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  • 1. Research Tips for LRSP 433: Production & Operations Management Paul Boger Stafford Campus Reference Librarian pboger @umw.edu
  • 2. UMW Libraries
  • 3. Library Research Tools
    • Library Catalog
      • Titles of Books
      • Titles of Journals, Magazines and Newspapers
      • Searches Simpson Library, Stafford Library , and 2 online books collections
    • Databases
      • Articles in Journals, Magazines and Newspapers
      • Company and Industry Information
  • 4. Databases How do I find articles on my topic?
  • 5. 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
  • 6. Research Guide
    • Click on the “Database” option
  • 7. Research Guide
    • Click on the name of a database to begin searching
  • 8. 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
  • 9.
    • 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”
  • 10.
    • Click any article title on the search results page for more information on the article
    • Use the “Sort Items By” menu to list the most current articles or the most relevant articles
  • 11.
    • Click “View PDF” or “View HTML” to view article
    • Click on a “Keyword” or “Key Readings” to find similar information
  • 12.
    • Enter your keywords
    • Use quotes to search for phrases
    • Consider using some of the “Limit your results” options
    • Click “Search”
    Business Source Complete
  • 13. Business Source Complete
    • Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles
    • Click “Locate Journal Article” if not full text through the database
  • 14.
    • Is the article available in a UMW database? NO.
    • What if the article is not available in a database? Use ILLIAD.
    “ Locate Journal Article” page
  • 15.
    • Enter your keywords
    • Use quotes to search for phrases
    • Consider using some of the “Limit” options
    • Click “Go”
    Business Full Text
  • 16. Business Full Text
    • Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles
    • Click “Locate Article” if not full text through the database
  • 17. “ Locate Journal Article” page
    • Is the article available in a UMW database? YES.
    • Follow the database links to locate article.
  • 18. Where do I begin? How do I find books on my topic?
  • 19. Book Catalog:
    • Book catalog will search for books at the Stafford and Simpson Libraries
    • Perform a “Keyword Search”
    • Enter your keywords
    • Click “Search”
  • 20. Book Catalog: results
    • Both print and electronic books available
    • Call numbers show location
    • NetLibrary – online book
    • Library of Congress - print book
  • 21. Book Catalog: results
    • Print book at Stafford or Simpson Libraries
    • Books at main campus library, request thru Illiad
    • Click “full record” for ebooks
    • Click “Item” or “Copies” for print books
  • 22.
    • In the Full Record, click the “Online” link to access the book in NetLibrary
    - Online books
  • 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-Stafford materials
      • Give library lead time to process request
      • Delivered to Stafford Library
      • $2 fee for articles located from Simpson Library
  • 24.
    • 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
  • 25. 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
  • 26. & Take A Break! Served at 5:30pm Monday through Thursday