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Rosegard pres scholars_orientation

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Orientation for presidential scholars.

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Rosegard pres scholars_orientation

  1. 1. Library Research Orientation Professor Erik Rosegard Presidential Scholars September 15, 2011 HSS 305 Librarian – Jeff Rosen [email_address]
  2. 2. <ul><li>What We ’ll Do Today </li></ul><ul><li>Library Services: Where and How? </li></ul><ul><li>Set up Library PIN number </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying Keywords and Looking for Clues </li></ul><ul><li>Searching for Books </li></ul><ul><li>Searching for Articles </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-on Practice </li></ul>
  3. 3. Leonard Library 2012
  4. 4. Leonard Library 2012
  5. 5. Leonard Library 2012
  6. 6. Leonard Library 2012
  7. 7. <ul><li>Because of Library Construction - </li></ul><ul><li>Bad News : You can ’t browse the books in the old library bldg. </li></ul><ul><li>Good News : All Library services are still available! </li></ul><ul><li>Online – more than 200 databases with full-text journals (more than 90%), electronic books, streaming videos, request books for pickup at HSS 102. </li></ul><ul><li>Online assistance – by Instant Messaging and Texting. </li></ul><ul><li>Library Annex – study spaces, lots of computers, research assistance, open 24/7, wifi access. </li></ul><ul><li>HSS Building, First Floor - book check-out, printed Reserve materials (HSS 102), audio/visual material and laptop check-out (HSS 127). </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>More Good News : </li></ul><ul><li>Library in iLearn - Library resources now appear on iLearn pages and Electronic Reserves articles will appear there too. (next page) </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>More Good News : </li></ul><ul><li>Library mobile site - the library ’s </li></ul><ul><li>Website optimized for smart phones and </li></ul><ul><li>other mobile devices. Users are able to </li></ul><ul><li>search for and request books, find full-text </li></ul><ul><li>articles and instant message the library </li></ul><ul><li>for assistance. You can view the site on your </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile device at </li></ul><ul><li>http://m.library.sfsu.edu </li></ul>
  10. 10. Instant Message and TXT Link on Library ’s Main Page
  11. 11. IM Library Help
  12. 12. <ul><li>Requesting Materials for delivery to </li></ul><ul><li>HSS 102 </li></ul><ul><li>Search the library catalog to find the item(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Click on </li></ul><ul><li>Enter Name, ID number, Library PIN </li></ul><ul><li>Pick up in HSS 102 within 24 hours </li></ul>
  13. 13. Library at HSS
  14. 14. Library Distribution Services – HSS 102
  15. 15. Library Media Services – HSS 127
  16. 16. <ul><li>Setting up a Library PIN and Viewing Your Library Record - You must set up a Library PIN (Personal Identification Number) in order to request books, access the electronic databases from off campus and to order materials from other libraries. Go to “Library Account/PIN” under QuickLinks on the Library’s main web page. </li></ul><ul><li>Setting up a Library PIN number and viewing your library record. </li></ul>Setting up a Library PIN number and viewing your library record. Note: if you forget your library PIN, click on “Forgot Your PIN” and follow the instructions.
  17. 17. <ul><li>Research Question: </li></ul><ul><li>What are the long term affects on the family when mothers are placed in prison? </li></ul><ul><li>major concepts </li></ul><ul><li>mothers and prison </li></ul><ul><li>Point: Research questions are usually somewhat complex. But you can ’t enter all the information in your topic when searching. Try to think of the major concepts included in your topic. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Research Question: </li></ul><ul><li>What are the long term effects on the family when mothers are placed in prison? </li></ul><ul><li>major concepts </li></ul><ul><li>mothers and prison </li></ul><ul><li>“ long term effects” – is a subordinate concept, not the main concept and not an easy term with which to search. </li></ul><ul><li>“ family” – is implied and included in the term “mothers” </li></ul><ul><li>Point: Research questions are usually somewhat complex. But you can ’t enter all the information in your topic when searching. Try to think of the major concepts included in your topic. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>major concepts </li></ul><ul><li>mothers and prison </li></ul><ul><li>What are similar terms or related terms to the major concepts listed here? </li></ul><ul><li>(brainstorm and make a list) </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>major concepts </li></ul><ul><li>mothers and prison </li></ul><ul><li>similar or related terms </li></ul><ul><li>families and incarceration </li></ul><ul><li>women and penal system </li></ul><ul><li>females and penitentiary </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Using Truncation or Wildcards </li></ul><ul><li>Use the asterisk * as a “wildcard” or truncation symbol to search for spelling variations </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Searching with the word comput* </li></ul><ul><li>will find material with any variation in spelling. </li></ul><ul><li>comput er </li></ul><ul><li>Comput ing </li></ul><ul><li>comput es </li></ul><ul><li>comput ational </li></ul>

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