LIBRARY RESOURCES ARCH 4070 MELANIE PARLETTE,  BA, MLIS  ENGINEERING & IT LIAISON LIBRARY RESOURCE CENTRE CONESTOGA COLLEGE
TODAY YOU’LL LEARN . . . <ul><li>About the Library website and that you have an Explore Guide (and that this is helpful) <...
PIN NUMBERS <ul><li>You can use your PIN to: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Access resources from Off-Campus </li></ul></ul></u...
LIBRARY HOMEPAGE (AND YOUR EXPLORE GUIDE) <ul><li>www.conestogac.on.ca/lrc </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights: </li></ul><ul><ul...
LIBRARY CATALOGUE Q: What can you find in the library catalogue? A: Anything that is  physically  housed in the library! L...
TYPES OF SOURCES What’s the Difference? Scholarly Journals Popular Magazines Trade Journals Conference Papers Technical Re...
DATABASES <ul><li>What is an electronic article database? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online / web-based collection of: </li></u...
WHAT DO I SEARCH FOR? Facility Management Building  Life Cycle Energy Efficiency Built Environment Security Risk Assessmen...
SEARCHING A DATABASE. . .
REFWORKS Research Topic One Topic Two
REFWORKS & APA
GET HELP AT THE LIBRARY <ul><li>By Email </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] ...
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  • Use the print examples you brought to explain what a student can find in a database. Emphasize variety of information, ease of use, scholarly holdings, quality of information and tools provided for organizing results
  • Use the print examples you brought to explain what a student can find in a database. Emphasize variety of information, ease of use, scholarly holdings, quality of information and tools provided for organizing results
  • Use the print examples you brought to explain what a student can find in a database. Emphasize variety of information, ease of use, scholarly holdings, quality of information and tools provided for organizing results Academic Search Complete Facility Management Automation EXPAND Facility Management OR Building Management OR Real Estate Management OR Facilities Automation or Automatic Control
  • Shows that you have done the research Backs up your argument (makes your paper legit!) Giving credit where credit is due Avoid the dreaded plagiarism!!
  • ARCH 4070 - Human Factors in the Built Environment

    1. 1. LIBRARY RESOURCES ARCH 4070 MELANIE PARLETTE, BA, MLIS ENGINEERING & IT LIAISON LIBRARY RESOURCE CENTRE CONESTOGA COLLEGE
    2. 2. TODAY YOU’LL LEARN . . . <ul><li>About the Library website and that you have an Explore Guide (and that this is helpful) </li></ul><ul><li>How to search the library catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>What a database is, how to search it and why you need it for your assignment </li></ul><ul><li>About RefWorks </li></ul><ul><li>How to Use RefWorks to make citing in APA more efficient </li></ul>
    3. 3. PIN NUMBERS <ul><li>You can use your PIN to: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Access resources from Off-Campus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Renew a book, place a hold </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Review your account </li></ul></ul></ul>
    4. 4. LIBRARY HOMEPAGE (AND YOUR EXPLORE GUIDE) <ul><li>www.conestogac.on.ca/lrc </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LRC Hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AskON </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library Catalogue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Explore Your Topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact Us </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. LIBRARY CATALOGUE Q: What can you find in the library catalogue? A: Anything that is physically housed in the library! Let’s take a look…
    6. 6. TYPES OF SOURCES What’s the Difference? Scholarly Journals Popular Magazines Trade Journals Conference Papers Technical Reports <ul><li>Scholarly research or projects.  </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrations are usually charts and graphs. </li></ul><ul><li>Authors are authorities in their field. Often professors or researchers. </li></ul><ul><li>Peer review process is in place where the content of an article is reviewed by one or more experts in the field. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Facilities Management, </li></ul><ul><li>Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>General interest articles, entertainment, or information aimed at the consumer.  Usually colour photographs and illustrations. </li></ul><ul><li>Articles are usually written by magazine staff, freelance writers, or may be anonymous. </li></ul><ul><li>No peer review or refereeing process. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Wired, Popular Mechanics </li></ul><ul><li>Industry related information, news and trends.  Some illustrations. </li></ul><ul><li>Authors are industry experts, professionals, or practitioners who are not always identified </li></ul><ul><li>Typically no peer review or refereeing process. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Today’s Facility Manager, Building and Facilities Management </li></ul><ul><li>Author is scholar in field, academic or researcher </li></ul><ul><li>Conference papers tend to be more recent than journal articles, but may be considered less authoritative depending on the review and acceptance process </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Review Process may or may not be rigorous </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Proceedings of the CIB W070 International Conference in Facilities Management </li></ul><ul><li>Author is often a scholar or a scientist, engineer, government contractor, or technical personnel. </li></ul><ul><li>Published by a corporation or educational institution </li></ul><ul><li>Reputation is everything </li></ul><ul><li>Typically not peer reviewed </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>2010 Energy Efficiency Indicator </li></ul>
    7. 7. DATABASES <ul><li>What is an electronic article database? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online / web-based collection of: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Magazines </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Includes professional journal articles </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Databases are usually organized by major subject i.e. nursing, business, science, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You choose a database based on your topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each database contains millions of articles, searchable by keyword </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. WHAT DO I SEARCH FOR? Facility Management Building Life Cycle Energy Efficiency Built Environment Security Risk Assessment Fire Protection Building Automation Systems Built Environment Emergency Procedures
    9. 9. SEARCHING A DATABASE. . .
    10. 10. REFWORKS Research Topic One Topic Two
    11. 11. REFWORKS & APA
    12. 12. GET HELP AT THE LIBRARY <ul><li>By Email </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IM Chat on the LRC Contact Us Page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or in the APFM “Explore Your Topic Guide” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In Person </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit the LRC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monday – Friday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM </li></ul></ul><ul><li>By Phone </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Desk @ 519-748-5220 x3361 </li></ul></ul>

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