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ENGL 1221 Dowland

  1. 1. ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar Emotions, An AnnotatedBibliography and Essay
  2. 2. Introduction• Welcome• Traci Welch Moritz, t-moritz@onu.edu• Feel free to visit or email• Reference Desk, reference@onu.edu• Librarians on duty 8a-4p, 6p-9p Mon – Thurs, 8a-4p Friday and 10a-3:30p on Sundays
  3. 3. Libraries at ONU•Taggert Law • Heterick Memorial LibraryLibrary•Library for Law • Undergraduateschool, accessible Library, accessibleto all to all
  4. 4. What we’ll do today• How to use library resources to do research• How to construct an annotated bibliography
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. Definition Essay• Some say to “write a successful definition essay you must share all the knowledge you have obtained on the subject.”• How do you find all this information?• Research!• Barker, Cheryll. "A Brief Guide to Writing Definition Essays." The Online Writing Lab (OWL). Roane State Community College, n.d. Web. 20 Apr 2011. <http://www.roanestate.edu/owl/Definition.html>.
  7. 7. Research Guide
  8. 8. Research Guides
  9. 9. Research Guides
  10. 10. How to conduct research STEP 1: IDENTIFY AND DEVELOP YOUR TOPIC STEP 2: FIND BACKGROUND INFORMATION STEP 3: FIND INTERNET RESOURCES (if appropriate for the assignment) STEP 4: USE DATABASES TO FIND PERIODICAL ARTICLES STEP 5: EVALUATE WHAT YOU FIND STEP 6: PULLING IT ALL TOGETHER STEP 7: CITE WHAT YOU FINDSeven Steps of the Research ProcessAmended with permission by the Librarians at the Olin and Uris Libraries of Cornell University
  11. 11. How to conduct research• Definitions – Oxford Reference or any of the subject specific Oxford reference books available electronically
  12. 12. Research Tools-- POLAR
  13. 13. Find a Book -- POLAR
  14. 14. Subject Headings
  15. 15. • Materials owned by all Ohio colleges, universities, several public libraries
  16. 16. Research Tools ∞ InternetGoogle and Wikipedia aren’t evil, just use them for the correct purpose in your research.
  17. 17. Research ToolsNote: If Google Scholarworking off ONU buyscampus user Full-textsees only database Google asks to link tocitation to contentarticles not OhioLINKfull text. See Permits Google to Run GoogleResearch link to full-text ScholarGuide for info Searchon how to setup off campus ONU user seesaccess. licensed full-text articles
  18. 18. Research Tools• Does the information located satisfy the research need?• Is the information factual and unbiased?• See handout “Critically Analyzing Information Sources” under the “Google Scholar” tab at the Research Guide.
  19. 19. How to conduct research USE DATABASES 2 FIND ARTICLES
  20. 20. • 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 250+
  21. 21. Find an Article• Over thousands of journals indexed, most are full text• Divided by subject area offered at ONU• Begin with a general database, Academic Search Complete
  22. 22. Find an Article
  23. 23. • Academic Search Complete
  24. 24. Find an Article You can choose to limit by date by sliding the date bar.
  25. 25. Find an Article You can choose to narrow by an additional subject, geographic location or type of publication.
  26. 26. Find an Article Click on the pdf or hmtl link to bring up the full text of the article.
  27. 27. Find an Article No html or pdf link? Always click on the “FIND IT” button to find out where else you can find the article!
  28. 28. Find an Article• Could be available through another database
  29. 29. Find an Article• It could be available in print• It could not be available through the library which would necessitate an ILL request
  30. 30. How to find print journalsClick on the link tothe catalog for fulldetails
  31. 31. Locating print journals Click on Latest Received to see the current locations for periodicals
  32. 32. Locating print journals• Reserve means the periodical/journal is held at the front desk.• Current means the issue is new and is available on the open shelves beside the computer lab.• All others are upstairs and arranged alphabetically by title.• Bound means it’s out of the building• Arrived means it’s on the open shelves• Expected means it’s not here yet
  33. 33. Article not available from other source?
  34. 34. InterLibrary Loan
  35. 35. InterLibrary Loan• Use when you need a book or article that is not available online, not owned by ONU or available via OhioLINK• No charge/ limit on requests• Most requests take 5-7 days to fill• Use ILL form on library web pages.
  36. 36. InterLibrary LoanFill in theblanks
  37. 37. How to keep track of articles
  38. 38. Save, Print, Export
  39. 39. Bibliographic Citation Software
  40. 40. Manage Information - RefWorks • Licensed state-wide, access free to Ohio students for the rest of your life! • See “RefWorks” tab at Research Guide • Excellent Tutorials • Help available at Heterick
  41. 41. Log in to your account
  42. 42. Bibliographic Citation Software
  43. 43. Subject Specific Databases• JSTOR : the Scholarly Journal Archive• Oxford Scholarship• Search by Subject/Discipline for subject specific databases – Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection – SocINDEX with Full Text – Gender Studies Database – Religion and Philosophy Collection
  44. 44. How to use JSTOR• JSTOR was founded in 1995 to build trusted digital archives for scholarship. Today, we enable the scholarly community to preserve their work and the materials they rely upon, and to build a common research platform that promotes the discovery and use of these resources.• Began adding current issues for some 170+ titles but mostly consists of back issues• HML subscribes to the full-text component BUT also shows links to articles outside the library. You must pay attention to what you find.• There is no “FIND IT” button• Easiest way to work with JSTORis to get a free account and go from there.
  45. 45. Head right to “Advanced Search”
  46. 46. Advanced Searching You will want to uncheck the “only content I can access box and leave the other checked.
  47. 47. JSTOR results list Still happy because you can get articles just need to “click through”
  48. 48. Managing results list in JSTOR
  49. 49. Exporting to RefWorks
  50. 50. Help • Reference Librarians on duty • 8a-4:30p Mon-Fri • 6p-9p Mon-Thur • 10a-3:30p Sundays Traci Welch Moritz, MLS Public Services Librarian Assistant Professor Heterick Memorial Library t-moritz@onu.edu 419-772-2473 419-772-2185

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