Encountering the Other
Suzanne Morrison

Kelly Kobiela and Jenny Donley
Librarians @ Heterick Memorial Library
Introduction
 Welcome
 Kelly Kobiela, k-kobiela@onu.edu
 Jenny Donley, j-donley.1@onu.edu
 Feel free to visit or email...
Libraries at ONU
Taggart Law Library

 Law School Library;

accessible to all

Heterick Memorial
Library

 Undergraduate...
ONU card = Library ID

Remember to
always use all
11 digits.
How am I supposed to remember
all of this stuff?
Research Guides
How to do research:
Seven Steps of the Research Process
 STEP 1: IDENTIFY AND DEVELOP YOUR TOPIC

 STEP 2: FIND BACKGROU...
How to do research: identify
and develop your topic
● State your topic as a question
● Identify main concepts or keywords
...
How to do research:
Find Background Information
Research Tools - Catalogs
 POLAR: Accessing physical and electronic

items located at HML (Heterick Memorial
Library) as ...
Find a book: POLAR
Find a book: POLAR
● Books are arranged on the shelves using Dewey Decimal
Classification Numbers. Think of the these numb...
Find a book: OhioLINK
● Most of the university and college libraries









in Ohio share their materials through ...
Find a book: POLAR
and OhioLINK

1. Click on the OhioLINK icon
to access the consortium
catalog.
Find a book: OhioLINK

2. Click on the

icon.
FIND A BOOK: OHIOLINK
3. Select Ohio Northern U.

4. Enter your first and last
name and all 11 digits
exactly as they appe...
Internet Tools
 Does the information located

satisfy the research need?
 Is the information factual and
unbiased?
 See...
Internet Tools: CRAAP
 Currency
TestTimeliness of the
information


 Relevance/Coverage

 Depth and importance

 Auth...
Internet Tools: Critically
analyzing web sources
 What? is the page/site about
 Who? created and maintains this site
 W...
Research Tools:
Periodicals and Articles
 A periodical is something that is published at

regular intervals
 Magazines a...
Research Tools:
Periodicals and Articles
Research Tools:
Databases
 Tools for locating journal and

newspaper articles
 Most are subject-specific, but
some are m...
Research Tools:
Databases
Research Tools:
Databases
 Helpful databases to jump start your

