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  • Explain about Map term to subject heading If you leave it checked off, it will check the thesaurus
  • Explain about Map term to subject heading If you leave it checked off, it will check the thesaurus
  • Now you can choose which subject heading suits or you have the option of searching “green fluorescent protein” as a keyword search
  • Explain the difference between articles and reviews
  • Explain the difference between articles and reviews
  • Explain the difference between articles and reviews
  • Explain why this would be important – use of terms like Aids – relatively recent term – so if you were doing historical research (before 1980), aids would not be the right term.

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  • An introduction to the Library and its resources BIOL 2230 Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012
  • Introduction
    • Welcome to the Library!
    • This presentation will help you locate library resources.
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  • Library home page
    • To locate Subject Guides, the Online Library Catalogue, Journal Articles and E-Journals go to the Library home page at:
    • http://library.lakeheadu.ca
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  • Library home page Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012
  • Subject Guides
    • The Library has subject guides in many different topics.
    • These guides list dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, directories, databases and websites in a variety of subjects.
    • To access these subject guides online: Go to the homepage at http://library.lakeheadu.ca and under “Find” select “Resources by Subject”
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  • Finding a Subject Guide Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012
  • Subject Guide for Biology Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Includes dictionaries encyclopedias, databases and websites
  • Locating journal articles on a topic
    • In order to find an article on a specific subject, you need to use a journal index or database.
    • The index/database provides basic citation information (journal title, volume, page and year)
    • Some indexes and databases provide full-text journal articles
    • Go to the Library home page and select Journal Articles under “Find”
    Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012
  • Finding Journal Articles Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012
  • Journal Articles
    • You can select a database by title or by subject
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  • Biology Databases Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Biological Abstracts, Web of Science and PubMed are your “top 3” databases
  • Scholarly Journals
    • Before we start searching scholarly databases for journal articles, how do you know if an article is scholarly?
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  • Magazines
    • Magazines may contain unsigned articles
    • contain articles of general interest about personalities, current news items, etc.
    • will contain many advertisements
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  • Magazines
    • Magazines – some examples:
    Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012
  • Scholarly Journals
    • All Scholarly/research articles should have references or a bibliography and footnotes.
    • Many scholarly journals will include an editorial board which tells you how articles are published.
    • They may include an abstract or summary of the article
    • Check out our Guide to Scholarly Journals here !
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  • Scholarly Journals
    • In the Sciences, a journal or journal article in the refers to original research.
    • A review is a review of the literature
    • So now that we know what a scholarly/research article is, let’s see how to find them!
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  • Searching Biological Abstracts
    • What is Biological Abstracts?
    • Biological Abstracts monitors more than 5,000 international journals to ensure that virtually every life science topic is covered, including agriculture, biochemistry, biotechnology, botany, ecology, the environment, microbiology, neurology, pharmacology, public health and toxicology
    • Coverage is from 1985-
    • Only 10 simultaneous users
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  • Searching Biological Abstracts
    • You can search Biological Abstracts by:
    • Keyword search – use a combination of words and phrases
    • Natural language = ordinary English
    • Subject = Map Term to Subject Heading
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  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Let’s search green fluorescent protein
  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Note the option to limit to Articles
  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Let’s select Cell Biology and then click on Continue
  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Over 1175709 results!!!
  • Searching Biological Abstracts
    • We have too many search results. How can we limit that?
    • You can limit by year, language, publication type etc.
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  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Let’s limit to English Language, from 2010 and an article. Remember to click on your result below
  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Then click Search
  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Now we have Over 7,000 results! That is too many We can limit our search further by clicking on Additional Limits
  • Additional Limits in Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Limits include, publication types, gender, age, geographic location, plants, animals etc.
  • Additional Limits in Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Let’s limit our search by Human and Bacterial Disease
  • Additional Limits in Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Then scroll up or down to the bottom or top of the page and click on Limit a Search
  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 We now have 21 results! To view your results, click on Display
  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 You can narrow your search by clicking on Subjects, Authors or Journals
  • Results in Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Find Similar will find more articles on your topic
  • Results in Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Find Citing Articles will find articles that cited this article
  • Results in Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Click on the get it! icon to check if we have the article in the Library
  • Example of a screen Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 get it! is an automatic service which will check if we have the article in the Library. If we have this article electronically it will tell you.
  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 What if the article is not available electronically? Then the get it! service directs you to our Online Catalogue Click on the link Check to access the Online Catalogue
  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 We don’t have this journal in the Library What do you do now?
  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Since we don’t have the journal in the Library, you will need to order it via RACER – our interlibrary loan service You will need to register for RACER first. Click on the link to register
  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 RACER Registration Form
  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Now that you have registered for RACER, click on the Request document via interlibrary loan RACER link
  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 This is the RACER order form. Notice that all of the information for your article is already on the form You will need to scroll down the form to login to your RACER account
  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Choose your Pickup Location from the drop-down menu
  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Login to your RACER account and click Submit
  • Searching Biological Abstracts
    • You can search using natural language (in ordinary English)
    • How do you do that?
