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Acct465565 Gomez Fall 2009


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Govermental and Nonprofit Accounting

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Acct465565 Gomez Fall 2009

  1. 1. Research Tips for ACCT 465/565: Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting Paul Boger CGPS Reference Librarian pboger
  2. 2. Where do I begin?
  3. 3. Library Research Tools <ul><li>Library Catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Titles of Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Titles of Journals, Magazines and Newspapers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Searches Simpson Library, CGPS Library , and 2 online books collections </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles in Journals, Magazines and Newspapers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Company and Industry Information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Journal Finder </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Use the Journal Finder : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When you already know what article you are looking for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you want to see if the library owns a specific publication </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Journal Finder
  6. 6. <ul><li>Enter the name of the journal </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>Use the “Browse” feature to find a publication </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Locate your publication </li></ul><ul><li>Check the years covered in the database </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the name of the database </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Enter a portion of the article’s title </li></ul><ul><li>Change the Date option to “All Dates” </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Run Search” </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Click the article’s title to access the complete document </li></ul><ul><li>You can email, print, and save document </li></ul>
  10. 10. Where do I begin? How do I find articles on my topic?
  11. 11. Databases – 24/7 <ul><li>Database A-Z list </li></ul><ul><li>Databases by Subject </li></ul><ul><li>Research Guides </li></ul><ul><li>Click the drop-down menu by “Research by Subject” </li></ul><ul><li>Click on “Business – CGPS” to access suggested research resources </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “GO” button </li></ul>
  12. 12. Research Guide <ul><li>Click on the name of a database to begin searching </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Library if you need help </li></ul>
  13. 13. Can I use the databases from home? jsmith password Yes! <ul><li>You will have to log-in to the databases when off-campus </li></ul><ul><li>Contact the Library if you have access problems </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Consider using some of the “Limit” options </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>Business Full Text
  15. 15. Business Full Text <ul><li>Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Locate Article” if not full text through the database </li></ul>
  16. 16. “ Locate Journal Article” page <ul><li>Is the article available in a UMW database? YES. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow the database links to locate article. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Enter your keyword(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Consider using some of the “Limit your results” options </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>Business Source Complete
  18. 18. Business Source Complete <ul><li>Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Locate Journal Article” if not full text through the database </li></ul><ul><li>Narrow results by using subjects terms, dates, and publication type </li></ul>
  19. 19. “ Locate Journal Article” page <ul><li>Is the article available in a UMW database? NO. </li></ul><ul><li>What if the article is not available in a database? Use ILLIAD. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Enter your keywords in the search boxes </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “Phrase” link to search for exact phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Use the “Article Types” menu for different results </li></ul><ul><li>Click Search </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Under “Sort Items By”, change “Relevance” to “Newest” </li></ul><ul><li>Then click any article title on the search results page for more information on that article </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Click “View PDF” or “View HTML” to view article </li></ul><ul><li>Click on a “Keyword” or “Key Readings” to find similar information </li></ul>
  23. 23. What if my materials are at the main campus Library? What if UMW doesn’t have what I need? <ul><li>Illiad – for Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create an Illiad Account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online forms to request non-CGPS materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give library lead time to process request </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivered to CGPS Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$2 fee for articles located from Simpson Library </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Illiad : document delivery and interlibrary loan
  25. 25. <ul><li>Try different databases </li></ul><ul><li>Try different keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Use an “asterisk” for multiple word endings - * </li></ul><ul><li>Phrase Searching - quotation marks </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid stop words like: in, an, of, for, on, by </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Librarians for assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Center </li></ul>
  26. 26. Need help? Have Questions? <ul><li>Come to the Library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mondays - Thursdays 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fridays 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saturdays 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contact the Library Staff </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>540-286-8025 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IM: cgpslibrary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Set up a Research Appointment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>540-286-8066 </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. & Take A Break! Served at 5:30 pm