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    • BIOL 696a Fall 2012Professor Wilson
    • Let’s explore! The Library Webpage  Books?  Journal articles?  Biology research guide?  Your Librarian?  Interlibrary Loan?  Reserve items?
    • Types of Information Books Peer-reviewed Review articles Conference Proceedings Theses/Dissertations
    • Discovering Information Search library catalog for books Search databases for articles Keep current with journals in your field Use references to find on-topic articles Do a cited reference search to find newer on-topic articles
    • Getting journal articles (overview)1. Get a CITATION • from databases • Save it in RefWorks!2. Get the ARTICLE • Get it @ CSULB or SFX • Inter library loan
    • Online Databases For finding articles:  Biological Abstracts  Zoological Record  Academic Search Complete  Science Direct  Pubmed  Web of Science  Google?
    • Try it!Pick a database and conduct a search
    • Searching Bio Abs
    • Bio Abs Results
    • Refined Search
    • RefWorks Keeps all your references in one place Produces bibliographies in whatever format you choose (e.g. APA or Developmental Dynamics) Includes WriteNCite which allows you to cite your references in Word documents Do their tutorial! Sign up for training sessions in the Library
    •  Direct export to Refworks  Bio Abstracts  ScienceDirect  EBSCO
    • 2. Getting the Article Full-text or PDF from the database  Links right from database
    • Get it @ CSULB Will check other CSULB sources for full-text of this article Not in all databases, but it is in RefWorks
    • Get it @CSULB
    • Check Coast Link from Get it @ CSULB OR From home page click on “Locate Specific Journals by Title”
    • Coast Journal Search
    • COAST E-Journal Record
    • COAST Print Journal RecordCall Number issame on allfloors Check year to see which floor
    • ORCA Retrieval
    • Interlibrary Loan If we don’t have it…we will get it  Book (Link+), journal article (ArticleReach), book chapter, thesis, etc (Illiad).  Fillout online form  1 to 7 days  FREE  Need ID number and Library PIN
    • Cited Reference Search Web of Science and others Finds newer articles that cite your article, or a particular author
    • Using Google Scholar With Get it @ CSULB  (Set Preferences) Without Get it @ CSULB  Use COAST Journal Title search
    • Write-N-Cite
    • In Word 2007, 2010
    • Library Tour 1st floor  Reference Desk  Computers Lower Level  Current periodicals/ microfilm 2nd -4th floors  Books  Study spaces 5th floor  Study space  Theses ORCA
    • Feel like this and want help? Don’t panic! Make a Research Appointment! Cathy Outten Cathy.Outten@csulb.edu 562 985-7761