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Exds 2001 international projects

  1. 1. Powerpoint Templates Page 1 Powerpoint Templates EXDS 2001 International Projects Professor Traci Welch Moritz Public Services Librarian Heterick Memorial Library
  2. 2. Powerpoint Templates Page 2 • Aid in constructing research strategy for Aid Evaluation Paper and Personal Ethics statement • Identify resources • Everything shown today is available at Research Guides for this class What today is all about
  3. 3. Powerpoint Templates Page 3 ONU ID is Library card EVA Eva Maglott 00021559801 Eva Maglott Please use all digits in your student ID number.
  4. 4. Powerpoint Templates Page 4 How am I going to remember all this stuff?
  5. 5. Powerpoint Templates Page 5 What do I do first? • Construct a research strategy –Choose an aid project –Work out vocabulary –Evaluate said aid project –How would you go about this? • What aid projects do you know about? • Which ones are listed in your books? • Which ones has the instructor talked about? • Check out the Research Guide
  6. 6. Powerpoint Templates Page 6 Google and Wikipedia aren’t intrinsically evil, just use them for the correct purpose in your research. Internet Tools
  7. 7. Powerpoint Templates Page 7 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 this class. Internet Tools
  8. 8. Powerpoint Templates Page 8 • 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 Critically analyzing web sources
  9. 9. Powerpoint Templates Page 9 What do I do next? • Continue working on research strategy –What do you need to know? –What type of evaluation is done? –Where would you find best practices?
  10. 10. Powerpoint Templates Page 10 SEARCH
  11. 11. Powerpoint Templates Page 11 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
  12. 12. Powerpoint Templates Page 12 Results: Full Text, Polar
  13. 13. Powerpoint Templates Page 13 Results: OhioLink
  14. 14. Powerpoint Templates Page 14 Results: Find It @ ONU
  15. 15. Powerpoint Templates Page 15 Results: ILL
  16. 16. Powerpoint Templates Page 16 Facets: Limit Your Results
  17. 17. Powerpoint Templates Page 17 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
  18. 18. Powerpoint Templates Page 18 You can still go directly to specific types of resources
  19. 19. Powerpoint Templates Page 19 Finding Books
  20. 20. Powerpoint Templates Page 20 •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 Finding Books
  21. 21. Powerpoint Templates Page 21 •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 Finding Books Click on the “Find Similar Items” link found on each item record
  22. 22. Powerpoint Templates Page 22 • 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 Finding Books
  23. 23. Powerpoint Templates Page 23 What do I do next? Use databases to find articles based on your search strategy
  24. 24. Powerpoint Templates Page 24 • 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 over 250 Finding Articles
  25. 25. Powerpoint Templates Page 25 • Over 20,000 journals indexed, most are full text • Divided by subject area offered at ONU • Begin with a general database, –Academic Search Complete –JSTOR Finding Articles
  26. 26. Powerpoint Templates Page 26 Finding Articles • Periodical means the same as Magazine Usually magazines are more “popular” • Journals Scholarly or Professional Peer reviewed
  27. 27. Powerpoint Templates Page 27 A.Academic Search Complete/Masterfile Premier B.JSTOR C.Cochrane Library D.Lexis-Nexis + Newspapers E.Subject specific databases Finding Articles
  28. 28. Powerpoint Templates Page 28 General Database Scholarly journals, peer reviewed articles
  29. 29. Powerpoint Templates Page 29 General Database Scholarly journals, peer reviewed articles
  30. 30. Powerpoint Templates Page 30 General Database
  31. 31. Powerpoint Templates Page 31 Subject Specific Database
  32. 32. Powerpoint Templates Page 32 Subject Specific Database
  33. 33. Powerpoint Templates Page 33 Subject Specific Database
  34. 34. Powerpoint Templates Page 34 Subject Specific Database
  35. 35. Powerpoint Templates Page 35 • 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. Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
  36. 36. Powerpoint Templates Page 36 REFWORKS Bibliographic Citation Software
  37. 37. Powerpoint Templates Page 37 • Licensed state-wide, access free to Ohio students for the rest of your life! • See: http://0-www.refworks.com.polar.onu.edu/ • Write n’ Cite interfaces with MS Word • Excellent Tutorials • Help available at Heterick • Research Guide for HONR 231 for instructions on how to get your free-for-a- life-time account Managing Information - RefWorks
  38. 38. Powerpoint Templates Page 38 • Ask at the Reference Desk • Phone the Reference Desk at ext. 2185 • Contact us by E-mail reference@onu.edu • Personal Reference Appt –T-moritz@onu.edu or call ext. 2473 QUESTIONS?
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