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  • Hand out assessment cards and pens. Stop me any time to ask a question.
  • Please ask us for help. That is what we're here for. Tell your friends.
  • GenderWatch Diff between scholarly and magazine: peer review, notes & bib, length, currency, audience Then limit to all electronic 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."
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  • NEWS FROM THE FIELD C&RL News, May 2004 Vol. 65, No. 5, P. 247
  • Library Research Senior Seminar Women's Studies V3521 Professor Neferti Tadiar Tuesday, September 22, 2009 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/cu/lweb/
  • we can help you.
    • www.barnard.edu/library/reference
    • Call 4-3953
    • E-mail [email_address]
    • Visit the reference desk
    • IM BarnardReference (also BarnardLibJenna, BarnardLibLois, BarnardLibKaren, BarnardLibHeidi)
    • Chat "Ask us now" chat, available M-F 1-9 (more or less) http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/services/reference
    • Consultations http://www.barnard.edu/library/forms/consult.htm . Sessions arranged by appointment.
    • search for a KNOWN item
    • Book or journal title
    • Brief
      • Holdings
    • Full
      • Indexes, finding aids, notes
    • Link to full text
    CLIO - books, e-books, serials (not articles), media materials, microforms, etc. New CLIO coming soon, btw. Women of the Year 2002: Whistle blowers. Susan McHenry. Ms. Arlington: Winter 2002. Vol. 12, Iss. 4; pg. 62, 3 pgs
  • search for an unknown item
    • Keyword
    • Words that appear in any part of the record (author, title, publisher, etc.)
    • Boolean logic – AND, OR, NOT
    • Use "quotation marks" for phrases
    • Truncation symbol: ?
    • Fun with search results:
    • Sorting
    • Quick limits
    • Subject
    • Case insensitive, no punctuation necessary
    • Subject headings list
    • Subdivisions
    • More fun with search results:
    • Downloading options
    • Clickable fields
    • Views: basic & full
    • Boolean logic
    • Controlled vocabulary, descriptors, subject headings
    • Limits
    • Proximity searching, near, with
    • Truncation, wild cards
    advanced search concepts
  • databases – unknown items primarily articles, but also e-books, dissertations, statistics and other materials
    • Explore:
    • Help
      • Truncation/wildcard symbols
      • Phrase searching, near, with
    • Advanced search and Boolean options
    • Controlled vocabulary
    • Different types of searches (e.g. citations, full text, keywords)
    • Limits
  • Find Articles
    • Identify the truncation symbol and any other interesting wildcards
    • Run a keyword search
    • Apply a limit
    • Click on a controlled vocabulary heading
    • Point out a feature you like and one you don't.
  • Gender Studies
    • Identify the truncation symbol and any other interesting wildcards
    • Run a keyword search
    • Apply a limit
    • Click on a controlled vocabulary heading
    • Point out a feature you like and one you don't.
  • Google/Google Scholar
    • Identify the truncation symbol and any other interesting wildcards
    • Run a keyword search
    • Apply a limit
    • Click on a controlled vocabulary heading
    • Point out a feature you like and one you don't.
  • ProQuest Direct
    • Identify the truncation symbol and any other interesting wildcards
    • Run a keyword search
    • Apply a limit
    • Click on a controlled vocabulary heading
    • Point out a feature you like and one you don't.
  • etc.
    • Guide for this class http://www.barnard.edu/library/courses/current/WMST/WMSTV3521001.html
    • Evaluating your results: authority, audience, scope, etc.
    • Questions?
    • Tell index card what the most valuable thing you learned was.