Saving Research Time - Pt. 1

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Faculty instruction session given to the School of Nursing at Fanshawe College. First part of two part session on saving research time.

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Saving Research Time - Pt. 1

  1. 1. Saving Research Time Robin Featherstone Suzanne O’Neill Research & Instructional Public Services Librarian Librarian (Nursing) rfeathe@uwo.ca soneill@fanshawec.ca (519) 661-2111 ext: 86383 (519) 452-4430 ext: 4346
  2. 2. Part One Literature searching: Managing citations: Creating manuscripts: Research Publishing: Life-cycle Fund searching: Collecting data: CANADIAN DIRECTORY TO FOUNDATIONS AND CORPORATIONS
  3. 3. RefWorks
  4. 4. Getting Started http://www.lib.uwo.ca Make sure to Sign in!
  5. 5. Exercise • Login to RefWorks or sign up for an individual account • Tip: make sure to use your UWO email address
  6. 6. Exercise • Once you have an account, create a new folder called “Research Seminar”
  7. 7. Managing citations: Literature searching: Creating manuscripts: Research Publishing: Life-cycle Fund searching: Collecting data: CANADIAN DIRECTORY TO FOUNDATIONS AND CORPORATIONS
  8. 8. Scopus • Large, multidisciplinary database • Supports “citation mapping”
  9. 9. Getting Started http://www.lib.uwo.ca Make sure to Sign in!
  10. 10. Exercise In Scopus, find the following article: Baumbusch, J. L., & Andrusyszyn, M. -. (2002). Gerontological content in Canadian baccalaureate nursing programs: Cause for concern? Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 34(1), 119-129. How many articles reference it?
  11. 11. Exercise Select the 8 citations that reference the Baumbusch article Use the “Output” button to send them to RefWorks
  12. 12. Exercise • In RefWorks, move your citations from the “last imported folder” into your “Research Seminar” folder • Now you can remove the citations from the “last imported folder” Put in folder.... Remove from folder....
  13. 13. Exercise • Format a bibliography in APA style from the citations you exported from Scopus • Save the document to your desktop (in Word)
  14. 14. Managing citations: Literature searching: Creating manuscripts: Research Publishing: Life-cycle Fund searching: Collecting data: CANADIAN DIRECTORY TO FOUNDATIONS AND CORPORATIONS
  15. 15. Google Docs Free! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRqUE6IHTEA
  16. 16. Getting started
  17. 17. Exercise • Create a Google account (if you don’t have one already) • Upload the reference list you saved to your desktop • Share that document with yourself (via a different email address).
  18. 18. Robin Featherstone rfeathe@uwo.ca (519) 661-2111 ext: 86383 http://www.lib.uwo.ca/programs/nursing

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