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  • You all are learning so much, it's going to be a big help once your semester starts!
  • MATC New Student Library Presentation

    1. 1. MATC & the Park Library Fall 2012 Stephanie Willen Brown Librarian, Park Library swbrown@unc.edu 919.843.8300 #YouLearnedALotAlready#APA #FindingGoodKeywords #LibrariansSaveTime
    2. 2. Questions About Exercise? • Register to get books delivered at home • Chat Stephanie • Find article in CMMC & email citation to Stephaniehttp://findicons.com/icon/219716/question?id=384421
    3. 3. You & the Library• Inside the box – Books from UNC Library delivered to your home – Search engines for class research – Advice on where to search for what• Outside the box – Advice on managing, reformatting citations •S – Chat with us! IM: JOMCParkLib or click
    4. 4. Where to Search?• UNC Catalog for books• Library Search Engines  “Databases”• “EBSCO” suite – Academic Search Premier – PsycINFO – Communication & Mass Media Complete• Save & reformat results with RefWorks
    5. 5. Finding Books• Search by keyword• Identify books you want• Request item• Borrow for 30-90 days• Renew online!
    6. 6. Finding Articles: EBSCO
    7. 7. Look Outside the Box
    8. 8. Resources for 716 & Other Classeshttp://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu/matc/716
    9. 9. Good Search Terms Social media & the Olympicssocial media OR olympics ORsocial network* london2012 OR OR twitter OR basketball OR facebook OR AND gymnastics OR instagram OR lochte OR youtube OR phelps OR NBC blog* OR swim*
    10. 10. Translated to CMMC-ese• (social media or social network* or twitter or facebook or instagram or youtube or blog*) and (olympicsor london2012 or basketball or gymnastics or lochteor phelpsor NBC or swim*)• Notes: – Caps are irrelevant – Use () to indicate what to “OR” together – * is wildcard, so swim* searches for • swim • swims • swimmers • swimming
    11. 11. Citation Style: Differences?• APA(Research Methods; New Media and Society): Ning, W., Zhongshi, G., &Fei, S. (2011). Message, Perception, and the Beijing Olympics: Impact of Differential Media Exposure on Perceived Opinion Diversity. Communication Research, 38(3), 422-445.• Turabian(Database & Web Research): Ning, Wang, GuoZhongshi, and ShenFei. 2011. “Message, Perception, and the Beijing Olympics: Impact of Differential Media Exposure on Perceived Opinion Diversity.” Communication Research 38, no. 3: 422-445. Communication & Mass Media Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed July 30, 2012).
    12. 12. Citation Style: Some Differences• APA(Research Methods; New Media and Society): Ning, W., Zhongshi, G., &Fei, S.(2011). Message, Perception, and the Beijing Olympics: Impact of Differential Media Exposure on Perceived Opinion Diversity. Communication Research, 38(3), 422-445.• Turabian(Database & Web Research): Ning, Wang, GuoZhongshi, and ShenFei. 2011. “Message, Perception, and the Beijing Olympics: Impact of Differential Media Exposure on Perceived Opinion Diversity.”Communication Research 38, no. 3: 422-445. Communication & Mass Media Complete, EBSCOhost(accessed July 30, 2012).
    13. 13. Wait, What?! • No one can remember all that! • Use a citation manager or EBSCO’s “cite” optionhttp://findicons.com/icon/219716/question?id=384421
    14. 14. Options for Managing Citations • Export citations in MLA, APA, etc. formats from EBSCO & other library search engines. • RefWorks: Online, anywhere. Works with any browser. Somewhat clunky. • Zotero: FireFox plugin. Robust. Must be installed. • UNC’s Citation Builder Handy for reformatting one citation.All links on http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu/matc1
    15. 15. Citing in EBSCO
    16. 16. Maybe … Buy the Manual• American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. (6th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
    17. 17. Tips from Prior MATC Students • Home delivery of books is terrific • Use Interlibrary Loan to get articles that aren’t online! • Course pages very useful – Links work for all classes • Ask Stephanie for help with search terms – Chat – Twitter – Email – Phonehttp://findicons.com/icon/84701/user_group?id=404271#
    18. 18. Early Semester: Training via Elluminate • Stephanie will schedule 2-3 synchronous training sessions • Sign up for one (or more) • Learn more about – Searching in EBSCO – Generating good search terms – Anything else for Research Methods • Schedule via Doodle; message via Sakaihttp://www.iconarchive.com/show/construction-icons-by-proycontec/screen-settings-icon.html
    19. 19. 3 New Things1. ______________________________1. ______________________________1. ______________________________

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