Library Session for ADMS 4444<br />Meghan Ecclestone, <br />Business Librarian<br />Bronfman Business Library <br />
Agenda<br />Introduction to the Libraries<br />Using the library’s new catalogue<br />Finding journal articles<br />Finding journals in the library catalogue<br />Different types of business articles<br />Effective search strategies<br />Using articles databases for your research<br />Citation and Academic Integrity <br />
Introduction to the Libraries<br />Click here to access the Bronfman Business Library’s homepage. You’ll find your course web guide, information on business research, and how to get help with researchat the library. <br />The library catalogue has changed! See the New Search Interfacehandout for details about using it effectively .<br />
Introduction to the Libraries<br />Access your Course Web Guide by clicking on Course Related Guides<br />Get research help from a Business Librarian through our Instant Messaging chat box.<br />
Using the Library’s New Catalogue<br />Author Keyword: <br /><ul><li>Search by author, performer, or creator
Ex: jimihendrix; atwood m*</li></ul>Call Number: <br /><ul><li>Search by full or partial call number.
Ex: RC 438 F613 1988; b 528</li></ul>Course Reserve: <br /><ul><li>Find course reserves by course code or instructor’s last name.
Ex: ADMS 4444, adms 3430, ophir</li></ul>Keyword: <br />Search for books, journals, eResources etc. <br />Ex: organizational behaviour; sexism AND work<br />Title Keyword:<br />Search by title for books, journals, eResources, etc.<br />Ex: PsychInfo; “Women's work: racism and trauma”<br />Periodical Title: <br />Search by title for journals, magazines, newspapers, etc.<br />Ex: macleans; "Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology “<br />
Using the Library’s New Catalogue<br />Refine your search via the Refine menus to the left<br />Sort your search results (the default is to sort by Date Descending) <br />
Using the Library’s New Catalogue<br />This catalogue entry can be texted, e-mailed, added to “My List”, or exported to RefWorks<br />Similar items in the libraries, which may also be helpful for your research <br />If the item is checked out, you can place a hold, or request Intercampus Borrowing<br />Click on the subjects to search for all the items with the same subject<br />The item’s availability in the libraries<br />
Finding journal articles: Different types of business articles<br />Which is which?<br /><ul><li>Scholarly journal
Newspaper/Newswire</li></li></ul><li>Articles in Scholarly or Academic Journals <br />Published in academic journals <br />Written by academics (professors) and researchers <br />Typically focus on original research <br />Often undergo a peer-reviewed process (in which other experts from the field review the item for academic quality) <br />Have a publication lag time due to the long editorial process <br />Use specialized language specific to the field <br />Contain extensive citations and bibliographies <br />Normally appear with plain covers, few or no pictures or advertisements <br />
Articles in Trade Journals or Magazines<br />Published in trade or professional journals or magazines e.g. HR Professional, Autoweek etc.<br />Target members of a specific business, industry or organization<br />Written by practitioners or journalists who cover the field<br />Often published by an association or organization<br />Valued for currency<br />Typically focus on industry trends, new products or techniques, and organizational news<br />Editorial review quite common, may contain short bibliographies<br />Often printed on glossy paper with pictures, charts, and illustrations and some focused advertising<br />
Articles in Popular Magazines<br />Published in popular magazines e.gCanadian Business, Economist, Forbes, Maclean’s<br />Target audience is general public and/or business professionals.<br />Tend to focus on general business information especially current trends and news. <br />Typically unsigned articles with no bibliographies<br />Use of laymen terms not specialized language.<br />Features glossy paper, pictures & illustrations, and heavy advertising<br />
Newspaper Articles<br />Published in newspapers or newswires e.g. Wall Street Journal, Financial Times or Canada Newswire<br />Short articles quite typical<br />Focus on current events and news in business and the economy<br />Written by business columnists or journalists<br />
Finding Journal Articles: Effective Search Strategies in an Articles Database<br />Avoid natural language – typing full sentences into an articles database won’t work!<br />Boil your topic down to keywords and concepts<br />Connect you different concepts/ keywords with “and”: <br />“and” is used for combining distinctive concepts and has the effect of narrowing the search<br />employees and motivation<br />Introduce synonyms to a keyword and divide the synonyms with “or” <br />“or” is used to combine synonyms or like terms and broadens the search<br />“corporate training” OR “professional development” OR “continuing education”<br />Use truncation symbols where appropriate to find relevant variants on a word <br />manag*, canad*<br />
Finding Journal Articles:Using Article Databases for your Research<br />How do you know which articles database to choose? <br /><ul><li>Take a look at the articles databases listed in your course guide, under “Articles Databases for your Research”
Take a look at the handout called, “Guide to Finding Business Articles”
Different databases have different specializations by article type, regional focus, etc. </li></li></ul><li>Finding Journal Articles:Using Article Databases for your Research<br />Demonstration: <br />Let’s use the general example of racism in the workplace, to locate articles in ABI Inform Global. <br />
Finding Journal Articles:Using Article Databases for your Research<br />
Finding Journal Articles:Using Article Databases for your Research<br />
Finding Journal Articles:Using Article Databases for your Research<br />Hands On Exercise<br /><ul><li>Choose a topic of interest in the area of inclusivity and identity in organizations
Think of keywords that best capture your topic
Select “Title Keyword” from the dropdown menu in the Search Box
Choose an articles database, and type its name into the Search Box:
Using the tips and tools discussed in class, find two articles on your topic – one scholarly, and one non-scholarly resource
Write our the citations for the articles below, and be prepared to share your search strategy with the class. </li></li></ul><li>Citation and Academic Integrity<br />See the “Citing your Sources” section of your course guide. <br /><ul><li>York University’s Academic Integrity Tutorial: http://www.yorku.ca/tutorial/academic_integrity/
Guide to Citing in APA (from the University of Wisconsin – Madison Writing Center): http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/DocAPA.html.</li></li></ul><li>Conclusions<br />Questions or comments? <br />Feel free to contact the library:<br />In person: Schulich Building S237<br />E-mail: email@example.com<br />Chat: IM Chat Reference (available on the Bronfman Business Library homepage<br />Phone: 416-736-5139<br />
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