Heterick
Memorial
Library: a corner
piece of your
education
• Welcome
• Professor Moritz, ext. 2473
t-moritz@onu.edu
• Feel free to visit or email
reference@onu.edu
• Librarians on d...
WELCOME to the LIBRARY
What you can expect from HML
• Knowledgeable degreed librarians on
duty over 60 hours per week
• Friendly faces ready to h...
OhioLINK
POLAR
WorldCAT
Ca. 400,000
items
Ca. 48,000,000
items
1.6+ billion
items
What we expect you to know
+ even more!
• 250+ Databases
• 570+ print periodical
subscriptions
• Thousands of online journals
• Juvenile collection
•...
• “I could see why Archimedes
got all excited. There was
nothing finer than the feeling
that came rushing through
you when...
HML -- Your library
Other ONU library
•Taggert Law Library
•Library for Law school,
•accessible to all
Make friends with the library staff!
Interactions
with
Librarians
Engagement
Persistence
Librarians and support staff
http://www-new.onu.edu/academics/heterick_memorial_library/staf
Professor
Baril
Professor
Don...
College computers are not filtered and
other IT stuff
• User Documentation
• Support services
– Helpdesk
– Phone: 419-772-...
1-2-1 Personal Research Consultations
Need a little extra help with your research?
Finding plenty of resources, but not ex...
ONU card = Library ID
Remember
to always
use all 11
digits!
How the library works
• Due dates
• Renewals
• Fines: accruing, paying
• Renewing materials
We have a great number of resources
both in print and electronically available
• Catalogs
• Databases [pay to play]
• Cour...
You have resources available beyond
these walls
• Taggert
• OhioLINK
• Search Ohio
• ILL
• Google books and other electron...
It is essential for you to not just use
Google for research
• This isn’t about punishment but because
– Most faculty will ...
More important stuff you need to know
• Log-in, network computers
• Drives
• Printing
• Copying
• Scanning
• Office suppli...
You need to know what they expect you
to use
• Reference works
– Oxford Reference + Oxford Scholarship
• Books
– Print and...
Academic Library provides access to the
resources you are expected (or it is
assumed) you are using
Research Ethics
• A citation is how you indicate where your information came from.
• There are four citation styles that a...
Research Tools
• Catalogs – for locating books,
maps, musical scores, govt.
documents, etc.
• Databases – usually for loca...
CATALOGS
• POLAR -- Accessing items located
at HML (physical and electronic) as
well as Law Library
• OhioLINK -- Next Ste...
• Heterick Memorial
Library
• Undergraduate
Library, accessible
to all
•Taggert Law
Library
•Library for Law
school, acces...
ONU card = Library ID
Remember
to always
use all 11
digits!
POLAR
www.onu.edu/library
• Click on any POLAR link on the
home page of the library
Polar
Find a Book -- POLAR
1. Keyword Search
•Looks in several locations (usually subject,
article title, abstracts or contents)
•Does not require an...
Click on Basic (keyword) Tab
Find a Book -- POLAR
Find a Book -- POLAR
Find a Book -- POLAR
E-books
• 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
Find a book -- OhioLINK
First and Last name
exactly as it appears
on university ID +
barcode is all 11
digits of your ID
SearchOhio
• Access to several Ohio public libraries
• Access via OhioLINK
• An option when item wanted is not
available a...
Find a Book -- OhioLINK
If you can’t get
what you want
from Heterick,
OhioLINK or
SearchOhio,
then request via
You can cut and paste
from most any
source, so just fill in all
the lines you can.
ISSN is the unique
number every
periodi...
You need to learn how to create and
employ a research strategy
• SEARCH ~ discovery layer
You need to learn how to effectively
access and utilize these databases
Boolean Searching
Evaluate resources
What’s next? Citing your resources
ALA
The Publication Manual of the American
Psychological Association describes the rule...
Managing resources found
• Heterick Memorial Library and Ohio
Northern University provide access to
RefWorks, a citation m...
Plagiarism: don’t do it
Course Reserves
• Must know Professor or Class
Number or Title
Research Guides
How to find stuff
• Classification systems
– DVDs
– CDs
– Course reserves
• Library tour
Survival Skills
• Get to know the librarians
• TIME MANAGEMENT
• Research is a process not an event
• Go beyond Google
• U...
Success at HML = Success at ONU
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Transfer students and the library 2015

  1. 1. Heterick Memorial Library: a corner piece of your education
  2. 2. • Welcome • Professor Moritz, ext. 2473 t-moritz@onu.edu • Feel free to visit or email reference@onu.edu • Librarians on duty 8-4:30, 6-9 Mon – Thurs, 8-4:30 Friday and 10-3:30 on Sundays Introduction
  3. 3. WELCOME to the LIBRARY
  4. 4. What you can expect from HML • Knowledgeable degreed librarians on duty over 60 hours per week • Friendly faces ready to help 101.5 hours per week • Access to the resources you need both on and off campus • Resources available in a timely manner
  5. 5. OhioLINK POLAR WorldCAT Ca. 400,000 items Ca. 48,000,000 items 1.6+ billion items What we expect you to know
  6. 6. + even more! • 250+ Databases • 570+ print periodical subscriptions • Thousands of online journals • Juvenile collection • Audiovisuals – physical and streaming
  7. 7. • “I could see why Archimedes got all excited. There was nothing finer than the feeling that came rushing through you when it clicked and you suddenly understood something that had puzzled you.” ― Jeannette Walls, Half Broke Horses
  8. 8. HML -- Your library
  9. 9. Other ONU library •Taggert Law Library •Library for Law school, •accessible to all
  10. 10. Make friends with the library staff! Interactions with Librarians Engagement Persistence
  11. 11. Librarians and support staff http://www-new.onu.edu/academics/heterick_memorial_library/staf Professor Baril Professor Donley Ms Kobiela Professor Moritz
  12. 12. College computers are not filtered and other IT stuff • User Documentation • Support services – Helpdesk – Phone: 419-772-1111 – Fax: 419-772-3101 – E-mail: help-desk@onu.edu – Submit Work Order: Work Order Submission – The help desk is staffed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday (excluding holidays) when classes are in session. • Network drives
  13. 13. 1-2-1 Personal Research Consultations Need a little extra help with your research? Finding plenty of resources, but not exactly what you are looking for? Has it been suggested by instructor to meet with a librarian? An in-depth research consultation with the librarian of your choice is available by appointment. Sessions may run for 30-60 minutes and are designed to assist students with finding and evaluating resources Schedule an appointment by visiting http://libguides.onu.edu/aecontent.php?pid=199190&sid=2118629
  14. 14. ONU card = Library ID Remember to always use all 11 digits!
