Annotated Bibliography
Research Strategies
Professor Traci Welch Moritz
Public Services Librarian
Heterick Memorial Library
What today is all about
• Aid in constructing research
strategy for finding resources
for annotated bibliography
• Find re...
How am I going to remember all this
stuff she is talking about?
Research Guide
Libraries at ONU
• Heterick Memorial
Library
• Undergraduate
Library, accessible
to all
•Taggert Law
Library
•Library for ...
ONU ID is Library card
EVA
Eva Maglott
00021559801
Eva Maglott
Please use all
digits in your
student ID
number.
Annotated Bibliography
• Allows you to see what is out
there
• Helps you narrow your topic
and discard any irrelevant
mate...
What do I do first?
Take a look at your topic and identify
key search terms, Ask a question.
Most databases now use an i...
•State your topic as a question
•Identify main concepts or keywords
•Test the topic -- Look for keywords and
synonyms and ...
Research Strategy
What effects did the 18th
amendment have on Ohio
What about the web?
Research Tools -- Internet
Google and Wikipedia aren’t evil, just use
them for the correct purpose in your
research.
Google Scholar
ONU buys
Full-text
database
OhioLINK
Permits
Google to
link to full-text
Google asks
to link to
content
ONU...
Critically analyzing web sources
• Currency
• Relevance/Coverage
• Authority
• Accuracy
• Purpose/Objectivity
• Timeliness...
RESEARCH TOOLS∞INTERNET
• Does the information located satisfy
the research need?
• Is the information factual and
unbiase...
SEARCH
What is included?
• POLAR
• Article-level searching for all EBSCO
databases
• Article-level searching for a variety of
oth...
Results: Full Text, Polar
Results: OhioLink
Results: Find It @ ONU
Results: ILL
Facets: Limit Your Results
Things to Remember
• Facets are your Friend: After you
search, limit your results to what
you really want
• A tool not a s...
What do I do next?
Consider using critically evaluated websites
What do I do next?
Use library resources to continue your background
research.
CATALOGS
• POLAR -- Accessing items
located at HML (physical and
electronic) as well as Law
Library
• OhioLINK -- Next Ste...
POLAR
Find a book -- POLAR
Keyword Search
•Looks in several locations (usually
subject, article title, abstracts or
contents)
•Does not require an ex...
Find a Book -- POLAR
Checked out
at HML, try at
OhioLINK
Checked out at HML but
available at law library
so head over ther...
Find a Book -- POLAR
E-books
Find a Book -- POLAR
Public terminal on
third floor
• Materials owned by all Ohio
colleges, universities, several public
libraries
• Link from POLAR permits you to submit
req...
Find a Book -- OhioLINK
Find a Book -- OhioLINK
1. Make sure
copies are
available at other
libraries
2. Click on request
button
Find a book -- OhioLINK
3. Select Ohio Northern
4. Enter your first and last
name and all 11 digits
exactly as they appear...
Find a book -- SearchOhio
• Access to several Ohio public libraries
• Access via OhioLINK
• An option when item wanted is ...
My Library Account
Allows you to see what you have checked out
and requested. Allows you to renew online (if
possible). Al...
My Library Account
Enter first and last name and
all 11 digits on university ID
My Library Account
• For more information visit the Library
Information page
Library App
• http://journals.onu.edu/home_page/libinfo/mobile
.cfm
Bibliographic Citation Software
Use “RefWorks”
tab in the ENGL
Research guide
for more
information
What do I do next?
Use databases to find articles based on your
search strategy
• Often tools for locating journal
and newspaper articles
• Most are subject-specific – some
multi-disciplinary
• Many giv...
Find an Article
Click on “Databases”
Find an Article
48
Find an Article
BIG THREE
• Academic Search
Complete
• Lexis-Nexis
• Opposing
Viewpoints
SUBJECT SPECIFIC
Find an Article
• Periodical means the
same as Magazine
Usually magazines are
more “popular”
• Journals
Scholarly or Profe...
