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  • 1. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Introduction to the Library An introduction to the Library and its resources
  • 2. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Introduction • Welcome to the Library! • This presentation will help you locate library resources.
  • 3. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 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
  • 4. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Library home page 1
  • 5. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Resources by Subject • The Library has subject guides in many different topics. • These guides list dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, directorie s, 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”
  • 6. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Library home page – Resources by Subject
  • 7. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Resources by Subject - Nursing
  • 8. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Nursing
  • 9. Nursing – Reference Resources Lakehead University Library - September 2013 CPS Ovid E-Books Credo Reference – a great place to start your search
  • 10. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Credo Reference • Credo Reference is an online database that provides over 600 online encyclopedias, dictionaries and lets you search for journal articles, images, videos and much more !
  • 11. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 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.
  • 12. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Library Catalogue
  • 13. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching the Online Catalogue • You can search the Online Catalogue by title keyword, journal title, author, subject heading or keyword. Examples: Title: Adult health nursing Journal Title: Lancet Author: Austen, Jane Subject: Nursing - Periodicals Keyword: “breast cancer” (Use quotes to search for a phrase ) then limit to the Northern Studies Resource Centre
  • 14. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching the Online Catalogue 1 Type in adult health nursing and then click Search
  • 15. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Location of item in the Online Catalogue Let’s select result #2
  • 16. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Location of item in the Online Catalogue 2 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
  • 17. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching the Online Catalogue – Keyword Relevance Type in “breast cancer” as a keyword relevance search Tip: use quotation marks to search as a phrase
  • 18. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Limit your Results – Keyword Relevance 143 results! Is there a way that I can limit my results?
  • 19. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Limit your Results – Keyword Relevance 2 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.
  • 20. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Location of items in the Online Catalogue Quick Overview: 1. Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Handbooks - Main Floor of the Library – Tip: the Library has many electronic dictionaries and encyclopedias 2. Print Journals - 2nd Floor of the Library 3. Books - 3rd and 4th Floors of the Library 4. Government Documents - Ground Floor of the Library 5. Education Library Books - Education Library in the Bora Laskin Building – click here for Campus Map 6. Books marked with NSRC – 5th Floor of the Library in the Northern Studies Resource Centre
  • 21. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 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”
  • 22. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Course Reserves
  • 23. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Example of Course Reserves or past exams screen – search options Click on the drop-down menu to select the last name of your instructor or course number and name
  • 24. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Example of Course Reserves or past exams screen Let’s select Strickland Click Search
  • 25. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 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
  • 26. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Example of a Past Exam - Print Many exams include a full-text version. To view this, click on the exam you wish to view. For example: EXAM - 6066
  • 27. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Example of a Past Exam – Full Text For the full text version click
  • 28. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 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”
  • 29. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Articles & Databases
  • 30. Article & Databases: Subject, Title or Type Lakehead University Library - September 2013 You can choose your database by subject, alphab etically or by type
  • 31. Nursing Databases Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Two of the main Nursing databases are: CINAHL and ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
  • 32. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 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
  • 33. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching CINAHL • There are two ways to search CINAHL 1. Search using the CINAHL Suggest Subject Terms 2. Search by Keyword
  • 34. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching CINAHL 2 • Type high blood pressure in the text box • Remember to ensure that the box next to Suggest Subject Terms is checked off.
  • 35. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching CINAHL 3
  • 36. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching CINAHL 4 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
  • 37. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching CINAHL Here are your results! That’s far too many to go through so how can I limit this search?
  • 38. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching CINAHL You can narrow your results by selecting a specific source like periodical or by a specific subject OR
  • 39. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching CINAHL Click on Search Options
  • 40. Limiting your CINAHL Search Lakehead University Library - September 2013 You can limit by year, langu age, publica tion type, gende r, age group, jour nal subset – e.g. peer reviewed etc.
  • 41. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 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 article 2. Click on the icon to check if we have the journal and the article in the Library
  • 42. CINAHL – Display Results - PDF • Linked Full Text Lakehead University Library - September 2013
  • 43. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching CINAHL – • There are 3 possible results when you use the service: 1. You will be able to link the full text of the article 2. The Library will have a print version of the article in the Library 3. The Library will not have a copy of the article and you will need to use Interlibrary Loan (RACER)
  • 44. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching CINAHL – get it! electronic copy of article available Click on Full text available via for article
  • 45. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 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
  • 46. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching CINAHL – get it! print copy of journal article available 2 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
  • 47. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching CINAHL – get it! journal article not available 2 Click on Check to see if the Library has a print copy of this journal
  • 48. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching CINAHL – get it! copy of journal article not available 2 The Library does not have a copy of this journal You can order the article via Interlibrary loan (RACER)
  • 49. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching CINAHL – get it! journal article not available Go to RACER our Interlibrary Loan System
  • 50. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 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
  • 51. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 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.
  • 52. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Searching CINAHL- Keyword search
  • 53. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 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.
  • 54. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 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. 4. If you click on the link, and the article is peer reviewed, you will see a green peer reviewed icon .
  • 55. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Peer reviewed journals in CINAHL • To search for peer-reviewed journals in CINAHL: 1. Run a search – example: breast cancer 2. Scroll down the page and click on the box next to Peer Reviewed. 3. Click on Search
  • 56. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Peer reviewed search in CINAHL
  • 57. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Peer reviewed journals in ProQuest Nursing Journals Note that Peer reviewed is automatically checked off
  • 58. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 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.
  • 59. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Citing an Article • If you need to cite an article, you can do it a few different ways: 1. Use a style manual like APA, MLA or Chicago 2. 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. 3. Use the cite feature in databases like CINAHL or ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health.
  • 60. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Citing an Article - Manuals • Citation Manuals
  • 61. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Citing an Article - RefWorks • RefWorks allows you to manage a bibliographical database for the research articles and books you use. • Simply import citations for articles from research databases to your account. Then use the bibliography option to format your bibliography.
  • 62. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 Citing an Article – Cite Feature in CINAHL and ProQuest Nursing Allied Health Source In CINAHL: 1. Run your search and click on a citation you wish to put into your bibliography and then click on "Cite" which appears on the right-hand side of the screen. 2. You can then pick your format style, copy and paste the citation and either save it in a Word document or email it to yourself. Check out the short video here for a demonstration! In ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source: 1. Run your search and mark the citation you wish to add to your bibliography. Click on Cite which appears just above your results. 2. A new window will open. Select your output style from the drop-down menu and copy and paste your citation into your document.
  • 63. Lakehead University Library - September 2013 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.
  • 64. 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 2013
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