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Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
Finding materials in hml
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  • 1. Finding Materials in the Library Heterick Memorial Library Ohio Northern University www.onu.edulibrary
  • 2. Heterick Memorial Library <ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Periodical Articles </li></ul>
  • 3. <ul><li>Heterick Memorial Library </li></ul><ul><li>Undergraduate Library, accessible to all </li></ul>Libraries at ONU <ul><li>Taggert Law Library </li></ul><ul><li>Library for Law school, accessible to all </li></ul>
  • 4. Research Tools <ul><li>Catalogs – for locating books, maps, musical scores, govt. documents, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Databases – usually for locating periodical and newspaper articles, but may cover other materials as well </li></ul>
  • 5. Section 1: Find a Book POLAR OhioLINK WorldCat.org
  • 6. <ul><li>Click on Library Catalog box at the home page of the library </li></ul>Find a Book -- POLAR
  • 7. Find a Book -- POLAR
  • 8. <ul><li>2. Keyword Search </li></ul>Find a Book -- POLAR <ul><li>Looks in several locations (usually subject, article title, abstracts or contents) </li></ul><ul><li>Does not require an exact match </li></ul><ul><li>Generates comparatively large number of hits (not precise) </li></ul><ul><li>Good if you are not familiar with terminology </li></ul>
  • 9. Find a Book -- POLAR <ul><li>Click on Keyword Tab </li></ul>
  • 10. Find a Book -- POLAR
  • 11. <ul><li>1. Subject Search </li></ul><ul><li>Looks in one place – subject </li></ul><ul><li>Usually requires an exact match between your term and a pre-set list of terms </li></ul><ul><li>Precise </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used after keyword search has identified specific subjects </li></ul>Find a Book -- POLAR
  • 12. <ul><li>Click on Subject Tab </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmacy </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Microbiology </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphic arts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>International Affairs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>World politics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>International politics </li></ul>Find a Book -- POLAR
  • 13. Find a Book -- POLAR
  • 14. Find a Book -- POLAR
  • 15. <ul><li>Materials owned by all Ohio colleges, universities, several public libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Ca. 7.5 million items </li></ul><ul><li>Link from POLAR permits you to submit requests </li></ul><ul><li>Most requests arrive in 2-3 working days </li></ul><ul><li>No charge </li></ul><ul><li>Limited to 100 items at a time </li></ul><ul><li>May keep up to 84 days </li></ul>F ind a Book -- OhioLINK
  • 16. <ul><li>98.5 million+ item catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Covers libraries worldwide (public, academic, corporate, museums, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Roughly one item added every 10 secs . </li></ul><ul><li>Includes materials in MANY formats including web sites </li></ul><ul><li>Web sites evaluated by human beings </li></ul><ul><li>Available from www.worldcat.org </li></ul>Find a Book -- WorldCat
  • 17. Section 2: Find an Article Databases
  • 18. <ul><li>Often tools for locating journal and newspaper articles </li></ul><ul><li>Most are subject-specific – some multi-disciplinary </li></ul><ul><li>Many give access to full text of articles </li></ul><ul><li>Heterick has 200+ </li></ul><ul><li>Available from Heterick home page </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Search Premier </li></ul><ul><li>Subject/Discipline specific </li></ul><ul><li>Opposing Viewpoints </li></ul>Find an Article Databases
  • 19. Find an Article <ul><li>Periodical means the same as Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Usually magazines are more “popular” </li></ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholarly or Professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peer reviewed </li></ul></ul>
  • 20. Find an Article <ul><li>Over 20,000 journals indexed, most are full text </li></ul><ul><li>Divided by subject area offered at ONU </li></ul><ul><li>Begin with a general database, Academic Search Premier </li></ul>
  • 21. Find an Article <ul><li>Click on “Periodical Articles” </li></ul>
  • 22. Find an Article
  • 23. Find an Article
  • 24. Find an Article
  • 25. Find an Article
  • 26. Find an Article Keyword Subject
  • 27. Find an Article <ul><li>What if it’s not available PDF or HTML? </li></ul><ul><li>Always hit the “find it” icon and see what happens next. </li></ul>
  • 28. Find an Article <ul><li>Could be available in EJC, the OhioLINK electronic database. </li></ul>
  • 29. Find an Article <ul><li>And could be available in print </li></ul>
  • 30. Find an Article
  • 31. Find an Article <ul><li>Reserve means the periodical/journal is held at the front desk. </li></ul><ul><li>Current means the issue is new and is available on the open shelves beside the computer lab. </li></ul><ul><li>All others are upstairs and arranged alphabetically by title. </li></ul><ul><li>Bound means it’s out of the building </li></ul><ul><li>Arrived means it’s on the open shelves </li></ul><ul><li>Expected means it’s not here yet </li></ul>
  • 32. Help-Instruction
  • 33. HELP Traci Welch Moritz, MLS Public Services Librarian Assistant Professor Heterick Memorial Library [email_address] 419-772-2473 419-772-2185 Reference Librarians on duty 8-4:30 Mon-Fri 6-9 Mon-Thur 10-3:30 Sundays

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