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  • 1. BIO 181
    Danielle Carlock
    d.carlock@sccmail.maricopa.edu
    480-425-6765
  • 2. BY THE END OF TODAY’S SESSION YOU WILL BE ABLE TO
    Conduct a search for books in the library catalog
    Determine journal holdings at various libraries
    Determine the nature of an article
    Conduct a search for peer reviewed articles
    Complete the library lab assignment!
  • 3. How to find books
    Question 1
    How to look up books in the library catalog
  • 4. Does the library have journal X????
    Question 2… determining whether a library has a given journal
    SCC-SCC periodical holdings
    ASU-One Search (journals)
    UA-Other Search Options (ejournals)
  • 5. Does the library have article X???
    A library may have access to a particular journal, but not a particular article in that journal
    Must look at the year the article was published &compare that to the range of years listed as the availability of that journal.
    EX: SCC has access to the journal Evolution, but only in a certain date range. What is it?
  • 6. PRIMARY RESEARCH ARTICLES
    Purpose: to report the results of a single study or experiment
    The author(s) is/are the person(s) who conducted the study or experiment; i.e it is reported firsthand
    Example: Morphological response of songbirds to 100 years of landscape change in North America
  • 7. TYPICAL FORMAT OF A FULL LENGTH PRIMARY RESEARCH ARTICLE
    Abstract
    Introduction
    Methods
    Results
    Discussion
    Works cited
    Not all primary research articles will follow this format. Some brief reports, etc do not.
  • 8. Is this a primary research article?
    Wing assisted incline running and the evolution of flight
  • 9. RESEARCH ARTICLES PRACTICE EXERCISES
    Go to:
    http://tinyurl.com/25j3f7b(that’s a j after the 25 not an i)
    2. Go to page 2
    3. Scroll down and complete
    • 1st question in Quiz group 1
    • 10. Ordering activity
    • 11. All of the final Quiz group
  • SECONDARY ARTICLES
    Author(s) describe, summarize, or make comments on someone else’s research
    Could come in the form of :
    1. An editorial, commentary, magazine article, news article……
    2. A review article or literature review-summarizes the results of several studies or experiments, often attempting to identify trends or draw broader conclusions
  • 12. Is this a primary or secondary article?
    Avian influenza: exploring all the avenues
  • 13. SECONDARY ARTICLES-PRACTICE EXERCISES
    Go to page 4 of http://tinyurl.com/25j3f7b
    Scroll down to the bottom and complete:
    • 1st two questions in Quiz group 1
    • 14. All of Quiz group 2
  • Next step
    Fill out the rest of question 4 EXCEPT FOR THE PEER REVIEWED COLUMN
  • 15. PEER REVIEW
    Expert reviewers (peers) evaluate an article’s methodology, merit, and overall unique contribution to research in a specific discipline PRIOR to publication
    In the sciences and medicine, peer review is almost universal when it comes to primary research
    Some types of secondary literature (review articles) are also peer reviewed
  • 16. NOTE: ALL OF THESE ARTICLE TYPES CAN APPEAR IN A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL
  • 17. Fill out the Peer Reviewed? Column in question 4
  • 18. QUESTION 5-Finding a known citation
    Find the volume number and authors of an article called “The Hallmarks of Cancer” published in the journal Cell in 2000.
    Use the SCC Periodical list on the library homepage. It takes you to the database(s) where this journal is available electronically, which allows you to get the information you need.
  • 19. FINDING ARTICLES
    When you want to find articles on use specialized search engines available thru library
    These search engines are not available
    freely thru the web (ie. by googling)
    For question 6 and your Research Assignment you will need to use article databases
  • 20. SUGGESTED DATABASES
    Science Direct
    PubMed (health/medical topics)
    JSTOR
    Wiley Online Library
  • 21. NEXT STEPS
    Complete Question 6
    Begin Research Assignment if time remains
  • 22. GETTING HELP WITH RESEARCH
    Call the library 480-423-6650
    Use the 24/7 chat service
    Visit the library information desk
    Contact me at 480 425 6765 or d.carlock@sccmail.maricopa.edu
    Refer to the BIO 181 libguide