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EDS 5430 Methods for Environmental Problems and Issue Investigation

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EDS 5430 Methods for Environmental Problems and Issue Investigation

  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 – Example of full text ERIC Document (ED) 13
  14. 14. ERIC RESULTS PAGEResult – Bibliographic record of ED with pdf 14
  15. 15. ERICResult –Example of full text ERIC journal article (EJ) 15
  16. 16. ERIC RESULTS PAGEResult – Bibliographic record of EJ with pdf 16
  17. 17. Result #5 – Is this available in full text through the Evans Library databases? Choose find USING ERIC – ON-CAMPUS ACCESS TO FINDING FULL TEXTin a library 17
  18. 18. USING ERIC – ON-CAMPUS ACCESS TO FINDING FULL TEXT 18Then, choose continue
  19. 19. USING ERIC – ON-CAMPUS ACCESS TO FINDING FULL TEXT 19Select the 360 Link to Full Text!
  20. 20. USING ERIC – ON-CAMPUS ACCESS TO FINDING FULL TEXTIt’s not available – now what do I do? Request an Interlibrary Loan! 20
  21. 21. Result #6 – Is this available in full text? Here’s how you can find out if we have this article ARTICLE USING ERIC – OFF CAMPUS ACCESS TO FULL TEXT OF ANfull text if accessing ERIC from off-campus Copy the Article Title 21
  22. 22. Then, go to the Library website, and paste the article title in Summon. Then, click on ARTICLE USING ERIC – OFF CAMPUS ACCESS TO FULL TEXT OF AN“Search Library”. 22
  23. 23. Here’s your citation of the article. Click on the article title to see if we have this available ARTICLE USING ERIC – OFF CAMPUS ACCESS TO FULL TEXT OF ANin full text. 23
  24. 24. ARTICLE USING ERIC – OFF CAMPUS ACCESS TO FULL TEXT OF ANIt’s not available – now what do I do? Request an Interlibrary Loan! 24
  25. 25. ERICWant to keep track of your references? 25
  26. 26. ERICCheck the added icon next to the result you wish to export to the clipboard 26
  27. 27. ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKSThen, choose the link to items in My Clipboard 27
  28. 28. ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKS 28Click the Export citations button
  29. 29. Choose the Citation Manager option and then click on download. File will be saved in ris ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKSformat. 29
  30. 30. ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKS 30Save file and then choose OK
  31. 31. ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKSThen log in to your Ref Works account from the library web site lib.fit.edu 31
  32. 32. ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKS 32Let’s log in!
  33. 33. Now, let’s import our two ERIC records – choose References and then Import ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKS 33
  34. 34. 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. 34
  35. 35. ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKS 35Choose View Last Imported Folder
  36. 36. ERIC – EXPORTING REFERENECES TO REFWORKS 36There they are!
  37. 37. REFWORKSMore information on RefWorks and APA 37
  38. 38. Need more help?Kathy TurnerInformation Advocate,Education & Interdisciplinary Studieskturner@fit.edu(321) 674-8839 38

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