Research Tips for LRSP 433:Production & Operations Management Laura Berberian Stafford Campus Reference Librarian firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
• Enter your keywords inthe search boxes• Click the “Phrase” linkto search for exactphrases• Use the “Article Type”menu for differentresults• Click “Search”
• Click on “OpenURL 1” or “ViewHTML” or “View PDF” to accessthe article
Business Source Complete • Enter your keywords • Use quotes to search for phrases • Consider using some of the “Limit your results” options • Click “Search”
Business Source Complete • Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles • Click “Locate Journal Article” if not full text through the database
“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.
“Locate Journal Article” page • Is the article available in a UMW database? YES. • Follow the database links to locate article.
Book Catalog: • Book catalog will search for books at the Stafford and Simpson Libraries • Perform a “Keyword Search” • Enter your keywords • Click “Search”
Book Catalog: results • Both print and electronic books available • Call numbers show location • NetLibrary – online book • Library of Congress - print book
Book Catalog: results •Click “full record” for ebooks • Click “Item” or “Copies” for print books
eBook Collection- Online books In the Full Record, click the “Online” link to access the book
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
• 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
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 email@example.com 540-286-8025 IM: cgpslibrary Set up a Research Appointment firstname.lastname@example.org 540-286-8057