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  • 1. Welcome to New Student Summer Orientation Gill Library Presents “Library 101” by Mark Haber, Kathleen Mannino, and Jennifer L. Ransom
  • 2. Welcome to Gill Library!
  • 3. Gill Librarians and Library Staff are ready to help you. Gill Librarians
  • 4. 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
  • 5. A library visit often begins with a class assignment.
  • 6. The Reference Desk is where to go when you need help.
  • 7. Resources • Books • Journal Articles • Web Sites
  • 8. Books How do I find books?
  • 9. Catalog = Yellow Pages
  • 10. Find Books and Media on Gill Library Home Page
  • 11. 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.
  • 12. Catalog Search Results
  • 13. Call Number = “address” of the book
  • 14. Locating a Book on the Shelf The CALL NUMBER you found in the online catalog is on the spine of the book you need!
  • 15. 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)
  • 16. Find Articles and Journals on Gill Library Home Page
  • 17. Browse Databases by Subject
  • 18. Choose Databases by Subject
  • 19. List of Databases by Subject
  • 20. Browse Databases A-Z
  • 21. Tips for Database Searching • Controlled Vocabulary • Boolean Logic • Truncation
  • 22. 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
  • 23. Boolean Logic (And, Or, Not) coffee AND milk AND sugar coffee OR milk OR sugar (coffee and milk) NOT sugar
  • 24. 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
  • 25. Journal Article Search
  • 26. Results List Click the article title to see the detailed record.
  • 27. Detailed Record • Read Abstract • Click Full Text Link
  • 28. Full-Text of Article
  • 29. INTERNET RESOURCES
  • 30. Librarian-Recommended Internet Resources found on Gill Library home page
  • 31. List of Internet Resources by Subject
  • 32. Human Rights Web Sites
  • 33. Example of Human Rights Web Site
  • 34. REMEMBER! If you need assistance, you can always ASK A LIBRARIAN.
  • 35. Got Questions?
  • 36. Thank you for attending our presentation. See you in SEPTEMBER!