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Infm 225

  1. 1. INFM 225 Florence Tang Liaison to the College of Continuing and Professional Studies for the Atlanta Campus 678-547-6261 tang_fy@mercer.edu
  2. 2. Cornell University Library definition of a reference librarian http://www.library.cornell.edu/olinuris/ref/research/vocab.html Reference Librarian Reference librarians are specialists in the field of information retrieval. Generally they have a Masters degree in library science… They are available at reference desks to help you find the information you are looking for.
  3. 3. Florence’s office 10:00 AM -7:00 PM May be working weekends or nights.
  4. 4. Questions? Ask the Reference Desk! (678) 547-6282 (Atlanta) http://libraries.mercer.edu/swilley /reference/email-reference Reference Hours M - Th F Sat Sun 9AM-10PM 9AM-6PM 10AM-6PM 1PM-9PM Add askmercer as your buddy!
  5. 5. Remember to start your research early. Not everything can be found full-text online or at all hours. o Interlibrary Loan o Interlibrary Use o Print copies of books and journals o Databases unavailable from off-campus o Reference Librarian
  6. 6. • Background Reading & Brainstorming Encyclopedias Other reference sources
  7. 7. DynaMed
  8. 8. “Scholarly” Journals • Periodicals used by researchers to share their findings with one another and the public. • They contain articles describing new research or ideas written in a formal manner that includes background information, methods used, results/interpretation and significance. • Research articles are peerreviewed
  9. 9. Scholarly Journals How do I tell? • May contain graphs and charts. • Written by a scholar in the field or by someone who has done research in the field. Degrees attained and institutional affiliations are often included by the authors’ names. • Always cite their sources in the form of footnotes or bibliographies • No glossy pages or pictures
  10. 10. Examples of Scholarly Journals
  11. 11. Both are considered scholarly
  12. 12. Sign in to My EBSCOhost to save searches, and marked articles.
  13. 13. Limit the date range by sliding this tab.
  14. 14. If unavailable from request via
  15. 15. Do not • Share your GALILEO password or MUID with others. • Upload an article to a webpage that others can access. • Copy and paste sections of an article into your paper without using quotations.
  16. 16. APA • • • • th 6 ed. Reference List Every source cited in-text needs to be listed in the reference list and vice versa. Include enough information so that the reader can locate each source. o author name o date of publication o title of work Order list alphabetically by the author’s surname (or first word in group, association, agency, etc.; or title if there is no author). Be consistent.
  17. 17. From http://flash1r.apa.org/apastyle/basics/data/resources/referencesexample.pdf
  18. 18. Journal Article Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number(issue number), pages. http://dx.doi.org/xx.xxx/yyyyy Book Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher. Web Document Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of document. Retrieved from http://Web address
  19. 19. Citing Always show from where you got your information.
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