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  1. 1. Using Information Resources iPod eVil Lipscomb University Beaman Library Fall 2007
  2. 2. Getting Started Online Catalog for Lipscomb Libraries Reference Research Center
  3. 3. Information Resources <ul><li>Reference books </li></ul><ul><li>Periodicals </li></ul><ul><li>Indexes </li></ul><ul><li>Online/electronic resources </li></ul>
  4. 4. Reference Books <ul><li>Dictionaries </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopedias </li></ul><ul><li>Handbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Indexes </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics </li></ul>
  5. 5. Information Resources <ul><li>Reference books </li></ul><ul><li>Periodicals </li></ul><ul><li>Indexes </li></ul><ul><li>Online/electronic resources </li></ul>
  6. 6. Periodicals <ul><li>Publications which are produced at regular intervals… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>magazines </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>journals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>newspapers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>newsletters </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Periodicals - Location <ul><li>Current (2007) magazines and journals are arranged alphabetically on open shelves for easy browsing. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Periodicals Location <ul><li>Bound periodicals are arranged alphabetically and chronologically. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Periodicals - Location <ul><li>Some periodicals are kept on microfilm or microfiche . </li></ul>
  10. 10. Information Resources <ul><li>Reference books </li></ul><ul><li>Periodicals </li></ul><ul><li>Indexes </li></ul><ul><li>Online/electronic resources </li></ul>
  11. 11. Periodical Indexes <ul><li>Periodical indexes are located on the main floor, east wing of Beaman Library. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Periodical Indexes Printed <ul><li> General </li></ul>
  13. 13. Periodical Indexes Printed <ul><li>Subject/specialized </li></ul><ul><li>Business Periodicals Index </li></ul><ul><li>General Science Index </li></ul><ul><li>Humanities Index </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Education Index </li></ul>
  14. 14. Information Resources <ul><li>Reference books </li></ul><ul><li>Periodicals </li></ul><ul><li>Indexes </li></ul><ul><li>Databases </li></ul>
  15. 15. Databases <ul><li>Catacomb is the database for finding what is in </li></ul><ul><li>the library and links to other databases. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Databases
  17. 17. Databases <ul><li>FindArticles.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>general magazines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>since 1984 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MagPortal.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>search engine plus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>general interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>some ads </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Databases <ul><li>The virtual library – </li></ul><ul><li>open 24/7 </li></ul><ul><li>books - magazines - games </li></ul><ul><li>links to much more </li></ul>http:// www.refdesk.com http:// www.libraryspot.com /
  19. 19. Web Site Evaluation—the WWW’s <ul><li>Who says it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Author or sponsor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Credentials of responsible party </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: AMDOC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Wikipedia </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Web Site Evaluation—the WWW’s <ul><li>What does it claim, assert, etc.? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose of web site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biased, objective, fair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Factual…in depth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Correct grammar, spelling, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Silent Killer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Scout Report </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Web Site Evaluation—the WWW’s <ul><li>When was it posted? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publication date </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Revisions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links up-to-date </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Oncolink </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Websites Evaluate your resources.
  23. 23. What’s in a [domain] name?
  24. 24. What’s in a [domain] name? <ul><li>. gov ernment agency </li></ul><ul><li>federal – state - local </li></ul><ul><li>Official information gathered by the agency </li></ul>
  25. 25. What’s in a [domain] name? <ul><li>. Org anization </li></ul><ul><li>promote its policies, beliefs </li></ul><ul><li>. Com mercial </li></ul><ul><li>profit making organization </li></ul>
  26. 26. What’s in a [domain] name? . net work organizations, people, agencies . edu cation university, school, related institution
  27. 27. Websites Virtual Libraries http://lii.org http://www.refdesk.com Internet Public Library http://www.ipl.org
  28. 28. Still need help???? <ul><li>Ask a librarian </li></ul>Library Director and Collection Development Librarian Carolyn Wilson
  29. 29. Still need help???? <ul><li>Ask a librarian </li></ul>Circulation and Instruction Librarian Anna Leta Moss
  30. 30. Still need help???? <ul><li>Ask a librarian </li></ul>Reference and Special Collections Librarian Marie Byers
  31. 31. Still need help???? <ul><li>Ask a librarian </li></ul>Technical Services Librarian Leah Hamrick
  32. 32. Still need help???? <ul><li>Ask a librarian </li></ul>Periodicals Librarian David Howard
  33. 33. Still need help???? <ul><li>Ask a librarian </li></ul>Reference and Technology Librarian Eunice Wells
  34. 34. Afraid of librarians??? <ul><li>Send an e-mail to a reference librarian from Catacomb </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  35. 35. In summary… <ul><li>Look in a book </li></ul><ul><li>Find a journal article </li></ul><ul><li>Select an online site </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate what you find </li></ul>

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