EDUC 5P92 September 2011

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EDUC 5P92 September 2011

  1. 1. EDUC 5P92<br />Our [loose] agenda:<br /><ul><li>Pulling keywords from your research interest
  2. 2. Finding journals</li></ul>Choosing a database<br />Google Scholar <br /><ul><li>Finding studies using a particular research methodology
  3. 3. What if I don’t know which research methodology is appropriate for my topic, etc.?
  4. 4. Did we forget something? Want to know more?</li></ul>Go to Sakai, the Library website or contact Jennifer<br />1<br />
  5. 5. Finding Journal articles<br /><ul><li>Use library databases
  6. 6. Try Google Scholar</li></ul>For finding info about research methodology<br />
  7. 7. Search tips<br />Recommended databases: Education Research Complete; ERIC, Academic Search Premier<br />Tips:<br />Limit to scholarly (peer reviewed) journals<br />Look for descriptors (or subject headings) for more focused results<br />Use research methodology in your search terms<br />“Get it” button looks for the full text throughout all of the Library’s databases<br />
  8. 8. Search terms<br />Try adding “literature review”<br />you will see examples of lit reviews, plus get an overview of some aspect of your topic<br />Or “narrative” or “quantitative” etc.<br />
  9. 9. For more help…<br />Visit the Graduate Education Research GuideVisit the resource page in your Sakai<br />See the Help pages<br />Contact the Library Help Desk<br />905-688-5550 x. 3233 or use email form<br />Contact your liaison librarian:<br />Jennifer Thiessen (phone, chat, email)<br />
  10. 10. Dread writing your bibliography?<br />Take control of your research!<br />Learn how to use RefWorks to:<br /> * organize your citations<br /> * create bibliographies in the style of your choice<br />FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16<br />12:00 – 12:45<br />OR<br />THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29<br />5:00 – 5:45<br />CLASSROOM A, MATHESON LEARNING COMMONS<br />No need to register, just come on by!<br />

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