Virology Spring 2012

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Virology Spring 2012

  1. 1. Virology:Utilizing sciencedatabasesLaksamee PutnamResearch & InstructionLibrarianlputnam@towson.edu
  2. 2. First… Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson.edu Cook Library Reference:  410.704.2462.  IM/email Phone: 410.704.3746. Twitter: @CookLibraryofTU Albert S. Cook facebook profile!
  3. 3. On the side … Library Book Sale  April 1st – April 6th Mark Bowden talk  Author of “Black Hawk Down”  April 11th, 6-7:30PM, West Village Commons 404 “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”  Book Club  April 19th, 12:30-1:30, Cook 507
  4. 4. To start us off TED video –  Steven Johnson – Where good ideas come from
  5. 5. Agenda Subject specific databases – Science! Database examination– small groups RefWorks/Interlibrary loan Finding the specific journals
  6. 6. Subject Specific Databases  Which databases are you currently familiar with?  There are more  Your access will vary
  7. 7. Small groups of 3-4 Eachgroup choose a different database to analyze:  Web of Science  Science Direct  PubMed Central  Medline (PubMed)  Health Reference Center Academic  SpringerLink
  8. 8. Topic: Hendra virus Which words seemed to find the best results? Synonyms? Is there an advanced search? Can you access full text? What features of the database were useful? (time limit, peer reviewed option, citations etc.) Problems?
  9. 9. Present your database Web of Science Science Direct PubMed Central Health Reference Center Academic SpringerLink
  10. 10. Features to remember Use the database to find synonyms Check the abstract Limitation tools – Time frame, Information type References Cited/Times Cited Citation creation Compose lists Import to RefWorks Interlibrary Loan - Illiad
  11. 11. Your Journals Virology Journal of Virology Virology Research and Treatment AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses Archives of Virology Journal of General Virology Intervirology* Virus Genes
  12. 12. Search through the journals Browse through the journals Enter your preliminary search data here:  http://bit.ly/virologysp2012
  13. 13. Questions? Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson.edu Cook Library Reference:  410.704.2462.  IM/email Phone: 410.704.3746.

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