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Aded5453 Barnes Fall07

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Aded5453 Barnes Fall07

  1. 1. Chambers Library Psychology of Adult Education Tonya L Holt Reference & Instruction Librarian
  2. 2. Library Resources <ul><li>(Find Articles) Databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for articles in periodicals (journals, magazines and newspapers) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(Find Books) UCO Catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for materials located in our library (books, DVD’s, government publications, etc.) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Databases <ul><li>Search for articles in periodicals </li></ul><ul><li>Paid subscriptions not available on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible on and off campus </li></ul>
  4. 4. Remote Access Login Screen : Appears when you click on a database off campus Jane Student’s UCOnnect ID is jstudent Jane’s birth date is June 17 th , 1987. Her default PIN is 061787 . Asterisks (*) will appear when you type your PIN
  5. 5. PsychInfo Find Articles (Databases) > Database by Subject > Psychology <ul><li>Covers psychology, mental health and related topics </li></ul><ul><li>Articles, citations for books, book chapters, dissertations and technical reports </li></ul><ul><li>One of many EBSCOhost databases </li></ul>
  6. 6. Effective Searching <ul><li>Have a topic in mind </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How does exercise affect mental health in women? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Think of keywords to describe your topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exercise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mental health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Women – females </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Combine keywords for best results </li></ul>
  7. 7. Boolean Operators <ul><li>Combine keywords using and to narrow your search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exercise and mental health and women </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exercise and mental health and females </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Combine synonyms using or to broaden your search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Women or females </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Nested Searches <ul><li>Combine strategies and nest terms in parentheses to get specific results </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exercise and mental health and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>( women or females ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Utilize thesaurus and subject headings for additional synonyms </li></ul>
  9. 9. Truncation <ul><li>Truncate keywords with an asterisk * for alternate endings </li></ul>Exercis* -e -es -ing -ed Femal* -e -es Wom*n -women -woman
  10. 10. Ulrich’s Periodical Directory Find Articles (Databases) > Ulrich’s <ul><li>Publishing information on serials </li></ul><ul><li>Does not have articles </li></ul><ul><li>Check for type of publication </li></ul><ul><li>Type in journal name not article name </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Academic/Scholarly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trade </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newsletters, magazines, proceedings, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Additional EBSCOhost Databases Find Articles (Databases) > Database by Subject > Psychology <ul><li>SocIndex </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Covers all subjects in the social sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Health Source: Nursing Edition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles from scholarly and popular journals in all areas of medicine, health care and allied health </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CINAHL – (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Citations & abstracts to articles in scholarly nursing and allied health journals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Possible to search all 4 databases at the same time </li></ul>
  12. 12. UCO Library Catalog <ul><li>Does NOT search for articles </li></ul><ul><li>Searches for materials located in this library (books, government documents, periodicals, DVD’s, CD’s, etc.) </li></ul>

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