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  1. 1. COMD 6361<br />Welcome to Your Library<br />COMD 6361<br />
  2. 2. Class Objectives<br />Able to understand and navigate Library’s web site and locate research databases<br />Understand what Peer Reviewed articles are and know how to locate them<br />Able to distinguish between primary, secondary, and tertiary literature.<br />Able to use RefWorks to compile a bibliography for a paper.<br />Understand how to formulate a computer database search and to know what databases to use<br />Allow personal time at end of class to begin your topic research<br />
  3. 3. Your Library<br /><ul><li>2 million volumes
  4. 4. 15,000 serials
  5. 5. 250 databases
  6. 6. 36 individual group study rooms
  7. 7. 3 Branch Libraries
  8. 8. Arch/Art
  9. 9. Music
  10. 10. Optometry</li></li></ul><li>Services<br />Remote access– CougarNet account<br />Full text Journal articles<br />Cougar One Card<br />Cougar-net account<br />VPN account<br />Inter Library Loan [online]<br />Library Provides 500 free pages of prints<br />IT Central Site also 500 free prints (Library Basement – own entrance)<br />Free Photocopying or you can email or save on a flash drive<br />
  11. 11. Peer Reviewed Articles<br />Other experts in the field reads and reviews the article to assess professional merit<br />Stated in preface pages of the Journal<br />Contains list of cited references<br />Many databases provide a “peer review” limit option<br />Can check in Ulrich’s database–uses “refereed “<br />Popular works, such as magazine and newspaper articles, are written for the general public– and are not Peer Reviewed. <br />
  12. 12. How to Distinguish Between<br /> Primary <br /> Secondary<br /> Tertiary <br />Literature<br />
  13. 13. Primary Sources<br />Source material that is closest to the information.<br />A source with direct personal knowledge of the events being described. It serves as an original source of information about the topic. A person with direct knowledge of a situation, or a document created by such a person.<br />E.G. Case Reports, Clinical Trials, Original reporting articles…1st person<br />
  14. 14. Secondary Sources<br />Cite, comment on, or build upon primary sources.<br />Involve generalization, analysis, synthesis, interpretation, or evaluation of the original information. If an article discusses old documents to derive a new conclusion, it is considered to be a primary source for the new conclusion<br />E.G. Review Articles,meta-analysis [most peer review articles report new findings and thus are considered primary resources] <br />
  15. 15. Tertiary Sources<br />More peripheral<br />Bibliographies, library catalogs, directories, reading lists and survey articles.<br />Compilation of data…E.G. encyclopedias, handbooks<br />Longer lead time in publishing….. <br />
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  17. 17. Library Subject Guide<br />
  18. 18. Your Search Strategy<br /><ul><li> Write out your question or topic
  19. 19. Identify your key concepts
  20. 20. Brainstorm for alternate terms or phrases
  21. 21. e.g. (speech or articulation) (neonatal or newborn)
  22. 22. Decide on the types of materials you need
  23. 23. Decide on your search terms & truncation</li></li></ul><li>Think Boolean<br /> Articles on How Stuttering may affect self esteem in youth<br />Teen*<br />Stutter*<br /> “Self esteem”<br />or<br />or<br />Adolesc*<br />“Self Confidence”<br />or<br />200<br />or<br />Youth<br />“Self Perception”<br />or<br />Juvenile*<br />2000<br />670<br />
  24. 24. Think Boolean<br /> Articles on the management of deer in the Southwest U.S.<br />Stuttering<br />18<br />Self Esteem<br />Youth<br />
  25. 25. Finding Research Articles<br />Electronic Databases:<br />Academic Search Complete<br />SCOPUS<br />Medline<br />CINAHL Plus<br />ERIC<br />Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts<br />PsychARTICLES<br />PsycINFO<br />
  26. 26. Now, let’s look at our <br /> web page<br /> and begin<br />