Library Research World History Senior Seminar Tuesday October 6, 2010 Librarian Jenna Freedman
http://www.barnard.edu/library This is the portal to all knowledge. Or, if you insist, Library Web http://www.columbia.edu...
we can help you <ul><li>http://www.barnard.edu/library/contact.php   </li></ul><ul><li>Visit  the research desk </li></ul>...
CLIO   -  books, e-books, serials (not articles), media materials, microforms, etc.   <ul><li>Search for a KNOWN item </li...
search for an unknown item <ul><li>Keyword </li></ul><ul><li>Words that appear in any part of the record (author, title, p...
<ul><li>Boolean logic , operators </li></ul><ul><li>Controlled Vocabulary, descriptors, subject headings </li></ul><ul><li...
databases  -  primarily articles, but also e-books, dissertations, statistics and other materials   <ul><li>Explore:  </li...
<ul><li>ArchiveGrid </li></ul><ul><li>Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>Historical abstracts </li></ul><ul><li>Humanities f...
etc. <ul><li>Other library catalogs  (JTS, Law, TC, and other institutions) </li></ul><ul><li>Research guide for this clas...
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  • You are not bothering us. This is what we are here for. We know that you’re smart and self-sufficient, but some of these resources may be new to you. We will not think any less of you if you ask for help! (IF we were judgmental people, the students we would think were dumb would be the ones who wander around and don’t get what they need because they didn’t ask for help!)
  • Ebsco Pdf vs. html &amp;quot;Never pay for information [e.g. articles] without calling me first. Chances are you&apos;re ALREADY PAYING FOR IT.&amp;quot;
  • Do a Keyword Search for &lt; women industrial revolution  europe &gt; (28) women AND industrial AND revolution AND europe? (32) truncation women AND &amp;quot;industrial revolution&amp;quot; AND europe? (20) proximity/phrase Limit: archival (0) women AND &amp;quot;industrial revolution&amp;quot; AND (europe? OR france OR french OR spain OR spanish OR portug? OR greece OR greek) (24) Boolean logic Sort oldestfirst #4 Women at work in preindustrial France Women--Employment--France--History--18th century. Look at 19 th century books. Then try SH: WOMEN EMPLOYMENT  Women--Employment--Europe--History. Note LEHMAN thing Downloading options RefWorks
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  • Subscription databases are NOT the same as websites. Some non-sub databases, too, as those provided by libraries and other academic institutions. They know what&apos;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 people to look at: Ten minutes for breakouts/twenty for show and tell And demonstrate/report back: TRUNCATION BOOLEAN LOGIC ADJACENCY CONTROLLED VOCAB/COLLOCATION
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  • Times when the web is best. Good for current info, things in public domain, such as gov’t publications. Evaluating your results Author/Publisher Date/Currency Bias Best available?
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    1. 1. Library Research World History Senior Seminar Tuesday October 6, 2010 Librarian Jenna Freedman
    2. 2. http://www.barnard.edu/library This is the portal to all knowledge. Or, if you insist, Library Web http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb
    3. 3. we can help you <ul><li>http://www.barnard.edu/library/contact.php </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the research desk </li></ul><ul><li>IM BarnardReference: AOL, Google, Yahoo </li></ul><ul><li>Call 212.854.3953 </li></ul><ul><li>Text 386.227.6273 </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail [email_address] </li></ul>
    4. 4. CLIO - books, e-books, serials (not articles), media materials, microforms, etc. <ul><li>Search for a KNOWN item </li></ul><ul><li>Gender, Labor, and Globalization in Historical Perspective: European Spinsters in the International Textile Industry, 1750-1900. Maynes, Mary Jo. Journal of Women's History , Volume 15, Number 4, Winter 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Book or journal title ( not the article or chapter title) </li></ul><ul><li>Send to phone </li></ul><ul><li>Link to record </li></ul>
    5. 5. 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>Fun with search results: </li></ul><ul><li>Sorting </li></ul><ul><li>Quick limits </li></ul><ul><li>Subject </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>Views: basic & full </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Boolean logic , operators </li></ul><ul><li>Controlled Vocabulary, descriptors, subject headings </li></ul><ul><li>Limits </li></ul><ul><li>Proximity, near, with, phrase </li></ul><ul><li>Truncation, wild cards </li></ul>advanced search concepts
    7. 7. 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>
    8. 8. <ul><li>ArchiveGrid </li></ul><ul><li>Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>Historical abstracts </li></ul><ul><li>Humanities full text </li></ul><ul><li>JSTOR </li></ul><ul><li>Project Muse </li></ul><ul><li>ProQuest Direct </li></ul><ul><li>Or any database listed on the guide </li></ul>pick one & report back
    9. 9. etc. <ul><li>Other library catalogs (JTS, Law, TC, and other institutions) </li></ul><ul><li>Research guide for this class </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating resources: authority, scope, and audience </li></ul><ul><li>Avoiding plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Style Guides </li></ul><ul><li>Endnote & RefWorks </li></ul>
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