We need to know this: (1) Use databases to find peer reviewed articles (2) Request full text articles from abstracts and have them delivered to your email (3) Find books using the online catalog and request delivery to Regents Center Library (4) Use Web 2.0 effectively for class assignments and literature searches (5) Use Google Scholar from the list of library databases (6) Find academic articles using Search Engines
Using databases to find peer reviewed articles
Web Retrieve If you can’t find an article or book
The library will locate the article and send you an email with a link to the PDF article you requested (99% of the time)
Google Scholar: KU Libraries have partnered with Google to connect your search results with the Libraries databases
From the Libraries Home, select G for Google Scholar
Use the Library Catalog to Find Books and have them delivered to Edwards Campus
Searching the catalog
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Academic Research At the Regents Center LibraryDatabase & Online Search Process Lord email@example.com Lissa Spring 2013
Regents Center Libraryhttp://www.lib.ku.edu/RCLibrary/Edwards Campushttp://edwardscampus.ku.edu/Dissertation Research Bloghttp://dissertationresearch.blogspot.com 2
We need to know this:(1)How to use databases to find articles(2)How to request full text articles if we find only abstracts(WebRetrieve)(3)How to request articles the library does NOT have(4) How to use Google Scholar from the list of librarydatabases(5) How to find books using the online catalog and requestdelivery to Edwards Campus 3
PsycINFOContains citations and summaries of journalarticles, book chapters, books, and technicalreports, as well as citations to dissertations, allin the field of psychology and psychologicalaspects of related disciplines. The journalliterature spans 1887 to the present. PsycINFOindexes journal content published by theAmerican Psychological Association that isavailable through PsycARTICLES. Currentchapter and book coverage includes worldwideEnglish-language material published from 1987-present.
I limited the original309 results by peerreview, date andrelevance and got121 hits.
school AND autis* AND “family therapy”A new search that boils down to 17 focusedresults after limiting by peer-review and date. . .
http://www.lib.ku.edu/RCLibrary/Can I browse issues of theJournal of Marital and FamilyTherapy?Yes.Select E-journals from theLibraries’ homepage athttp://www.lib.ku.edu or theRegents Center Libraryhomepage.
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Request full-textof an articlewhen you have only theabstract
Get at KUAll the databases are searched for the articleyou can’t get in full text and, in this case,three databases came up with the article!
Review:Libraries’ Homepage http://www.lib.ku.eduArticles, Databases and MoreDatabases contain the journals we need to do researchSearched Education and found the PsycInfo databaseFull text for one abstracted article by using Get at KU
What if the library doesnot have a copy of anarticle I need?
For example, can you get this article for me:Parental bonding in the treatment of Autisticbehavior that is published in the journal Ethologyand Sociobiology, 1991 vol 12 issue 1I tried Get at KU and the article wasn’t found.
Wha tKU” d to do if “G oesn e ’t get t at it? This takes you to
UseWeb RetrieveIf you can’t find an article or book 27
Google Scholar is a good way to search forscholarly articles using the Google searchstrategyNote: search Google Scholar from theLibraries list of databasesWhy? KU Libraries have partnered withGoogle to connect your search resultswith the Libraries databases. 31
http://www.lib.ku.edu Select G for Google Scholar 32
Finding BooksLibrary CatalogDeliver to EdwardsCampus 36