LRSP 460 - Chavez - Spring 2010

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LRSP 460 - Chavez - Spring 2010

  1. 1. Research Tips for LRSP 460: Leadership Strategy and Policy Paul Boger CGPS Reference Librarian pboger @umw.edu
  2. 2. Library Research Tools <ul><li>Library Catalog - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Searches Simpson Library, CGPS Library , and 2 online book collections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Titles of Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Titles of Journals, Magazines and Newspapers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles in Journals, Magazines and Newspapers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Company and Industry information </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Where do I begin? How do I find articles on my topic?
  4. 4. 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 “Business – CGPS” to access suggested research resources </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “GO” button </li></ul>
  5. 5. Research Guide <ul><li>Click on the “Database” option </li></ul>
  6. 6. Research Guide <ul><li>Click on the name of a database to begin searching </li></ul>
  7. 7. 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>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Enter a company name or ticker symbol </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>- Company Searches
  9. 9. <ul><li>Use the Tabs to navigate to different company data </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “Industry Reports” tab to get a profile of that industry </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “News” tab to get current articles on that company </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Annual Reports” for company’s published annual reports </li></ul>- Company Searches
  10. 10. <ul><li>Click the “Industry Reports” tab on the Basic Search screen </li></ul>- Industry Reports
  11. 11. <ul><li>Select your industry from the drop down menus </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Download” to access the PDF version of the report </li></ul>- Industry Reports
  12. 12. <ul><li>Locate detailed industry reports </li></ul><ul><li>Search by keyword or industry code </li></ul>- Industry Reports
  13. 13. <ul><li>Download the report as a PDF or MS Word document </li></ul>- Industry Reports
  14. 14. <ul><li>Navigate to market segments, market characteristics, and regulation </li></ul>- Industry Reports
  15. 15. <ul><li>Click the “Journals” tab </li></ul><ul><li>Enter your keywords on the search boxes </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “Phrase” link to search for phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Use the “Limit the Search” options to get different results </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Click any article title on the search results page for more information on the article </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Click “View PDF” or “View HTML” to view article </li></ul><ul><li>Click on a “Keyword” or “Key Readings” to find similar information </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Consider using some of the “Limit your results” options </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>Business Source Complete
  19. 19. Business Source 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><ul><li>Limit your results further by using the options on the search results page </li></ul>
  20. 20. “ 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>
  21. 21. Business Source Complete <ul><li>To search for company information, click the “More” option </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Company Profiles” </li></ul>
  22. 22. Business Source Complete <ul><li>Enter the company name </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Browse” </li></ul><ul><li>Click the name of the company when it appears </li></ul>
  23. 23. Business Source Complete <ul><li>Click the PDF link to access the report </li></ul><ul><li>Full reports usually include a SWOT analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Use the icons to print, email, format, and save documents </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Consider using some of the “Limit” options </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>Business Full Text
  25. 25. Business Full Text <ul><li>Use the tabs to limit to full text or peer-reviewed only </li></ul><ul><li>Look at “Subject” headings for possible new search terms </li></ul><ul><li>Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Locate Article” if not full text through the database </li></ul>
  26. 26. “ Locate Journal Article” page <ul><li>Is the article available in a UMW database? YES. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow the database links to locate articles. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Where do I begin? How do I find books on my topic?
  28. 28. Book Catalog: searching <ul><li>Book catalog will search for books at the CGPS and Simpson Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Perform a “Keyword Search” to search for a topic </li></ul><ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>
  29. 29. Book Catalog: results <ul><li>Both print and electronic books available </li></ul><ul><li>Call numbers indicate location </li></ul><ul><li>NetLibrary – online book </li></ul><ul><li>Library of Congress - print book </li></ul>
  30. 30. Book Catalog: results <ul><li>Print book at Stafford or Simpson Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Books at Fredericksburg campus - request thru Illiad </li></ul><ul><li>Click “full” for ebooks </li></ul><ul><li>Click “items” or “copies” for print books </li></ul>
  31. 31. <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>– online books
  32. 32. 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 CGPS Library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create an online Illiad Account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit requests through Libraries’ website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Request books, articles, dissertations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivered online or to the CGPS Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$2 fee for articles located at Simpson Library </li></ul></ul>
  33. 33. Illiad : document delivery and interlibrary loan
  34. 34. <ul><li>Try different databases </li></ul><ul><li>Try different keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Use an “asterisk” for multiple word endings - * </li></ul><ul><li>Phrase Searching - quotation marks </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid stop words like: in, an, of, for, on, by </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Librarians for assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Center </li></ul>
  35. 35. 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>
  36. 36. & Take A Break! Served at 5:30 pm (Monday through Thursday)

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