General Database
Scholarly
journals, peer
reviewed articles
General Database
Scholarly
journals, peer
reviewed articles
Find an Article
Some articles available full-text html or pdf
Find an Article
Find an Article
• What if it’s not available PDF or HTML?
• Always hit the “find it” icon and see what
happens next.
• It may have to be requested
ILL
Find an Article
Find an Article
• It may be available Full text from
OhioLINK or another database
Find an Article
• And could be available in print
Lexis-Nexis
Lexis-Nexis
Lexis-Nexis
Consider
using the
“Advanced
search”
option
Opposing Viewpoints
Opposing Viewpoints
Subject Specific Database
There are 3 citation styles that
are in frequent used at ONU.
They are:
•MLA (Modern Language
Association)
•APA (American ...
Off campus access
Web Management
Be sure to click on the “Off
campus access tab” to begin
HELP
Traci Welch Moritz, MLS
Public Services Librarian
Assistant Professor
Heterick Memorial
Library
t-moritz@onu.edu
419-...
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  1. 1. Annotated Bibliography Research Strategies Professor Traci Welch Moritz Public Services Librarian Heterick Memorial Library
  2. 2. What today is all about • Aid in constructing research strategy for finding resources for annotated bibliography • Find resources in library catalog and databases available
  3. 3. How am I going to remember all this stuff she is talking about?
  4. 4. Research Guide
  5. 5. Libraries at ONU • Heterick Memorial Library • Undergraduate Library, accessible to all •Taggert Law Library •Library for Law school, accessible to all
  6. 6. ONU ID is Library card EVA Eva Maglott 00021559801 Eva Maglott Please use all digits in your student ID number.
  7. 7. Annotated Bibliography • Allows you to see what is out there • Helps you narrow your topic and discard any irrelevant materials • Aids in developing the thesis • Makes you a better scholar
  8. 8. What do I do first? Take a look at your topic and identify key search terms, Ask a question. Most databases now use an implied Boolean logic search scheme so a keyword search will get you started. Boolean logic is the use of AND, NOT, OR to narrow or expand your search See Research Guide for Writing Seminar WHO
  9. 9. •State your topic as a question •Identify main concepts or keywords •Test the topic -- Look for keywords and synonyms and related terms for the information sought Subject headings in catalogs Built-in thesauri in many databases Reference sources Textbooks, lecture notes, readings Internet Librarians, Instructors How to conduct research
  10. 10. Research Strategy What effects did the 18th amendment have on Ohio
  11. 11. What about the web?
  12. 12. Research Tools -- Internet Google and Wikipedia aren’t evil, just use them for the correct purpose in your research.
  13. 13. 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 user sees only citation to articles not full text. See the Research Guide for help in setting up Google Scholar for off-campus access. RESEARCH TOOLS∞INTERNET
  14. 14. Critically analyzing web sources • Currency • Relevance/Coverage • Authority • Accuracy • Purpose/Objectivity • Timeliness of the information. • Depth and importance of the information. • Source of the information. • Reliability of the information • Possible bias present in the information.
  15. 15. RESEARCH TOOLS∞INTERNET • Does the information located satisfy the research need? • Is the information factual and unbiased? • See handout “Critically Analyzing Information Sources” at the “Web” tab on the Writing Seminar Research Guide.
  16. 16. SEARCH
  17. 17. What is included? • POLAR • Article-level searching for all EBSCO databases • Article-level searching for a variety of other databases: JSTOR, Hoover’s, AccessPharmacy, e tc. • Title-level searching for most other databases: IEEE, CIAO, Proquest Nursing & Allied Health • OhioLink central catalog
  18. 18. Results: Full Text, Polar
  19. 19. Results: OhioLink
  20. 20. Results: Find It @ ONU
  21. 21. Results: ILL
  22. 22. Facets: Limit Your Results
  23. 23. 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
  24. 24. What do I do next? Consider using critically evaluated websites
  25. 25. What do I do next? Use library resources to continue your background research.
