Navigating the Libraries at  Wayne State University   Maureen Simari Wayne State University  Science & Engineering Library
Navigating the Libraries <ul><li>Services & Computing </li></ul><ul><li>Library Web Page </li></ul><ul><li>Web of Science ...
5 Libraries at WSU As well as: Shiffman Medical Library Neef Law Library Purdy/Kresge Library - PK David Adamany Undergrad...
Reference,  Circulation & Reserves Reference Desk Circulation Desk Reserves Desk
Library Web Page  www.lib.wayne.edu
Navigating the Libraries Services
Navigating the Libraries Computing
Navigating the Libraries
First Year Student Web Page <ul><li>Campus Information </li></ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul><ul><li>Save time…upfront info...
Biology Tutoring & Supplemental Instruction
Looking for Articles What is the Difference? <ul><li>Scholarly: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Authors are authorities in their fie...
What is the Difference? <ul><li>Scholarly: </li></ul><ul><li>Popular: </li></ul>
Navigating the Libraries <ul><li>Web of Science Database </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Location on Library Web Page </li></ul></ul...
Web of Knowledge Database From: WEB OF SCIENCE   Nov. 2008 ISI WEB OF KNOWLEDGE  Platform   Creating and Supporting Resear...
Navigating the Libraries Review….. <ul><li>Services & Computing </li></ul><ul><li>Library Web Page </li></ul><ul><li>Web o...
From: WEB OF SCIENCE   Nov. 2008 ISI WEB OF KNOWLEDGE  Platform   Creating and Supporting Research Pathways for Students, ...
Common categorization schemes for use in  refining results from multiple databases . Refine by a variety of fields in addi...
Web of Science Database Quality Publications of Influence For every title indexed --  Publisher-Neutral Editorial Evaluati...
Navigating the Library <ul><li>“ The world does not run on information; it runs on relationships. However, information ena...
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Introduction to library services, the library web page and a science database for first year biology students.

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    1. 1. Navigating the Libraries at Wayne State University Maureen Simari Wayne State University Science & Engineering Library
    2. 2. Navigating the Libraries <ul><li>Services & Computing </li></ul><ul><li>Library Web Page </li></ul><ul><li>Web of Science Database </li></ul>
    3. 3. 5 Libraries at WSU As well as: Shiffman Medical Library Neef Law Library Purdy/Kresge Library - PK David Adamany Undergraduate Library - UGL Science & Engineering Library - SEL
    4. 4. Reference, Circulation & Reserves Reference Desk Circulation Desk Reserves Desk
    5. 5. Library Web Page www.lib.wayne.edu
    6. 6. Navigating the Libraries Services
    7. 7. Navigating the Libraries Computing
    8. 8. Navigating the Libraries
    9. 9. First Year Student Web Page <ul><li>Campus Information </li></ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul><ul><li>Save time…upfront information on one page </li></ul>
    10. 10. Biology Tutoring & Supplemental Instruction
    11. 11. Looking for Articles What is the Difference? <ul><li>Scholarly: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Authors are authorities in their fields/specialists/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>experts/scholars/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>researchers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Include author’s credentials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Popular: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Authors are magazine staff members or free lance writers/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>generalists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Often exclude author’s credentials </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. What is the Difference? <ul><li>Scholarly: </li></ul><ul><li>Popular: </li></ul>
    13. 13. Navigating the Libraries <ul><li>Web of Science Database </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Location on Library Web Page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location in Subject Guide </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Web of Knowledge Database From: WEB OF SCIENCE Nov. 2008 ISI WEB OF KNOWLEDGE Platform Creating and Supporting Research Pathways for Students, Faculty, Researchers, and Information Professionals David Horky, Jeff Dougherty, Thomson Reuters
    15. 15. Navigating the Libraries Review….. <ul><li>Services & Computing </li></ul><ul><li>Library Web Page </li></ul><ul><li>Web of Science Database </li></ul>
    16. 16. From: WEB OF SCIENCE Nov. 2008 ISI WEB OF KNOWLEDGE Platform Creating and Supporting Research Pathways for Students, Faculty, Researchers, and Information Professionals David Horky, Jeff Dougherty, Thomson Reuters
    17. 17. Common categorization schemes for use in refining results from multiple databases . Refine by a variety of fields in addition to Subject Areas and Categories. From: WEB OF SCIENCE Nov. 2008 ISI WEB OF KNOWLEDGE Platform Creating and Supporting Research Pathways for Students, Faculty, Researchers, and Information Professionals David Horky, Jeff Dougherty, Thomson Reuters
    18. 18. Web of Science Database Quality Publications of Influence For every title indexed -- Publisher-Neutral Editorial Evaluation and Selection. Diversity Coverage of all disciplines : Natural Sciences – 7,710 Social Sciences – 2,385 Arts & Humanities – 1,265 10,760 unique titles Depth Natural Sciences – to 1900 Social Sciences – to 1956, with an initiative under way to reach back to 1900. Arts & Humanities – to 1975 <ul><li>Peer Reviewed Articles </li></ul><ul><li>Editorial Scope: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Topics covered </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content (original papers & review articles) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appropriate intellectual level </li></ul></ul>From: WEB OF SCIENCE Nov. 2008 ISI WEB OF KNOWLEDGE Platform Creating and Supporting Research Pathways for Students, Faculty, Researchers, and Information Professionals David Horky, Jeff Dougherty, Thomson Reuters
    19. 19. Navigating the Library <ul><li>“ The world does not run on information; it runs on relationships. However, information enables us to have different relationships.” </li></ul><ul><li>from Information Technology As A Change Agent Jan/Feb 1999 by Diane Oblinger </li></ul>
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