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  • Bio4413 Ahmad Fall07

    1. 1. Chambers Library Virology Resources Tonya Holt Reference & Instruction Librarian
    2. 2. 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>
    3. 3. 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
    4. 4. Biological Abstracts Find Articles (Databases) > Subject Guides <ul><li>One of many EBSCOhost databases </li></ul><ul><li>Worldwide coverage in biology </li></ul><ul><li>Majority of content scholarly articles </li></ul>
    5. 5. Effective Searching <ul><li>Topic: Smallpox vaccinations </li></ul><ul><li>Keywords and synonyms to describing topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smallpox - variola virus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vaccination </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Combine keywords for best results </li></ul>
    6. 6. Boolean Operators <ul><li>Use and to narrow your search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small pox and vaccination </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use or to broaden your search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small pox or variola virus </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Combine strategies and nest terms in parentheses for specific results </li></ul><ul><ul><li>( Small pox or variola virus ) and vaccination </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Truncation <ul><li>Truncate keywords with an asterisk * for </li></ul><ul><li>alternate endings </li></ul>Vaccin* -e -es -ation -ations
    8. 8. Scholarly Journals <ul><li>Written for academia </li></ul><ul><li>Written by an expert or credentialed researcher </li></ul><ul><li>Full documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Original or primary research </li></ul>
    9. 9. Peer Reviewed vs. Non-peer reviewed <ul><li>Peer-reviewed or refereed journals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>articles have been reviewed by other experts in the field before publication </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Non-peer reviewed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles have NOT been reviewed by experts </li></ul></ul>
    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. More Biology Databases Find Articles (Databases) > Subject Guides > Biology <ul><li>BioOne </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contains recent full text articles from 65 bioscience journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use FIND IT button!!! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BioMed Central </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free website with full text scholarly articles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browse without registering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MUST REGISTER (free) to search for articles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BioDigest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library use only – get password at reference desk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 concurrent user limit </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Useful EBSCOhost Medical Databases Find Articles (Databases) > Subject Guides > Biology <ul><li>HealthSource – Nursing Academic Addition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles from popular and scholarly 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>Comprehensive coverage of citations & abstracts to articles in scholarly nursing and allied health journals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Medline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Worldwide coverage of scholarly citations and abstracts on all medical and health related topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Subject Guides > Health & Medicine) </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. 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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