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  • 1. BIOL 696a Fall 2012Professor Wilson
  • 2. Let’s explore! The Library Webpage  Books?  Journal articles?  Biology research guide?  Your Librarian?  Interlibrary Loan?  Reserve items?
  • 3. Types of Information Books Peer-reviewed Review articles Conference Proceedings Theses/Dissertations
  • 4. 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
  • 5. 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
  • 6. Online Databases For finding articles:  Biological Abstracts  Zoological Record  Academic Search Complete  Science Direct  Pubmed  Web of Science  Google?
  • 7. Try it!Pick a database and conduct a search
  • 8. Searching Bio Abs
  • 9. Bio Abs Results
  • 10. Refined Search
  • 11. 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
  • 12.  Direct export to Refworks  Bio Abstracts  ScienceDirect  EBSCO
  • 13. 2. Getting the Article Full-text or PDF from the database  Links right from database
  • 14. Get it @ CSULB Will check other CSULB sources for full-text of this article Not in all databases, but it is in RefWorks
  • 15. Get it @CSULB
  • 16. Check Coast Link from Get it @ CSULB OR From home page click on “Locate Specific Journals by Title”
  • 17. Coast Journal Search
  • 18. COAST E-Journal Record
  • 19. COAST Print Journal RecordCall Number issame on allfloors Check year to see which floor
  • 20. ORCA Retrieval
  • 21. 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
  • 22. Cited Reference Search Web of Science and others Finds newer articles that cite your article, or a particular author
  • 23. Using Google Scholar With Get it @ CSULB  (Set Preferences) Without Get it @ CSULB  Use COAST Journal Title search
  • 24. Write-N-Cite
  • 25. In Word 2007, 2010
  • 26. Library Tour 1st floor  Reference Desk  Computers Lower Level  Current periodicals/ microfilm 2nd -4th floors  Books  Study spaces 5th floor  Study space  Theses ORCA
  • 27. Feel like this and want help? Don’t panic! Make a Research Appointment! Cathy Outten 562 985-7761