAY RENEW UP TO 6 TIMES Page 24
    25. 25. SearchOhio • Access to several Ohio public libraries • Access via OhioLINK • An option when item wanted is not available at ONU or through OhioLINK Page 25
    26. 26. What do I do next? Use databases to find articles based on your search strategy Page 26
    27. 27. Find an Article • Periodical means the same as Magazine Usually magazines are more “popular” • Journals Scholarly or Professional Peer reviewed See Research Guide for for this and other Handouts Page 27
    28. 28. Research Tools∞Databases • Often tools for locating journal and newspaper articles • Most are subject-specific – some multi-disciplinary • Many give access to full text of articles • Heterick has over 240 Page 28
    29. 29. Research Tools∞Databases • Over 20,000 journals indexed, most are full text • Divided by subject area offered at ONU • Begin with a general database, –Academic Search Complete –JSTOR Page 29
    30. 30. Research Tools∞Databases A.Academic Search Complete/Masterfile Premier B.JSTOR C.Lexis-Nexis Academic D.Art and Humanities Index (ISI) Page 30
    31. 31. General Database Scholarly journals, peer reviewed articles Page 31
    32. 32. General Database Scholarly journals, peer reviewed articles Page 32
    33. 33. General Database Page 33
    34. 34. Lexis Nexis Academic Page 34
    35. 35. Newspapers at Heterick • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Ada Herald Akron Beacon Journal The Blade -- Toledo Chicago Tribune Chronicle of Higher Education Cincinnati Enquirer Columbus Dispatch Courier -- Findlay Courier Journal -- Louisville Dayton Daily News Kenton Times Lima News Los Angeles Times New York Times Plain Dealer -- Cleveland Wall Street Journal Washington Post • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Until microform arrives 30 days 30 days 30 days Until microform arrives 30 days 30 days 30 days 30 days 30 days 30 days 30 days 30 days Until microform arrives 30 days Until microform arrives 30 days Lexis Nexis Academic Wall Street Journal Historical New York Times Newspaper databases at HML Page 35
    36. 36. Subject Specific Database Page 36
    37. 37. Interlibrary Loan (ILL) • Use when you need a book or article that is not available online, not owned by ONU or available via OhioLINK • No charge/ limit on requests • Most requests take 5-7 days to fill • Use ILL form on library web pages. Page 37
    38. 38. Librarians and support staff Professor Moritz Professor Baril Mr Cheng Professor Donley Ms Kobiela http://www-new.onu.edu/academics/heterick_memorial_library/staff Page 38
    39. 39. 1-2-1 Personal Research Consultations Need a little extra help with your research? Finding plenty of resources, but not exactly what you are looking for? Has it been suggested by instructor to meet with a librarian? An in-depth research consultation with the librarian of your choice is available by appointment. Sessions may run for 30-60 minutes and are designed to assist students with finding and evaluating resources Schedule an appointment by visiting http://libguides.onu.edu/aecontent.php?pid=199190&sid=2118629 Page 39
    40. 40. QUESTIONS? • Ask at the Reference Desk • Phone the Reference Desk – 2185 • Contact us by E-mail reference@onu.edu • t-moritz@onu.edu for personal reference appointments Page 40
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