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TREX 1001

  1. 1. Success @ HML =Success @ ONU Traci Welch Moritz Public Services Librarian/Assistant Professor Heterick Memorial Library
  2. 2. Welcome to the Library
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. Librarians and support staff
  5. 5. What we expect you to know WorldCAT 1.6 billion items OhioLINK Ca. 20,000,000 items POLAR Ca. 400,000 items
  6. 6. + even more!• 215 Databases• 821 print periodical subscriptions• Ca. 10,000 online journals• Juvenile collection• Audiovisuals – physical and streaming
  7. 7. How am I suppose toremember all this stuff? 7
  8. 8. Libraries at ONU•Taggert Law Library • Heterick Memorial Library•Library for Law • Undergraduateschool, accessible to Library,all accessible to all
  9. 9. ONU ID is Library card EVA Eva Maglott 00021559801 Eva Maglott Please use all digits in your student ID number.
  10. 10. 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.
  11. 11. Course Reserves
  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. Library Tour• See research guide for a tour of the library
  14. 14. 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.
  15. 15. 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
  16. 16. What about the Internet?
  17. 17. 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
  18. 18. 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.
  19. 19. 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
  20. 20. POLAR
  21. 21. Find a Book -- POLAR• Click on Search POLAR link at the home page of the library
  22. 22. Find a Book -- POLARSearch fromthis page to doa quick search
  23. 23. 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
  24. 24. Find a Book -- POLARClick on “SearchPOLAR from theright hand menufor more options
  25. 25. 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
  26. 26. Find a Book -- POLAR E-books
  27. 27. Find a Book -- POLAR
  28. 28. Public terminal onthird floor
  29. 29. 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
  30. 30. Find a Book -- OhioLINK
  31. 31. Find a Book -- OhioLINK 1. Make sure copies are available at other libraries 2. Click on request button
  32. 32. 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
  33. 33. SearchOhio• Access to several Ohio public libraries• Access via OhioLINK• An option when item wanted is not available at ONU or through OhioLINK
  34. 34. 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.
  35. 35. My Library Account Enter first and last name and all 11 digits on university ID
  36. 36. My Library Account• For more information visit the Library Information page
  37. 37. Library App•
  38. 38. Bibliographic Citation Software Use “RefWorks” tab in TREX 1001 Research guide for more information
  39. 39. 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
  40. 40. Find an Article SUBJECT SPECIFICBIG THREE• Academic Search Complete• Lexis-Nexis• Opposing Viewpoints 40
  41. 41. Find an Article • Periodical means the same as Magazine Usually magazines are more “popular” • Journals Scholarly or Professional Peer reviewed
  42. 42. Find an Article Click on “Databases”
  43. 43. Find an Article
  44. 44. Find an Article
  45. 45. Find an Article Some articles available full-text html or pdf
  46. 46. Find an Article• What if it’s not available PDF or HTML?• Always hit the “find it” icon and see what happens next.
  47. 47. Find an Article• It may have to be requested ILL
  48. 48. Find an Article• It may be available Full text from OhioLINK or another database
  49. 49. Find an Article• And could be available in print
  50. 50. Lexis-Nexis
  51. 51. Lexis-Nexis
  52. 52. Lexis-NexisConsiderusing the“Advancedsearch”option
  53. 53. Opposing Viewpoints
  54. 54. Opposing Viewpoints
  55. 55. Off campus accessWeb Management Be sure to click on the “Off campus access tab” to begin
  56. 56. Help/InstructionStop by the Reference DeskPhone the Reference Desk – 419.772.2185Contact us by