Chambers Library Education Resources
Library Resources <ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for  articles   in periodicals (journals, magazines and n...
Magazines <ul><li>Written for the general public </li></ul><ul><li>Written by staff reporters or free lance writers </li><...
Trade Journals <ul><li>Written for professionals in a specific field </li></ul><ul><li>Written by staff, free lance or con...
Scholarly Journals <ul><li>Written for academia  </li></ul><ul><li>Written by an expert or credentialed researcher  </li><...
Peer Reviewed vs. Non-peer reviewed <ul><li>Peer-reviewed or refereed journals  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>articles have been r...
ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center) <ul><li>Subject Guides >Family & Child Development > Databases </li></ul><u...
Effective Searching <ul><li>Have a topic in mind </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Treatment options for stuttering </li></ul></ul><ul...
Boolean Operators <ul><li>and   - Combine keywords using  and  to narrow your search  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>stuttering  an...
Truncation <ul><li>Truncate keywords with an asterisk  *  to get alternate endings </li></ul>stutter* -ing -s treat* -s -m...
Ulrich’s Periodical Directory  Find Articles (Databases) > U > Ulrich’s <ul><li>Publishing information on serials </li></u...
Other EBSCOhost Databases  Subject Guides > Family & Child Development > Databases <ul><li>Professional Development Collec...
Speech/Language Databases <ul><li>Medline  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject Guides > Health and Medicine > Databases </li></u...
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  1. 1. Chambers Library Education Resources
  2. 2. Library Resources <ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for articles in periodicals (journals, magazines and newspapers) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>UCO Library Catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for materials located in our library (books, DVD’s, government publications, etc.) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Magazines <ul><li>Written for the general public </li></ul><ul><li>Written by staff reporters or free lance writers </li></ul><ul><li>No or minimal documentation </li></ul><ul><li>No original research – secondary literature </li></ul>
  4. 4. Trade Journals <ul><li>Written for professionals in a specific field </li></ul><ul><li>Written by staff, free lance or contributing professional </li></ul><ul><li>Little documentation </li></ul><ul><li>No original research – secondary literature </li></ul>
  5. 5. Scholarly Journals <ul><li>Written for academia </li></ul><ul><li>Written by an expert or credentialed researcher </li></ul><ul><li>Full documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Original or primary research </li></ul>
  6. 6. Peer Reviewed vs. Non-peer reviewed <ul><li>Peer-reviewed or refereed journals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>articles have been reviewed by other experts in the field before publication </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Non-peer reviewed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles have NOT been reviewed by experts </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center) <ul><li>Subject Guides >Family & Child Development > Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Articles from education related journals </li></ul><ul><li>ERIC documents – non-journal resources such as lesson plans, technical reports, case studies and conference proceedings </li></ul>
  8. 8. Effective Searching <ul><li>Have a topic in mind </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Treatment options for stuttering </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Think of good keywords to describe your topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Treatment - therapy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stuttering - disfluency </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Combine keywords for best results </li></ul>
  9. 9. Boolean Operators <ul><li>and - Combine keywords using and to narrow your search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>stuttering and treatment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>disfluency and therapy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>or - Combine synonyms using or to broaden your search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>stuttering or disfluency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>treatment or therapy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nest terms in parentheses to get specific results </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(stuttering or disfluency) and (treatment or therapy) </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Truncation <ul><li>Truncate keywords with an asterisk * to get alternate endings </li></ul>stutter* -ing -s treat* -s -ment -ments -ing therap* -y -ies -ist -ists
  11. 11. Ulrich’s Periodical Directory Find Articles (Databases) > U > Ulrich’s <ul><li>Publishing information on serials </li></ul><ul><li>Does not have articles </li></ul><ul><li>Check for type of publication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Academic/Scholarly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trade </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newsletters, magazines, proceedings, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Other EBSCOhost Databases Subject Guides > Family & Child Development > Databases <ul><li>Professional Development Collection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full-text of 500 journals in education, 300 peer reviewed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PsychInfo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full-text, citations and abstracts to articles, books, and other materials related to psychology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SocIndex </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full-text and citations to articles, books, and conference papers in sociology </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Speech/Language Databases <ul><li>Medline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject Guides > Health and Medicine > Databases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Largest medical database – over six million citations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Communication & Mass Media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communications > Communication & Mass Media > Databases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication, journalism and mass media </li></ul></ul>

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