Introduction to the Purdue
      Library System
        Kevin Mueller
        May 27, 2008
Outline                                                  1


  • Where are the Purdue Libraries located?
  • Purdue Librar...
Where are the Purdue Libraries located?                                        2


  • Simple answer: Everywhere!!!




  ...
Purdue Libraries Homepage                                  3


                            Purdue maintains subscriptions
...
Finding the right database                         4




 I clicked here




                             Research 411- Ma...
How to start a database search                                    5

  • Engineers: Inspec & Compendex are your friends


...
Inspec & Compendex Search                         6




   This button will
   find where you
    can download
      the a...
Endnote Citation Manager                                    7



              You can automatically
                 get ...
Endnote Citation Manager                         8




                           Research 411- May 27, 2008
Endnote with Microsoft Word 2007                         9




 Definitely not MY idea. I
    had better cite it!




    ...
Citing stuff that isn’t mine with Endnote                  10




                                       Research 411- May...
Additional Information                               11


  • Any questions
     – Ask me
     – Your friendly librarian

...
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Research 411 Week 1 Intro To Purdue Libraries

  1. 1. Introduction to the Purdue Library System Kevin Mueller May 27, 2008
  2. 2. Outline 1 • Where are the Purdue Libraries located? • Purdue Libraries homepage • Using the search databases • Using Endnote & the Purdue Libraries to make life easier Research 411- May 27, 2008
  3. 3. Where are the Purdue Libraries located? 2 • Simple answer: Everywhere!!! http://www.lib.purdue.edu/libraries/maps/libsmap.html Research 411- May 27, 2008
  4. 4. Purdue Libraries Homepage 3 Purdue maintains subscriptions to a lot of journals You can bulk search these databases using this tool Or you can search the databases by subject You can search for books in the Purdue Libraries system You can request a book using the Interlibrary Loan system You can even donate some of your hard-earned SURF $$$$ Research 411- May 27, 2008
  5. 5. Finding the right database 4 I clicked here Research 411- May 27, 2008
  6. 6. How to start a database search 5 • Engineers: Inspec & Compendex are your friends Research 411- May 27, 2008
  7. 7. Inspec & Compendex Search 6 This button will find where you can download the article Research 411- May 27, 2008
  8. 8. Endnote Citation Manager 7 You can automatically get the citation Research 411- May 27, 2008
  9. 9. Endnote Citation Manager 8 Research 411- May 27, 2008
  10. 10. Endnote with Microsoft Word 2007 9 Definitely not MY idea. I had better cite it! Research 411- May 27, 2008
  11. 11. Citing stuff that isn’t mine with Endnote 10 Research 411- May 27, 2008
  12. 12. Additional Information 11 • Any questions – Ask me – Your friendly librarian Research 411- May 27, 2008

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