Citing Articles in GALE Discovering Collection 2009-10Presentation Transcript
Creekview high school media center October 2009Created by Buffy Hamilton,School library media specialist 1 Citing Articles from Gale Discovering Collection
Getting Started Choose “Anthology/Book Collection” from the dropdown menu and press “Create Citation” On the next screen select Material in a book (collection) A short work (poem, essay, etc.) original to the print book / anthology. On the next screen select Online: Text of a printed anthology or other book collection available online 2
3 Look closely at the article to gather the publication information
Title of Entire Book, Title of Specific Work, Author 4 The title of the book is beneath the heading “Table of Contents” and in italic print. Refer back to slide 3 for reference. The title of the article is beneath the heading “Table of Contents” and is in quotation marks Refer back to slide 3 for reference. The author of the work, if identified, is ABOVE the heading “Table of Contents” and in the first line in plain print. Refer back to slide 3 for reference. Be sure to hit “add” after you type in the name to make it ‘”stick.”
More Basic Information: Publication Information 5 Leave “no” checked Page numbers and city of publication are typically not provided for articles in Discovering Collection The publisher and copyright year are beneath the heading “Table of Contents” toward the end of the line. Refer back to slide 3 for reference.
Additional Information 6 If identified , the edition of the book is beneath the heading “Table of Contents” and is near the end of the line. Refer back to slide 3 for reference. This example does not have an edition. Indicate the volume number; it is also identified in the same area. Typically, we do not need to worry about a series name or number; see your teacher or a librarian if you are not sure. The editor of the book is beneath the heading “Table of Contents” and will be prefaced by the text, “edited by”. Refer back to slide 3 for reference. Remember to hit “add” to make the editor’s name stick.
Final Fields: Online Retrieval, Basic Information Scroll down to the final section called “Online Retrieval, Basic information”---we typically will not need to worry about the other fields prior to this section. Type in the words Discovering Collection for the name of the website or database. For the URL, you have two options. Scroll up the page and look for the word “infomark” above the box for “basic search.” Click on infomark and copy/paste the first URL you see. You can either copy and paste the infomark URL in the URL box OR you may generate a short URL to put in the box using http://www.tinygaleurl.com/ . 7
Final Steps Check the citation Update/finalize the citation 8
9 The Final Result! Prigozy, Ruth. “F. Scott Fitzgerald.” Dictionary of Literary Biography. Ed. Bobby Ellen Kimbel. Vol. 86. N.p.: Gale Research Inc, 1989. N. pag. Discovering Collection. Web. 7 Oct. 2009. <http://www.tinygaleurl.com?pp29>.
This tutorial is based upon the documentation and suggestions provided by noodletools at http://www.noodletools.com/helpdesk/index.php?action=kb&article=190 10 End Credits