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Orgl3113 Bray Fall07

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Orgl3113 Bray Fall07

  1. 1. Chambers Library Foundations of Organizational & Personal Development Tonya Holt Reference & Instruction Librarian
  2. 2. Library Resources <ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for articles in periodicals (journals, magazines and newspapers) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>UCO Library Catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for materials located in our library (books, government publications, CD’s, DVD’s, 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. ERIC – Educational Resource Information Center <ul><li>Articles from education related journals (some full-text) </li></ul><ul><li>Digests prepared by ERIC staff (all full-text) </li></ul><ul><li>ERIC documents – non-journal resources such as lesson plans, technical reports, case studies and conference proceedings (some full-text) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Effective Searching <ul><li>Have a topic in mind </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is distance education cost effective? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Think of keywords to describe your topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Distance education – e-learning – online courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost effective </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Combine keywords to get exactly what you need </li></ul>
  7. 7. Boolean Operators <ul><li>Use and to narrow your search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Distance education and cost effective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-learning and cost effective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online courses and cost effective </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Boolean Operators <ul><li>Combine synonyms using or to broaden your search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Distance education or e-learning or online courses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nest terms in parentheses for specific results </li></ul><ul><ul><li>( distance education or e-learning or online courses ) and cost effective </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Truncation <ul><li>Truncate keywords with an asterisk * for alternate endings </li></ul>Effective * -ness Educat * -ion -e -es -ed -or
  10. 10. Professional Development Collection <ul><li>EBSCOhost Database </li></ul><ul><li>Some full text articles related to education </li></ul><ul><li>Full text pamphlets mainly from the U.S. Department of Education </li></ul>
  11. 11. 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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