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TREX 1001 Clingerman


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TREX 1001 Clingerman

  1. 1. Being Human
  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. OhioLINK POLAR WorldCAT Ca. 400,000 items Ca. 20,000,000 items 1.6 billion items What we expect you to know
  6. 6. + even more! • 250+Databases • 550+ print periodical subscriptions • Ca. 10,000 online journals • Juvenile collection • Audiovisuals – physical and streaming
  7. 7. How am I suppose to remember all this stuff? 7
  8. 8. Annotated Bibliography • Allows you to see what is out there • Helps you narrow your topic and discard any irrelevant materials • Aids in developing the thesis • Makes you a better scholar
  9. 9. Research Strategy • Finding the right search term • Start big and then use patterns you see in the results list to narrow your topic • Most resources will have built into their system a “thesaurus” or “subject” or suggested topics links, use them • Ask a librarian or your professor for suggestions
  10. 10. • 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 Research Tools
  11. 11. What about Google? Image by Kimberly Butler
  12. 12. Google and Wikipedia • Aren’t evil • Can prove valuable • Can’t be used as a source • Turn to the databases for source materials *The CRAAP acronym and descriptions are from Meriam Library at California State University Chico. Used with permission.
  13. 13. • 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. What about the internet?
  14. 14. 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 use, see the Google Scholar tab at the Research Guide What about the Internet?
  15. 15. Research Question • Has reading the Harry Potter series made today’s youth more accepting of diversity?
  16. 16. • A Discovery Layer sits on top of all the library resources and allows users to access a majority of the information available on one topic with one search. • Think of it as the roof on a house. What is it?
  17. 17. Current search methods Reference resources Databases Others… • Newspapers • eBooks • Websites • Government publications Catalog
  18. 18. Caveats • Does not bring up results from all resources we have available • Learning curve • Truly not the best for all research questions
  19. 19. SEARCH
  20. 20. 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
  21. 21. Results: Full Text, Polar
  22. 22. Results: OhioLink
  23. 23. Results: Find It @ ONU
  24. 24. Results: ILL
  25. 25. Facets: Limit Your Results
  26. 26. 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
  27. 27. What do I do next? BOOKS
  28. 28. Books - Shortcuts Hold on, I’ve got an idea!
  29. 29. Books - Shortcuts
  30. 30. 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
  31. 31. Libraries at ONU • Heterick Memorial Library • Undergraduate Library, accessible to all •Taggert Law Library •Library for Law school, accessible to all
  32. 32. ONU ID is Library card EVA Eva Maglott 00021559801 Eva Maglott Please use all digits in your student ID number.
  33. 33. Definitions
  34. 34. Reference Sources
  35. 35. Oxford Reference Books
  36. 36. Finding books • POLAR • OhioLINK
  37. 37. 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 Findings Books - POLAR
  38. 38. Keyword search for parody blasphem y Findings Books - POLAR
  39. 39. Findings Books - POLAR
  40. 40. • 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 Finding books -- OhioLINK
  41. 41. Finding books -- OhioLINK
  42. 42. Finding books -- OhioLINK
  43. 43. Public terminal on third floor
  44. 44. Managing Information - RefWorks • Licensed state-wide, access free to Ohio students for the rest of your life! • See: http://0- • Write n’ Cite interfaces with MS Word • Excellent Tutorials • Help available at Heterick • Research Guide for Writing Seminar for instructions on how to get your free-for-a-life-time account
  45. 45. Bibliographic Citation Software REFWORKS
  46. 46. What do I do next? • Head to the Databases
  47. 47. • 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 250+ • Available from Heterick home page Research Databases
  48. 48. • Periodical means the same as Magazine Usually magazines are more “popular” Scholarly v Popular •Journals Scholarly or Professional Peer reviewed
  49. 49. Ones you might consider for this assignment Couple general • Academic Search Complete • JSTOR 49 Subject Specific
  50. 50. General Database Scholarly journals, peer reviewed articles
  51. 51. Research Strategy
  52. 52. Finding Articles
  53. 53. Finding Articles
  54. 54. Some articles available full-text html or pdf Finding Articles
  55. 55. • What if it’s not available PDF or HTML? • Always hit the “find it” icon and see what happens next. Finding Articles
  56. 56. • It may have to be requested ILL Finding Articles
  57. 57. • It may be available Full text from OhioLINK or another database Finding Articles
  58. 58. • And could be available in print Finding Articles
  59. 59. • Reserve means the periodical/journal is held at the front desk. • Current means the issue is new and is available on the open shelves beside the computer lab. • All others are upstairs and arranged alphabetically by title. • Bound means it’s out of the building • Arrived means it’s on the open shelves • Expected means it’s not here yet Finding Articles
  60. 60. Interlibrary Loan (ILL) • 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.
  61. 61. Scholarly journals, peer reviewed articles General Database
  62. 62. Subject Specific Database
  63. 63. Subject Specific Database Scholarly journals, peer reviewed articles
  64. 64. Subject Specific Database Scholarly journals, peer reviewed articles
  65. 65. Scholarly journals, peer reviewed articles Subject Specific Database
  66. 66. Help/Instruction
  67. 67. QUESTIONS? • Ask at the Reference Desk • Phone the Reference Desk – 2185 • Contact us by E-mail • • Use Chat Help feature or the IM on the Help page