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EDS 4090 Research Seminar

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EDS 4090 Research Seminar

  1. 1. EDS 4090 R ESEARCHJohn H. Evans Library & Learning Commons S EMINAR E VANS L IBRARY R ESOURCES U PDATE S EPTEMBER 29, 2011
  2. 2. AGENDAAgenda and Introduction 3Research Guides 5Finding Books 6Finding Articles 7APA Style Manual 8Research Assistance 9Wrap-Up 10Q&A 11 2
  3. 3. INTRODUCTIONEvans Library Home Page – lib.fit.edu 3
  4. 4. RESEARCH GUIDESWhere do I begin? 4
  5. 5. RESEARCH GUIDESHere is the summary of research guides related to Education 5
  6. 6. EDS 4090 Research Guide 6
  7. 7. How do I search for books? 7
  8. 8. RESEARCH GUIDE –ERIC 8ERIC
  9. 9. ERIC –Homepage Let’s use the Advanced Search option 9
  10. 10. ERIC –Advanced Search page Let’s use the search terms middle school students AND Higher order thinking 10
  11. 11. Let’s do a sample search for Educations Documents (ED) and Educational Journals (EJ) in ERICERIC Placing quotation marks around search terms keeps it as a phrase 11
  12. 12. ERICResults listing 12
  13. 13. ERICResult #1 – Example of full text ERIC Document (ED) 13
  14. 14. ERIC RESULTS PAGEResult #1 – Bibliographic record of ED with pdf 14
  15. 15. ERICResults #3 –Example of full text ERIC journal article (EJ) 15
  16. 16. ERIC RESULTS PAGEResult #3 – Bibliographic record of EJ with pdf 16
  17. 17. ERICResult #5 – Is this available in full text? Choose find in a library 17
  18. 18. ERICThen, choose continue 18
  19. 19. ERICIt’s not available – now what do I do? 19
  20. 20. ERICWant to keep track of your references? 20
  21. 21. ERICCheck the added icon next to the result you wish to export to the clipboard 21
  22. 22. ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKSThen, choose the link to items in My Clipboard 22
  23. 23. ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKS 23Click the Export citations button
  24. 24. Choose the Citation Manager option and then click on download. File will be saved in ris ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKSformat. 24
  25. 25. ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKS 25Save file and then choose OK
  26. 26. ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKSThen log in to your Ref Works account from the library web site lib.fit.edu 26
  27. 27. ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKS 27Let’s log in!
  28. 28. Now, let’s import our two ERIC records – choose References and then Import ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKS 28
  29. 29. Select Data Source and Database as noted and then browse your computer for the ris file ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKSyou saved. Then, choose the Import button. 29
  30. 30. ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKS 30Choose View Last Imported Folder
  31. 31. ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKS 31There they are!
  32. 32. REFWORKSMore information on RefWorks and APA 32
  33. 33. Need more help?Cheryl DavisInformation Advocate,Education & Interdisciplinary Studiescdavis05@fit.edu(321) 674-8766 33
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