  15. 15. How the library works • Due dates • Renewals • Fines: accruing, paying • Renewing materials
  16. 16. We have a great number of resources both in print and electronically available • Catalogs • Databases [pay to play] • Course reserves
  17. 17. You have resources available beyond these walls • Taggert • OhioLINK • Search Ohio • ILL • Google books and other electronic book providers
  18. 18. It is essential for you to not just use Google for research • This isn’t about punishment but because – Most faculty will tell you upfront not to use it or Wikipedia or limit the number of times you can – Most students do not know how to use Google effectively/efficiently – Visible v. Invisible web – Most students when using a search engine settle for “good enough” instead of the right stuff ~ SATISFICE
  19. 19. More important stuff you need to know • Log-in, network computers • Drives • Printing • Copying • Scanning • Office supplies • Wireless accessibility
  20. 20. You need to know what they expect you to use • Reference works – Oxford Reference + Oxford Scholarship • Books – Print and eBooks • Periodicals – Popular, v Scholarly v Peer-Reviewed or Refereed • Websites
  21. 21. Academic Library provides access to the resources you are expected (or it is assumed) you are using
  22. 22. Research Ethics • A citation is how you indicate where your information came from. • There are four citation styles that are in frequent use at the college level. They are: • MLA (Modern Language Association) • APA (American Psychological Association) • CMS (Chicago Manual of Style) • Turabian (Kate Turabian's A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 6th ed., 1996 ) • Each style has a way to do in-text citations, a way to do a bibliography, and a way to do footnotes and endnotes. • Always confirm with each instructor the style required. • You need to learn how to do citations, etc., but there is a citation software management tool available to all ONU students, faculty and staff… What is a citation?
  23. 23. Research Tools • Catalogs – for locating books, maps, musical scores, govt. documents, etc. • Databases – usually for locating periodical and newspaper articles, but may cover other materials as well
  24. 24. 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
  25. 25. • Heterick Memorial Library • Undergraduate Library, accessible to all •Taggert Law Library •Library for Law school, accessible to all Libraries at ONU
  26. 26. ONU card = Library ID Remember to always use all 11 digits!
  27. 27. POLAR www.onu.edu/library
  28. 28. • Click on any POLAR link on the home page of the library Polar
  29. 29. Find a Book -- POLAR
  30. 30. 1. 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
  31. 31. Click on Basic (keyword) Tab Find a Book -- POLAR
  32. 32. Find a Book -- POLAR
  33. 33. Find a Book -- POLAR E-books
  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
  37. 37. Find a book -- OhioLINK First and Last name exactly as it appears on university ID + barcode is all 11 digits of your ID
  38. 38. 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. Find a Book -- OhioLINK If you can’t get what you want from Heterick, OhioLINK or SearchOhio, then request via
  40. 40. You can cut and paste from most any source, so just fill in all the lines you can. ISSN is the unique number every periodical is assigned so it’s great if you can include that in your request. Be sure to only use the print ISSN, not the on-line ISSN. InterLibrary Loan
  41. 41. You need to learn how to create and employ a research strategy • SEARCH ~ discovery layer
  42. 42. You need to learn how to effectively access and utilize these databases
  43. 43. Boolean Searching
  44. 44. Evaluate resources
  45. 45. What’s next? Citing your resources ALA The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association describes the rules used to write papers following APA style. This style is used in psychology, sociology, business, economics, nursing, social work, and criminology. MLA Modern Language Association documentation guidelines are often used in the humanities fields, including English, comparative literature, literary criticism, and foreign-languages. Turabian/Chicago Chicago style is a documentation style used in history and other humanities fields and uses footnotes or endnotes.
  46. 46. Managing resources found • Heterick Memorial Library and Ohio Northern University provide access to RefWorks, a citation management and formatting software package.
  47. 47. Plagiarism: don’t do it
  48. 48. Course Reserves • Must know Professor or Class Number or Title
  49. 49. Research Guides
  50. 50. How to find stuff • Classification systems – DVDs – CDs – Course reserves • Library tour
  51. 51. Survival Skills • Get to know the librarians • TIME MANAGEMENT • Research is a process not an event • Go beyond Google • Use the resources the professors expect you to use • Know the difference between sources and how to evaluate them for relevancy and scholarship • Know how to cite and avoid plagiarism • Practice makes perfect
  52. 52. Success at HML = Success at ONU

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