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  • ENGL 1521

    1. 1. Engl 1521College Composition 2<br />Professor Jenny Kunkler Donley, LibrarianHeterick Memorial Library<br />
    2. 2. Introduction <br /><ul><li>Welcome!
    3. 3. Jenny Kunkler Donley
    4. 4. Feel free to stop by or send us an email
    5. 5. Librarians on duty:
    6. 6. 8-4, 6-9 Monday-Thursday
    7. 7. 8-4 Friday
    8. 8. 10-3:30 Sunday
    9. 9. IM and Chat Reference available certain times</li></li></ul><li>Quick Reminders…<br /><ul><li>Your student ID is also your library card!
    10. 10. Always enter your whole ID number, including zeros.</li></ul>EVA<br />Eva Maglott<br />00021559801<br />Eva Maglott<br />
    11. 11. Books:<br /><ul><li>Books can help you narrow your research topic by giving you background information.
    12. 12. Basic (keyword) searches are a good way to get started.</li></li></ul><li>Books:<br /><ul><li>Books are usually either going to be e-books, Reference books (1st floor) or part of the general circulating collection (3rd floor.) </li></ul>e-book<br />Reference <br />Circulating<br />
    13. 13. What we will accomplish today:<br /><ul><li>How to do research
    14. 14. How to use the library to do research
    15. 15. What resources to use when doing research</li></li></ul><li>Research Strategies<br /><ul><li>Start big by doing background reading
    16. 16. Narrow your topic for a more focused project
    17. 17. Work on finding the right search terms
    18. 18. Use patterns you see in the results list to narrow your topic
    19. 19. Most resources will have a built-in thesaurus that will suggest phrases and subjects to search by…use them!</li></ul>Think of your research as <br /> a tree…broad at the top, <br /> but narrow at the bottom!<br />
    20. 20. Can’t I just Google articles?<br />What about Google Scholar?<br /><ul><li>Good: gives you an idea of how much is out there, and what search terms to use
    21. 21. Bad: you can’t narrow your search by peer-reviewed journal articles</li></ul>Google and Wikipedia:<br /><ul><li>Aren’t evil
    22. 22. Can prove valuable
    23. 23. Can’t be used as a source
    24. 24. Turn to the databases for source material</li></ul>From the University of Wisconsin Library, worksheet for evaluating web sites<br />
    25. 25. But I found this great website…<br />Critically analyzing web sources<br /><ul><li>What? is the page/site about
    26. 26. Who? created and maintains this site
    27. 27. Where? is the information coming from
    28. 28. Why? is the information presented on the web
    29. 29. When? was the page created or last updated
    30. 30. How? accurate or credible is the page</li></ul>From the University of Wisconsin Library, worksheet for evaluating web sites<br />
    31. 31. Warning! Always remember to cite.<br /><ul><li>The Oxford English Dictionary defines plagiarism as:"...the wrongful appropriation or purloining, and publication as one's own, the ideas or the expression of the ideas (literary, artistic, musical, mechanical, etc.) of an other."</li></li></ul><li>RefWorks…your citation headquarters<br /><ul><li>Save your articles to review later and create citations with your RefWorks account.</li></li></ul><li>Keep in mind…<br /><ul><li>Types of articles
    32. 32. Periodicals/Magazines
    33. 33. These usually consist of more “popular” material
    34. 34. Journals
    35. 35. Scholarly or Professional
    36. 36. Peer reviewed</li></li></ul><li>Where should I begin?<br />
    37. 37. What do databases offer? <br /><ul><li>Databases are often the best tools for locating journal and newspaper articles.
    38. 38. Most databases are subject specific, but some are multi-disciplinary and those are a great place to begin your research.
    39. 39. Many databases give access to full text of articles.</li></li></ul><li>Three databases to remember: <br /><ul><li>Academic Source Complete
    40. 40. Business Source Complete
    41. 41. MEDLINE with Full Text
    42. 42. Opposing Viewpoints</li></li></ul><li>Two ways to locate databases:<br />
    43. 43. Finding a specific database:<br />Alphabetical Listing <br />EBSCO Database<br />
    44. 44. Always remember: <br /><ul><li>When available, DO select this box:
    45. 45. Some databases won’t have this box (MEDLINE) because all of their articles are Peer Reviewed.
    46. 46. But DON’T select this box:</li></li></ul><li>Finding an article:<br />
    47. 47. Finding an article:<br />
    48. 48. Finding an article:<br /><ul><li>Some articles are available in full-text html or as a pdf.
    49. 49. You can print, email, save, send to RefWorks, etc.</li></li></ul><li>Finding an article:<br /><ul><li>What if the perfect article isn’t available in html or as a pdf?
    50. 50. Always click the button and see what happens!</li></li></ul><li>Finding an article:<br />Found it! <br />Link to Full Text<br />
    51. 51. Finding an article:<br /><ul><li>What if the button DOESN’T find it?
    52. 52. Don’t click on the option to find it on the publishers website.
    53. 53. You will need to request the article through ILL.</li></li></ul><li>Interlibrary Loan (ILL)<br />All the information that you need to fill out the ILL form is found on the Find It button’s page that told you the item isn’t available in our databases or library. <br />
    54. 54. Opposing Viewpoints Database<br /><ul><li>A good non-Ebsco database to use when you are look for articles to support an argument paper.</li></li></ul><li>Opposing Viewpoints Database<br />Click on Advanced Search before you search for anything.<br />Make sure to check the Peer Reviewed Journals box before you perform your search.<br />
    55. 55. Thanks and Happy Researching!<br /><ul><li>Remember, the librarians are here to help you with your research. Come back and see us!</li>