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Msa august2010


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Msa august2010

  1. 1. Library Research Presentation Prof. Hinshaw MSA 600
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Ask A Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Searching for Journal Articles </li></ul><ul><li>Documents on Demand </li></ul><ul><li>Resources by Subject </li></ul><ul><li>Finding a Book </li></ul><ul><li>Style Manuals </li></ul>
  3. 3. Off-Campus Library Services <ul><li>OCLS assists students in two ways: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research assistance (Reference Librarians) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to resources (Documents on Demand) </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Reference Help (Ask a Librarian) <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(800) 544-1452 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ask a Librarian </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chat w/ a Librarian </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
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  6. 7. Ask A Librarian Request Form
  7. 11. Hello, I would like some help finding articles on my topic.
  8. 12. What we provide <ul><li>Assistance with electronic resources </li></ul><ul><li>Search strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Literature searches </li></ul>
  9. 13. Finding Articles
  10. 14. Student topic What are the benefits to using open source software? Finding Articles
  11. 19. <ul><li>Recommended databases for Business </li></ul><ul><li>What other subjects does your topic span? </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Sociology </li></ul><ul><li>Public Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul>
  12. 26. I want this article but how do I get it? I don’t see a link for PDF or FullText? Click on the button
  13. 27. The article is available in the database listed above Click the button to bring up the article
  14. 28. Click on the Full-text link to bring up the article in HTML format After clicking you will be taken to that database or directly to the article.
  15. 29. What if I click the button and the article is not available?
  16. 30. What if I click the button and the article is not available? Click on the link under Interlibrary Loan
  17. 32. Ordering books & articles
  18. 33. Documents on Demand <ul><ul><li>Provide the full text of articles – electronically or by mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Send books – owned by CMU Libraries or borrowed from other libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide 24-48 hour delivery of CMU-held materials </li></ul></ul>
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  20. 38. Articles are available on this site for 2 weeks Please save to your computer, flash drive, etc.
  21. 41. Resources by Subject & Finding Books and eBooks
  22. 54. MSA sample projects & APA Citation Style Resources
  23. 62. Choose APA style, then resource type and fill in the text boxes with the information you have from the article, book, website, etc. A citation will be generated for you.
  24. 64. OWL provides examples for citing references in APA style.
  25. 69. Questions? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(800) 274-3838 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(800) 544-1452 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ask a Librarian </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chat w/ a Librarian </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>