    • You will need to go to the Basic Search and then type in your question or phrase
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  • Searching Biological Abstracts Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Type in your question or topic and click on search Reminder: you can limit your search
  • Searching Biological Abstracts - Results Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012
  • Searching Web of Science
    • What is Web of Science?
    • Provides web access to the Institute of Scientific Information's Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Science Citation Index and Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science, and Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Social Science & Humanities. Unlike most other indexes, citation indexes allow users to search for articles that have cited a known author or work, thus retrieving more recent research on a similar topic.
    • Coverage from 1975-
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  • Searching Web of Science Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012
  • Searching Web of Science Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 You can choose one year or a range of years
  • Searching Web of Science Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 You can search by topic, title, author, language etc .
  • Searching Web of Science Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Let’s search sonic hedgehogs as a topic Search Science Citation Expanded only Limit from 2008-2010
  • Searching Web of Science Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Check out your results
  • Searching Web of Science Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 You can limit your results by clicking checking off the Articles box You could also check off Cell Biology
  • Searching Web of Science Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Now you have 210 results! If you want to check if the Library has a copy of the article remember to click on the get it! icon
  • Searching Web of Science
    • Web of Science has an added feature called Cited Reference Search .
    • What is that?
    • Cited Searching allows you to find articles by a specific author or a particular work of an author and see if they have been cited in other articles.
    • How can this help?
    • This allows you to see how research and ideas develop and grow.
    • How does it work?
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  • Searching Web of Science Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Note: Use the author’s last name and only the first initial Use an * (asterisk) if there is a middle name or second initial You can search by the author’s name, by the author and a specific work and by a year or a range of years For example, let’s search for Albert Einstein
  • Searching Web of Science Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 You can see a whole list of articles which cite our author You can choose one, a few or all of the articles listed by clicking on the box next to the citation or by selecting page or selecting all
  • Searching Web of Science Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Once you are done, click on Finish Search
  • Searching Web of Science Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Your result!
  • Searching PubMed
    • What is PubMed?
    • PubMed covers over 3,000 of the world's leading biomedical journals and periodicals, providing bibliographic citations and authors' abstracts relating to all aspects of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.
    • Coverage from 1966-
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  • Searching PubMed
    • Try searching PubMed by keyword or using the Thesaurus called MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)
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  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Let’s search for sonic hedgehog signaling
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 1654 results! Let’s limit our search by clicking on Limits
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 You can limit by date, publication type, language, gender, age etc.
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Let’s limit to journals articles written in the last year, in English
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 When done, click Search
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 To view a record click on the citation link
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Click on the get it! icon to check if we have the journal article in the Library
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Note the Related Citations
  • Searching PubMed
    • Searching PubMed using MeSH – Medical Subject Headings
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  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Select MeSH from the drop-down menu
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Type in your keyword e.g. cancer and click Go
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 We searched for Cancer and MeSH directs us to Neoplasms Click on one of the terms to get more information
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 This gives you an explanation of the term, other terms and subheadings which you can search
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Click on the box Restrict to MeSH Major Topic. Then click on the “Add to search builder” icon
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Let’s search for Chemotherapy
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 We searched for Chemotherapy and MeSH directs us to Drug Therapy Let’s mark #1 and “Add to search builder” icon and then click on the “Search PubMed” icon
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 283037 results! Let’s limit our results
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Click on Limits to limit your search
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 Let’s limit to the last year, Human, Female, English Language, Journal article and Middle Aged: 45-64 years Click Search
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 You can always add more limits by clicking on Change under Limits Activated Note that you can also click on the link to Free Full-Text Articles
  • PubMed Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012 You can always add more limits by clicking on Change under Limits Activated Note that you can also click on the link to Free Full-Text Articles
  • RefWorks
    • What is RefWorks?
    • RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager that allows you to create your own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases.
    • You can use these references in writing papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography.
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  • RefWorks
    • How do you get started?
    • You will need to register for a free account
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  • Connecting from home
    • When you access past exams, e-journals and most of our electronic resources from off-campus, you will need to login with your Lakehead University email username and password.
    • Remember to omit the @lakeheadu.ca after your username.
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  • Connecting from home screen Lakehead University Library - BIOL 2230 2012
  • Some Search Tips
    • Check out Annual Reviews – they offer comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews, written by leading scientists.
    • Science , the journal - world's leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary.
    • Nature – international weekly science journal
    • All of these publications accessible from the Library's home page under E-Journal Titles . They are listed alphabetically.
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  • Summary
    • Library Homepage - http://library.lakeheadu.ca
    • Finding Articles: http://library.lakeheadu.ca/wp/?pg=183
    • RACER
    • RefWorks
    • The End
    • If you have any questions,
    • please contact the Research Help Desk at
    • (807) 343-8302
    • or Email us at [email_address]
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