College Level Research
         UConn Libraries

Presenters: Shelley Roseman & Janet Swift,
  Reference Librarians, UConn ...
TODAY’S AGENDA:

-- INTRODUCING OUR WEBPAGE

-- EXPLORING OUR DATABASES

-- REVIEWING THE “ASSIGNMENT CALCULATOR”
        ...
Welcome to the Library




           www.lib.uconn.edu
                               3
Key Link…




            4
What does UConn Libraries have that
you can’t find on Google?

   •Resources from private database vendors
   •Material th...
Other Key Links




                  6
How do I find books?




                        You can search
                          By Keyword,
                    ...
HOMER Search Strategies


                              Keyword -
        Keyword
                               Boolean

...
Homer Search



                 Search Terms
                Keyword Boolean
               “great depression”
          ...
Homer Citation
        Interlibrary
           Loan




                           Title
                         Author
 ...
How do I find articles?

      www.lib.uconn.edu
      Finding Articles
      Tip: Use by Subject




      {
            ...
I need an article
Searching by Subject      about J.D.
                          Salinger’s
                        Catche...
Identifying Databases




                          1st
                        choice


                             13
Finding Articles



                    Title of article: “Salinger’s Catcher in
                                    the R...
www.lib.uconn.edu




            Shelley.roseman@uconn.edu
              Janet.swift@uconn.edu
              Uconn Waterb...
QUESTIONS?




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  1. 1. College Level Research UConn Libraries Presenters: Shelley Roseman & Janet Swift, Reference Librarians, UConn Waterbury March 13, 2009 1
  2. 2. TODAY’S AGENDA: -- INTRODUCING OUR WEBPAGE -- EXPLORING OUR DATABASES -- REVIEWING THE “ASSIGNMENT CALCULATOR” 2
  3. 3. Welcome to the Library www.lib.uconn.edu 3
  4. 4. Key Link… 4
  5. 5. What does UConn Libraries have that you can’t find on Google? •Resources from private database vendors •Material that is copyrighted and cannot be openly distributed •Private Web: Restricted to specific users UConn uncovers what is found in the … “The Invisible Web” 5
  6. 6. Other Key Links 6
  7. 7. How do I find books? You can search By Keyword, Keyword Homer Boolean, Title, Auth or, etc. 7
  8. 8. HOMER Search Strategies Keyword - Keyword Boolean “Martin Luther King” “Martin Luther King” AND biography 8
  9. 9. Homer Search Search Terms Keyword Boolean “great depression” AND poor 9
  10. 10. Homer Citation Interlibrary Loan Title Author Location Call Number Options 10
  11. 11. How do I find articles? www.lib.uconn.edu Finding Articles Tip: Use by Subject { 11
  12. 12. I need an article Searching by Subject about J.D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye CLICK HERE 12
  13. 13. Identifying Databases 1st choice 13
  14. 14. Finding Articles Title of article: “Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye” Author: Yasuhiro Takeuchi Title of Journal: The Explicator Vol. 60, Issue 3, Spring 2002, page: 164 Database: Literature Resource Center CLICK HERE FOR FULL-TEXT 14
  15. 15. www.lib.uconn.edu Shelley.roseman@uconn.edu Janet.swift@uconn.edu Uconn Waterbury Library 15
  16. 16. QUESTIONS? 16
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