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Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
Exds 2001  Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
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  • 1. EXDS 2001 Nostalgics and Nowhere-ians
  • 2. How am I suppose to remember all this stuff? Click Here on “Research Guides” link 2
  • 3. Research Guides 3
  • 4. ONU ID is Library card EVA Eva Maglott 00021559801 Eva Maglott Please use all digits in your student ID number.
  • 5. Assignment #1 • research on the history of your own town or city (or, if more appropriate, state, region, or country); i.e., the place of residence with which you have greatest familiarity. • highlight major changes that have occurred and compare current characteristics of the locale with key characteristics from the past. • seek to identify what has given the locale its unique identity, then strategize means for preserving that uniqueness in the face of (post-) modernity and globalization
  • 6. Resources for Assignment #1 utilize various resources for your historicalsociological study: • • • • • • • Local history collections of local public library or museum Viable internet resources Books, Newspapers or other periodicals, Tours, Visits with civic groups, Interviews
  • 7. So what do I do first? • Head to Google or your favorite search engine • Now is the time to use this often less than reliable resource • If there is information you need to verify, head to the library resources or governmental resources such as Proquest Statistic Abstracts USA or Fact Finder of the US Census Bureau
  • 8. Internet Resources • Local public library – Most have local history or genealogy rooms – Most do not have the staff to help over the phone – Local histories but DO NOT BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU READ!!! • Chambers of Commerce • Genealogy pages for the city, county or state • Personal pages of enthusiasts but DO NOT BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU READ!!!
  • 9. Other places to search • Hathi Trust -- ebook collection • AP Images • Archives of the Ohio Historical Society • Ohio History Central • Ohio Memory Project • Remarkable Ohio •
  • 10. SEARCH
  • 11. What is included? • POLAR • Article-level searching for all EBSCO databases • Article-level searching for a variety of other databases: JSTOR, Hoover’s, AccessPharmacy, e tc. • Title-level searching for most other databases: IEEE, CIAO, Proquest Nursing & Allied Health • OhioLink central catalog
  • 12. Results: Full Text, Polar
  • 13. Results: OhioLink
  • 14. Results: Find It @ ONU
  • 15. Results: ILL
  • 16. Facets: Limit Your Results
  • 17. Things to Remember • Facets are your Friend: After you search, limit your results to what you really want • A tool not a solution: This is not the solution to everything • Ask the librarians for help • There will still be some small changes coming
  • 18. HML resources • Catalogs – POLAR – OhioLINK – SearchOhio – WorldCat • Databases • Newspapers • Other
  • 19. Catalogs • POLAR -- shows you what is here and at the law library • OhioLINK -- shows you what is available at other Ohio colleges and universities • SearchOhio -- shows you what is available at several of the largest public libraries in Ohio • WorldCat -- shows you what is available at scholarly and public libraries around the world.
  • 20. Databases • • • • • • • • • America : History & Life American Periodicals Series Online Ancestry Library Edition Early American Imprints - Series 1: 1639 - 1800 Early American Imprints, Series II, ShawShoemaker, 1801-1819 Historical Statistics of the United States History and Archival Images Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, 1867-1970, Ohio Serial Set Maps
  • 21. Newspapers • Early American Newspapers, Series 13, 1690-1922 • HarpWeek : The Civil War Era • New York Times (1851 – 2007) • Newsbank • Ohio Newspapers • Newspaper Source
  • 22. QUESTIONS? • Ask at the Reference Desk • Phone the Reference Desk – 2185 • Contact us by E-mail reference@onu.edu • Contact me at t-moritz@onu.edu or ext 2473
  • 23. Assignment #2 • A project in a format to be agreed upon by instructor and student—research paper, extended book report, scholarly analysis of an encounter with the unfamiliar, creative project • Each of you will choose a contemporary setting or (sub-) culture which is quite different from your own and research it through instructor-guided reading. You then will produce a project which attempts to explain that subject from a sensitive outsider’s perspective and to shed light on the human search for meaning as relevant to the subject.
  • 24. So what next? • Start big doing background reading • Look for patterns • Look at reference sources, LC subject heading list, subject headings in research tools • Ask a librarian • Look at thesaurus in the research tools • Narrow your topic for a more focused product
  • 25. Resources • • • • • Catalogs Databases Verified internet resources Lexis-Nexis academic International organizations – United Nations – World Trade Organization – Amnesty International
  • 26. Country
  • 27. Databases • • • • • Revisit ones listed above + Academic Search Complete MasterFILE Premier (popular magazines) JSTOR : the Scholarly Journal Archive CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online) • International organizations • See Research guide for other suggestions
  • 28. Internet Tools Note: If working off campus please see the “google scholar” tab at the Research Guide for EXDS 2001 Google Scholar ONU buys Full-text database OhioLINK Permits Google to link to full-text ONU user sees licensed full-text articles Google asks to link to content Run Google Scholar Search
  • 29. QUESTIONS? • Ask at the Reference Desk • Phone the Reference Desk – 2185 • Contact us by E-mail reference@onu.edu • Professor Moritz at ext 2473 or t-moritz@onu.edu

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