  26. 26. CATALOGS • POLAR -- Accessing items located at HML (physical and electronic) as well as Law Library • OhioLINK -- Next Step if you can’t find what you want in the HML collection • ILL -- option of last resort
  27. 27. POLAR
  28. 28. Find a book -- POLAR
  29. 29. Keyword Search •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 Find a Book -- POLAR
  30. 30. Find a Book -- POLAR Checked out at HML, try at OhioLINK Checked out at HML but available at law library so head over there Available as e- book, click the link and follow the directions
  31. 31. Find a Book -- POLAR E-books
  32. 32. Find a Book -- POLAR
  33. 33. Public terminal on third floor
  34. 34. • Materials owned by all Ohio colleges, universities, several public libraries • Link from POLAR permits you to submit requests • Most requests arrive in 2-3 working days • No charge • Only 25 requests at a time • May keep up to 84 days Find a Book -- OhioLINK
  35. 35. Find a Book -- OhioLINK
  36. 36. Find a Book -- OhioLINK 1. Make sure copies are available at other libraries 2. Click on request button
  37. 37. Find a book -- OhioLINK 3. Select Ohio Northern 4. Enter your first and last name and all 11 digits exactly as they appear on your ID 5. Be sure to select Heterick as your pick up location and then click submit. 6. An email will be sent when the item is ready for pickup
  38. 38. Find a book -- SearchOhio • Access to several Ohio public libraries • Access via OhioLINK • An option when item wanted is not available at ONU or through OhioLINK
  39. 39. My Library Account Allows you to see what you have checked out and requested. Allows you to renew online (if possible). Allows you to see charges on your account.
  40. 40. My Library Account Enter first and last name and all 11 digits on university ID
  41. 41. My Library Account • For more information visit the Library Information page
  42. 42. Library App • http://journals.onu.edu/home_page/libinfo/mobile .cfm
  43. 43. Bibliographic Citation Software Use “RefWorks” tab in the ENGL Research guide for more information
  44. 44. What do I do next? Use databases to find articles based on your search strategy
  45. 45. • Often tools for locating journal and newspaper articles • Most are subject-specific – some multi-disciplinary • Many give access to full text of articles • Heterick has 212
  46. 46. Find an Article Click on “Databases”
  47. 47. Find an Article
  48. 48. 48 Find an Article BIG THREE • Academic Search Complete • Lexis-Nexis • Opposing Viewpoints SUBJECT SPECIFIC
  49. 49. Find an Article • Periodical means the same as Magazine Usually magazines are more “popular” • Journals Scholarly or Professional Peer reviewed
  50. 50. General Database Scholarly journals, peer reviewed articles
  51. 51. General Database Scholarly journals, peer reviewed articles
  52. 52. Find an Article
  53. 53. Some articles available full-text html or pdf Find an Article
  54. 54. Find an Article • What if it’s not available PDF or HTML? • Always hit the “find it” icon and see what happens next.
  55. 55. • It may have to be requested ILL Find an Article
  56. 56. Find an Article • It may be available Full text from OhioLINK or another database
  57. 57. Find an Article • And could be available in print
  58. 58. Lexis-Nexis
  59. 59. Lexis-Nexis
  60. 60. Lexis-Nexis Consider using the “Advanced search” option
  61. 61. Opposing Viewpoints
  62. 62. Opposing Viewpoints
  63. 63. Subject Specific Database
  64. 64. There are 3 citation styles that are in frequent used at ONU. They are: •MLA (Modern Language Association) •APA (American Psychological Association) •CMS (Chicago Manual of Style) Cite what you find using standard formats HOW TO DO RESEARCH
  65. 65. Off campus access Web Management Be sure to click on the “Off campus access tab” to begin
  66. 66. HELP Traci Welch Moritz, MLS Public Services Librarian Assistant Professor Heterick Memorial Library t-moritz@onu.edu 419-772-2473 419-772-2185 Reference Librarians on duty 8a-4p Mon-Fri 6p-9p Mon-Thur 10a-3:30p Sundays

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