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How to research using magnolia

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How to research using magnolia

  1. 1. with focus on Academic Search Premier Shana Campbell shana.campbell@gulfportschools.org
  2. 2. What is MAGNOLIA? MAGNOLIA is a statewide association funded by the Mississippi Legislature which provides online research databases for publicly funded K- 12 schools, public libraries, community college libraries and university libraries in Mississippi. http://magnolia.msstate.edu/about/about.asp 2 How to Research using Magnolia with focus on Academic Search PremierOctober 5, 2013
  3. 3. What databases are available? •Academic Search Premier (EBSCO) •Literary reference Center (EBSCO) •Newspaper Search (EBSCO) •Primary Search (EBSCO) •Topic Search (EBSCO) •OCLC WorldCat 3 How to Research using Magnolia with focus on Academic Search PremierOctober 5, 2013
  4. 4. As the world's largest scholarly, multidiscipline full text database designed specifically for academic institutions. It offers critical information from many sources found in no other database Why Academic Search Premier? 4 How to Research using Magnolia with focus on Academic Search PremierOctober 5, 2013
  5. 5.  Academic Search Premier contains indexing and abstracts for over 8,450 journals, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.  Academic Search Premier contains unmatched full-text coverage in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, etc. Comprised of journal articles, magazines, newspapers, books and reports. Why Academic Search Premier? http://pioneer.utah.gov/research/databases/aspremier.html 5 How to Research using Magnolia with focus on Academic Search PremierOctober 5, 2013
  6. 6. How to access Academic Search Premier? Go to www.gulfportschools.org From the drop down box choose Gulfport High School Once you have accessed the Gulfport High School page find RESOURCES and click on LIBRARY 6 How to Research using Magnolia with focus on Academic Search PremierOctober 5, 2013
  7. 7. October 5, 2013 How to Research using Magnolia with focus on Academic Search Premier 7 How to access Academic Search Premier? From the library page you will want to choose HELPFUL RESOURCES from here find the MAGNOLIA link and click on it. Under K12 Students choose ○High (9-12) From here you will locate the search box for ACADEMIC SEARCH PREMIER
  8. 8. In the search box I will type in FIRESTORM After reading the abstract I have decided that I will choose Physical Modeling of Firestorms From here I can read the full pdf, print, email, or save this article in a folder for further research. How to research using Academic Search Premier? 8 How to Research using Magnolia with focus on Academic Search PremierOctober 5, 2013
  9. 9. October 5, 2013 How to Research using Magnolia with focus on Academic Search Premier 9 If I decide to print or email I will be given the option to decide my citation format for this assignment I will choose MLA At this time you can also copy and paste this citation into your works cited page directly (this will save a lot of time in the future). How to research using Academic Search Premier?
  10. 10. Thanks for your attention and I hope your research has been made easier. Any questions? 10 How to Research using Magnolia with focus on Academic Search PremierOctober 5, 2013

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