research:
 ATLA Serials
 Academic Search Complete
 Ma...
SEARCH the
Discovery Layer
Research Tools: Discovery
Layer
 What is included in SEARCH?
 POLAR catalog
 OhioLINK catalog
 Article-level searching...
SEARCH
SEARCH : POLAR
SEARCH : OhioLINK
SEARCH : eBooks
SEARCH : Full Text PDF or
HTML
SEARCH : Find It @ ONU
SEARCH : ILL
Facets: Limit your results
and focus your topic
How to do research:
Cite what you find using
standard formats
There are 3 citation styles that are
frequently used at ONU:...
Bibliographic Citation
Software
Bibliographic Citation
See “RefWorks” tab on the Research Guide
Software
Happy
Researching!
Remember, the
librarians are here
to help you with
your research.
Come and see us!
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  1. 1. Encountering the Other Suzanne Morrison Kelly Kobiela and Jenny Donley Librarians @ Heterick Memorial Library
  2. 2. Introduction  Welcome  Kelly Kobiela, k-kobiela@onu.edu  Jenny Donley, j-donley.1@onu.edu  Feel free to visit or email  Librarians on duty:  8-4:30, 6-9 Mon – Thurs  8-4 Friday  reference@onu.edu
  3. 3. Libraries at ONU Taggart Law Library  Law School Library; accessible to all Heterick Memorial Library  Undergraduate Library; accessible to all
  4. 4. ONU card = Library ID Remember to always use all 11 digits.
  5. 5. How am I supposed to remember all of this stuff?
  6. 6. Research Guides
  7. 7. How to do research: Seven Steps of the Research Process  STEP 1: IDENTIFY AND DEVELOP YOUR TOPIC  STEP 2: FIND BACKGROUND INFORMATION  STEP 3: USE CATALOGS TO FIND BOOKS AND MEDIA  STEP 4: FIND INTERNET RESOURCES (if appropriate for the assignment)  STEP 5: USE DATABASES TO FIND PERIODICAL ARTICLES  STEP 6: EVALUATE WHAT YOU FIND  STEP 7: CITE WHAT YOU FIND  Amended with permission by the Librarians at the Olin and Uris Libraries of Cornell University
  8. 8. How to do research: identify and develop your topic ● State your topic as a question ● Identify main concepts or keywords ● Test the topic: Look for keywords, synonyms, and related terms for the information sought ● Subject headings in catalogs ● Built-in thesauri in many databases ● Reference sources ● Textbooks, lecture notes, readings ● Internet ● Librarians, Instructors
  9. 9. How to do research: Find Background Information
  10. 10. Research Tools - Catalogs  POLAR: Accessing physical and electronic items located at HML (Heterick Memorial Library) as well as LAW (Taggart Law Library).  OhioLINK: Next step if you can’t find what you want in the HML or LAW collections.  ILL: Option of last resort for books and articles.
  11. 11. Find a book: POLAR
  12. 12. Find a book: POLAR ● Books are arranged on the shelves using Dewey Decimal Classification Numbers. Think of the these numbers as the shelf address for a book. ● Books found in POLAR will be part of the reference collection (1st floor), juvenile collection (2nd floor), the circulating collection (3rd floor) or e-books available online. e-book reference e-book circulating
  13. 13. Find a book: OhioLINK ● Most of the university and college libraries       in Ohio share their materials through a consortium catalog called OhioLINK. There are around 10 million items available A link from POLAR permits you to submit requests. Available from the Heterick homepage Most requests arrive in 2-3 working days No charge Limited to 100 items at a time MAY RENEW UP TO 4 TIMES!
  14. 14. Find a book: POLAR and OhioLINK 1. Click on the OhioLINK icon to access the consortium catalog.
  15. 15. Find a book: OhioLINK 2. Click on the icon.
  16. 16. FIND A BOOK: OHIOLINK 3. Select Ohio Northern U. 4. Enter your first and last name and all 11 digits exactly as they appear on your ID. 5. Be sure to select Heterick as your pick up location and then click submit. 6. An email will be sent when the item is ready for pickup.
  17. 17. Internet Tools  Does the information located satisfy the research need?  Is the information factual and unbiased?  See additional tips for evaluating web sources and web pages in the Writing Seminar Research Guide
  18. 18. Internet Tools: CRAAP  Currency TestTimeliness of the information   Relevance/Coverage  Depth and importance  Authority  Source of the  Accuracy  Reliability of the  Purpose/Objectivity  Possible bias present in of the information information information the information
  19. 19. Internet Tools: Critically analyzing web sources  What? is the page/site about  Who? created and maintains this site  Where? Is the information coming from  Why? Is the information presented on the web  When? Was the page created or last updated  How? Accurate or credible is the page From the University of Wisconsin Library, worksheet for evaluating web sites
  20. 20. Research Tools: Periodicals and Articles  A periodical is something that is published at regular intervals  Magazines and journals are both periodicals, however…  Magazines are typically a more “popular” type of periodical ● Journals are scholarly or professional peer reviewed periodicals
  21. 21. Research Tools: Periodicals and Articles
  22. 22. Research Tools: Databases  Tools for locating journal and newspaper articles  Most are subject-specific, but some are multi-disciplinary  Many give access to full text articles  Heterick has 240+ databases
  23. 23. Research Tools: Databases
  24. 24. Research Tools: Databases  Helpful databases to jump start your research:  ATLA Serials  Academic Search Complete  MasterFILE Premier  LexisNexis Academic  Opposing Viewpoints  Search by subject/discipline to find subject specific databases  But we have an even easier tool now to get your research started…
  25. 25. SEARCH the Discovery Layer
  26. 26. Research Tools: Discovery Layer  What is included in SEARCH?  POLAR catalog  OhioLINK catalog  Article-level searching for all EBSCO databases  Article-level searching for a variety of other databases: JSTOR, Hoover’s, AccessPharmacy, etc.  Title-level searching for most other databases: IEEE, CIAO, Proquest Nursing & Allied Health
  27. 27. SEARCH
  28. 28. SEARCH : POLAR
  29. 29. SEARCH : OhioLINK
  30. 30. SEARCH : eBooks
  31. 31. SEARCH : Full Text PDF or HTML
  32. 32. SEARCH : Find It @ ONU
  33. 33. SEARCH : ILL
  34. 34. Facets: Limit your results and focus your topic
  35. 35. How to do research: Cite what you find using standard formats There are 3 citation styles that are frequently used at ONU: ● MLA (Modern Language Association) ● APA (American Psychological Association) ● CMS (Chicago Manual of Style) For this class, you are to use the citation style used by your major.
  36. 36. Bibliographic Citation Software
  37. 37. Bibliographic Citation See “RefWorks” tab on the Research Guide Software
  38. 38. Happy Researching! Remember, the librarians are here to help you with your research. Come and see us!
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