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  • 1. CLL 190Library Instruction Session
    Linda Galloway
    Fall 2009
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  • 3. Moon Library Hours
    Mon-Thurs 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
    Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
    Research Assistance is Available
    9:00am-6:00pm Monday- Thursday
    9:00am-4:00pm Friday
    or by appointment
  • 4. Background Research& Topic Selection
  • 5. Determine what you need:
    Book –
    Article
    General
    Peer-reviewed, scientific
    Background information
    Define your topic!
  • 6. Choose a topic you are interested in.
    Carefully define and develop your topic.
    A well defined topic is easier to search.
    Do you always get to choose your topic???
    Making research fun!!
  • 7. Topic Development
    1. Choose a topic that interests you.
    2. Evaluate your topic.
    3. Get a working knowledge of your topic. (develop keyword list)
    4. Identify controversies or questions.
    5. Develop your research question.
    6. Write your clarifying paragraph (objective)
  • 8. Where do I find Background Reading?
    Encyclopedias - general or subject - be sure to use index volumes first to look up your subject.
    Review articles – database called ‘Annual Reviews’
    General texts on the subject - located through the library’s catalog. (SUMMIT)
  • 9. Choose ‘Online Reference Resources’
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  • 11. Finding Books
    Choose Discover or
    Classic Catalog
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  • 16. Finding Articles
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  • 18. Databases!
    Do you have your own database?
    • Cell phone address book
    • 19. Online article collection
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  • 22. Browse Databases to find an appropriate one…
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  • 25. Know the difference between a magazine and a journal…..
    Peer reviewed?
  • 26. ulrichs
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  • 29. Primary Sources& Peer Review
    Primary Source - Original document containing firsthand information
    Diaries, interviews
    Original research including journal articles and preprints
    A peer reviewed primary source is a work that is evaluated by experts in the field of study prior to publication. Serves as a measure of quality.
  • 30. Other Sources
    Secondary Source - Summarize or interpret information
    Review articles, books, compilations
    Example: Annual Review of Energy and the Environment
    (2003-present: called “Annual Review of
    Environment and Resources”)
  • 31. Annual Review of Energy and the Environment
    Search Database List for ‘Annual Reviews’
  • 32. Wilson Full Text
    Use Advanced Search
    x
    x
  • 33. JSTOR – use Advanced Search
    colosseum
    rome
    uses
    x
  • 34. When searching databases…
    Remember: RATS
    Synonyms
    Subjects
    Suggested topics
    Types of materials
    Scholarly Journals, Magazines, etc.
    Read All The Screens!
  • 35. SULinks
    Look for the SU links note with the citation. This will lead you to a number of possibilities:
    Links to the full text of the article
    Link to search SUMMIT
    Link for Illiad, for an interlibrary loan request
    Let’s look at an example…
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  • 38. Interlibrary Loan
    Agreement we have with many other libraries
    Allows us to have access to materials we don’t own
    Register for a free account via Moon Library Home Page – Use drop down menu for ‘Library Services’
  • 39. Use Library Guides!
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  • 43. Introduction to RefWorks
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    Why Use RefWorks?
    Accessible – store your references in a single place and access no matter where you are
    Privacy – requires login to access your references
    Widely supported – can import directly from many scholarly databases
    Organization – sort your references into folders for better management and recall
    Integration – create bibliographies and lists of cited works directly in the papers you are writing
    Citation formats – apply the style required in your paper
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    RefWorks Basic Training
    • Overview of RefWorks
    • 46. Participants create their accounts
    • 47. Participants add content to their database
    • 48. RefWorks tools and tips
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    By default, references are added to ‘Last Imported’ folder
    You can then create and move selected references
    into custom folders
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    Before we get started…Questions?You may need to disable Pop-up BlockersOpen up a browser window – Use Firefox!
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    Let’s Create our Database!
    Create a new account OR
    Log in to an existing account
    From Moon Library home page, choose ‘Shortcuts’ dropdown menu -> Citation Support and click on ‘RefWorks’ tab
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    researchguides.library.syr.edu/refworks
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    researchguides.library.syr.edu/refworks
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    Adding citations to RefWorks
    Export citations from a database that includes a direct export feature
    Import citations from a text fileor by copying and pasting
    Manually enter citations
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    Adding content to your Database Option 1 -Export citations from a database that includes a direct export feature
    Minimize RefWorks on your desktop
    Open up the database
    Sage
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  • 63. Select ‘Sage Journals Online’ from the options
  • 64. Use ‘Quick Search’ or choose ‘Advanced Search’
    Genetically modified food
    Use “Quotation Marks” for Phrases!
    i.e. “genetically modified food”
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  • 66. Mark (select) article citations to export to RefWorks
    Then ‘Add to My Marked Citations’
  • 67. Choose ‘Export to Citation Manager’
  • 68. Choose ‘RefWorks’
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    Organize citations within Refworks
    Creating and naming folders
    Continuing to add citations to folders
    Direct export
    Text files
    Manually
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    Creating Folders
    From the pull-down menu Folders select Create New Folder
    Enter a name in New Folder Name; click OK
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    Editing & Viewing References
    • Correct errors/omissions in citations
    • 74. Add notations or information to a citation
    • 75. Attach full-text of articles to citations
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    Add attachment
    Correct errors
    Add User Fields (at bottom)
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    View Reference –
    Important additional
    content included
    Date you created RefWorks entry
    URL to full text
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    View Reference –
    Important additional
    content included
    Full text of document you’ve attached
    Abstract
    Database
    Not all information available form
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    Advanced Features
    Write-N-Cite
    Ref-grab-it
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    Write-N-Cite
    Add references to a paper(Microsoft Word document)
    Format the reference list using a citation style that you choose
    If you have a previously installed version of Write-N-Cite, uninstall it and install the newest version.
    Write-N-Cite III may be used offline – no internet connection required
  • 80. Getting Help
    Consult RefWorks Research Guide
    Contact Linda Galloway
    Thank you!!