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  • 1. Writing Seminar Professor Traci Welch Moritz Public Services Librarian Heterick Memorial Library
  • 2. Aid in constructing research strategy for finding resources for annotated bibliography Find resources in library catalog and databases available
  • 3. Heterick Memorial Library Undergraduate Library, accessible to all •Taggert Law Library •Library for Law school, accessible to all
  • 4. EVA Eva Maglott 00021559801 Eva Maglott Please use all digits in your student ID number.
  • 5. Allows you to see what is out there Helps you narrow your topic and discard any irrelevant materials Aids in developing the thesis Makes you a better scholar
  • 6.  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.  Boolean logic is the use of AND, NOT, OR to narrow or expand your search  See Research Guide for Writing Seminar WHO
  • 7. •State your topic as a question •Identify main concepts or keywords •Test the topic -- Look for keywords and synonyms and related terms for the information sought Subject headings in catalogs Built-in thesauri in many databases Reference sources Textbooks, lecture notes, readings Internet Librarians, Instructors
  • 8. Nigerian widow customs
  • 9. Google and Wikipedia aren’t evil, just use them for the correct purpose in your research.
  • 10. Google Scholar ONU buys Full-text database OhioLINK Permits Google to link to full-text Google asks to link to content ONU user sees licensed full-text articles Run Google Scholar Search Note: If working off campus user sees only citation to articles not full text. See the Research Guide for help in setting up Google Scholar for off-campus access.
  • 11. Currency Relevance/Coverage Authority Accuracy Purpose/Objectivity  Timeliness of the information.  Depth and importance of the information.  Source of the information.  Reliability of the information  Possible bias present in the information.
  • 12. http://io9.com/5911969/lies-youve- been-told-about-the-pacific-garbage- patch Does the information located satisfy the research need? Is the information factual and unbiased? See handout “Critically Analyzing Information Sources” at the “Web” tab on the Writing Seminar Research Guide.
  • 13. POLAR Article-level searching for all EBSCO databases Article-level searching for a variety of other databases: JSTOR, Hoover’s, AccessPharmacy, etc. Title-level searching for most other databases: IEEE, CIAO, Proquest Nursing & Allied Health OhioLink central catalog
  • 14. 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
  • 15. Consider using critically evaluated websites
  • 16. Use library resources to continue your background research.
  • 17. • POLAR -- Accessing items located at HML (physical and electronic) as well as Law Library • OhioLINK -- Next Step if you can’t find what you want in the HML collection • ILL -- option of last resort
  • 18. Keyword Search •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 Find a Book -- POLAR
  • 19. Checked out at HML, try at OhioLINK Checked out at HML but available at law library so head over there Available as e- book, click the link and follow the directions
  • 20. E-books
  • 21. Public terminal on third floor
  • 22.  Materials owned by all Ohio colleges, universities, several public libraries  Link from POLAR permits you to submit requests  Most requests arrive in 2-3 working days  No charge  Only 25 requests at a time  May keep up to 84 days Find a Book -- OhioLINK
  • 23. Find a Book -- OhioLINK
  • 24. 1. Make sure copies are available at other libraries 2. Click on request button
  • 25. 3. Select Ohio Northern 4. Enter your first and last name and all 11 digits exactly as they appear on your ID 5. Be sure to select Heterick as your pick up location and then click submit. 6. An email will be sent when the item is ready for pickup
  • 26.  Access to several Ohio public libraries  Access via OhioLINK  An option when item wanted is not available at ONU or through OhioLINK
  • 27. Allows you to see what you have checked out and requested. Allows you to renew online (if possible). Allows you to see charges on your account.
  • 28. Enter first and last name and all 11 digits on university ID
  • 29.  For more information visit the Library Information page
  • 30.  http://journals.onu.edu/home_page/libinfo/mo bile.cfm
  • 31. Use “RefWorks” tab in the ENGL Research guide for more information
  • 32. What do I do next? Use databases to find articles based on your search strategy
  • 33. 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 212
  • 34. Click on “Databases”
  • 35. BIG THREE • Academic Search Complete • Lexis-Nexis • Opposing Viewpoints 48 SUBJECT SPECIFIC
  • 36. • Periodical means the same as Magazine Usually magazines are more “popular” • Journals Scholarly or Professional Peer reviewed
  • 37. Scholarly journals, peer reviewed articles
  • 38. Scholarly journals, peer reviewed articles
  • 39. Some articles available full-text html or pdf
  • 40.  What if it’s not available PDF or HTML?  Always hit the “find it” icon and see what happens next.
  • 41. • It may have to be requested ILL
  • 42. It may be available Full text from OhioLINK or another database
  • 43. And could be available in print
  • 44. Consider using the “Advanced search” option
  • 45. There are 3 citation styles that are in frequent used at ONU. They are: •MLA (Modern Language Association) •APA (American Psychological Association) •CMS (Chicago Manual of Style) Cite what you find using standard formats HOW TO DO RESEARCH
  • 46. Web Management Be sure to click on the “Off campus access tab” to begin
  • 47. Traci Welch Moritz, MLS Public Services Librarian Assistant Professor Heterick Memorial Library t-moritz@onu.edu 419-772-2473 419-772-2185 Reference Librarians on duty 8a-4p Mon-Fri 6p-9p Mon-Thur 10a-3:30p Sundays