How Do I Find

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How Do I Find

  1. 1. How do I find…? Using the Library’s e-resources Harriet K. & Philip Pumerantz Library Reference Department Rudy R. Barreras, Reference Librarian
  2. 2. Workshop Agenda <ul><li>Library Homepage </li></ul><ul><li>Website navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Library services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Catalog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distance Education </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Electronic Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E-journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Databases </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Library Homepage (8-17-09)
  4. 4. Library Homepage <ul><li>3 main sections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Burgundy Sidebar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How Do I Find? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News & Events </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. News and Events <ul><li>Information about </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upcoming workshops </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scheduled maintenance times </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Information & Services Page <ul><li>Information on this page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Patron borrowing periods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IEALC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interlibrary Loan Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group study room information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask a Librarian </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Information & Services Page
  8. 8. Research Guides <ul><li>Located under How Do I Find? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research guide for all major programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specialties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EBM </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Citation styles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Handheld devices </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Online Catalog - iLink <ul><li>Access point for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EBook Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AV material </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Print journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My Account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reserve Desk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library Info </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. iLink Main Screen
  11. 12. Distance Education <ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Informational information such as hours, remote access and FAQs. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Distance Education Borrowing Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interlibrary Loan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Research Help </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask a Librarian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject Directories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tutorials </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. Distance Education Page
  13. 14. Electronic Resources <ul><li>Separated into two sections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top section dedicated to electronic journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Alphabetical listing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E-journal locator </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Subject listings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower section dedicated to databases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Article Searching and Databases </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 15. Closer look at e-journal selection
  15. 16. Database Selection <ul><li>To access a database click on it’s title. </li></ul><ul><li>For information about the database subscription click on this icon. </li></ul>
  16. 17. Further Questions <ul><li>Contact the Pumerantz Library Reference Department </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In person </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By phone 909-469-5323, ask for Reference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask a Librarian link http://wsprod.westernu.edu/library/forms/ask.jsp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.westernu.edu/xp/edu/library/library-chat-reference.xml </li></ul></ul></ul>

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