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LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010
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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 <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><ul><li>Company and Industry Information </li></ul></ul>
  • 4. Databases How do I find articles on my topic?
  • 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 “Business – CGPS” to access suggested research resources </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “GO” button </li></ul>
  • 6. Research Guide <ul><li>Click on the “Database” option </li></ul>
  • 7. Research Guide <ul><li>Click on the name of a database to begin searching </li></ul>
  • 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. <ul><li>Enter your keywords in the search boxes </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “Phrase” link to search for exact phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Use the “Article Types” menu for different results </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>
  • 10. <ul><li>Click any article title on the search results page for more information on the article </li></ul><ul><li>Use the “Sort Items By” menu to list the most current articles or the most relevant articles </li></ul>
  • 11. <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>
  • 12. <ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Use quotes to search for phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Consider using some of the “Limit your results” options </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>Business Source Complete
  • 13. 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>
  • 14. <ul><li>Is the article available in a UMW database? NO. </li></ul><ul><li>What if the article is not available in a database? Use ILLIAD. </li></ul>“ Locate Journal Article” page
  • 15. <ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Use quotes to search for phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Consider using some of the “Limit” options </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Go” </li></ul>Business Full Text
  • 16. Business Full Text <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>
  • 17. “ 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 article. </li></ul>
  • 18. Where do I begin? How do I find books on my topic?
  • 19. Book Catalog: <ul><li>Book catalog will search for books at the Stafford and Simpson Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Perform a “Keyword Search” </li></ul><ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>
  • 20. Book Catalog: results <ul><li>Both print and electronic books available </li></ul><ul><li>Call numbers show location </li></ul><ul><li>NetLibrary – online book </li></ul><ul><li>Library of Congress - print book </li></ul>
  • 21. 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>Click “full record” for ebooks </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Item” or “Copies” for print books </li></ul>
  • 22. <ul><li>In the Full Record, click the “Online” link to access the book in NetLibrary </li></ul>- Online books
  • 23. What if my materials are at the main campus Library? What if UMW doesn’t have what I need? <ul><li>Illiad – for Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create an Illiad Account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online forms to request non-Stafford materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give library lead time to process request </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivered to Stafford Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$2 fee for articles located from Simpson Library </li></ul></ul>
  • 24. <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>
  • 25. 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>
  • 26. & Take A Break! Served at 5:30pm Monday through Thursday

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