LRSP 433 Chavez Summer 2012

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LRSP 433 Chavez Summer 2012

  1. 1. Research Tips for LRSP 433:Production & Operations Management Laura Berberian Stafford Campus Reference Librarian lberberi@umw.edu
  2. 2. Library Research Tools Library Catalog  Titles of Books  Titles of Journals, Magazines and Newspapers  Searches Simpson Library, Stafford Library, and 2 online books collections Databases  Articles in Journals, Magazines and Newspapers  Company and Industry Information
  3. 3. UMW Librarieshttp://libraries.umw.edu/
  4. 4. Subject Guides
  5. 5. Subject Guide
  6. 6. Can I use the databases from home? • Log in with your Canvas username and password to access databases from off-campusjsmith • Contact thepassword Library if you have access problems
  7. 7. • Enter your keywords inthe search boxes• Click the “Phrase” linkto search for exactphrases• Use the “Article Type”menu for differentresults• Click “Search”
  8. 8. • Click on “OpenURL 1” or “ViewHTML” or “View PDF” to accessthe article
  9. 9. Business Source Complete • Enter your keywords • Use quotes to search for phrases • Consider using some of the “Limit your results” options • Click “Search”
  10. 10. Business Source Complete • Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles • Click “Locate Journal Article” if not full text through the database
  11. 11. “Locate Journal Article” page • Is the article available in a UMW database? NO. • What if the article is not available in a database? Use ILLIAD.
  12. 12. “Locate Journal Article” page • Is the article available in a UMW database? YES. • Follow the database links to locate article.
  13. 13. Book Catalog: • Book catalog will search for books at the Stafford and Simpson Libraries • Perform a “Keyword Search” • Enter your keywords • Click “Search”
  14. 14. Book Catalog: results • Both print and electronic books available • Call numbers show location • NetLibrary – online book • Library of Congress - print book
  15. 15. Book Catalog: results •Click “full record” for ebooks • Click “Item” or “Copies” for print books
  16. 16. eBook Collection- Online books In the Full Record, click the “Online” link to access the book
  17. 17. What if my materials are at the maincampus Library? What if UMW doesn’t havewhat I need? Illiad – for Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan  Create an Illiad Account  Online forms to request non-Stafford materials  Give library lead time to process request  Delivered to Stafford Library  $2 fee for articles located from Simpson Library
  18. 18. • Try different databases• Try different keywords• Use an “asterisk” for multipleword endings - *• Phrase Searching - quotationmarks• Avoid stop words like: in, an,of, for, on, by• Ask Librarians for assistance• Writing Center
  19. 19. Need help? Have Questions?  Come to the Library  Mondays - Thursdays 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.  Fridays 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.  Saturdays 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Contact the Library Staff  cgpslib@umw.edu  540-286-8025  IM: cgpslibrary  Set up a Research Appointment  lberberi@umw.edu  540-286-8057

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