What you can expect from HMLKnowledgeable degreed librarians on duty over 60 hours per weekFriendly faces ready to help 101.5 hours per weekAccess to the resources you need both on and off campusResources available in a timely manner
Librarians and support staff http://www.onu.edu/academics/heterick_memorial_library/staff
What we expect you to know WorldCAT 1.6 billion items OhioLINK Ca. 20,000,000 items POLAR Ca. 400,000 items
+ even more!• 215 Databases• 821 print periodical subscriptions• Ca. 10,000 online journals• Juvenile collection• Audiovisuals – physical and streaming
Libraries at ONU•Taggert Law Library • Heterick Memorial Library•Library for Law • Undergraduateschool, accessible to Library,all accessible to all
ONU ID is Library card EVA Eva Maglott 00021559801 Eva Maglott Please use all digits in your student ID number.
Course Reserves• Occasionally professors place items on reserve for students in a particular class to access.• Usually electronic access, but some books, textbooks and dvds in the physical collection.• Electronic reserves sometimes requires log-in which would be the student’s first and last name, and all 11 digits of the university ID.• Print reserves would require students visiting the library with the option of making copies or scanning the information provided.
Equipment• Scanner -- First floor attached to public terminals• Computers -- Network computers requiring Luminis password in Large lab (102A) and Small lab (102B) and four in front of the Reference desk. -- Public terminals for use with library resources only are available on all 3 floors.• Copiers -- one on each of the three floors. Copies are 10 cents per page• Stapler -- electric model inMicroforms/Copier room• Hole punch -- In Microforms/Copier room• Paper cutter -- In Microform /Copier room
Library Tour• See research guide for a tour of the library
Research Strategy•Start big doingbackground reading•Narrow your topic for amore focused product•Research narrowedtopic using subjectspecific databases•Keep track ofbibliographic citations toavoid trouble down theroad.
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
What about the Internet? Google ScholarNote: Ifworking ONU buysoff Full-text database Google askscampus to link toaccess the contentGoogle OhioLINKScholar Permits Google to Run Googletab at the link to full-text ScholarResearch SearchGuide ONU user sees licensed full-text articles
Evaluate what you find• Currency * The timeliness of the information.• Relevance/Coverage *The depth and importance of the information.• Authority *The source of the information.• Accuracy *The reliability of the information.• Purpose/Objectivity *The possible bias present in the information. *The CRAAP acronym and descriptions are from Meriam Library at California State University Chico. Used with permission.
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
Find a Book -- POLAR• Click on Search POLAR link at the home page of the library
Find a Book -- POLARSearch fromthis page to doa quick search
Find a Book -- POLAR 1. Keyword Search•Looks in several locations (usuallysubject, article title, abstracts orcontents)•Does not require an exact match•Generates comparatively large numberof hits (not precise)•Good if you are not familiar withterminology
Find a Book -- POLARClick on “SearchPOLAR from theright hand menufor more options
Find a Book -- POLAR Checked out at HML, try at OhioLINK Checked out at HML but available at law library so head over there Available as e-book, click the link and follow the directions
Find a Book -- OhioLINK• 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 1. Make sure copies are available at other libraries 2. Click on request button
Find a Book -- OhioLINK 3. Select Ohio Northern 4. Enter your first and last name and all 11 digits exactly as they appear on your ID 5. Be sure to select Heterick as your pick up location and then click submit. 6. An email will be sent when the item is ready for pickup
SearchOhio• Access to several Ohio public libraries• Access via OhioLINK• An option when item wanted is not available at ONU or through OhioLINK
My Library AccountAllows you to see what you have checked outand requested. Allows you to renew online (ifpossible). Allows you to see charges on youraccount.
My Library Account Enter first and last name and all 11 digits on university ID
My Library Account• For more information visit the Library Information page
Bibliographic Citation Software Use “RefWorks” tab in TREX 1001 Research guide for more information
Find an Article Databases • 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 200+ • Available from Heterick home page