Library Orientation

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Library Orientation

  1. 1. About the OU-Tulsa Library Stewart Brower Library Director http://tulsa.ou.edu/library
  2. 2. College is hard…
  3. 3. We’re here to help! <ul><li>Finding good books </li></ul><ul><li>Finding useful articles </li></ul><ul><li>Navigating difficult resources </li></ul><ul><li>Learning new technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Giving you some space! </li></ul><ul><li>Letting you unplug… </li></ul>
  4. 4. Libraries are… <ul><li>Collections (‘Stuff’) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Approximately 57,000 volumes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to over 66,000 journals & hundreds of databases </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Services (‘People’) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reference, Education, Document Delivery, Expert searching </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community (‘Place’) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Group study rooms, individual study carrels, help when you need it, quiet when you want it… </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Hours <ul><li>M-Th 8 AM – 11 PM </li></ul><ul><li>Fr 8 AM – 9 PM </li></ul><ul><li>Sa 9 AM – 7 PM </li></ul><ul><li>Su 1 PM – 9 PM </li></ul><ul><li>Extended for week before Finals </li></ul>
  6. 6. Workshops <ul><li>Avoiding Plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Beginning Your Research </li></ul><ul><li>Cinahl Plus, for Nursing and Allied Health </li></ul><ul><li>EBSCO </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Full Text Articles </li></ul><ul><li>Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying Peer-Reviewed/Scholarly Articles </li></ul><ul><li>PubMed </li></ul><ul><li>Using Firefox </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding Wikis </li></ul>
  7. 7. My baby…
  8. 8. My other baby…
  9. 9. Thank you, and WELCOME! <ul><li>Stewart Brower [email_address] AIM: StewartMBrower Ph: 918-660-3222 http://tulsa.ou.edu/library </li></ul>

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