Finding  Academic Journal  Articles Academic OneFile (Gale) &  Google Scholar Ms. Doyle, District Librarian
Gale Academic Onefile <ul><li>Go to Lakeridge High School website </li></ul><ul><li>Hover over Library, go to Class Projec...
Limiters <ul><li>Why limit to full text? </li></ul><ul><li>Why limit to peer-reviewed? </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Review: “. ....
Subject Headings <ul><li>Imagine that you’re researching issues related to teens and food. </li></ul><ul><li>Start with ke...
Subject Headings <ul><li>Try a keyword search </li></ul><ul><li>teens food = 12 articles </li></ul><ul><li>adolescents nut...
Subject Headings <ul><li>Switch to Advanced Search </li></ul><ul><li>Search by subject </li></ul><ul><li>Youth </li></ul><...
Watch Out for “Refine” <ul><li>New search?  </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Basic or Advanced Search again </li></ul><ul><li>Ot...
References & Citations <ul><li>Scroll down to the citations to find other relevant articles </li></ul><ul><li>MLA citation...
Google Scholar <ul><li>scholar.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Search </li></ul><ul><li>Try search: “adolescents” an...
Google Scholar <ul><li>Use “Cited by”  </li></ul><ul><li>Use “Related Articles” </li></ul><ul><li>to find more information...
Thanks! <ul><li>Email me at  [email_address]  for help </li></ul><ul><li>Or come by the library on Tuesday (usually) </li>...
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Finding Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. 1. Finding Academic Journal Articles Academic OneFile (Gale) & Google Scholar Ms. Doyle, District Librarian
  2. 2. Gale Academic Onefile <ul><li>Go to Lakeridge High School website </li></ul><ul><li>Hover over Library, go to Class Projects, and choose “Ms. Tarlow” for links </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>Access Gale PowerSearch (includes Academic OneFile) at secondary.oslis.org </li></ul><ul><li>Outside the school – </li></ul><ul><li>Username: please ask </li></ul><ul><li>Password: please ask </li></ul>
  3. 3. Limiters <ul><li>Why limit to full text? </li></ul><ul><li>Why limit to peer-reviewed? </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Review: “. . .[S]cholars in the author's field or specialty critically assess a draft of the article. Peer-reviewed journals (also called refereed journals) are scholarly journals that only publish articles that have passed through this review process.” </li></ul><ul><li>-- Cal Poly Library Services Research Guide </li></ul>
  4. 4. Subject Headings <ul><li>Imagine that you’re researching issues related to teens and food. </li></ul><ul><li>Start with keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms for “teen”? </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms for “food”? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Subject Headings <ul><li>Try a keyword search </li></ul><ul><li>teens food = 12 articles </li></ul><ul><li>adolescents nutrition = 73 </li></ul><ul><li>Look at Related Subjects on left </li></ul><ul><li>Common subjects: Youth, Nutrition, Food Habits </li></ul>
  6. 6. Subject Headings <ul><li>Switch to Advanced Search </li></ul><ul><li>Search by subject </li></ul><ul><li>Youth </li></ul><ul><li>AND (OR increases results, but they are less relevant) </li></ul><ul><li>Food Habits </li></ul><ul><li>Look at Related Subjects on left to limit (for example, “Exercise” </li></ul><ul><li>Also notice on left under document type whether it is an ARTICLE. You will also find book reviews, bibliographies, clinical reports, etc. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Watch Out for “Refine” <ul><li>New search? </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Basic or Advanced Search again </li></ul><ul><li>Otherwise, you will be refining your original results, and end up with too few articles (or none) </li></ul>
  8. 8. References & Citations <ul><li>Scroll down to the citations to find other relevant articles </li></ul><ul><li>MLA citation at the end; cut and paste to your Works Cited page – or click Citation Tools on right for APA style </li></ul><ul><li>Email the article to yourself – top right </li></ul>
  9. 9. Google Scholar <ul><li>scholar.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Search </li></ul><ul><li>Try search: “adolescents” and “body image” </li></ul><ul><li>Many articles are not full-text or not free </li></ul><ul><li>Look for PDF on right side </li></ul>
  10. 10. Google Scholar <ul><li>Use “Cited by” </li></ul><ul><li>Use “Related Articles” </li></ul><ul><li>to find more information </li></ul><ul><li>How do you know if it’s peer reviewed? </li></ul><ul><li>-- Must look up academic journal to find out. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Thanks! <ul><li>Email me at [email_address] for help </li></ul><ul><li>Or come by the library on Tuesday (usually) </li></ul>
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