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Eli Death Penalty Sum07

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  • 1. Chambers Library Edmond Language Institute Tonya Holt Reference & Instruction Librarian
  • 2. Databases
    • UCO Databases
      • Search for articles in periodicals (journals, magazines and newspapers)
    • UCO pays for databases
    • Find good information not available on the internet
  • 3. Academic Search Premier
    • One of many databases paid for by UCO
    • How to get there
      • http://library.ucok.edu/ > Find Articles (Databases) > Academic Search Premier
  • 4. Effective Searching
    • Sample Topic
      • Is the death penalty ethical?
    • Possible Keywords
      • Death penalty – capital punishment
      • Ethics - morals
  • 5. Boolean Operators
    • Use and to narrow your search
      • Death penalty and ethics
      • Capital punishment and morals
    • Use or for synonyms or similar words
      • Death penalty or capital punishment
      • Ethics or morals
    • Combine strategies using parentheses ( )
      • ( death penalty or capital punishment ) and ( ethics or morals )
  • 6. Alternate Endings
    • Use and asterisk * for alternate endings
    Ethic* -s -ical Moral* -s -ity
  • 7. UCO Library Catalog
    • Does NOT search for articles
    • Searches for materials located in this library (books, government documents, DVD’s, CD’s, etc.)
    • How to get there
      • http://library.ucok.edu/ > Find Books (Catalogs) > UCO Library Catalog
  • 8. Catalog Keyword Searching
    • Use quotations “ ” only for words that go together
      • “ Capital Punishment ”
      • “ Death Penalty ”
    • Use question mark ? in place of asterisk *
      • Ethic ?
      • Moral ?
      • (“ death penalty ” or “ capital punishment ”) and ( ethics or morals )
  • 9. Where are the books?
    • Books are on the shelf
      • Not Checked Out
    • Books are NOT on the shelf
      • Lost—System Applied
      • Sent to the bindery
      • No item data available
    • Books MAYBE on the shelf
      • Multiple Item Status (more than one copy)
        • Check each copy

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