LIBRARY ORIENTATION FOR HISTORY110Anna Xiong, Associate Professor, Library Affairsaxiong@lib.siu.edu6/15/2012
OUTLINE   Google vs Library   Some important library terms in your library assignment due    next Tuesday   Overview of...
OUTLINE    Bottom of the page – overview (collections, help with,     services, about)       Collections: course reserve...
CAN I JUST GOOGLE?http://youtu.be/N39mnu1Pkgw (3’13’’)
Various Typesof Information(Modified based on YangJiang’s Flowchart athttp://bcgroupsix.bravehost.com/informal_and_formal_...
FREE ONLINE DICTIONARY OF LIBRARYTERMSLibrary Lingohttp://www.lib.umd.edu/guides/lingo.html (Credit:University Libraries, ...
QUICK FACTS   Holds more than 2.6 million volumes, 36,000 current    periodicals and serials, and over 3.6 million microf...
OVERVIEW OF MORRIS LIBRARYHOMEPAGE:WWW.LIB.SIU.EDU
MAIN BODY OF   MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE
MAIN BODY OF       MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE:ARTICLES AND       DATABASES   Online Guide: Scholarly Journals and Research S...
MAIN BODY OF       MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE:ARTICLES AND       DATABASES What is citation? A brief description of a text ...
MAIN BODY OF   MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE:ARTICLES AND   DATABASESDemo: Reader’s Guide Retrospective 19th Century Masterfile
MAIN BODY OF MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE:BOOKS AND MORE   Start with Morris Library online catalog I-    Share@Morris     Wh...
MAIN BODY OF MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE:BOOKS AND MORE
MAIN BODY OF MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE -CONTINUES Journals Electronic  journals OpenSIUC  (University Research) Reference ...
MAIN BODY OF MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE   –SPECIAL COLLECTIONS  Online Guide Primary   and Secondary   Sources  Demo:     S...
BOTTOM OF THE MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE
COLLECTIONS – COURSE RESERVES   Course Reserves for Students       What is course reserve? A service in which, upon requ...
COLLECTIONS – GOVERNMENT INFORMATION   What is government document?    Publication created by a    government, including ...
ONLINE GUIDE: OVERVIEW OF MORRIS LIBRARYGOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS COLLECTIONS ANDSERVICES
GOVERNMENT INFORMATION - DEMO   Use I-Share search Congressional Record and its index:     3rd floor in Morris, not 5th ...
COLLECTIONS – MATERIAL TYPES
NEWSPAPERS - CONTINUES  What is newspaper?“A serial publication printed anddistributed daily or weeklycontainingnews, opi...
INTERNET SEARCHES:HTTP://LIBGUIDES.LIB.SIU.EDU/RESEARCHWITHTHEWEB
BOTTOM OF THE MORRIS LIBRARYHOMEPAGE – HELP WITH
HELP WITH - SETTING UP LIBRARY ACCOUNTS
HELP WITH – RESEARCH BASICSINTERNET SEARCHES
INTERNET SEARCHESDemo: (check APC, content, features) “Scholar’s Guide to WWW”http://tigger.uic.edu/~rjensen/index.html ...
HELP WITH - RESEARCH BASICS:PLAGIARISM AND CITINGHTTP://LIBGUIDES.LIB.SIU.EDU/RESEARCHHELP
TOP OF MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE
ASK A LIBRARIANMe (Anna Xiong)axiong@lib.siu.eduOffice: 0362C
INFORMATION LITERACY COMPETENCYSTANDARDS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/informationliteracy  comp...
