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  1. 1. Chambers Library Foundations of Educational Research Tonya Holt Reference & Instruction Librarian http://schsuae.brinkster.net/News/Autism%201%20APRIL.JPG
  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. 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. Trade Journals <ul><li>Written for professionals in a specific field </li></ul><ul><li>Written by staff, free lance or contributing professional </li></ul><ul><li>Little documentation </li></ul><ul><li>No original research – secondary literature </li></ul>
  5. 5. 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>
  6. 6. 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><ul><ul><li>Reviewed by journal editors and publishers </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center) Find Articles (Databases) >Database by Subject > Education <ul><li>Articles from education related journals </li></ul><ul><li>ERIC documents – non-journal resources such as lesson plans, technical reports, case studies and conference proceedings </li></ul>
  8. 8. Effective Searching <ul><li>Topic: What are the characteristics of PDD? </li></ul><ul><li>Keywords & Synonyms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PDD or pervasive developmental disorders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Characteristics or symptoms or diagnosis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nested search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>( PDD or pervasive developmental disorders ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>( Characteristic* or symptom* or diagnos* ) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Find Additional Keywords <ul><li>Descriptors on citation page </li></ul><ul><li>Narrow by results on results page </li></ul><ul><li>ERIC – utilize thesaurus </li></ul><ul><li>Note: Descriptors or subject headings may be different in different databases </li></ul><ul><li>Not all databases have subject headings </li></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. Additional EBSCOhost Databases Find Articles (Databases) >Database by Subject > Education <ul><li>Professional Development Collection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full-text of 500 journals in education, 300 peer reviewed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PsychInfo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full-text, citations and abstracts to articles, books, and other materials related to psychology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SocIndex </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full-text and citations to articles, books, and conference papers in sociology </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Speech/Language Databases <ul><li>Medline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find Articles (Databases) > Database by Subject > Health and Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Largest medical database – over six million citations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Communication & Mass Media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find Articles (Databases) > Database by Subject> Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication, journalism and mass media </li></ul></ul>

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