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  • Biol 3241

    1. 1. BIOL 3241 Medical Physiology Professor Traci Welch Moritz Heterick Memorial Library Research and the Library
    2. 2. What we’ll do today Scientific or Systematic Literature review review Research review Choose a topic Background research Using correct resources Managing what you find
    3. 3. How am I suppose to remember all this?
    4. 4. ONU ID is Library card EVA Eva Maglott 00021559801 Eva Maglott Please use all digits in your student ID number.
    5. 5. Bibliographic Citation Software REFWORKS
    6. 6. Literature Review What is it? Survey of sources, scholarly articles, government docs, books, dissertations, conference proceedings… Overview of significant literature on a topic often limited to a specific time period
    7. 7. Scientific Literature Review What is it not? An academic research paper which is most often constructed as an argument and the information you are seeking is to support said argument An annotated bibliography as most bibliographies contain sources found and often read but not cited in the text
    8. 8. What is it? Whatever your professors tell you they want! Bates College Department of Biology University Library, UC Santa Cruz Medical Sciences Divsion of University of Oxford Systematic Literature Review
    9. 9. Choose a topic, broad is okay Do your background research Identify key words and phrases to aid in searching Books Professor Librarian How to begin
    10. 10. So what next? • Start big doing background reading • Look for patterns • Look at reference sources, your textbooks, LC subject heading list, subject headings in research tools to establish a controlled vocabulary Ask a librarian • Look at thesaurus in the research tools such MeSH for Medline or CINAHL Headings (CH)
    11. 11. Google and Wikipedia aren’t intrinsically evil, just use them for the correct purpose in your research. Internet Tools
    12. 12. Google Scholar ONU buys Full-text database OhioLINK Permits Google to link to full-text Google asks to link to content ONU user sees licensed full-text articles Run Google Scholar Search Note: If working off campus please see the “Google scholar” tab at the Research Guide for BIOL 3241 Internet Tools
    13. 13. Critically analyzing web sources What? is the page/site about Who? created and maintains this site Where? Is the information coming from Why? Is the information presented on the web When? Was the page created or last updated How? Accurate or credible is the page From the University of Wisconsin Library, worksheet for evaluating web sites www.malepregnancy.com
    14. 14. What do I do next? Use library resources to continue your background research.
    15. 15. Back Ground Research Catalogs HML, Law OhioLINK WorldCat Cell phones and men’s health Boolean search strategies
    16. 16. What is included? POLAR Article-level searching for all EBSCO databases Article-level searching for a variety of other databases: JSTOR, Hoover’s, AccessPharmacy, etc. Title-level searching for most other databases: IEEE, CIAO, Proquest Nursing & Allied Health OhioLink central catalog
    17. 17. Results: Full Text, Polar
    18. 18. Results: OhioLink
    19. 19. Results: Find It @ ONU
    20. 20. Results: ILL
    21. 21. Facets: Limit Your Results
    22. 22. Things to Remember Facets are your Friend: After you search, limit your results to what you really want A tool not a solution: This is not the solution to everything Ask the librarians for help There will still be some small changes coming
    23. 23. Scholarly, Peer-reviewed Popular Periodical means the same as Magazine Usually magazines are more “popular” Journals Scholarly or Professional Peer reviewed See Research Guide for BIOL 3241 for this and other Handouts
    24. 24. Find a Book∞POLAR
    25. 25. •Looks in several locations (usually subject, article title, abstracts or contents) •Does not require an exact match •Generates comparatively large number of hits (not precise) •Good if you are not familiar with terminology •Look for the same or similar words which keep appearing Find a Book∞POLAR
    26. 26. •Looks in one place – subject •Usually requires an exact match between your term and a pre-set list of terms •Precise •Can be used after keyword search has identified specific subjects •Click on the “Find Similar Items” link found on each item record Find a Book∞POLAR
    27. 27. Find a Book∞OhioLink Materials owned by all Ohio colleges, universities, several public libraries Ca. 10 million items Link from POLAR permits you to submit requests. Available from Heterick home page Most requests arrive in 2-3 working days No charge Limited to 100 items at a time MAY RENEW UP TO 4 TIMES
    28. 28. What do I do next? Use databases to find articles based on your search strategy
    29. 29. Next? Narrow Topic Databases General Discipline specific Effects of cell phone use on the male population
    30. 30. Databases
    31. 31. Databases -- General Academic Search Complete
    32. 32. Database -- Specific 2 Biology
    33. 33. Database -- Specific 2 Medicine
    34. 34. CINAHL plus with full text MEDLINE with full text Proquest Nursing and Allied Health Scopus Biological Abstracts with BIOSIS Preview ISI Science Citation Index Databases
    35. 35. You can cut and paste from most any source, so just fill in all the lines you can. ISSN is the unique number every periodical is assigned so it’s great if you can include that in your request. Be sure to only use the print ISSN, not the on-line ISSN. InterLibrary Loan
    36. 36. “General” databases – searchable by subject, title, author, etc. Citation databases – as above but tells you who has cited a particular article - significance Citation Databases
    37. 37. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI- EXPANDED)--1980-present Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)-- 1980-present Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)- -1980-present Combined into product, Web of Knowledge Citation Databases (ISI)
    38. 38. Your Search Terms Your Search Terms Keyword / subject Author Title Etc KW / subject Author Title Etc. Sources (citations) used by authors themselves General or Subject specific database Citation database
    39. 39. Gauge significance of individual articles & authors Uses expertise of experts in the field Gives insight into research patterns in different disciplines Can save you time – especially when doing more rigorous research Advantages
    40. 40. Need more help? http://libguides.onu.edu/aecontent.php? pid=199190&sid=2118629 Reference Desk reference@onu.edu 2185 121 Research Consultations with the Librarians of Heterick Memorial Library

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