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LRSP433 Chavez Summer 2010

  1. 1. Research Tips for LRSP 433: Production & Operations Management Paul Boger Stafford Campus Reference Librarian pboger
  2. 2. UMW Libraries
  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, Stafford 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>
  4. 4. Databases How do I find articles on my topic?
  5. 5. 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>
  6. 6. Research Guide <ul><li>Click on the “Database” option </li></ul>
  7. 7. Research Guide <ul><li>Click on the name of a database to begin searching </li></ul>
  8. 8. 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>
  9. 9. <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>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Click any article title on the search results page for more information on the article </li></ul><ul><li>Use the “Sort Items By” menu to list the most current articles or the most relevant articles </li></ul>
  11. 11. <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>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Use quotes to search for phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Consider using some of the “Limit your results” options </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>Business Source Complete
  13. 13. 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>
  14. 14. <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>“ Locate Journal Article” page
  15. 15. <ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Use quotes to search for phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Consider using some of the “Limit” options </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Go” </li></ul>Business Full Text
  16. 16. 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>
  17. 17. “ 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>
  18. 18. Where do I begin? How do I find books on my topic?
  19. 19. Book Catalog: <ul><li>Book catalog will search for books at the Stafford and Simpson Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Perform a “Keyword Search” </li></ul><ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>
  20. 20. Book Catalog: results <ul><li>Both print and electronic books available </li></ul><ul><li>Call numbers show location </li></ul><ul><li>NetLibrary – online book </li></ul><ul><li>Library of Congress - print book </li></ul>
  21. 21. Book Catalog: results <ul><li>Print book at Stafford or Simpson Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Books at main campus library, request thru Illiad </li></ul><ul><li>Click “full record” for ebooks </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Item” or “Copies” for print books </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>In the Full Record, click the “Online” link to access the book in NetLibrary </li></ul>- Online books
  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-Stafford materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give library lead time to process request </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivered to Stafford Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$2 fee for articles located from Simpson Library </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. <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>
  25. 25. 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>
  26. 26. & Take A Break! Served at 5:30pm Monday through Thursday