Best practices in SearchStrategyBibliographY planLIS 601 Introduction to Reference and Information ServicesSpring 2013Dr. ...
210 Professional Strategies forDatabase Search Strategy Success1. Always get Long or Detailed or Full Format   or Complete...
310 Professional Strategies forDatabase Search Strategy Success3. Use truncation or stemming for NL terms3. Favor Default ...
4 10 Professional Strategies for Database Search Strategy Success5. Use Boolean because infrequent, colloquial, idiomatic,...
510 Professional Strategies forDatabase Search Strategy Success7. Limit use of Limiters:   •   Over limiting eliminates re...
6 10 Professional Strategies for Database Search Strategy Success9. Searching CV as NL or as CV:  • CV as NL: environmenta...
7Search Strategy ExerciseFind an article on animal-assisted motivational therapy.Database:Search Strategy:
8Bibliographic Control  Bibliographic control includes the standardization of  bibliographic description and subject acces...
9Bibliographic Universe   • All published items   • Any format   • Any date   • Bibliographic records     • Catalog record...
10Bibliographic ControlSets the Standards for:1.   Access2.   Arrangement3.   Collocation4.   Name Authority Control5.   S...
11Bibliographic Goals•   Universal Bibliographic Control [UBC]                     for•   Universal Bibliographic Access [...
12Bibliography Defined•       Organized list or inventory of documents or        materials.•       Typical organization:  ...
13Purposes of Bibliography   •   Control   •   Access   •   Identification   •   Verification   •   Selection
14Forms of Bibliography •   Bibliographic Utilities (OCLC WorldCat) •   Union Catalogs •   National Bibliographies •   Res...
15Forms of Bibliography   •   Periodical Indexes and Databases   •   Guides to Reference Sources (GRB Guide       to Refer...
16     Bibliography Plan Analysis1. Examine a paper or online copy of a 601   bibliography plan.2. Examine the parts in te...
17Bibliography Plan Outline  1. Topic and Scope  2. Audience  3. Useful Terms (NL)  4. Subject Headings and Descriptors   ...
18Next Week• Email your Bibliography Plan Outline (Google document OK) by February 26 • Please do not send attachments! • ...
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LIS 601 Introduction to Reference and Information Services
Spring 2013
Dr. Diane Nahl
Library and Information Science Program
University of Hawaii

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601 Session7-Bibliographies-s13

  1. 1. Best practices in SearchStrategyBibliographY planLIS 601 Introduction to Reference and Information ServicesSpring 2013Dr. Diane NahlLibrary and Information Science ProgramUniversity of Hawaii
  2. 2. 210 Professional Strategies forDatabase Search Strategy Success1. Always get Long or Detailed or Full Format or Complete record1. AU= Browse mode (AU=Jacso, P)
  3. 3. 310 Professional Strategies forDatabase Search Strategy Success3. Use truncation or stemming for NL terms3. Favor Default Fields in NL & CV Keyword Mode [KW] searches: 1. EBSCO: Select a Field 2. ProQuest: All Fields ALL 3. Voyager: Basic: Keyword; Advanced
  4. 4. 4 10 Professional Strategies for Database Search Strategy Success5. Use Boolean because infrequent, colloquial, idiomatic, or ungrammatical NL phrases are “statistically improbable phrases” (SIPS), for example: • “parent classroom” “parent volunteer classroom” • “parents participation” • “cult information” • “weather changes” “feel bad weather” “feeling bad in weather”5. Search terms match discipline and level of the database • “bad weather” in magazine and popular sources vs. “atmospheric conditions” in scientific and technical sources
  5. 5. 510 Professional Strategies forDatabase Search Strategy Success7. Limit use of Limiters: • Over limiting eliminates relevant items • TX theodore roszak AND DE Roszak, Theodore • PT= Review • TI= chronic fatigue syndrome7. Search with NL as if it were CV to identify actual CV: • Keyword search of CV field, e.g., SKEY in Voyager Advanced • Search found CV in CV field (descriptor, index term, subject, subject heading) • DE awakening [ Subject Work: The Awakening] • DE chronic fatigue syndrome [ Fatigue syndrome, Chronic]
  6. 6. 6 10 Professional Strategies for Database Search Strategy Success9. Searching CV as NL or as CV: • CV as NL: environmental effects AND seasonal variations • Search from within Thesaurus, click ADD terms to add CV strategy • CV as CV: DE= environmental effects AND DE= seasonal variations9.Notice sidebar links in results for useful CV: • Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic-Treatment • Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic-Therapy
  7. 7. 7Search Strategy ExerciseFind an article on animal-assisted motivational therapy.Database:Search Strategy:
  8. 8. 8Bibliographic Control Bibliographic control includes the standardization of bibliographic description and subject access by means of uniform catalog code, classification systems, name authorities, and preferred headings; the creation and maintenance of catalogs, union lists, and finding aids; and the provision of physical access to the items in the collection. (Cassell & Hiremath, 2013, p. 66, ODLIS, 2012) ODLIS is the Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science
  9. 9. 9Bibliographic Universe • All published items • Any format • Any date • Bibliographic records • Catalog records • Index entries • Database and Web site records • Bibliography entries • Etc.
  10. 10. 10Bibliographic ControlSets the Standards for:1. Access2. Arrangement3. Collocation4. Name Authority Control5. Subject Authority Control6. Depth & Comprehensiveness of Indexing
  11. 11. 11Bibliographic Goals• Universal Bibliographic Control [UBC] for• Universal Bibliographic Access [UBA] with• Universal Bibliographic Description [UBD]
  12. 12. 12Bibliography Defined• Organized list or inventory of documents or materials.• Typical organization: • Form • Subject classification • Chronological • Alphabetical by author, title, subject, etc. • Other (historical time period, genre, etc.)
  13. 13. 13Purposes of Bibliography • Control • Access • Identification • Verification • Selection
  14. 14. 14Forms of Bibliography • Bibliographic Utilities (OCLC WorldCat) • Union Catalogs • National Bibliographies • Resource Directories (Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory)
  15. 15. 15Forms of Bibliography • Periodical Indexes and Databases • Guides to Reference Sources (GRB Guide to Reference Books) • Reference Book Reviews • Annual Reviews • Books in Print • Amazon.com
  16. 16. 16 Bibliography Plan Analysis1. Examine a paper or online copy of a 601 bibliography plan.2. Examine the parts in terms of the checklist of required parts on p.12 of the Assignment Instructions.3. Discuss how the author interpreted the instructions.4. Identify elements and approaches that appeal to you.
  17. 17. 17Bibliography Plan Outline 1. Topic and Scope 2. Audience 3. Useful Terms (NL) 4. Subject Headings and Descriptors (CV) 5. Reference Sources and Databases
  18. 18. 18Next Week• Email your Bibliography Plan Outline (Google document OK) by February 26 • Please do not send attachments! • Paste the BP Outline directly into the body of the email message or Google doc.• Ch. 15; Handouts pp. 42-44 (Defusing Conflict)

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