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    • 1. Chambers Library Foundations of Educational Research Tonya Holt Reference & Instruction Librarian http://schsuae.brinkster.net/News/Autism%201%20APRIL.JPG
    • 2. Library Resources
      • Find Articles (Databases)
        • Search for articles in periodicals (journals, magazines and newspapers)
      • Find Books (UCO Catalog)
        • Search for materials located in our library (books, DVD’s, government publications, etc.)
    • 3. Remote Access Login Screen : Appears when you click on a database off campus Jane Student’s UCOnnect ID is jstudent Jane’s birth date is June 17 th , 1987. Her default PIN is 061787 . Asterisks (*) will appear when you type your PIN
    • 4. Trade Journals
      • Written for professionals in a specific field
      • Written by staff, free lance or contributing professional
      • Little documentation
      • No original research – secondary literature
    • 5. Scholarly Journals
      • Written for academia
      • Written by an expert or credentialed researcher
      • Full documentation
      • Original or primary research
    • 6. Peer Reviewed vs. Non-peer reviewed
      • Peer-reviewed or refereed journals
        • articles have been reviewed by other experts in the field before publication
      • Non-peer reviewed
        • Articles have NOT been reviewed by experts
        • Reviewed by journal editors and publishers
    • 7. ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center) Find Articles (Databases) >Database by Subject > Education
      • Articles from education related journals
      • ERIC documents – non-journal resources such as lesson plans, technical reports, case studies and conference proceedings
    • 8. Effective Searching
      • Topic: What are the characteristics of PDD?
      • Keywords & Synonyms
        • PDD or pervasive developmental disorders
        • Characteristics or symptoms or diagnosis
      • Nested search
        • ( PDD or pervasive developmental disorders )
        • and
        • ( Characteristic* or symptom* or diagnos* )
    • 9. Find Additional Keywords
      • Descriptors on citation page
      • Narrow by results on results page
      • ERIC – utilize thesaurus
      • Note: Descriptors or subject headings may be different in different databases
      • Not all databases have subject headings
    • 10. Ulrich’s Periodical Directory Find Articles (Databases) > Ulrich’s
      • Publishing information on serials
      • Does not have articles
      • Check for type of publication
      • Type in journal name not article name
        • Journal
          • Academic/Scholarly
          • Trade
        • Newsletters, magazines, proceedings, etc.
    • 11. Additional EBSCOhost Databases Find Articles (Databases) >Database by Subject > Education
      • Professional Development Collection
        • Full-text of 500 journals in education, 300 peer reviewed
      • PsychInfo
        • Full-text, citations and abstracts to articles, books, and other materials related to psychology
      • SocIndex
        • Full-text and citations to articles, books, and conference papers in sociology
    • 12. Speech/Language Databases
      • Medline
        • Find Articles (Databases) > Database by Subject > Health and Medicine
        • Largest medical database – over six million citations
      • Communication & Mass Media
        • Find Articles (Databases) > Database by Subject> Communication
        • Communication, journalism and mass media

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