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  • Chambers Library Foundations of Educational Research Tonya Holt Reference & Instruction Librarian http://schsuae.brinkster.net/News/Autism%201%20APRIL.JPG
  • 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.)
  • 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
  • Trade Journals
    • Written for professionals in a specific field
    • Written by staff, free lance or contributing professional
    • Little documentation
    • No original research – secondary literature
  • Scholarly Journals
    • Written for academia
    • Written by an expert or credentialed researcher
    • Full documentation
    • Original or primary research
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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* )
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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