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Govermental and Nonprofit Accounting

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  • 1. Research Tips for ACCT 465/565: Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting Paul Boger CGPS Reference Librarian pboger @umw.edu
  • 2. Where do I begin?
  • 3. Library Research Tools
    • Library Catalog
      • Titles of Books
      • Titles of Journals, Magazines and Newspapers
      • Searches Simpson Library, CGPS Library , and 2 online books collections
    • Databases
      • Articles in Journals, Magazines and Newspapers
      • Company and Industry Information
    • Journal Finder
  • 4.
    • Use the Journal Finder :
      • When you already know what article you are looking for
      • If you want to see if the library owns a specific publication
  • 5. Journal Finder
  • 6.
    • Enter the name of the journal
    • Click “Search”
    • OR
    • Use the “Browse” feature to find a publication
  • 7.
    • Locate your publication
    • Check the years covered in the database
    • Click on the name of the database
  • 8.
    • Enter a portion of the article’s title
    • Change the Date option to “All Dates”
    • Click “Run Search”
  • 9.
    • Click the article’s title to access the complete document
    • You can email, print, and save document
  • 10. Where do I begin? How do I find articles on my topic?
  • 11. Databases – 24/7
    • Database A-Z list
    • Databases by Subject
    • Research Guides
    • Click the drop-down menu by “Research by Subject”
    • Click on “Business – CGPS” to access suggested research resources
    • Click the “GO” button
  • 12. Research Guide
    • Click on the name of a database to begin searching
    • Contact Library if you need help
  • 13. Can I use the databases from home? jsmith password Yes!
    • You will have to log-in to the databases when off-campus
    • Contact the Library if you have access problems
  • 14.
    • Enter your keywords
    • Consider using some of the “Limit” options
    • Click “Search”
    Business Full Text
  • 15. Business Full Text
    • Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles
    • Click “Locate Article” if not full text through the database
  • 16. “ Locate Journal Article” page
    • Is the article available in a UMW database? YES.
    • Follow the database links to locate article.
  • 17.
    • Enter your keyword(s)
    • Consider using some of the “Limit your results” options
    • Click “Search”
    Business Source Complete
  • 18. Business Source Complete
    • Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles
    • Click “Locate Journal Article” if not full text through the database
    • Narrow results by using subjects terms, dates, and publication type
  • 19. “ Locate Journal Article” page
    • Is the article available in a UMW database? NO.
    • What if the article is not available in a database? Use ILLIAD.
  • 20.
    • Enter your keywords in the search boxes
    • Click the “Phrase” link to search for exact phrases
    • Use the “Article Types” menu for different results
    • Click Search
  • 21.
    • Under “Sort Items By”, change “Relevance” to “Newest”
    • Then click any article title on the search results page for more information on that article
  • 22.
    • Click “View PDF” or “View HTML” to view article
    • Click on a “Keyword” or “Key Readings” to find similar information
  • 23. What if my materials are at the main campus Library? What if UMW doesn’t have what I need?
    • Illiad – for Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan
      • Create an Illiad Account
      • Online forms to request non-CGPS materials
      • Give library lead time to process request
      • Delivered to CGPS Library
      • $2 fee for articles located from Simpson Library
  • 24. Illiad : document delivery and interlibrary loan
  • 25.
    • Try different databases
    • Try different keywords
    • Use an “asterisk” for multiple word endings - *
    • Phrase Searching - quotation marks
    • Avoid stop words like: in, an, of, for, on, by
    • Ask Librarians for assistance
    • Writing Center
  • 26. Need help? Have Questions?
    • Come to the Library
      • Mondays - Thursdays 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.
      • Fridays 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
      • Saturdays 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Contact the Library Staff
      • [email_address]
      • 540-286-8025
      • IM: cgpslibrary
    • Set up a Research Appointment
      • [email_address]
      • 540-286-8066
  • 27. & Take A Break! Served at 5:30 pm