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Handout to accompany 2012 graduate student residency intro to the online library presentation.

Handout to accompany 2012 graduate student residency intro to the online library presentation.

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  • 1. Research @ the Online Library Click on:Resources by Subject(left side of library home: www.esc.edu/library) Library Home &Sample Subject Guide:Search Tips  Brainstorm/create list of possible search words FIRST: www.esc.edu/findkeywords  Double quotes for exact phrases: "drug abuse" or "mad cow disease"  AND to narrow search/combine different keywords: teenagers AND "drug abuse"  OR to broaden search/combine synonyms: teenagers OR adolescents  Parentheses to group synonyms: "drug abuse" and (teenagers or adolescents)  Peer-review tutorial: www.lib.ncsu.edu/tutorials/pr/  Primary vs. Secondary sources: tinyurl.com/primaryvsecondary  Look for "Scholarly" or "Peer-Review"limit option on results pages  Critically EVALUATE each source!: tinyurl.com/escrattrap  Click "Add to Folder" or "Mark" next to article results to save item totempfolder.Help:www.esc.edu/askalibrarian  Online Reference: Live Chat, E-mail, Phone  Library Workshops: learn more!:subjectguides.esc.edu/workshops  Library Skills Tutorial: commons.esc.edu/informationskills  How To’s: subjectguides.esc.edu/tutorials  Research Toolbox (free web tools):subjectguides.esc.edu/toolboxOnline Library 1/31/12Empire State College State University of New York
  • 2. Research Services:  Interlibrary Loan (ILL): www.esc.edu/ill  RefWorks(organize & format citations, integrates w/ Word): www.esc.edu/refworks  Online Writing Center: www.esc.edu/online-writing-center/resources/Search Tools:  Subject Guides (Resources by Subject) Portal to relevant resources by subject (reference, databases, web sources, stats, etc.) Sample of Scholarly Search Tools: ABI/INFORM Academic Search Complete Annual Reviews in Social Sciences Business Source Complete Congressional Quarterly Electronic Library Dissertations & Abstracts Harvard Business Review JSTOR Mergent: in-depth company & industry research & data tools New York Times (& Archive) Sage Journals Online Wall Street Journal Westlaw Campus  Full-Text Journal Finder: www.esc.edu/fred Search for or browse available journals by title or subject:Online Library 1/31/12Empire State College State University of New York

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