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    Help New Student Orientation Summer 2009 Final Help New Student Orientation Summer 2009 Final Presentation Transcript

    • Welcome to New Student Summer Orientation Gill Library Presents “Library 101” by Mark Haber, Kathleen Mannino, and Jennifer L. Ransom
    • Welcome to Gill Library!
    • Gill Librarians and Library Staff are ready to help you. Gill Librarians
    • Library Staff Dean Ana Fontoura and Administrative Assistant, Lisa Mecca Christina E. Blay Carolyn Reid Circulation Manager Judy McCormick Interlibrary Loan Manager Library Circulation Assistant
    • A library visit often begins with a class assignment.
    • The Reference Desk is where to go when you need help.
    • Resources • Books • Journal Articles • Web Sites
    • Books How do I find books?
    • Catalog = Yellow Pages
    • Find Books and Media on Gill Library Home Page
    • Search the Library catalog by keyword, title, author, subject, etc. college survival • Select keyword, title, etc. from drop-down list • Key in your search term, e.g., college survival.
    • Catalog Search Results
    • Call Number = “address” of the book
    • Locating a Book on the Shelf The CALL NUMBER you found in the online catalog is on the spine of the book you need!
    • Find Journal Articles in Databases • Databases = Television • Choosing a Database = Choosing a Channel • Specialized TV Channels (Food, Sci-Fi, News) • Specialized Databases (Education, Psychology, and Nursing)
    • Find Articles and Journals on Gill Library Home Page
    • Browse Databases by Subject
    • Choose Databases by Subject
    • List of Databases by Subject
    • Browse Databases A-Z
    • Tips for Database Searching • Controlled Vocabulary • Boolean Logic • Truncation
    • Controlled Vocabulary Agreed-upon word or phrase for a concept EXAMPLES : USE CAPITAL PUNISHMENT FOR DEATH PENALTY USE ADOLESCENTS FOR TEENAGERS USE FIREARMS FOR GUNS
    • Boolean Logic (And, Or, Not) coffee AND milk AND sugar coffee OR milk OR sugar (coffee and milk) NOT sugar
    • Truncation Add an * (asterisk) to the root of a word to find multiple forms of the word in a single search. Search TEACH* to find TEACH or TEACHER or TEACHERS or TEACHING Search ADOLESCEN* to find ADOLESCENT or ADOLESCENTS or ADOLESCENCE
    • Journal Article Search
    • Results List Click the article title to see the detailed record.
    • Detailed Record • Read Abstract • Click Full Text Link
    • Full-Text of Article
    • INTERNET RESOURCES
    • Librarian-Recommended Internet Resources found on Gill Library home page
    • List of Internet Resources by Subject
    • Human Rights Web Sites
    • Example of Human Rights Web Site
    • REMEMBER! If you need assistance, you can always ASK A LIBRARIAN.
    • Got Questions?
    • Thank you for attending our presentation. See you in SEPTEMBER!