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Library tips for Health Fitness

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Library tips for Health Fitness

  1. 1. Library Tips for Health Fitness<br />Elaine Settergren, MLIS<br />Online Librarian<br />esettergren@globeuniversity.edu<br />
  2. 2. Where to begin?<br />Research by Topic > Health Fitness Research Guide<br />Databases<br />Ebooks<br />Journals <br />Professional organizations<br />Websites <br />
  3. 3. Database highlights<br />Interactive Functional Anatomy<br />Health Reference Center Academic<br />Nursing and Allied Health Source<br />Journal Search<br />More! <br />
  4. 4. Scholarly? Trade? Popular?<br />Audience <br />Author<br />Purpose<br />Range of credibility <br />
  5. 5. Scholarly<br />AKA: Scholarly/Academic/ Peer Reviewed<br />Audience : scholars, students, professionals<br />Author : scholars<br />Purpose : research findings<br />Credibility?<br />
  6. 6. Scholarly<br />Very credible<br />Muñoz, D., Olcina, G., Timón, R., Robles, M., Caballero, M., & Maynar, M.. (2010, March). Effect of different exercise intensities on oxidative stress markers and antioxidant response in trained cyclists. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 50(1), 93-8.<br />
  7. 7. Trade?<br />AKA: Professional<br />Audience : professionals, students<br />Author : professionals, often connected with an organization<br />Purpose : keep professionals up-to-date, “how-to”, practical advice<br />Credibility?<br />
  8. 8. Trade<br />Very credible <br />Saremi, J. (2010, Nov/Dec). Find your niche. American Fitness, 28(6), 16-17. <br />
  9. 9. Popular<br />Audience : anyone<br />Author : anyone<br />Purpose : varies<br />Credibility? <br />
  10. 10. Popular<br />Credibility varies widely<br />Vontz, A. (2010, Dec). He's a shore thing: Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino's abs have been seen everywhere. But the ubiquitous bod pales in comparison to the incredible mystique that's made the star of MTV's Jersey Shore a mega-celebrity--and rich.  Men's Fitness, 26(10), 74-80.<br />
  11. 11. APA Citation<br />Avoid plagiarism and give credit<br />Cite when you use other people’s wordsor ideas<br />Don’t forget in-text and references<br />Use a guide<br />http://www.globeeducationnetwork.com/library/research-guides/citation/apa/<br />
  12. 12. Thanks!<br />Questions? Comments?<br />Contact the Online Librarian:<br />Elaine Settergren<br />esettergren@globeuniversity.edu<br />http://www.globeeducationnetwork.com/library/<br />

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