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Presented 9/28/11 at UNCG. for more info see:

Presented 9/28/11 at UNCG. for more info see:
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  • 1. Scholarly Management:Staying Current with your Research
    Beth Filar Williams, Coordinator of Library Services for Online &Distance Education
    Liane Elias, Graduate Student in Library & Information Studies at UNCG
    Cheryl Cross, Library Technology Support Analyst
    Presented by UNCG Libraries, 9/28/11
  • 2.
  • 3. Objectives
    to demonstrate various methods for staying current with your research
    to showcase the Current Awareness Libguidesresources which will assist participants after this session
  • 4. Types of Alerts/Staying Current
    Table of Contents Alerts
    Search Alert
    Citation Alert
    Blogs
    Twitter
    Google News Alerts
    Google Scholar Alerts
    Mobile Options
  • 5. POLL: RSS
    I follow RSS feeds, via my email
    I follow RSS feeds, via a reader (ex: google reader)
    I have heard of RSS but don’t think I follow it?
    RSSwhat?!
  • 6. RSS
    Stands for Really Simple Syndication
    Very simple and streamlined way to bring your news to you
    Google Reader is most popular; runs from internet browser
  • 7. Table of Content Alerts:
    Automatically receive a journals latest TOC
    Skim article titles, link to full text
    Offered by most databases & journals
    Delivered via email or RSS feeds
  • 8.
  • 9. Search Alerts
    Set up alert on specific word/phrase in a database
    Automatically receive alert when a new article is added
    Offered by most databases & journals
    Delivered via email or RSS feeds
  • 10. Citation Alerts:
    Create an alert of a particular work
    When this article is cited by another article, receive an alert
     Offered by only a few database like Web of Science
    Delivered via email or RSS feeds
  • 11. POLL: Blogs
    I follow blogs - though mainly for fun!
    I follow academic, scholarly blogs (maybe some fun ones too)
    I am a scholarly blogger
    (A or B) and C
    None of the above
  • 12. POLL: Twitter
    I tweet on twitter regularly but mainly for fun
    I lurk on twitter but rarely tweet
    I use twitter for scholarly purposes only
    I use twitter for fun, scholarly purposes and more!
    Tweeting is for the birds
  • 13. Google News Alerts
    http://www.google.com/alerts
  • 14. Google Scholar Alerts
    http://scholar.google.com/
  • 15. Mobile Possibilities
    • Keep up on the go with a smartphone or tablet
    • 16. Most RSS readers sync with Google Reader
    • 17. Find one that works for you!
  • Q &A?
    http://uncg.libguides.com/currentawareness
    Beth Filar Williams, DE Librarian, efwilli3@uncg.edu
    Liane Elias, LIS Grad Student, leelias@uncg.edu