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Help New Student Orientation Summer 2009 Final

  1. 1. Welcome to New Student Summer Orientation Gill Library Presents “Library 101” by Mark Haber, Kathleen Mannino, and Jennifer L. Ransom
  2. 2. Welcome to Gill Library!
  3. 3. Gill Librarians and Library Staff are ready to help you. Gill Librarians
  4. 4. Library Staff Dean Ana Fontoura and Administrative Assistant, Lisa Mecca Christina E. Blay Carolyn Reid Circulation Manager Judy McCormick Interlibrary Loan Manager Library Circulation Assistant
  5. 5. A library visit often begins with a class assignment.
  6. 6. The Reference Desk is where to go when you need help.
  7. 7. Resources • Books • Journal Articles • Web Sites
  8. 8. Books How do I find books?
  9. 9. Catalog = Yellow Pages
  10. 10. Find Books and Media on Gill Library Home Page
  11. 11. Search the Library catalog by keyword, title, author, subject, etc. college survival • Select keyword, title, etc. from drop-down list • Key in your search term, e.g., college survival.
  12. 12. Catalog Search Results
  13. 13. Call Number = “address” of the book
  14. 14. Locating a Book on the Shelf The CALL NUMBER you found in the online catalog is on the spine of the book you need!
  15. 15. Find Journal Articles in Databases • Databases = Television • Choosing a Database = Choosing a Channel • Specialized TV Channels (Food, Sci-Fi, News) • Specialized Databases (Education, Psychology, and Nursing)
  16. 16. Find Articles and Journals on Gill Library Home Page
  17. 17. Browse Databases by Subject
  18. 18. Choose Databases by Subject
  19. 19. List of Databases by Subject
  20. 20. Browse Databases A-Z
  21. 21. Tips for Database Searching • Controlled Vocabulary • Boolean Logic • Truncation
  22. 22. Controlled Vocabulary Agreed-upon word or phrase for a concept EXAMPLES : USE CAPITAL PUNISHMENT FOR DEATH PENALTY USE ADOLESCENTS FOR TEENAGERS USE FIREARMS FOR GUNS
  23. 23. Boolean Logic (And, Or, Not) coffee AND milk AND sugar coffee OR milk OR sugar (coffee and milk) NOT sugar
  24. 24. Truncation Add an * (asterisk) to the root of a word to find multiple forms of the word in a single search. Search TEACH* to find TEACH or TEACHER or TEACHERS or TEACHING Search ADOLESCEN* to find ADOLESCENT or ADOLESCENTS or ADOLESCENCE
  25. 25. Journal Article Search
  26. 26. Results List Click the article title to see the detailed record.
  27. 27. Detailed Record • Read Abstract • Click Full Text Link
  28. 28. Full-Text of Article
  29. 29. INTERNET RESOURCES
  30. 30. Librarian-Recommended Internet Resources found on Gill Library home page
  31. 31. List of Internet Resources by Subject
  32. 32. Human Rights Web Sites
  33. 33. Example of Human Rights Web Site
  34. 34. REMEMBER! If you need assistance, you can always ASK A LIBRARIAN.
  35. 35. Got Questions?
  36. 36. Thank you for attending our presentation. See you in SEPTEMBER!

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