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Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
Sr Seminar Kinesiology
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  • 1. Senior Seminar in Kinesiology An Adventure in Research Beaman Library Spring 2011
  • 2. Research is a process… <ul><li>It is ORGANIZED </li></ul><ul><li>It is METHODICAL </li></ul><ul><li>It is COMPREHENSIVE </li></ul>
  • 3. The Researcher’s 2 questions… <ul><li>WHAT do I want to know? </li></ul><ul><li>WHERE do I find that information? </li></ul>
  • 4. The online catalog… <ul><li>All searching begins with </li></ul><ul><li>the online catalog. </li></ul>
  • 5. Information Resources in Beaman Library <ul><ul><li>Reference books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Periodicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indexes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Databases/Websites </li></ul></ul>
  • 6. Reference Sources: Types <ul><li>Encyclopedias </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dictionaries </li></ul><ul><li>Handbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Directories </li></ul><ul><li>Indexes </li></ul><ul><li>Statistical Sources </li></ul>
  • 7. Periodicals - Location <ul><li>Current (2011) magazines and journals are arranged alphabetically on open shelves for easy browsing. </li></ul>
  • 8. Periodicals - Location <ul><li>Bound periodicals are arranged alphabetically and chronologically. </li></ul>
  • 9. Periodicals - Location <ul><li>Some periodicals are kept on microfilm or microfiche . </li></ul>
  • 10. Periodical Indexes (print)- Location <ul><li>Periodical indexes are located on the main floor, east wing of Beaman Library. </li></ul>
  • 11. Periodical Indexes/Academic Databases <ul><li>Online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expanded Academic ASAP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General OneFile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Reference Center--Academic </li></ul></ul>
  • 12. Journals on the Web <ul><li>The Internet Public Library Online Serials </li></ul><ul><li>Find articles.com </li></ul>Magazines, journals, E-zines, and more.
  • 13. Academic Databases Available from Beaman Library Catalog @ http://library.lipscomb.edu
  • 14. Government Databases <ul><li>National Library of Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>National Institutes of Health </li></ul>Health and drug information for patients, family and friends Biomedical journal literature from MEDLINE/PubMed
  • 15. Subject Interest Databases Archive of athletic journals Education journals and research
  • 16. Search engines <ul><li>search specifically for scholarly literature: </li></ul><ul><li>peer-reviewed papers </li></ul><ul><li>theses books preprints </li></ul><ul><li>abstracts technical reports </li></ul><ul><li>arranges search results by relevancy </li></ul>http://scholar.google.com/
  • 17. Evaluating Information <ul><li>from monographs (books) </li></ul><ul><li>from periodicals (journals) </li></ul><ul><li>from databases/websites </li></ul>
  • 18. Evaluating books <ul><li>Is it a recognized author? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it have timely content? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it contain documentation? </li></ul>
  • 19. Evaluating Journal Articles <ul><li>Scholarly Journal Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>limited audience </li></ul><ul><li>for scholars or researchers in a specialized field (e.g. medicine, psychology) </li></ul>
  • 20. Evaluating Journal Articles <ul><ul><li>found in specialized (subject) indexes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>such as the Physical Education Index </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mostly print </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>graphs and/or tables </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>few or no ads </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 21. Evaluating Journal Articles <ul><li>Scholarly Journal Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>cites research </li></ul><ul><li>includes notes and/or bibliography </li></ul><ul><li>passes review by panel of experts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>peer reviewed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>refereed </li></ul></ul>
  • 22. World Wide Web Resources <ul><li>Academic .edu </li></ul><ul><li>Government .gov </li></ul><ul><li>Specialized/commercial .com/.org/.net </li></ul>
  • 23. Web Site Evaluation—the WWW’s <ul><li>Who says it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Author or sponsor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Credentials of responsible party </li></ul></ul>
  • 24. Web Site Evaluation—the WWW’s <ul><li>What does it claim, assert, etc.? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose of web site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biased, objective, fair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Factual…in depth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Correct grammar, spelling, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  • 25. Web Site Evaluation—the WWW’s <ul><li>When was it said? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publication date </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Revisions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links up-to-date </li></ul></ul>
  • 26. Interlibrary Loan <ul><li>Question: </li></ul><ul><li>What do I do if a resource I need is not available in the Beaman Library? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><li> Use the Interlibrary loan service provided by Beaman Library </li></ul>

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