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TREX 1001 Walker

  1. 1. Success @ HML = Success @ ONU<br />Traci Welch Moritz<br />Public Services Librarian/Assistant Professor<br />Heterick Memorial Library<br />
  2. 2. WELCOME to the LIBRARY<br />
  3. 3. What you can expect from HML<br />Knowledgeable degreed librarians on duty over 60 hours per week<br />Friendly faces ready to help 101.5 hours per week<br />Access to the resources you need both on and off campus<br />Resources available in a timely manner<br />
  4. 4. Librarians<br /><br />
  5. 5. What we expect you to know<br />WorldCAT<br />1.4 billion<br />items<br />OhioLINK<br />Ca. 20,000,000<br />items<br />POLAR<br />Ca. 400,000<br />items<br />
  6. 6. + even more!<br />215 Databases<br />821 print periodical subscriptions<br />Ca. 10,000 online journals<br />Juvenile collection<br />Audiovisuals – physical and streaming<br />
  7. 7. How am I suppose to remember all this stuff?<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Research Strategy<br /><ul><li>Start big doing background reading
  9. 9. Narrow your topic for a more focused product
  10. 10. Research narrowed topic using subject specific databases
  11. 11. Keep track of bibliographic citations to avoid trouble down the road. </li></li></ul><li>Universal Intellectual Standards<br />Clarity -- Could you elaborate?<br />Accuracy -- Is it really true?<br />Precision -- Could you give more detail?<br />Relevance -- How is that connected?<br />Depth -- Is that dealing with most significant factors?<br />Breadth -- Do we need to consider another point of view?<br />Logic -- Does this really make sense?<br />Fairness -- Do I have a vested interest?<br />
  12. 12. Research Tools<br />Catalogs – for locating books, maps, musical scores, govt. documents, etc.<br />Databases – usually for locating periodical and newspaper articles, but may cover other materials as well<br />
  13. 13. What about the Internet?<br />P:drive, Library Instruction folder, FYE folder, Handouts folder, “Critically analyzing information sources” <br />
  14. 14. Google and Wikipedia<br />Aren’t evil<br />Can prove valuable<br />Can’t be used as a source<br />Turn to the databases for source materials<br />From the University of Wisconsin Library, worksheet for evaluating web sites<br />
  15. 15. What about the internet?<br />Currency * The timeliness of the information. <br />Relevance/Coverage *The depth and importance of the information. <br />Authority *The source of the information. <br />Accuracy *The reliability of the information. <br />Purpose/Objectivity *The possible bias present in the information. <br />*The CRAAP acronym and descriptions are from Meriam Library at California State University Chico. Used with permission.<br />
  16. 16. What about the Internet?<br />Google Scholar<br />Note: If working off<br />campus user sees<br />only citation to <br />articles not full text<br />ONU buys<br />Full-text<br />database<br />Google asks<br />to link to<br />content<br />OhioLINK<br />Permits<br />Google to<br />link to full-text<br />Run Google Scholar<br />Search<br />ONU user sees <br />licensed full-text<br />articles<br />
  17. 17. Libraries at ONU<br /><ul><li>Heterick Memorial Library
  18. 18. Undergraduate Library, accessible to all
  19. 19. Taggert Law Library
  20. 20. Library for Law school, accessible to all</li></li></ul><li>ONU ID is Library card<br />EVA<br />Eva Maglott<br />00021559801<br />Eva Maglott<br />Please use all digits in your student ID number.<br />
  21. 21. CATALOGS<br /><ul><li>POLAR -- Accessing items located at HML (physical and electronic) as well as Law Library
  22. 22. OhioLINK -- Next Step if you can’t find what you want in the HML collection
  23. 23. ILL -- option of last resort</li></li></ul><li>POLAR<br /><br />
  24. 24. Find a Book -- POLAR<br />Click on Search POLAR link at the home page of the library<br />
  25. 25. Find a Book -- POLAR<br />1. Keyword Search<br /><ul><li>Looks in several locations (usually subject, article title, abstracts or contents)
  26. 26. Does not require an exact match
  27. 27. Generates comparatively large number of hits (not precise)
  28. 28. Good if you are not familiar with terminology</li></li></ul><li>Find a Book -- POLAR<br />Click on Basic (keyword) Tab<br />
  29. 29. Find a Book -- POLAR<br />
  30. 30. Find a Book -- POLAR<br />E-books<br />
  31. 31. Public terminal on <br />third floor<br />
  32. 32. Find a Book -- OhioLINK<br />Materials owned by all Ohio colleges, universities, several public libraries<br />Link from POLAR permits you to submit requests<br />Most requests arrive in 2-3 working days<br />No charge <br />Only 25 requests at a time<br />May keep up to 84 days<br />
  33. 33. Find a Book -- OhioLINK<br />
  34. 34. Find a Book -- OhioLINK<br />
  35. 35. Bibliographic Citation Software<br />Exercise #2<br />
  36. 36. Find an Article<br />Databases<br /><ul><li>Often tools for locating journal and newspaper articles
  37. 37. Most are subject-specific, some multi-disciplinary
  38. 38. Many give access to full text of articles
  39. 39. Heterick has 200+
  40. 40. Available from Heterick home page</li></li></ul><li>BIG THREE<br /><ul><li>Academic Search Complete
  41. 41. Lexis-Nexis
  42. 42. Opposing Viewpoints</li></ul>30<br />Find an Article<br />SUBJECT SPECIFIC<br />
  43. 43. Find an Article<br /><ul><li>Periodical means the same as Magazine</li></ul>Usually magazines are more “popular” <br /><ul><li>Journals</li></ul>Scholarly or Professional<br />Peer reviewed<br />
  44. 44. Find an Article<br />Click on “Periodical Articles”<br />
  45. 45. Find an Article<br />
  46. 46. Academic Search Complete<br />
  47. 47. Find an Article<br />
  48. 48. Find an Article<br />Some articles available full-text html or pdf<br />
  49. 49. Find an Article<br />What if it’s not available PDF or HTML?<br />Always hit the “find it” icon and see what happens next.<br />
  50. 50. Find an Article<br /><ul><li>It may have to be requested</li></ul>ILL<br />
  51. 51. Find an Article<br />It may be available Full text from OhioLINK or another database<br />
  52. 52. Find an Article<br />And could be available in print<br />
  53. 53. Find an Article<br />Reserve means the periodical/journal is held at the front desk.<br />Current means the issue is new and is available on the open shelves beside the computer lab.<br />All others are upstairs and arranged alphabetically by title.<br />Bound means it’s out of the building<br />Arrived means it’s on the open shelves<br />Expected means it’s not here yet<br />
  54. 54. Opposing Viewpoints<br />
  55. 55. Opposing Viewpoints<br />
  56. 56. Lexis-Nexis<br />
  57. 57. Lexis-Nexis<br />Use the “Power Search” option<br />
  58. 58. Help/Instruction<br />
  59. 59. QUESTIONS?<br />Ask at the Reference Desk<br />Phone the Reference Desk – 2185<br />Contact us by E-mail<br /><br />Use Chat Help feature or the IM on the Help page<br />