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TREX 1001 Riess


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TREX 1001 Riess

  1. 1. The Good and the Bada$$World of the Library 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 itemsPOLAR Ca. 400,000 items
  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. 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
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. What about the Internet?See “Critically analyzing web resources” at the Google Scholartab for the TREX 1001 research guide
  11. 11. 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 atCalifornia State University Chico. Used with permission.
  12. 12. What about the internet?• 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.
  13. 13. What about the Internet?Note: Ifworking Google Scholaroff ONU buyscampus Full-textuse, see database Google asks to link tothe contentGoogle OhioLINKScholar Permits Google to Run Googletab at the link to full-text ScholarResearch SearchGuide ONU user sees licensed full-text articles
  14. 14. What do I do next?BOOKS
  15. 15. Books - ShortcutsHold on, I’ve gotan idea!
  16. 16. Books - Shortcuts
  17. 17. 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
  18. 18. Libraries at ONU•Taggert Law • HeterickLibrary Memorial Library•Library for Lawschool, accessibl • Undergraduate Library, accessible to all e to all
  19. 19. ONU ID is Library card EVA Eva Maglott 00021559801 Eva Maglott Please use all digits in your student ID number.
  20. 20. Finding books• POLAR• OhioLINK
  21. 21. Find a Book -- POLARKeyword 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
  22. 22. Finding books -- POLAR Keyword search Clint for Eastwoo d
  23. 23. Finding books -- POLAR
  24. 24. 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
  25. 25. Finding books -- OhioLINK
  26. 26. Finding books -- OhioLINK
  27. 27. Public terminal onthird floor
  28. 28. What do I do next? • Head to the Databases
  29. 29. Research 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
  30. 30. Scholarly v Popular • Periodical means the same as Magazine Usually magazines are more “popular” •Journals Scholarly or Professional Peer reviewed
  31. 31. Ones you need to know how to use Subject SpecificBIG THREE+• Academic Search Complete• Masterfile Premier• Lexis-Nexis• Opposing Viewpoints 31
  32. 32. Find an Article
  33. 33. Find an Article
  34. 34. Find an ArticleSome articles available full-text html or pdf
  35. 35. Find an Article• What if it’s not available PDF or HTML?• Always hit the “find it” icon and see what happens next.
  36. 36. Find an Article• It may have to be requested ILL
  37. 37. Find an Article• It may be available Full text from OhioLINK or another database
  38. 38. Find an Article• And could be available in print
  39. 39. Find an Article• 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
  42. 42. Lexis-Nexis
  43. 43. Lexis-Nexis Use the “Power Search” option
  44. 44. Help/Instruction
  45. 45. 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