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Art 2651

  1. 1. ART 2651: Non-Western Art DR. LUKE SHEET
  2. 2. Welcom to the Library! Cheng, Visiting Reference & Instruction Librarian Librarians are at the reference desk Monday – Thursday 8 AM – 4:30 PM and 6 – 9 PM; Friday 8 – 4:30 Please feel free to visit or email
  3. 3. What we can provide: Library Catalog: POLAR • Include 400,000 items Databases • Over 250 databases, provide access to 20,000 journals OhioLink • Access to 10 million items
  4. 4. A Question: Why shall we use the library (especially in this Internet age)? True or False: All information for studies and research can be found online. Answer: YES……… …….and NO.
  5. 5. A Question: YES: Most scholarly resources (Journals, Books, Manuals…..etc.) have digitized copies online. NO: Most of them are not open to public. Peer-reviewed(Scholarly) = Expensive. • Annual subscription fee could be 5-digit
  6. 6. What kinds of resources? “In order to support your position and answer objections, you will use 3-5 sources in your paper. At least two of these sources must be scholarly one that are currently in print form………” • Quoted from a real syllabus of a course at ONU Why they have to be “scholarly” or “peer-reviewed”? Answer: Reliability.
  7. 7. Scholarly Resources Who are authors? • Professionals, experts, scholars How are they published? • Lengthy review process How are they writien? • Standardized format for conciseness and preciseness.
  8. 8. Information Cycle The Day of Event • Internet, TV, Radio Day and Days after Event • Newspaper Week and Weeks after Event • Popular magazine, news magazine and trade magazine Half to a year after Event • Scholarly Journals A year to years after Event • Books, Government reports and reference materials
  9. 9. Access to scholarly resources Google Scholar • Multi-disciplinary search engine Databases • • • • Over 250 databases, provide access to 20,000 journals Most common tools to locate scholarly articles Most of them are subject-specified Begin with a Multi-disciplinary database: Academic Search Complete
  10. 10. Access to scholarly resources Library Catalog: POLAR • Include 400,000 items Journal Finder for Ohio Northern University • An A-Z List of e-Journal • Allow you to search and browse electronic journals by title and subject
  11. 11. Access to scholarly resources OhioLink • “A consortium of 89 Ohio college and university libraries, plus the State Library of Ohio, that work together to provide Ohio students, faculty and researchers with the information they need for teaching and research.” OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center (EJC) OhioLINK Electronic Book Center (EBC)
  12. 12. Bibliographic Citation Most scholarly databases today have some kinds of citation aids RefWorks • Professional Citation & Bibliographic Management Software; • Free for all ONU students Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab)