EFB 103 - Thursday Writing #1

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Assistance in finding a journal article published in the year you were born.

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EFB 103 - Thursday Writing #1

  1. 1. EFB 103Thursday Writing #1<br />Library Guide to finding an article<br />PUBLISHED in the year you were born<br />lmgalloway 01-10<br />
  2. 2. Finding an article publishedin the year you were born<br />Use a database, such as Biological Sciences to search for an article on your topic and select the publication year.<br />Check our library catalog to determine if we have the JOURNAL in print in the year you need.<br />Go get the journal off the shelf and make a copy of the article. You may borrow BOUND journals for up to one week.<br />
  3. 3. Step 1<br />Choose the ‘Databases’ tab from www.esf.edu/moonlib<br />Step 2<br />Find a database by typing the name in the search box<br />
  4. 4. Choose the correct link<br />
  5. 5. Step 1<br />Select ‘Advanced Search’ and input search terms<br />Step 3<br />Your search terms here<br />Choose ‘Publication Year’<br />Step 2<br />
  6. 6. Step 1<br />This article is found in the journal Nature – do we have it in print in 1988??<br />Step 2<br />Press the SULinks button; then check the ‘Holding information’ to see if we have the journal in print.<br />
  7. 7. Press the GO button under ‘Holding information’ <br />
  8. 8. The catalog entry tells us that this journal, Nature is:<br />In Moon Library Periodicals<br />The call number is N385<br />The volume needed from 1988 is on the shelf<br />
  9. 9. Tips for using Moon Library<br />Bound journals are on the right side of Moon (as you enter the library).<br />Bound journals circulate for 1 week. Books can be checked out for the entire semester.<br />Copies cost .10 and the machine accepts coins and dollar bills.<br />The copier will also allow you to scan to a USB drive (for free). You need to deposit .10 to start, but the coin will be returned. <br />

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