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How to find a specific article


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How to find a specific article

  1. 1. How to Find a Specific Article <br />Allen, R. (2008). Perceived diversity and organizational performance. Employee Relations, 30(1), 20-33.<br />
  2. 2. To access Forsyth Library from any FHSU website page, mouse over the QuickLinks and click on the library’s link.<br />
  3. 3.<br />Link to TigerTracks<br />Main Menu<br />
  4. 4. Click “Find Articles & Databases”<br />
  5. 5. Click “A to Z”<br />
  6. 6. Type in the Journal Name and search<br />Allen, R. (2008). Perceived diversity and organizational performance. Employee Relations, 30(1), 20-33.<br />
  7. 7. Journals with those keywords will come up<br />Be careful to find the exact title you need<br />This is a list of all the databases which contain full-text coverage (complete articles) of that journal, and for what dates.<br />
  8. 8. Check the date of your article against the dates contained in each database listed.<br />Allen, R.(2008). Perceived diversity and organizational performance. Employee Relations, 30(1), 20-33.<br />Embargo means no full-text coverage (citations only) for that period, in this case, for the most recent 12 months. <br />Let’s click Emerald Full-Text<br />
  9. 9. A list of all available issues from this journal available in Emerald Database is shown.<br />Allen, R.(2008). Perceived diversity and organizational performance. Employee Relations, 30(1), 20-33.<br />Scroll down and click on the issue you need<br />Volume 30,<br />Issue 1<br />
  10. 10. Scroll through the contents of the issue to find your article<br />
  11. 11. Click “HTML” or “PDF” to see the complete article.<br />
  12. 12. Choose PDF if available. It will give you the page numbers you need for your bibliography.<br />HTML<br />PDF<br />
  13. 13. A few databases will require you to search for the title of your article, when you click A to Z<br />The Quiet Americans: Recession and Pay. Economist, June 2009<br />A to Z<br />LexisNexis Academic<br />Type in the article title<br />The journal name is automatically entered into your search by A to Z<br />
  14. 14. If the journal is not found in A-to-Z, or if the date you need is not found<br />Journal not found in A to Z<br />
  15. 15. Search the online catalog for the print version of the journal<br />Return to the library’s home page: <br /><br />Click “Forsyth Library Catalog”<br />
  16. 16. Search for the Journal Name(not the article title)<br />Kennedy, M. (2009). Change happens. American Journal of Nursing, 109 (8), 9-15.<br />
  17. 17. The title is found, but we still need to know what issues the library owns. Click the journal title to find out.<br />
  18. 18. Check the library’s holdings against the date of your article<br />We own this journal in both Microfilm and in print. <br />We own microfilm issues only up to 1998<br />However, we have print issues from 1998 - present, which would include the article we are looking for.<br />
  19. 19. Write down the call number for the journal, and use it to locate the correct issue of the journal<br />Call Number for this Journal is RT1.A13<br />
  20. 20. Issues dated 1994 – present are shelved in the Periodical Reading Room on the Main Floor <br />Periodicals Area on Main Floor of Forsyth Library<br />
  21. 21. Issues dated prior to 1994 are shelved in the compact shelving in the basement, <br />in call number order.<br />
  22. 22. If you can’t find the article in A-to-Z or in the Online Catalog, you can request it through Interlibrary loan (for local or on-campus students)<br /><br />Or, click the Services tab on the main menu, <br />then click “Our Services to You’<br />Distance Students should click on “Distance Education Services” to request items.<br />
  23. 23. Loans are usually free. If a free copy cannot be located, you will be notified prior to any charges.<br />Complete the form and hit Submit at the bottom. Be sure to put your SCATCAT <br />E-mail address, or you may not receive your article.<br />
  24. 24. Receiving Your Articles<br />Usually the article will be e-mailed to you at your Scatcat e-mail address. The message will contain a password that will allow you to access the document.<br />Occasionally, the article will be in print form, and you will need to stop by the Interlibrary Loan office, Room 112, at the library to pick it up. We will contact you when it arrives.<br />
  25. 25. Questions? Just ask!<br />Judy Salm<br />628-4537<br />Lynn Haggard<br />628-5566<br />MaryAlice Wade<br />628-4342<br />Angela Barger<br />628-4529<br />