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  • LAWE 2530 Correctional Case Management Library Research Citation Management Presented 1/22/09 by Dan Overfield
  • Overview
    • Librarian’s Role
    • Finding Books
    • Finding Articles
    • Citing your work
  • Librarians?
  • Reference Desk is on the 4 th Floor (216) 987-4296
  • Finding Books
    • Library Catalog
      • Search from the subject headings
      • Request a book from another campus
    • OhioLink
      • Request a book from another library in Ohio
    • Worldcat
      • See local public and academic library catalogs. Useful in a pinch when you may not have time to wait for book delivery
  • Catalog…
  • 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.
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Keyword
  • Keyword
    • Keyword
        • 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.
  • Subject
    • Subject
        • 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.
  • Title
    • Title
        • The catalog will only look for your entry in the TITLE field…
  • Keyword, Subject… Boxes? Fields?
  • Finding Articles
    • 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
    • Full Text
      • Search for FT or for any citations
    • Date Limits
      • Control your results by publication date
    • Subject Narrowing
      • 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?
  • Find It
    • 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 Results
  • Useful Links Click above to visit MetroLibraryMSS400 on delicious to see the latest LAWE2530 Resources.
    • 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.
    • Citation formats- http://library.osu.edu/sites/guides/apagd.php
      • A great source for answers to your APA questions.
    • National Institute of Corrections: http://www.nicic.org/
      • The national authority on corrections.
  • Questions?
    • Please call or email with any questions at any time.
    • Dan Overfield
    • (216) 987-4591
    • [email_address]