NEXT Questions? Library tour and set up  library accounts Your Library Exercise
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  • Demo: Reader’s Guide RetrospectiveDatabase by title > “Reader’s Guide Retrospective.” > Read about. > Enter “______” (without the quotes), year: ________. List two articles on it.19th Century MasterfileFind an article on ______.advanced search to narrow
  • Multiple search boxesBoolean operators. What is a Boolean search? Using special commands (operators) to tell a database system how words being searched relate to one another. The three basic Boolean operators are AND, OR, and NOT. AND will narrow a search. OR will broaden a search. NOT will remove a concept from a search.Set limitsUse symbolsRead results and recordsCitation: title, author, publisher, publication yearFormatSubject heading (LCSH stands for “Library of Congress Subject Heading”)More detailsPhysical informationIncludes index, bibliographyRead results and recordsLocation and availabilityCall number: LC: Z5305.U5 A74 1983, Dewey, SuDocs: C3.134/2:H62/1789-1970/PTOnline Guide: Reading Call Numbershttp://libguides.lib.siu.edu/callnumbersThis guide explains the difference between the two call number systems that Morris Library uses - LC and Dewey.Online Guide: Learning SuDocs Number http://www.lib.msu.edu/branches/gov/for-libns.jspNo call number: Get it onlineReference, non-circulating Library holding: Business Periodical Index, volume 1Availability status: available, missing, in processLocation: first floor; McClafferty; On reserve; 3d floor GovDocs stacks (CD-ROM 3d floor desk) (Also see library floor map. The library tour after the presentation will also help you know where to find what. Need assistance, ask for help.)
  • click on “______” and search for “________.” Use advanced search to narrow date to range of __________. What was the title of ______________?
  • click on “______” and search for “________.” Use advanced search to narrow date to range of __________. What was the title of ______________?
  • Libraryorientation hist110 6_15_2012

    1. 1. LIBRARY ORIENTATION FOR HISTORY110Anna Xiong, Associate Professor, Library Affairsaxiong@lib.siu.edu6/15/2012
    2. 2. OUTLINE Google vs Library Some important library terms in your library assignment due next Tuesday Overview of types of information Library Quick Facts Overview of Morris Library homepage  Main body - overview  searching articles and databases  searching books and more  searching Morris Library Special Collections
    3. 3. OUTLINE  Bottom of the page – overview (collections, help with, services, about)  Collections: course reserves  Collections: government information  Collections: material types - overview  newspapers  Help With - overview  setting up library accounts  research basics  Internet Searches  plagiarism and citing  Top of the page - overview  Ask a Librarian
    4. 4. CAN I JUST GOOGLE?http://youtu.be/N39mnu1Pkgw (3’13’’)
    5. 5. Various Typesof Information(Modified based on YangJiang’s Flowchart athttp://bcgroupsix.bravehost.com/informal_and_formal_research.htm ) Primary sources: government documents, special collections Thesis and Dissertations …
    6. 6. FREE ONLINE DICTIONARY OF LIBRARYTERMSLibrary Lingohttp://www.lib.umd.edu/guides/lingo.html (Credit:University Libraries, University of Maryland)*See your Library Exercise with library terms highlightedin red.
    7. 7. QUICK FACTS Holds more than 2.6 million volumes, 36,000 current periodicals and serials, and over 3.6 million microform units Provides access to I-Share (the statewide automated library system) and to a comprehensive array of databases and other electronic data files Offers a wide range of services, including reference assistance and instructions Distance learning Geographic information systems (GIS) About 100 computers, 20+ lap tops, printers, copiers, scanners Delytes Coffee Shop Group study rooms and quiet study areas And more
    8. 8. OVERVIEW OF MORRIS LIBRARYHOMEPAGE:WWW.LIB.SIU.EDU
    9. 9. MAIN BODY OF MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE
    10. 10. MAIN BODY OF MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE:ARTICLES AND DATABASES Online Guide: Scholarly Journals and Research Studies http://libguides.lib.siu.edu/scholarlyjournals
    11. 11. MAIN BODY OF MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE:ARTICLES AND DATABASES What is citation? A brief description of a text (book, article, report, World Wide Web page, or other) that has been quoted, or used as a source.
