EDCI 589 Epps Summer 2010

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EDCI 589 Epps Summer 2010

  1. 1. Research Tips for EDCI 589: Applied Research Paul Boger Stafford Campus Reference Librarian pboger @umw.edu
  2. 2. Where do I begin?
  3. 3. Library Research Tools <ul><li>Library Catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Titles of Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Titles of Journals, Magazines and Newspapers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Searches Simpson Library, Stafford Library , and 2 online books collections </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles in Journals, Magazines and Newspapers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>White Papers via Professional Organizations on “Education – CGPS” Research Guide </li></ul>
  4. 4. Where do I begin? How do I find articles on my topic?
  5. 5. Databases – 24/7 <ul><li>Database A-Z list </li></ul><ul><li>Databases by Subject </li></ul><ul><li>Research Guides </li></ul><ul><li>Click the drop-down menu by “Research by Subject” </li></ul><ul><li>Click on “Education – CGPS” – to access suggested research resources </li></ul><ul><li>Click “GO” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Research Guide <ul><li>Click on the “Articles” option </li></ul>
  7. 7. Research Guide <ul><li>Click on the name of a database to begin searching </li></ul>
  8. 8. Can I use the databases from home? jsmith password Yes! <ul><li>You will have to log-in to the databases when off-campus </li></ul><ul><li>Contact the Library if you have access problems </li></ul>
  9. 9. - Education Full Text <ul><li>Enter your keywords in the search boxes </li></ul><ul><li>Considering refining your search using the “Limit” options </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Go” </li></ul>
  10. 10. - Education Full Text <ul><li>Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to access articles </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Locate Article” if not available full text through the database </li></ul><ul><li>Use the tabs at the top to limit to “Peer Reviewed” or “Full Text” </li></ul><ul><li>Use the publisher’s subject headings as your own search terms </li></ul>
  11. 11. “ Locate Journal Article” page <ul><li>Is it available in another database? NO. </li></ul><ul><li>Request a copy using the ILLIAD Links </li></ul>
  12. 12. Education Research Complete <ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Use quote marks to search for phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Consider using some of the “Limit your results” options </li></ul><ul><li>Use the “Thesaurus” to identify subject terms </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>
  13. 13. Education Research Complete <ul><li>Sort results by type of publication </li></ul><ul><li>Perform new searches by clicking the “Subject” terms </li></ul>
  14. 14. Education Research Complete <ul><li>Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Locate Journal Article” if not full text through the database </li></ul>
  15. 15. “ Locate Journal Article” page <ul><li>Is the article available in a UMW database? NO. </li></ul><ul><li>To request this article, click the ILLIAD links. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Limit results with the optional selections </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Click “Full-text” or “PDF” to view the article </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Locate Journal Article” if not full text through the database </li></ul><ul><li>Click an article title to access Subject Headings and an article summary </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>You can use the publisher’s subject headings as your own search terms </li></ul><ul><li>Use the “Tools” to print, book, email, or listen to articles </li></ul>
  19. 19. “ Locate Journal Article” page <ul><li>Is the article available in a UMW database? YES. </li></ul><ul><li>Click a database link to retrieve article </li></ul><ul><li>If not online, request thru ILLIAD </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Click “Advanced Search” </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Quotation marks will search for phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Consider using some of the limit options </li></ul><ul><li>Use the “Thesaurus” to identify keywords and subject terms </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Some full text access </li></ul><ul><li>Look for ED and EJ numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Click a “Descriptor” term to locate similar information </li></ul>Available online Click “Find in Library”
  23. 23. <ul><li>ED - indicate ERIC Documents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Look for full text PDF links in the database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CGPS Library has selected ERIC Documents on microfiche from 1966-1990 and a complete set from 1991-2003 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Illiad – if not available at Stafford Library </li></ul></ul><ul><li>EJ - indicate articles published in journals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click “Find in Library” link </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Illiad - if not available at Stafford Library </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Some full text access (PDF) </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Find in Library” if not full text thru the database </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Is the article available in a UMW database? YES. </li></ul><ul><li>Click a database link to access article </li></ul>
  26. 26. What if my materials are at the main campus Library? What if UMW doesn’t have what I need? <ul><li>Use Illiad to request materials not located at the Stafford Library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create an online Illiad Account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit requests through Library’s website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Request books, articles, dissertations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free except for articles located at Simpson Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivered to Stafford Library </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Illiad : document delivery and interlibrary loan
  28. 28. <ul><li>Try different databases </li></ul><ul><li>Try different keywords – thesaurus/subject headings </li></ul><ul><li>Truncation - asterisk </li></ul><ul><li>Phrase Searching - quotation marks </li></ul><ul><li>Academic & Peer-reviewed vs. Popular Magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Librarians for assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Center </li></ul>
  29. 29. Where do I begin? How do I find books on my topic?
  30. 30. Book Catalog: search screen <ul><li>Perform a “Keyword Search” </li></ul><ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>
  31. 31. Book Catalog: results <ul><li>Both print and electronic books available </li></ul><ul><li>Call numbers show location </li></ul><ul><li>NetLibrary - ebook </li></ul><ul><li>Library of Congress - print book </li></ul>
  32. 32. Book Catalog: results <ul><li>Print book at Stafford or Simpson Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Books at main campus library - request thru Illiad </li></ul><ul><li>NetLibrary - eBook available online </li></ul><ul><li>Click “full” for ebooks </li></ul><ul><li>Click “items” for print books </li></ul>
  33. 33. – online books <ul><li>In the Full Record, click the “Online” link to access the book in NetLibrary </li></ul><ul><li>Or select NetLibrary on the Library’s homepage </li></ul>
  34. 34. Need help? Have Questions? <ul><li>Come to the Library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mondays - Thursdays 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fridays 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saturdays 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contact the Library Staff </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>540-286-8025 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IM: cgpslibrary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Set up a Research Appointment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>540-286-8066 </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. & Take A Break! Served at 5:30pm Monday thru Thursday

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