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Engl 1221 Putt 2011

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Engl 1221 Putt 2011

  1. 1. Annotated Bibliography Research Strategies<br />ENGL 1221<br />Traci Welch Moritz<br />Public Services Librarian/Assistant Professor<br />Heterick Memorial Library<br />
  2. 2. What today is all about<br />To get <br />you started<br />Aid in constructing research strategy for finding resources for annotated bibliography<br />Find resources in library catalog and databases available<br />
  3. 3. How am I going to remember all this stuff she is talking about?<br />
  4. 4. Research Guide<br />
  5. 5. Annotated Bibliography<br />Allows you to see what is out there<br />Helps you narrow your topic and discard any irrelevant materials<br />Aids in developing the thesis <br />Makes you a better scholar<br />
  6. 6. Research Strategy<br /><ul><li>Start big doing background reading
  7. 7. Narrow your topic for a more focused product
  8. 8. Research narrowed topic using subject specificdatabases
  9. 9. Keep track of bibliographic citations to avoid trouble down the road.</li></ul>Ask a question<br />
  10. 10. What do I do first?<br /><ul><li>Take a look at your topic and identify key search terms, Ask a question.
  11. 11. Most databases now use an implied boolean logic search scheme so a keyword search will get you started.
  12. 12. Boolean logic is the use of AND, NOT, OR to narrow or expand your search
  13. 13. See Research Guide for Writing 2</li></ul>WHO CARES?<br />
  14. 14. Internet Tools<br />Aren’t evil<br />Can prove valuable<br />Can’t be used as a source<br />Turn to the databases for source materials<br />From the University of Wisconsin Library, worksheet for evaluating web sites<br />
  15. 15. Internet Tools<br />Google Scholar<br />Note: See “Google Scholar” tab at Research Guide for off campus information<br />ONU buys<br />Full-text<br />database<br />Google asks<br />to link to<br />content<br />OhioLINK<br />Permits<br />Google to<br />link to full-text<br />Run Google Scholar<br />Search<br />ONU user sees <br />licensed full-text<br />articles<br />
  16. 16. What do I do next<br />
  17. 17. What do I do next ?<br />Keyword search for <br />Cloning<br />
  18. 18. Databases<br />A. Academic Search Premier<br />B. Lexis-Nexis<br />Proquest Nursing<br />Opposing Viewpoints<br />
  19. 19. General Database<br />Academic Search Complete<br />Scholarly journals, peer reviewed articles<br />
  20. 20. General Database<br />Lexis Nexis Academic<br />
  21. 21. Subject Specific Database<br />
  22. 22. Subject Specific Database<br />ProQuest Nursing<br />
  23. 23. Subject Specific Database<br />Opposing viewpoints<br />
  24. 24. Bibliographic Citation Software<br />REFWORKS<br />Tab at Research Guide for instructions on how to get your free lifetime account.<br />
  25. 25. Managing Information - RefWorks<br />Licensed state-wide, access free to Ohio students up to 6 months after leaving ONU<br />See: http://0-www.refworks.com.polar.onu.edu/<br />Write n’ Cite interfaces with MS Word<br />Excellent Tutorials<br />Help available at Heterick <br />See p: drive for info on exporting from ISI to RefWorks<br />
  26. 26. Interlibrary Loan (ILL)<br />Use when you need a book or article that is not available online, not owned by ONU or available via OhioLINK<br />No charge/ limit on requests<br />Most requests take 5-7 days to fill<br />Use ILL form on library web pages.<br />

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