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Library Research Senior Seminar in History: International Topics Professors Rao, Tiersten, Valenze, and Wennerlind Wednesd...
http://www.barnard.edu/library/   This is the portal to all knowledge. Or, if you insist, Library Web http://www.columbia....
we can help you.  <ul><li>www.barnard.edu/library/reference </li></ul><ul><li>Call  4-3953 </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail   [ema...
<ul><li>search for a KNOWN item </li></ul><ul><li>Book or journal title </li></ul><ul><li>Brief </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hold...
search for an unknown item <ul><li>Keyword </li></ul><ul><li>Words that appear in any part of the record (author, title, p...
<ul><li>Boolean logic </li></ul><ul><li>Controlled vocabulary, descriptors, subject headings </li></ul><ul><li>Limits  </l...
databases   – unknown items  primarily articles, but also e-books, dissertations, statistics and other materials   <ul><li...
Find Articles <ul><li>Identify the truncation symbol and any other interesting wildcards </li></ul><ul><li>Run a keyword s...
Google/Google Scholar <ul><li>Identify the truncation symbol and any other interesting wildcards </li></ul><ul><li>Run a k...
ProQuest Direct   <ul><li>Identify the truncation symbol and any other interesting wildcards </li></ul><ul><li>Run a keywo...
Historical Abstracts <ul><li>Identify the truncation symbol and any other interesting wildcards </li></ul><ul><li>Run a ke...
etc. <ul><li>Guide for this class  http://www.barnard.edu/library/courses/current/HIST/HISTX4391intl.html   </li></ul><ul>...
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4391 History Senior Seminar, international topics

  1. 1. Library Research Senior Seminar in History: International Topics Professors Rao, Tiersten, Valenze, and Wennerlind Wednesday, October 7, 2009 Librarian: Jenna Freedman
  2. 2. http://www.barnard.edu/library/ This is the portal to all knowledge. Or, if you insist, Library Web http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/
  3. 3. we can help you. <ul><li>www.barnard.edu/library/reference </li></ul><ul><li>Call 4-3953 </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the reference desk </li></ul><ul><li>IM BarnardReference (also BarnardLibJenna, BarnardLibLois, BarnardLibKaren, BarnardLibHeidi) </li></ul><ul><li>Chat &quot;Ask us now&quot; chat, available M-F 1-9 (more or less) http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/services/reference </li></ul><ul><li>Consultations http://www.barnard.edu/library/forms/consult.htm . Sessions arranged by appointment. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>search for a KNOWN item </li></ul><ul><li>Book or journal title </li></ul><ul><li>Brief </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Holdings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Full </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Indexes, finding aids, notes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Link to full text </li></ul>CLIO - books, e-books, serials (not articles), media materials, microforms, etc. New CLIO coming soon, btw. From &quot;Diseases of Women&quot; to &quot;Secrets of Women&quot;: The Transformation of Gynecological Literature in the Later Middle Ages. Green, Monica Helen. Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies , Vol. 30, No. 1, Winter 2000, pp. 5-39
  5. 5. search for an unknown item <ul><li>Keyword </li></ul><ul><li>Words that appear in any part of the record (author, title, publisher, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Boolean logic – AND, OR, NOT </li></ul><ul><li>Use &quot;quotation marks&quot; for phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Truncation symbol: ? </li></ul><ul><li>Fun with search results: </li></ul><ul><li>Sorting </li></ul><ul><li>Quick limits </li></ul><ul><li>Subject </li></ul><ul><li>Case insensitive, no punctuation necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Subject headings list </li></ul><ul><li>Subdivisions </li></ul><ul><li>More fun with search results: </li></ul><ul><li>Downloading options </li></ul><ul><li>Clickable fields </li></ul><ul><li>Views: basic & full </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Boolean logic </li></ul><ul><li>Controlled vocabulary, descriptors, subject headings </li></ul><ul><li>Limits </li></ul><ul><li>Proximity searching, near, with </li></ul><ul><li>Truncation, wild cards </li></ul>advanced search concepts
  7. 7. databases – unknown items primarily articles, but also e-books, dissertations, statistics and other materials <ul><li>Explore: </li></ul><ul><li>Help </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Truncation/wildcard symbols </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phrase searching, near, with </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advanced search and Boolean options </li></ul><ul><li>Controlled vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Different types of searches (e.g. citations, full text, keywords) </li></ul><ul><li>Limits </li></ul>
  8. 8. Find Articles <ul><li>Identify the truncation symbol and any other interesting wildcards </li></ul><ul><li>Run a keyword search </li></ul><ul><li>Apply a limit </li></ul><ul><li>Click on a controlled vocabulary heading </li></ul><ul><li>Point out a feature you like and one you don't. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Google/Google Scholar <ul><li>Identify the truncation symbol and any other interesting wildcards </li></ul><ul><li>Run a keyword search </li></ul><ul><li>Apply a limit </li></ul><ul><li>Click on a controlled vocabulary heading </li></ul><ul><li>Point out a feature you like and one you don't. </li></ul>
  10. 10. ProQuest Direct <ul><li>Identify the truncation symbol and any other interesting wildcards </li></ul><ul><li>Run a keyword search </li></ul><ul><li>Apply a limit </li></ul><ul><li>Click on a controlled vocabulary heading </li></ul><ul><li>Point out a feature you like and one you don't. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Historical Abstracts <ul><li>Identify the truncation symbol and any other interesting wildcards </li></ul><ul><li>Run a keyword search </li></ul><ul><li>Apply a limit </li></ul><ul><li>Click on a controlled vocabulary heading </li></ul><ul><li>Point out a feature you like and one you don't. </li></ul>
  12. 12. etc. <ul><li>Guide for this class http://www.barnard.edu/library/courses/current/HIST/HISTX4391intl.html </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating your results: authority, audience, scope, etc. </li></ul>

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