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Research Tips for HU315<br />Elaine Settergren, Online Librarian<br />esettergren@globeuniversity.edu<br />http://www.glob...
Today’s Library Lessons<br />Where to find research<br />How to cite research<br />
Finding Sources<br />Gale Literature <br />Resource Center<br />EBSCO Academic Search Premier<br />More: <br />GEN Library...
Finding Sources<br />Ebooks<br />GU/MSB Catalog<br />
Selecting Sources<br />Appropriate?<br />Reliable?<br />
Selecting Sources<br />Appropriate?<br />What type is it? Scholarly, trade, popular?<br />Reliable?<br />Who?<br />Why?<br...
Citing Sources<br />Help!<br />Use the “cite” buttons in the databases<br />Word 2007<br />RefWorks – new!<br />GEN Librar...
Citation Basics<br />In-Text<br />Author’s name <br />Year of publication<br />Page # (sometimes)<br />This will lead the ...
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Date
Article Title
Journal Title
Journal Volume #
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  1. 1. Research Tips for HU315<br />Elaine Settergren, Online Librarian<br />esettergren@globeuniversity.edu<br />http://www.globeeducationnetwork.com/library/ <br />
  2. 2. Today’s Library Lessons<br />Where to find research<br />How to cite research<br />
  3. 3. Finding Sources<br />Gale Literature <br />Resource Center<br />EBSCO Academic Search Premier<br />More: <br />GEN Library Literature Research Guide<br />
  4. 4. Finding Sources<br />Ebooks<br />GU/MSB Catalog<br />
  5. 5. Selecting Sources<br />Appropriate?<br />Reliable?<br />
  6. 6. Selecting Sources<br />Appropriate?<br />What type is it? Scholarly, trade, popular?<br />Reliable?<br />Who?<br />Why?<br />Can you trust it?<br />How does it compare?<br />
  7. 7. Citing Sources<br />Help!<br />Use the “cite” buttons in the databases<br />Word 2007<br />RefWorks – new!<br />GEN Library APA Citation Guide:<br />http://www.globeeducationnetwork.com/library/research-guides/citation/apa/<br />Diana Hacker:<br />http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/<br />Purdue University: OWL<br />http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/ - click on research and citation<br />
  8. 8. Citation Basics<br />In-Text<br />Author’s name <br />Year of publication<br />Page # (sometimes)<br />This will lead the reader to the References at the back of your paper.<br /><ul><li>References
  9. 9. Name
  10. 10. Date
  11. 11. Article Title
  12. 12. Journal Title
  13. 13. Journal Volume #
  14. 14. Page #s
  15. 15. Date you accessed it
  16. 16. Database</li></ul>This will lead the reader to the source. <br />
  17. 17. RefWorks<br />New<br />Access through the “tools” section of Blackboard.<br />Or library’s website – contact me for group code<br />Features<br />Create your own account to store citations<br />Helps you form a bibliography/references<br />Use “write-n-cite” for in-text citations<br />Before you begin:<br />View Tutorials<br />
  18. 18. Why Cite?<br />Give credit and avoid plagiarism<br />Learn from experts –&gt; show you’ve learned from them<br />Show off your appropriate and reliable sources<br />Your grade depends on it<br />Lead your reader to what you’ve read<br />Don’t need to cite: <br />Common knowledge<br />Your own ideas<br />
  19. 19. APA References Examples<br />Begam, R. (2000). Achebe&apos;s sense of an ending: History and tragedy in Things Fall Apart. In J. W. Hunter (Ed.), Contemporary Literary Criticism, 127 (p. 396-411). Detroit: Gale Group. Retrieved from Literature Resource Center via Gale.<br />Brians, P. (2005, Dec. 13). Chinua Achebe: Things Fall Apart. Retrieved May 12, 2009, from http://www.wsu.edu:8000/~brians/anglophone/achebe.html<br />
  20. 20. APA In-Text Examples<br />Things Fall Apart is the most influential African novel in English, both in Africa and internationally (Brians, 2005). <br />Things Fall Apart “describes a situation of profound cultural entropy, a society in which the norms of conduct and institutions of governance are in the process of ‘falling apart’” (Begam, 2000, p. 396).<br />
  21. 21. Thank you!<br />Questions? Comments?<br />Contact the Online Librarian:<br />Elaine Settergren<br />esettergren@globeuniversity.edu<br />http://www.globeeducationnetwork.com/library/<br />Read our Library’s news blog! <br />
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