Finding Resources(Books, Journal Articles, etc.) in Chesnutt Library 10/05/2012Librarian: Velappan Velappan(firstname.lastname@example.org)Charles W. Chesnutt LibraryReference Desk 910-672-1233
Class Objectives Learn how to navigate Chesnutt Library’s Web Pages. Learn how to access and search FSU’s Online catalog to identify and locate books and non-print materials. Learn how to identify online databases and locate magazine, journal, and newspaper articles. Learn how to cite the resources you use in a designated citation style, such as MLA, APA or Chicago.
Charles W. Chesnutt Library Traditional and 24 X 7 AccessChesnutt Library Has Over 300,000 Book Titles, Over 60,000 E-Books, Over 2,600Current Periodical Titles, Over 410 Electronic Journal Titles, Access to Over 11,700Full-Text Electronic Journal Titles through NC Live and Over 300 Full-Text Article,Biographical, and Statistical Content Online Databases
Reference Department 1st Floor of Chesnutt Library Staffed by professional librarians (M.L.S.). Assistance with using reference materials, the online catalog, electronic databases, and basic Internet searching. Assistance with finding books, journal articles and relevant Web sites. Seventy+ computers with Microsoft Office 2010 and Internet capabilities. Regular Hours *Hours are Extended During Midterms and Finals Monday through Thursday 7:45 am until 12:00 pm Friday 7:45 am until 6:00 pm Saturday 8:00 am until 5:00 pm Sunday 2:00 pm until 11:00 pm
Boolean Operators use OR to expand your search: Chinese ChineseChinese Culture or Chinese Political System Culture Political System (242 results found) use AND to narrow your search: Chinese Chinese Chinese Culture and Chinese Political Culture Political System System (5 results found) combine AND and OR: Chinese Economy and Chinese Chinese Political Culture System(Chinese Culture or Chinese Political System) (17 results found) Chinese Economy
Library Catalog – Search for Books, E-Books, Audio Visual Material (e.g. DVDS, CDs)
The Call Number is the location of the book on our shelves in the library
Peer Reviewed and Scholarly Full-Text Journal Articles are at Articles and Databases link
Search for Articles by Subject List of Databases, Alphabetically or by Database Title
NEW!!!! “Discovery Services” by EBSCO An All-on-One Federated Search
Style Manuals Found Under Research Tools, Reference Shelf
Style Manuals Found UnderResearch Tools Reference Shelf
Avoid Plagiarism – Cite Your SourcesPRINT RESOURCES ONLINE RESOURCES MLA Style Manual and Guide Citation to Scholarly Publishing – 3rd Builder, SourceAid. Assists Edition Ref PN147.G444 with creating citations in 2008 APA, MLA, Chicago Manual Publication Manual of the of Style, and Council of American Psychological Sciene Editors. Association (APA) – 6th Citation Machine by Edition Ref BF 76.7 .P83 Landmark, Assists with 2009 creating citations in MLA• Cite right : a quick guide to and APA style. citation styles-- Diana Hackers Research and Documentation MLA, APA, Chicago, the Online, Guides to the sciences, professions, and Humanities, Social more - Charles Sciences, History and Lipson, Reference Sciences. Also provides examples of how papers PN171.F56 L55 2006 should be formatted.
Inter-Library Loan – To Request Books/Articles from Other Libraries
You Can Obtain Books, Articles and Dissertations from Other Schools. Go to Services, Interlibrary Loan, and Register for ILLIADRequests are processed daily, Monday throgh Friday. Mostrequested items are received within one week of the date ofyour request (some items may take longer, two to three
Library of Congress Call Number Arrangement (Alphabetical and Numerical Order) Reference Books are located on the 1st floor Call numbers A-Z FSU Main Stacks Books are located on the 2nd and 3rd floor Call numbers A-K on the second floor Call Numbers L-Z on the third floor, also Oversize, and Juvenile Some CD-ROMs are kept at the Circulation Desk, Others in the Book Media Center Videos, DVDs, CDs, etc. on the 2nd floor Government Documents and Archives on the 4th floor QC QC QC QR QT Q R QA 981.8 981.8 981.8 1507 2003 11 12 .J6 628 .O115 .O25 .O25 .A3 .C65 B45 .Y43 .P47 A35 C66 F66 M53 2000 2002 2003 1997 2000 2001 1999
How to Find Journal Titles Check to see if the journal title is owned by Chesnutt Library by checking FSU’s Online Library Catalog under Journal Title or the Journal Finder Go to the Periodicals Department 1st Floor for Current Periodicals with titles A-Z 1st Floor for Bound Journals with titles A-B 2nd Floor for Bound Journals with titles C-Z 1st Floor for Newspapers Make a note of the format and location Microfiche 1st Floor (File Cabinets Behind the Elevator) Microfilm 1st Floor (Shelves Near the Newspapers) Printed Indexes are located on the 1st Floor.
Copiers are Available on the 1st, 2nd and 4th Floors and in the Curriculum Lab on the 2nd Floor Option 1 Sending to the print location hpps02aFSUPRINT1 can print anywhere on campus. Students are allowed 375 pages per semester, with the ability to contact the ITTS Help Desk at 910-672-2085 to increase the amount. The default printing s front/back, unless changed. Option 2 Copies cost $0.09 per page if made at the copiers in the Library’s Lobby. Copies can be made from the Microfiche and Microfilm readers onto paper No Change is available in the Library. Bring bills. Money can be added onto your Bronco ID Card or Bronco Express Copy Cards can be purchased. The VTS (Value Transfer Station) is located in the Library’s Student Lounge. Bronco Express Copy Cards cost $1.00 (Card costs $0.50 and leaves $0.50 for copies). The Card can be reused. The One Card Office is responsible for the Copy Card system.
Contact InformationVelappan Velappan, M.L.I.S., Head of Access Services 910-672-1236 email@example.com Thank You & Good Luck