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Honr 1001 fall 2013

  1. 1. Finding Journal Articles Traci Welch Moritz Public Services Librarian Assistant Professor Heterick Memorial Library
  2. 2. Figure out which journals are germane to your major Find out how to access those journals Find out how to manage what you find Find out how to track references Leave with an article
  3. 3. The means by which individuals engaged in  academic research and  creative endeavor inform their peers, formally or informally, of the work they are engaged in or have accomplished. Following a tradition that began with the Academy in ancient Athens, scholars communicate by  writing monographs and  journal articles for publication,  presenting conference papers that may subsequently be published in proceedings and transactions,  submitting reports in fulfillment of grant requirements,  creating and maintaining Web sites for the academic community, and corresponding with peers via e-mail and electronic mailing lists. Broadly defined, the process includes not only the creation and dissemination of scholarly works but also evaluation of quality (peer review) and preservation for future use. One of the goals of academic libraries is to facilitate scholarly communication in all its forms.
  4. 4. What is a periodical? Periodicals are publications which are:  Issued at regular intervals (usually)  Are also often referred to as serials  Composed of a collection of articles, which may range from a single page story in a newspaper to a 40 page study in a scholarly journal.
  5. 5.  Periodical means the same as Magazine Usually magazines are more “popular”  Journals Scholarly or Professional Peer reviewed
  6. 6.  Periodicals are numerous (212,140)  Growth enhanced by online publishing – 56,329 online pubs. in Ulrich’s  A “volatile” format • Periodicals merge • Publications cease • Frequency of publication can change • Volume/ issue numbering can change • Titles change
  7. 7. British Medical Journal (1857 – 1987) BMJ – 1988 - Present “We are not amused.”
  8. 8.  What are the top 5 journals in your field?  Where is the “body of work” published?  Where is a good place to begin? • Ask your advisor • Discipline Associations  Several options from here • Research Guide • Library catalog • Library journal finder • Library current periodicals
  9. 9. Click on subject tab for a complete list of subjects
  10. 10. Choose main subject and then browse additional subjects
  11. 11. Click on “Search within the publication”
  12. 12. Look for a topic by clicking on “Search Terms” or type a topic of your choice in the second keyword search box.
  13. 13. Select the year, then volume and issue and browse through the articles in the results list
  14. 14. Put cursor on magnifying glass to read abstract Click on the PDF Full Text link to download and read the article
  15. 15. Print Email Save Export
  16. 16. Select an access point. The OhioLINK EJC is always the best choice.
  17. 17. Select a year, volume and issue and click on your choice.
  18. 18. Click on PDF Full Text to download and read the article.
  19. 19. Save Print
  20. 20. Click on article title
  21. 21. Click on “Email this article” to do so and click on “Export to Refworks” link
  22. 22. Click on article title
  23. 23. Click on “PDF Full Text” to download and read article
  24. 24. Save Print
  25. 25. Click on “Email this article” to do so and click on “Export to Refworks” link
  26. 26.  For some disciplines, it’s best to head to a subject specific database and search there. Be sure to click the “scholarly peer-reviewed journals” link. This is an option, of course, for all disciplines  Business, Stats, Accounting, Management -- Business Source Complete  CJ -- Criminal Justice Abstracts  Theater -- International Bibliography of Theater & Dance with Full Text and Arts and Humanities Citation Index (ISI) and Academic Search Complete
  27. 27. Select by subject or title to access subject specific databases
  28. 28. Reference librarians on duty 8a-4:30p, 6-9p Monday – Thursday, 8a-4:30p Friday and 10a-3:30p Sundays 1-2-1 sessions available by appointment reference@onu.edu Email t-moritz@onu.edu Phone 2473 Instant Messaging Chat Reference

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