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  • Two of the main Nursing databases are: CINAHL and ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source

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  • 1. Introduction to the LibraryAn introduction to the Library and its resources Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 2. Introduction• Welcome to the Library!• This presentation will help you locate library resources. Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 3. Library home page• To locate Subject Guides, the Online Library Catalogue, Article Databases and E-Journals go to the Library home page at: http://library.lakeheadu.ca Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 4. Library home page Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 5. Resources by Subject• 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” Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 6. Library home page Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 7. Resources by Subject - Nursing Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 8. Subject Guide for Nursing Credo Reference – agreat place to start your search Ovid E-Books CPS Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 9. Finding Books and Journals• To find books and journals, go to our Online Library Catalogue.• You can access the catalogue from the Library home page. Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 10. Library Catalogue Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 11. Searching the Online Catalogue• You can search the Online Catalogue by title keyword, journal title, author, subject heading or keyword. Examples:Title: Adult health nursingJournal Title: LancetAuthor: Austen, JaneSubject: Nursing - PeriodicalsKeyword: “breast cancer” (Use quotes to search for a phrase ) then limit to the Northern Studies Resource Centre Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 12. Searching the Online Catalogue Type in adult health nursing and then click Search Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 13. Location of item in the Online Catalogue Let’s select result #2 Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 14. Location of item in the Online Catalogue When looking for a book, you need to check 3 things: 1)Location 2)Call Number 3)Status Note: if the item is available, you will see a green checkmark Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 15. Searching the Online Catalogue – Keyword Relevance Type in “breast cancer” as a keyword relevance search Tip: use quotation marks to search as a phrase Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 16. Searching the Online Catalogue – Keyword Relevance 143 results! Is there a way that I can limit my results? Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 17. Searching the Online Catalogue – Keyword Relevance You can limit or filter your search by clicking on: Add filter: 2006 and after or filter your results to electronic resources or the Northern Studies Resource Centre. Etc. Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 18. Location of items in the Online CatalogueQuick Overview:1. Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Handbooks - Main Floor of the Library – Tip: the Library has many electronic dictionaries and encyclopedias2. Print Journals - 2nd Floor of the Library3. Books - 3rd and 4th Floors of the Library4. Government Documents - Ground Floor of the Library5. Education Library Books - Education Library in the Bora Laskin Building – click here for Campus Map6. Books marked with NSRC – 5th Floor of the Library in the Northern Studies Resource Centre Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 19. Finding Course Reserves and Past Exams• Course Reserves are materials that your instructor has placed in the Library for your use.• You can find course reserves and past exams on the Library’s home page.• Go to our Library home page and select the “Reserves” tab.• Select either the last name of your instructor or the course number and name and click on “Search” Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 20. Course Reserves Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 21. Example of Course Reserves or past exams screen Click on the drop-down menu to select the last name of your instructor or course number and name Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 22. Example of Course Reserves or past exams screen Let’s select Strickland Click Search Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 23. Example of a Past Exam There are 2 mock exams. If you want a copy of one of these exams, write down the Call Number which appears under the name of the Exam. For example: EXAM – 6066 and you can get it for 1 hour at the Circulation Desk Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 24. Example of a Past Exam Many exams include a full-text version. To view this, click on the exam you wish to view. For example: EXAM - 6066 Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 25. Example of a Past Exam For the full- text version click Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 26. 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 Articles & Databases under “Find” Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 27. Articles & Databases Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 28. Article & Databases You can choose your database alphabetically or by subject Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 29. Nursing Databases Two of the main Nursing databases are: CINAHL and ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 30. CINAHL• What is CINAHL?• is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for more than 3,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 2.3 million records dating back to 1981 Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 31. Searching CINAHL• There are two ways to search CINAHL1. Search using the CINAHL Suggest Subject Terms2. Search by Keyword Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 32. Searching CINAHL• Type high blood pressure in the text box• Remember to ensure that the box next to Suggest Subject Terms is checked off. Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 33. Searching CINAHL Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 34. Searching CINAHL The subject Heading for High blood Pressure is Hypertension Click on the box next to Hypertension and then scroll to the top and Click on Search Database Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 35. Searching CINAHL Here are your results! That’s far too many to go through so how can I limit this search? Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 36. Searching CINAHLYou can narrow your results by selectinga specific source like periodical or by a specific subject OR Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 37. Searching CINAHL Click on Search Options Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 38. Limiting your CINAHL Search You can limit by year, language, publication type, gender, age group, journal subset – e.g. peer reviewed etc. Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 39. Searching CINAHL Display Results• After you have displayed your results, how do you know if the journal article you wish to read is available in the Library?There are 2 ways:1. If it says Linked Full text next to the article – click on it and you can view the entire article2. Click on the icon to check if we have the journal and the article in the Library Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 40. CINAHL – Display Results• Linked Full Text Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 41. Searching CINAHL –• There are 3 possible results when you use the service:1. You will be able to link the full text of the article2. The Library will have a print version of the article in the Library3. The Library will not have a copy of the article and you will need to use Interlibrary Loan (RACER) Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 42. Searching CINAHL – get it!electronic copy of article available Click on Full text available via for article Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 43. Searching CINAHL – get it!print copy of journal article available Click on Check to see if the Library has a print copy of this journal Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 44. Searching CINAHL – get it!print copy of journal article available This journal is available on the 2nd Floor of the Library Remember to write down the Call Number RC 674 C22 and the citation of the journal article which appears on the get it screen Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 45. Searching CINAHL – get it! journal article not available Click on Check to see if the Library has a print copy of this journal Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 46. Searching CINAHL – get it!copy of journal article not available The Library does not have a copy of this journal You can order the article via Interlibrary loan (RACER) Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 47. What if we don’t have a copy of the journal article in a print or electronic version?• Click on the link to Request document via interlibrary loan (RACER) Go to RACER our Interlibrary Loan System Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 48. Searching CINAHL – get it! journal article not available Go to RACER our Interlibrary Loan System Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 49. Searching CINAHL- Keyword search• When would you use a Keyword search in CINAHL ?• A Keyword search would be useful when you want to combine multiple terms that do not appear as a CINAHL Subject Term. For example: migraine and stress Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 50. Searching CINAHL- Keyword search• Select CINAHL and in the text box and type migraine and stress• Remember to ensure that the box next to Suggest Subject Terms is unchecked. Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 51. Searching CINAHL- Keyword search Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 52. Peer Reviewed Journals• Many times you will be asked to look for scholarly, academic, refereed or peer reviewed journals. What does that mean?• Peer reviewed" or "Refereed" is a formal process undertaken by experts in a field to determine the quality of an article before it is accepted and published in a journal. Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 53. Peer reviewed journals How do I know that a journal is peer reviewed?1. Check the first few pages of a print journal issue for a list of reviewers or an editorial board and the editorial policy.2. Consult Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory for a list of refereed journals. (Ref. Z 6941 U45 Located in Ready Reference Collection behind Reference Desk).3. Some databases will offer an option of searching for scholarly or peer-reviewed journals. Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 54. Peer reviewed journals in CINAHL• To search for peer-reviewed journals in CINAHL:1. Run a search – example: breast cancer2. Scroll down the page and click on the box next to Peer Reviewed.3. Click on Search Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 55. Peer reviewed search in CINAHL Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 56. Peer reviewed journals in ProQuest Nursing Journals Note that Peer reviewed is automatically checked off Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 57. To View a List of the Library’s E-journals• To view a list of the Library’s E-journals, use the E- Journals link on the Library’s home page.• Tip: This is a very good option if you are looking for a specific journal.Remember: you can not search for journal articles on a specific topic from the E-journals page. Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 58. 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. Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 59. RACER• In order to use our interlibrary loan system RACER , you must first register for it.• Once you have registered for RACER, you can access the system and order your articles.• For more information – http://library.lakeheadu.ca/?pg=365 Lakehead University Library - September 2011
  • 60. Summary• Library Homepage - http://library.lakeheadu.ca• Books & course reserves: http://inukshuk.lakeheadu.ca/• Finding Articles: http://library.lakeheadu.ca/wp/?pg=183• List of E-Journals - http://atoz.ebsco.com/home.asp?Id=1790 The End If you have any questions, please contact the Research Help Desk at (807) 343-8302 or Email us at researchhelp@lakeheadu.ca Lakehead University Library - September 2011