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    1. 1. Library Refresher<br />Library Information for (New) Instructors<br />Welcome! We’ll begin 7/29 @ 7:00p.m.<br />Elaine Settergren<br />Online Librarian<br /><br /><br />July 2009<br />
    2. 2. Today’s Library Lessons<br />Information Literacy Defined<br />GEN Online Library – for you and your students<br />Help!<br />Research by Topic guides<br />E-books<br />E-journals and databases<br />Citation and Plagiarism<br />RefWorks<br />
    3. 3. What is Information Literacy?<br />Know when info is needed<br />Know how to <br />Find <br />Evaluate<br />Apply <br />the information<br />
    4. 4. GEN Online Library Features<br />Services and Help<br />Dedicated online librarian<br />Virtual reference<br />Research guides<br />“Live” library instruction sessions<br />Faculty info page!<br />Resources<br />E-books<br />E-journals <br />Databases<br />Articles – scholarly, trade, popular, news<br />Reports<br />More! <br />Gateway to the library:<br />
    5. 5. Connect Students to Info Literacy<br /><ul><li>How I help:
    6. 6. Support students – answer questions, update guides, webinars, tutorials
    7. 7. Support your curriculum – library purchases, webinars, guides, answer questions
    8. 8. How you can help:
    9. 9. Create research assignments that include critical thinking skills
    10. 10. Encourage your students to use the library
    11. 11. Make suggestions
    12. 12. Request a live session or a library handout/guide</li></li></ul><li>Accessing the Library Tools<br />To log in, use the same info you use to log into your computer/email.<br />Problems logging in? The HelpDesk can help<br />Questions with research? I can help! <br />
    13. 13. New for Faculty and Staff<br />The “services for faculty and staff” section: <br /><br />Suggest a Purchase form<br />Professional development research<br />Instructional Support<br />
    14. 14. E-Books<br /><ul><li>Over 7,500!
    15. 15. Searchable through the Online Catalog
    16. 16. NetLibrary
    17. 17. Gale Virtual Reference Library
    18. 18. Greenwood
    19. 19. Oxford
    20. 20. Ebrary
    21. 21. EBL
    22. 22. (for business and IT) Books 24x7</li></li></ul><li>E-Journals and Databases<br /><ul><li>Over 39,000 in 89 databases
    23. 23. 360 Search
    24. 24. E-journal portal
    25. 25. Individual database searching</li></ul>Databases about Teaching:<br /><ul><li>See the Professional Development section:
    26. 26.</li></li></ul><li>Citation and Plagiarism<br />“Research Guides” section of library site<br />Refresher on citation and plagiarism is helpful<br />Especially Paraphrasing<br />APA is the citation style for GU/MSB & UCC <br />MLA is no longer an option!<br />APA style guides by GEN librarians<br /><br />New!!! 6th edition!<br />Tutorial:<br />
    27. 27. Citation and Plagiarism<br />RefWorks = Citation Management Tool<br />Find it in the “tools” section of Blackboard courses<br />You should know about: <br />Basics<br />Import/export, folders, bibliography<br />RefShare<br />Share folders with GEN or just your students<br />Write-n-Cite<br />Must download to computer to use<br />More? Attend APA Advanced 8/5 @ Noon<br />
    28. 28. Citation and Plagiarism<br />Plagiarism guide on the web<br /><br />SafeAssign (control panel &gt; course tools)<br />Tutorial for Students:<br />Ask me<br />More help with writing: Smarthinking<br />
    29. 29. Thanks!<br />Please contact me with questions and suggestions!<br />Elaine Settergren, Online Librarian<br /><br />