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APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
APSC 100 Session II
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  • 1. APSC 100 Module 1 Clinic 2B: How to use library resources September 2008 <ul><li>Engineering &amp; Science Library </li></ul>
  • 2. What we’ll cover <ul><li>Exploring the library website and resources. </li></ul><ul><li>What are you looking for? (Exercise) </li></ul><ul><li>How to find journal articles? </li></ul><ul><li>Try to find some resources for your project? (Exercise) </li></ul><ul><li>How to manage what you found? </li></ul><ul><li>How to save or email what you found? (Exercise) </li></ul><ul><li>Groups hands-on </li></ul>
  • 3. Ice Breaking <ul><li>Ado you have any question about the library services? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you expect to learn in this session? </li></ul>
  • 4. Exercise (5-10 minutes) Project # or Title What’s the outcome of this project? What is your main research/ project question (s) ? What information do you need to answer those questions? Do you feel that you have background information about the project topic?
  • 5. http://library.queensu.ca/webeng
  • 6. QCAT (Queen’s University Library Catalogue)
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  • 9. The widget is used for instant messaging with the library reference desk. Applied Science Portal This widget is for browsing and searching e-journals
  • 10. Searching QCAT <ul><li>You can search the library catalogue using: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keyword </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Title (Exact, Keyword) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal Title (Print, Electronic) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Author </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and more advanced search tools! </li></ul></ul>
  • 11. QCAT Record <ul><ul><li>What does it mean? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Author(s) or Editor(s) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Title (complete) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Place of publication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Year of publication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subjects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Status </li></ul></ul>
  • 12. Databases <ul><li>locate articles by journal title, article title, subject, author, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>“ what exists” but not necessarily “what’s in the library” </li></ul><ul><li>some have </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full text of the articles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Index and abstracts (summaries) of articles </li></ul></ul>
  • 13. Applied Science Abstracts
  • 14. Academic Search Complete
  • 15. Get it @ Queen’s
  • 16. Google Scholar http://scholar.google.com Scholars Preference Define Preferences before you start your search to get the best results !!!
  • 17. Outside Queen’s .. http://proxy.queensu.ca
  • 18. Work with you project group (25 minutes) <ul><li>Search yourself to find this article: D. A. Taylor, &amp;quot;Growing Green Roofs, City by City,&amp;quot; Environmental Health Perspectives, vol. 115, pp. A306-A311, 06. 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Determine the best term(s) to use in your search strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Go to APSC100 Library course guide </li></ul><ul><li>Search QCAT for Library resources and Identify 3 books/handbooks that would be relevant to your project </li></ul><ul><li>Search for 3 recent articles (using Academic Search Complete) </li></ul><ul><li>Email the results of your findings to the group members and a to my email ( [email_address] ) </li></ul>Recap Time! What have you learned?
  • 19. Citation Style <ul><li>Make sure to follow </li></ul>
  • 20. Questions ? Contact Information Web: http://library.queensu.ca/webeng/ <ul><li>Reference Desk </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 533-2610 </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Circ/Reserve Desk (Ground) </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 533-6981 </li></ul><ul><li>ILC Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: [email_address] </li></ul>Hours, 2008-2009: M-Th 8:00am – 11:00pm Fri 8:00am – 8:00pm Sat 10:00am – 8:00 pm Sun 10:00am – 11:00 pm

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