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  • I’m going to teach from both the Barnard and Columbia pages because in writing your final paper, you will need to use other CU libraries in addition to Barnard's. Print exemption ILL/BD
  • Ask us for help. That is what we're here for. Tell your friends.
  • Then limit to all electronic Choose blackwell Show the new york times, also "Never pay for information [e.g. articles] without calling me first. Chances are you're ALREADY PAYING FOR IT."
  • Keyword Search (use AND, OR, NOT or “”) For keyword truncation, use a question mark Do a Keyword Search for < privatization of schools and libraries> (2) <privatization (schools or libraries)> (200) BOOLEAN <privati? (schools or libraries)> (268) TRUNCATION English (227) LIMITS <privati? AND (schools OR libraries) AND ("united states" OR canad? or australia?) > (93) Newest Why some results returned that seem irrelevant—full view #10 Fox in the henhouse : how privatization threatens democracy / by Si Kahn and Elizabeth Minnich. Privatization --United States. CONTROLLED VOCABULARY/COLLOCATION Page through PRIVATIZATION headings Like PRIVATIZATION IN EDUCATION (more info  CHARTER SCHOOLS) PRIVATIZATION—CANADA, and AUSTRALIA Note LEHMAN thing (also as a clue to econ vs. business) Downloading options Use CLIO buttons, not browser
  • Make sure they have all the concepts
  • Subscription databases are NOT the same as websites, though there is some overlap. Some non-sub databases, too, as those provided by libraries and other academic institutions. They know what's in each item (that CLIO only knows we have). Connected with e-link. Listings by genre/format A to Z, vs. subject lists Assign four groups/individuals to look at: EconLit JSTOR ProQuest Google Ten minutes for breakouts/twenty for show and tell And demonstrate/report back: TRUNCATION BOOLEAN LOGIC PROXIMITY CONTROLLED VOCAB/COLLOCATION LIMITS
  • Help Truncation * wildcard ? Proximity searching: Advanced search Controlled vocabulary Different types of searches (e.g. citations, full text, keywords) Limits: scholarly, type of article (not reviews) Also History and alerts Sort by date, relevance Change to other databases from the same provider or search several databases at once
  • Help: help  searching jstor Truncation wildcard ? One character, * multiple characters, #stem, ^ boost relevance, ~fuzzy Proximity searching: Advanced search Controlled vocabulary Different types of searches (e.g. citations, full text, keywords) Limits: scholarly, type of article (not reviews) Also Moving wall Articles citing
  • Help Truncation/wildcard symbols Phrase searching Advanced search Controlled vocabulary Different types of searches (e.g. citations, full text, keywords) Domains--.au, .ca
  • Help Truncation* wildcard ?, w/#, w/para, w/doc, pre/# Phrase searching Advanced search Controlled vocabulary Different types of searches (e.g. citations, full text, keywords) Limits Citation and abstract vs. Citation and document text More like this Results per page, sort by relevance Check CLIO for FT links to non-FT articles Alerts Cite this
  • Times when the web is best. Good for current info, things in public domain, such as gov’t publications.
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    • 1. NEWS FROM THE FIELD C&RL News, May 2004 Vol. 65, No. 5, P. 247
    • 2. Library Research Senior Thesis in Economics Professor Mammen Tuesday, September 15, 2009 Librarian Jenna Freedman
    • 3. http://www.barnard.edu/library This is the portal to all knowledge. Or, if you insist, Library Web http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb
    • 4. we can help you <ul><li>http://www.barnard.edu/library/reference </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the reference desk </li></ul><ul><li>IM BarnardReference, BarnardLibJenna (also BarnardLibLois, BarnardLibKaren, BarnardLibHeidi) AOL, Yahoo, Google Talk </li></ul><ul><li>Call 212.854.3953 </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Chat &quot;Ask us!&quot; available M-F 1-9 (more or less) http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/services/reference </li></ul><ul><li>Consultations http://www.barnard.edu/library/forms/consult.htm . Sessions arranged by appointment. </li></ul>
    • 5. <ul><li>search for a KNOWN item </li></ul><ul><li>Book or journal title </li></ul><ul><li>Brief </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Holdings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Full </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Indexes, finding aids, notes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Link to full text </li></ul>CLIO - books, e-books, serials (not articles), media materials, microforms, etc. New CLIO coming soon, btw. Witte, John F. Is it privatization or educational choice that matters? Comments on 'market- versus mission-oriented charter schools'. Social science quarterly . 85(5) 2004 December, 1052-1056.
    • 6. search for an UNKNOWN item <ul><li>Keyword </li></ul><ul><li>Words that appear in any part of the record (author, title, publisher, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Boolean logic – AND, OR, NOT </li></ul><ul><li>Use &quot;quotation marks&quot; for phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Truncation symbol: ? </li></ul><ul><li>Fun with search results: </li></ul><ul><li>Sorting </li></ul><ul><li>Quick limits </li></ul><ul><li>Subject </li></ul><ul><li>Case insensitive, no punctuation necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Subject headings list </li></ul><ul><li>Subdivisions </li></ul><ul><li>More fun with search results: </li></ul><ul><li>Downloading options </li></ul><ul><li>Clickable fields </li></ul><ul><li>Views: basic & full </li></ul>
    • 7. <ul><li>Boolean logic </li></ul><ul><li>Controlled vocabulary, descriptors, subject headings </li></ul><ul><li>Limits </li></ul><ul><li>Proximity searching, near, with </li></ul><ul><li>Truncation, wild cards </li></ul>advanced search concepts
    • 8. databases - primarily articles, but also e-books, dissertations, statistics and other materials <ul><li>Explore: </li></ul><ul><li>Help </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Truncation/wildcard symbols </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phrase searching, near, with </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advanced search and Boolean options </li></ul><ul><li>Controlled vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Different types of searches (e.g. citations, full text, keywords) </li></ul><ul><li>Limits </li></ul>
    • 9. EconLit <ul><li>Identify the truncation symbol and any other interesting wildcards </li></ul><ul><li>Run a keyword search </li></ul><ul><li>Apply a limit </li></ul><ul><li>Click on a controlled vocabulary heading </li></ul><ul><li>Point out a feature you like and one you don't. </li></ul>
    • 10. Find Articles <ul><li>Identify the truncation symbol and any other interesting wildcards </li></ul><ul><li>Run a keyword search </li></ul><ul><li>Apply a limit </li></ul><ul><li>Click on a controlled vocabulary heading </li></ul><ul><li>Point out a feature you like and one you don't. </li></ul>
    • 11. Google / Google Scholar <ul><li>Identify the truncation symbol and any other interesting wildcards </li></ul><ul><li>Run a keyword search </li></ul><ul><li>Apply a limit </li></ul><ul><li>Click on a controlled vocabulary heading </li></ul><ul><li>Point out a feature you like and one you don't. </li></ul>
    • 12. ProQuest Direct <ul><li>Identify the truncation symbol and any other interesting wildcards </li></ul><ul><li>Run a keyword search </li></ul><ul><li>Apply a limit </li></ul><ul><li>Click on a controlled vocabulary heading </li></ul><ul><li>Point out a feature you like and one you don't. </li></ul>
    • 13. etc. <ul><li>Evaluating your results: authority, audience, scope, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Other library catalogs (JTS, Law, TC, and other institutions) </li></ul><ul><li>Research guide for this classes barnard.edu/library/courses/current/ECON/ECONX3061001.html </li></ul><ul><li>Style Guides </li></ul><ul><li>Endnote, RefWorks, and Zotero </li></ul>

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