Psychology 1010 General Psychology  Research Techniques  Instruction Session Presented 2/4/09 by Dan Overfield [email_addr...
Class Blog <ul><li>http://psy1010.blogspot.com </li></ul>
Overview <ul><li>Librarian’s Role </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Books </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Articles </li></ul><ul><li>Cit...
The Library <ul><li>A librarian….?  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides detailed research assistance for your specific question...
Reference Desk is on the 4 th  Floor (216) 987-4296
Finding Books <ul><li>Library Catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search from the subject headings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Re...
Catalog…
Keyword vs. Subject vs. Title <ul><li>What is the difference between a keyword and a subject?  </li></ul><ul><li>Do a sear...
Subject
Title
Keyword
Keyword <ul><li>Keyword  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The cataloging is looking for anything that will match the sequence of ...
Subject <ul><li>Subject  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The computer is looking for your sequence of letters, but only within t...
Title <ul><li>Title </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The catalog will only look for your entry in the TITLE field…  </li></ul></u...
Keyword, Subject… Boxes? Fields?
Psychology or Zoology:  Search skills that work <ul><li>And or not… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Three simple and yet confusi...
Using math to explain and, or, and not <ul><li>(1+3)x 2= ? </li></ul><ul><li>1 + (3 x 2) = ? </li></ul><ul><li>Orange and ...
Boolean <ul><li>Databases won’t think for you.  </li></ul><ul><li>Wildcard characters like (?) or (*) are helpful in expan...
Ocean vs. Ocean*
Major Databases* <ul><li>Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>On the  library’s website  go to FINDING ARTICLES**. </li></ul><ul><...
CLICK this SLIDE to get to the list!
Psychology Resources <ul><li>PsycInfo –  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Article Citations Specific to Psychology </li></ul></ul...
PsycInfo
PsycInfo – Limit Options…. I did something wrong here, can anyone see what that is?
Search Results
Limit your results by subject
How do find the actual article?
Click FIND IT to get to full text
What if there is NO full text?  If there is not a FULL Text Link on this page then you must email a librarian to request t...
Citing in APA Style
Academic Search Complete <ul><li>This is a very broad and general database with journals, magazines, newspapers, and other...
Academic Search Complete
 
Narrow by Subject and Academic Journals
I found my articles… so now what?  <ul><li>Add the items to your “folder” </li></ul><ul><li>Open your “folder” </li></ul><...
Citing in APA Style
How to cite your work? <ul><li>APA style :  http://library.osu.edu/sites/guides/apagd.php   </li></ul><ul><li>Citation Mac...
Citation Machine ENTER YOUR OWN DETAILS ACCORDING TO THE BOXES BELOW
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  • Psy1010

    1. 1. Psychology 1010 General Psychology Research Techniques Instruction Session Presented 2/4/09 by Dan Overfield [email_address]
    2. 2. Class Blog <ul><li>http://psy1010.blogspot.com </li></ul>
    3. 3. Overview <ul><li>Librarian’s Role </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Books </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Articles </li></ul><ul><li>Citing your work </li></ul>
    4. 4. The Library <ul><li>A librarian….? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides detailed research assistance for your specific questions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knows how to use the research tools that are available to you </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Reference Desk is on the 4 th Floor (216) 987-4296
    6. 6. Finding Books <ul><li>Library Catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search from the subject headings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Request a book from another campus </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OhioLink </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Request a book from another library in Ohio </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Worldcat </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See local public and academic library catalogs. Useful in a pinch when you may not have time to wait for book delivery </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Catalog…
    8. 8. Keyword vs. Subject vs. Title <ul><li>What is the difference between a keyword and a subject? </li></ul><ul><li>Do a search in the catalog for the same word using all three of the above limits. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Subject
    10. 10. Title
    11. 11. Keyword
    12. 12. Keyword <ul><li>Keyword </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Subject <ul><li>Subject </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Title <ul><li>Title </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The catalog will only look for your entry in the TITLE field… </li></ul></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Keyword, Subject… Boxes? Fields?
    16. 16. Psychology or Zoology: Search skills that work <ul><li>And or not… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Three simple and yet confusing words </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Boolean Operators! </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>!$&* </li></ul></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Using math to explain and, or, and not <ul><li>(1+3)x 2= ? </li></ul><ul><li>1 + (3 x 2) = ? </li></ul><ul><li>Orange and California? </li></ul><ul><li>Orange and California not Color </li></ul><ul><li>(Orange or Citrus or Fruit) and California </li></ul><ul><li>Orange or California? </li></ul>
    18. 18. Boolean <ul><li>Databases won’t think for you. </li></ul><ul><li>Wildcard characters like (?) or (*) are helpful in expanding the scope of your search. </li></ul><ul><li>Search example: </li></ul><ul><li>Ocean vs. Ocean* </li></ul>
    19. 19. Ocean vs. Ocean*
    20. 20. Major Databases* <ul><li>Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>On the library’s website go to FINDING ARTICLES**. </li></ul><ul><li>Click -  Alphabetic listing of all available databases . </li></ul><ul><li>Then select by subject . </li></ul><ul><li>* This is not a list of all of the major resources for these areas of study, it is merely a list of the resources that are available to you as a student at this time. </li></ul><ul><li>** There is also a subject guide for Psychology available on the library homepage. </li></ul>
    21. 21. CLICK this SLIDE to get to the list!
    22. 22. Psychology Resources <ul><li>PsycInfo – </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Article Citations Specific to Psychology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Psychology and Behavioral Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Search Complete </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General academic research. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    23. 23. PsycInfo
    24. 24. PsycInfo – Limit Options…. I did something wrong here, can anyone see what that is?
    25. 25. Search Results
    26. 26. Limit your results by subject
    27. 27. How do find the actual article?
    28. 28. Click FIND IT to get to full text
    29. 29. What if there is NO full text? If there is not a FULL Text Link on this page then you must email a librarian to request the article from interlibrary loan. You can email me at [email_address] and I will be happy to help.
    30. 30. Citing in APA Style
    31. 31. Academic Search Complete <ul><li>This is a very broad and general database with journals, magazines, newspapers, and other sources that represent all sorts of academic and non-academic disciplines. </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology and Behavioral Sciences uses the exact same search interface as Academic Search Complete. </li></ul>
    32. 32. Academic Search Complete
    33. 34. Narrow by Subject and Academic Journals
    34. 35. I found my articles… so now what? <ul><li>Add the items to your “folder” </li></ul><ul><li>Open your “folder” </li></ul><ul><li>Select one, two, some, or all </li></ul><ul><li>Email them to yourself. </li></ul>
    35. 36. Citing in APA Style
    36. 37. How to cite your work? <ul><li>APA style : http://library.osu.edu/sites/guides/apagd.php </li></ul><ul><li>Citation Machine : http://citationmachine.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>Most Databases will also provide an APA citation </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
    37. 38. Citation Machine ENTER YOUR OWN DETAILS ACCORDING TO THE BOXES BELOW
    38. 39. Citation Machine Results
    39. 40. Summary <ul><li>Librarians are professional faculty who are here to help you to get the most out of your time and money. </li></ul><ul><li>We are not going to do the work for you, but we will make sure that you don’t waste your time. </li></ul>

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