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    • Mullen: Fall 2010
    • CSU CATALOG Identify a variety of types and sources of informationCSU Catalog is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.
    • Browsing MaterialsItems are organized by the Library of CongressClassification System
    • Broad Subject Categories A: General Works  L: Education B: Philosophy, Psychology  M: Music  N: Art C: Genealogy  P: Literature D: World History  Q: Science, Math E, F: US History  R: Medicine G: Geography, Sports  S: Agriculture H: Social Sciences  T: Technology J: Political Science  U: Military Science K: Law  V: Naval Science
    • More detailed subclassH: Social Sciences R: Medicine HD: Industries  RB: Pathology HF: Commerce  RD: Surgery HG: Finance  RJ: Pediatrics HM: Sociology  RK: Dentistry HQ: Women  RT: Nursing HV: Criminology  RX: Homeopathy
    • Describing MaterialsSubject Headings = specific terms from acontrolled vocabulary list
    • Subject Headings Alcoholism Social aspects Finance, Personal Stress (Physiology) Motion Pictures United States. Constitutional Convention (1787) Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 Washington, George, 1732-1799
    • Finding Specific MaterialsEach item has a unique identifier = call number
    • Call Number 1st two lines = the subject of the book 3rd line = the author’s last name last line = the date of publication E E842.H275 1992 842 H275 CSU Catalog Record 1992 Spine Label
    • Going to the Shelf
    • Other Call Numbers Electronic Book (title) Newspaper (title) – format Periodical (title) – format Streaming Video (title) Dewey Decimal System  Popular Reading Collection  A/V Materials Center for Instructional Development
    • Planning AheadProper prior planning prevents poor performance
    • What to do before you search… Brainstorm ideas for a topic  Talk with friends  Browse  table of contents  indexes  textbook  Mind maps Identify main topic  Identify related concepts/ideas  List synonyms for each
    • Search terms Concept 1 Concept 2 Concept 3Main idea Related idea Subtopic OR OR OR AND ANDSynonym Synonym Synonym OR OR ORSynonym Synonym Synonym • Use “ “ or ( ) to keep words together & in order • Connect different concepts with AND • Connect similar concepts with OR
    • Boolean Operators AND is automatically AND = narrow used by Google and other search engines to combine terms OR = expand Sometimes a program will use a + or – to substitute for NOT = exclude AND or NOT
    • Searching MaterialsCSU Catalog – title level access for physical andvirtual materials the library owns or subscribesto
    • CSU Catalog
    • CSU Catalog
    • Detailed Record GIL Universal Catalog = GIL Express Catalog GIL Classic Catalog = CSU Classic Catalog
    • Electronic CollectionsReading full-text content or viewing streamingvideo requires you to leave the CSU Catalog
    • Access Content
    • eBooks on EBSCOhost
    • Films on Demand
    • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    • Resources Library of Congress Classification Outline Library of Congress Classification CSU Catalog eBooks on EBSCOhost Films on Demand Gale Virtual Reference Library