Finding Education Journal Articles @ UOIT

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Finding Education Journal Articles @ UOIT

  1. 1. Finding Journal Articles @ UOITJan. 2011 Education Library
  2. 2. Which situation applies to you? I’m just getting started  Use the Education Subject Guide to find relevant databases I’m looking for a specific journal  Search the Journal Titles A-Z list I’m looking for a specific article  Use the Article/Citation Locator UOIT doesn’t have the article/journal I want  Order through RACER (Inter-Library Loan) I sometimes use Google Scholar  Set UOIT and RefWorks in your preferences
  3. 3. Find Databases I’m just getting started
  4. 4. Educati onSubject Guide
  5. 5. Multi-disciplinary databases are also useful for Education research…CBCA Education hasCanadian contentERIC is the largestEducationdatabaseAACE is excellent fortechnology topics
  6. 6. Student Number Network password (Not Library PIN or WebCT password)Don’t know your password?Call IT Support:(905) 721-8668 x3333 – Option1
  7. 7. When you search different databases, you’ll see a variety of interfaces. However, most have similar search features. adolescen* = adolescent, adolescents, adolescence…
  8. 8. ORadolescen* “middle school”
  9. 9. AND adolescen*adolescen* literacy literacy
  10. 10. keywordssubjects
  11. 11. Clicking on findit!@UOITor Find Full Textbrings up a pop up box
  12. 12. Find Journals I’m looking for a specific journal
  13. 13. Find Articles I’m looking for a specific article
  14. 14. RACER (Inter-Library Loan) UOIT doesn’t have the article/journal I want
  15. 15. Your User ID is your student number Don’t know yourLibrary PIN? Call the Library.
  16. 16. Login = Student Number Password = Library PIN Your Library = UOIT
  17. 17. Search for your journal by Title.
  18. 18. Foundit? ClickonGet it!
  19. 19. Some fields will be filled in automatically Fill in the citation details for the article you wantScroll down toAdditionalInformationChoose a pickuplocation and click onRequest
  20. 20. Inter-Library Loan Questions… Allison Caddies allison.caddies@uoit.ca (905) 721-8668 x2652 Jane Dubis jane.dubis@uoit.ca (905) 721-8668 x2412
  21. 21. Google Scholar I sometimes use Google Scholar
  22. 22. Search for UOITSelect RefWorks Remember to Save
  23. 23. Full-text from UOIT databases appearsSee who Click here to import here.else has the citation into You’ll need to login ifcited the RefWorks you’re off campus article *If you don’t see a Full-text/PDF link, use the Article/Citation Locator – Google Scholar doesn’t find everything
  24. 24. Education Library (905) 721-8668 x2976 kate.gibbings@uoit.ca cathy.corcoran@uoit.ca http://www.uoit.ca > Click on Education LibraryJan. 2011 Education Library

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