Professor Traci Welch Moritz Public Services Librarian Heterick Memorial Library
Welcome Traci Welch Moritz, firstname.lastname@example.org Feel free to visit or email Librarians on duty 8-4:30, 6-9 Mon – Thurs, 8-4:30 Friday and 10-3:30 on Sundays Reference@onu.edu
Knowledgeable degreed librarians on duty over 60 hours per week Friendly faces ready to help 101.5 hours per week Access to the resources you need both on and off campus Resources available in a timely manner
What we expect you to know WorldCAT 1.6 billion items OhioLINK Ca. 20,000,000 items POLAR Ca. 400,000 items
250+Databases 550+ print periodical subscriptions Ca. 10,000 online journals Juvenile collection Audiovisuals – physical and streaming
A philosophicalproblem and athoughtexperiment How to construct a research strategy How to use library resources to do research
See “Critically analyzing web resources” at theGoogle Scholar tab at the TREX research guide.
Google and Wikipedia aren’t evil, just use them for the correct purpose in your research. Such as finding philosophical problems associated with your discipline.
Research Tools ∞ InternetNote: If Google Scholarworking off ONU buyscampus user Full-textsees only database Google asks to link tocitation to contentarticles not OhioLINKfull text. See Permits Google to Run GoogleResearch link to full-text ScholarGuide for Searchinfo on howto set up off ONU user seescampus licensed full-text articlesaccess.
Research Tools ∞ Internet Does the information located satisfy the research need? Is the information factual and unbiased? See handout “Critically Analyzing Information Sources” under the “Handouts” tab at the Research Guide.
Currency Timeliness of the information. Relevance/Coverage Depth and importance of the information. Authority Source of the information. Accuracy Reliability of the information Purpose/Objectivity Possible bias present in the information.
• Newspapers• Lexis Nexis Academic Major World publications Blogs TV shows• Click on “Finding Information”
Heterick•Taggert Law Memorial LibraryLibrary•Library for UndergraduateLaw school, Library,accessible to all accessible to all
Could be an electronicbook, click on link to open Could be at the law library. Besure to take your ID. Could beupstairs on the 3rd floor.
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 if no holds
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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 250+
Academic Search Complete Masterfile Premier JSTOR : the Scholarly Journal Archive Oxford Scholarship Search by Subject/Discipline for subject specific databases Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection SocINDEX with Full Text Medline Religion and Philosophy Collection
Over thousands of journals indexed, most are full text Divided by subject area offered at ONU Begin with a general database, Academic Search Complete
You may chooseto limit by dateby sliding thedate bar.
You can choose tonarrow by anadditional subject,geographic locationor type ofpublication.
Click on the pdfor hmtl link tobring up the fulltext of the article.
No html or pdf link?Always click on the“FIND IT” button tofind out where elseyou can find thearticle!
Could be available full text from anotherdatabase so click on the link
May not be accessible byyou and so you’ll need to use the InterLibraryLoan process to ask the librarians to get it for you
Use when you need a book or article 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.