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  • Library Refresher
    Library Information for (New) Instructors
    Welcome! We’ll begin 7/29 @ 7:00p.m.
    Elaine Settergren
    Online Librarian
    esettergren@globeuniversity.edu
    http://www.globeeducationnetwork.com/library/
    July 2009
  • Today’s Library Lessons
    Information Literacy Defined
    GEN Online Library – for you and your students
    Help!
    Research by Topic guides
    E-books
    E-journals and databases
    Citation and Plagiarism
    RefWorks
  • What is Information Literacy?
    Know when info is needed
    Know how to
    Find
    Evaluate
    Apply
    the information
  • GEN Online Library Features
    Services and Help
    Dedicated online librarian
    Virtual reference
    Research guides
    “Live” library instruction sessions
    Faculty info page!
    Resources
    E-books
    E-journals
    Databases
    Articles – scholarly, trade, popular, news
    Reports
    More!
    Gateway to the library: http://www.globeeducationnetwork.com/library/
  • Connect Students to Info Literacy
    • How I help:
    • Support students – answer questions, update guides, webinars, tutorials
    • Support your curriculum – library purchases, webinars, guides, answer questions
    • How you can help:
    • Create research assignments that include critical thinking skills
    • Encourage your students to use the library
    • Make suggestions
    • Request a live session or a library handout/guide
  • Accessing the Library Tools
    To log in, use the same info you use to log into your computer/email.
    Problems logging in? The HelpDesk can help
    Questions with research? I can help! 
  • New for Faculty and Staff
    The “services for faculty and staff” section:
    http://www.globeeducationnetwork.com/library/services-for-faculty/
    Suggest a Purchase form
    Professional development research
    Instructional Support
  • E-Books
    • Over 7,500!
    • Searchable through the Online Catalog
    • NetLibrary
    • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    • Greenwood
    • Oxford
    • Ebrary
    • EBL
    • (for business and IT) Books 24x7
  • E-Journals and Databases
    • Over 39,000 in 89 databases
    • 360 Search
    • E-journal portal
    • Individual database searching
    Databases about Teaching:
    • See the Professional Development section:
    • http://www.globeeducationnetwork.com/library/services-for-faculty/
  • Citation and Plagiarism
    “Research Guides” section of library site
    Refresher on citation and plagiarism is helpful
    Especially Paraphrasing
    APA is the citation style for GU/MSB & UCC
    MLA is no longer an option!
    APA style guides by GEN librarians
    http://students.msbcollege.edu/library/guides
    New!!! 6th edition!
    Tutorial: http://flash1r.apa.org/apastyle/whatsnew/index.htm
  • Citation and Plagiarism
    RefWorks = Citation Management Tool
    Find it in the “tools” section of Blackboard courses
    You should know about:
    Basics
    Import/export, folders, bibliography
    RefShare
    Share folders with GEN or just your students
    Write-n-Cite
    Must download to computer to use
    More? Attend APA Advanced 8/5 @ Noon
  • Citation and Plagiarism
    Plagiarism guide on the web
    www.plagiarism.org
    SafeAssign (control panel > course tools)
    Tutorial for Students: http://www.globeeducationnetwork.com/library/research-guides/writing-help/avoiding-plagiarism/
    Ask me
    More help with writing: Smarthinking
  • Thanks!
    Please contact me with questions and suggestions!
    Elaine Settergren, Online Librarian
    esettergren@globeuniversity.edu