LAWE 2530 Correctional Case Management Library Research Citation Management Presented 1/22/09 by Dan Overfield
Citing your work
Reference Desk is on the 4 th Floor (216) 987-4296
Search from the subject headings
Request a book from another campus
Request a book from another library in Ohio
See local public and academic library catalogs. Useful in a pinch when you may not have time to wait for book delivery
Keyword vs. Subject vs. Title
What is the difference between a keyword and a subject?
Do a search in the catalog for the same word using all three of the above limits.
The cataloging is looking for anything that will match the sequence of letters that you entered (including misspellings, singular, plural – the catalog will NOT correct these things Nor will it think for you.
The computer is looking for your sequence of letters, but only within the Subject (about) field. It is not looking for the letters in the title, or description (keyword) boxes.
The catalog will only look for your entry in the TITLE field…
Keyword, Subject… Boxes? Fields?
Academic Search Premier
A vast resource of journal articles
Easy to use
Law Enforcement Subject Page
Links to other relevant resources that are available to you
Full text and Interlibrary loan (ILL)
If we don’t own something there is still a good chance that you can get it quickly and for free
And, Or, Not
Combine or arrange keywords and subject headings to find the specific research that you need.
“ Orange and California, not citrus…”
Academic Search Complete
Search for FT or for any citations
Control your results by publication date
Narrow results by specific subject headings
Type of publication
Narrow results by scholarly, newspaper, etc.
Academic Search Complete
Limit by Academic Journals
Narrow by Subject and Academic Journals
I found my articles… so now what?
Add the items to your “folder”
Open your “folder”
Select one, two, some, or all
Email them to yourself.
What about the articles without fulltext?
Click on the FIND IT picture to see if the article is available from a different source in full text.
Find it (not always perfect*) *IF you cannot find the Full Text of an article using find it, or IF there is not even a FIND IT option you can email or call me for help. [email_address] (216) 987-4591
Citing in APA Style
How to cite your work?
APA style : http://library.osu.edu/sites/guides/apagd.php
Citation Machine : http://citationmachine.net/
You need to take the reader of your work as close as possible to the article that you are citing. You should not leave the reader with any doubt as to what you cited.
Citation Machine ENTER YOUR OWN DETAILS ACCORDING TO THE BOXES BELOW
Citation Machine Results
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Library – http://www.tri-c.edu/library
Collection of print and online research materials
Librarian names and contact information
Worldcat – http://www.worldcat.org
Find books, videos, text books, and journals at your local library.
Citation Machine- http://citationmachine.net/
Manually create proper APA citations for your paper and bibliography.