    12. 12. MAIN BODY OF MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE:ARTICLES AND DATABASESDemo: Reader’s Guide Retrospective 19th Century Masterfile
    13. 13. MAIN BODY OF MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE:BOOKS AND MORE Start with Morris Library online catalog I- Share@Morris  What is online catalog?  To find a book on your topic, start with Basic Search. Enter keywords, title, author, subject if you know to search.  Or you can go to Advanced Search.
    14. 14. MAIN BODY OF MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE:BOOKS AND MORE
    15. 15. MAIN BODY OF MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE -CONTINUES Journals Electronic journals OpenSIUC (University Research) Reference Materials  What is reference material? A document such as a dictionary, encyclopedia , or directory, that contains specific facts, data, or other brief bits of information.
    16. 16. MAIN BODY OF MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE –SPECIAL COLLECTIONS  Online Guide Primary and Secondary Sources  Demo: Special Collections: Go to library homepage www.lib.siu.edu Click on subjects, person name, place name
    17. 17. BOTTOM OF THE MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE
    18. 18. COLLECTIONS – COURSE RESERVES Course Reserves for Students  What is course reserve? A service in which, upon request by faculty, certain library materials are temporarily assigned a much shorter loan period. The purpose of reserves is to ensure that all students taking a course will be able to share materials. Restrictions on the use of reserve materials may vary.  Demo: American National Biography
    19. 19. COLLECTIONS – GOVERNMENT INFORMATION What is government document? Publication created by a government, including hearings, reports, treaties, period icals, and statistics. Why government document for undergraduate student? A. Responsibility of being an informed U.S. citizen B. It’s reliable information with government authority, valuable primary source for study.
    20. 20. ONLINE GUIDE: OVERVIEW OF MORRIS LIBRARYGOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS COLLECTIONS ANDSERVICES
    21. 21. GOVERNMENT INFORMATION - DEMO Use I-Share search Congressional Record and its index:  3rd floor in Morris, not 5th floor Use LexisNexis Congressional (Subscribed Database)  Contents, features  E.g. search hearings and read the records – citation, content summary Use Internet Resources  Americanpresidency.org  United States Report (Supreme Court Opinions) http://www.oyez.org/  Library of Congress www.loc.gov  American Memory http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
    22. 22. COLLECTIONS – MATERIAL TYPES
    23. 23. NEWSPAPERS - CONTINUES What is newspaper?“A serial publication printed anddistributed daily or weeklycontainingnews, opinions, advertising, andother items of general interest. UMLibraries subscribe tonewspapers, including theWashington Post, New YorkTimes, and Wall Street Journal.” Online Guide: Morris Lirary Newspapershttp://libguides.lib.siu.edu/content.php?pid=56629&sid=414863
    24. 24. INTERNET SEARCHES:HTTP://LIBGUIDES.LIB.SIU.EDU/RESEARCHWITHTHEWEB
    25. 25. BOTTOM OF THE MORRIS LIBRARYHOMEPAGE – HELP WITH
    26. 26. HELP WITH - SETTING UP LIBRARY ACCOUNTS
    27. 27. HELP WITH – RESEARCH BASICSINTERNET SEARCHES
    28. 28. INTERNET SEARCHESDemo: (check APC, content, features) “Scholar’s Guide to WWW”http://tigger.uic.edu/~rjensen/index.html http://usgovernmentspending.com/ www.google.com  Google Books  Google Patents
    29. 29. HELP WITH - RESEARCH BASICS:PLAGIARISM AND CITINGHTTP://LIBGUIDES.LIB.SIU.EDU/RESEARCHHELP
    30. 30. TOP OF MORRIS LIBRARY HOMEPAGE
    31. 31. ASK A LIBRARIANMe (Anna Xiong)axiong@lib.siu.eduOffice: 0362C
    32. 32. INFORMATION LITERACY COMPETENCYSTANDARDS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/informationliteracy competency#stan Curriculum and Instruction 199: one credit course
    33. 33. NEXT Questions? Library tour and set up library accounts Your Library Exercise
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