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  • Use Virginia Woolf as an example
  • Note: ask the class, what would you type into the search box in America: History and Life?
  • Eng 120 keough slavery & abolition

    1. 1. English 120/History 113: Library Instruction SessionJennifer Rosenstein, First Year Outreach Services Librarian Image: Library of Congress
    2. 2. Assessment for today’s classo Open the following link:o http://tinyurl.com/ clockandkeougho Answer the first 3 questionso Keep the survey open throughout today’s session Image: Library of Congress
    3. 3. Our goals for today: Review using the Pace Catalog to find books Request books from another Pace campus Use ConnectNY Be able to find articles from 2 different databases Know how to find primary sources on the antebellum period
    4. 4. Tips for using Search Plus (Encore) to search Use the catalog to narrow your • the tags on the right search • If you need books that are immediately available to you, click on “Birnbaum Stacks” on the left – Note E-book options as well • Look at the subject headings for a book to find more books on your topic • While you’re browsing, you can click on the “Add to List” link to keep track of items you were interested in – Use the “My List” button at the top right to access your list. You can e-mail the list to yourself. • Use the Connect NY button to find resources from other universities • Note: Encore will also give you results from a few databases, but it’s hard to narrow them down using this interface
    5. 5. Independent practice• Use Search Plus to search the catalog for books on your topic• Once you find a book enter the title, location and call number in the online survey
    6. 6. Finding Articles via Databases• America: History and Life – Literature on the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistoric times to the present – When you e-mail an article be sure to select Citation Format – MLA – You can simultaneously search this and other Ebsco databases• Jstor – All content is at least 3 years old – Limit to Article and English Jstor will not e-mail you the full text of the article. To save the article click View PDF and then save the PDF to your computer or flash drive.
    7. 7. Sample Searches Jstor
    8. 8. Independent practice• Find a relevant article in America: History and Life• Copy and paste the citation information into the online survey and answer the follow up questions
    9. 9. Finding Full Text Articles• If you don’t see a link to HTML or PDF full text in a database search, click the icon to search all the library’s print and electronic subscriptions to see if we own the full text • If the article is available in a different database, click the “Article” link
    10. 10. InterLibrary Loan• If we don’t have full text, click “ILLiad” to request via Interlibrary Loan • You need a library barcode to create an ILLiad account• Usually, you receive articles via InterLibrary Loan within 24 hours
    11. 11. Primary Sources• Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers Project – http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/snhtml/snhome. html• American Memory: memory.loc.gov• Library Databases – Brooklyn Eagle – Making of America – NY Times Archive
    12. 12. Using Google more effectively • Configuring Google Scholar to show full-text available at Pace – Watch the video: http://tinyurl.com/config scholar – Use the site: limiter eg. site: edu • Filter by reading level and then choose Advanced
    13. 13. MLA Citation Style To access resources on MLA citation style, click on How do I? -Cite resources? -The Bedford Handbook - This is Diana Hacker’s online guide to citations and formatting
    14. 14. To get more help:• The library home page: pace.edu/library • Use the Ask-a-Librarian link • Under “Library Services,” use the Video tutorials, How do I?, and Research Guides links• E-mail Jennifer! jrosenstein@pace.edu• Stop by or call the reference desk (the desk under the big Information sign in the middle of the library) • (212) 346-1331

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