MLA International Bibliography

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  • MLA International Bibliography

    1. 1. Koichi Inoue Subject Librarian (English Literature, Film,Theatre and Media Studies) MLA International Bibliography
    2. 2. Access
    3. 3. Personal Sign In
    4. 4. With your personal account You can: Save and retrieve your search history Organize your research with folders Share your folders with others View others' folders Create email alerts and/or RSS feeds Save preferences Gain access to your saved research remotely
    5. 5. 3 minute challenge Create your personal account with EBSCOhost
    6. 6. Searching on a poem
    7. 7. Stop words When stop words are included in your search terms, search results are affected (too many or too few records). Stop words vary from database to database. Examples of stop words are: a, also, an, AND, are, as, at, be, because, been, but, by, for, from, has, have, however, if, in, is, NOT, of, on, OR, do, than, that, the, their, there, these, this, to, was, were, whatever, whether, which, with, would
    8. 8. Beating stop words Take out stop words from your search terms, or, Click subject links in a record you already found (recommended).
    9. 9. Click the title to view the full record
    10. 10. Start searching broadly
    11. 11. Too many results?
    12. 12. Refine your results
    13. 13. PDF Full Text icon
    14. 14. Add to folder
    15. 15. 5 minute challenge Search for journal articles on a poem of your choice. Limit your search to articles that are peer-reviewed and published in the last 20 years. Save one article with PDF full text to your folder.
    16. 16. Article Linker
    17. 17. Article Linker record (too many links?)
    18. 18. Unsuccessful article linking
    19. 19. Undo the limit
    20. 20. Limit by source types
    21. 21. Book chapters

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