Citing Articles in GALE Discovering Collection 2009-10

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Citing Articles in GALE Discovering Collection 2009-10

  1. 1. Creekview high school media center<br />October 2009Created by Buffy Hamilton,School library media specialist<br />1<br />Citing Articles from Gale Discovering Collection<br />
  2. 2. Getting Started<br />Choose “Anthology/Book Collection” from the dropdown menu and press “Create Citation”<br />On the next screen select Material in a book (collection) A short work (poem, essay, etc.) original to the print book / anthology. <br />On the next screen select Online: Text of a printed anthology or other book collection available online<br />2<br />
  3. 3. 3<br />Look closely at the article to gather the publication information<br />
  4. 4. Title of Entire Book, Title of Specific Work, Author<br />4<br />The title of the book is beneath the heading “Table of Contents” and in italic print. Refer back to slide 3 for reference. <br />The title of the article is beneath the heading “Table of Contents” and is in quotation marks Refer back to slide 3 for reference. <br />The author of the work, if identified, is ABOVE the heading “Table of Contents” and in the first line in plain print. Refer back to slide 3 for reference. Be sure to hit “add” after you type in the name to make it ‘”stick.”<br />
  5. 5. More Basic Information: Publication Information<br />5<br />Leave “no” checked<br />Page numbers and city of publication are typically not provided for articles in Discovering Collection<br />The publisher and copyright year are beneath the heading “Table of Contents” toward the end of the line. Refer back to slide 3 for reference. <br />
  6. 6. Additional Information<br />6<br />If identified , the edition of the book is beneath the heading “Table of Contents” and is near the end of the line. Refer back to slide 3 for reference. This example does not have an edition.<br />Indicate the volume number; it is also identified in the same area.<br />Typically, we do not need to worry about a series name or number; see your teacher or a librarian if you are not sure.<br />The editor of the book is beneath the heading “Table of Contents” and will be prefaced by the text, “edited by”. Refer back to slide 3 for reference. Remember to hit “add” to make the editor’s name stick.<br />
  7. 7. Final Fields: Online Retrieval, Basic Information<br />Scroll down to the final section called “Online Retrieval, Basic information”---we typically will not need to worry about the other fields prior to this section.<br />Type in the words Discovering Collection for the name of the website or database.<br />For the URL, you have two options. Scroll up the page and look for the word “infomark” above the box for “basic search.” Click on infomark and copy/paste the first URL you see.<br />You can either copy and paste the infomark URL in the URL box OR you may generate a short URL to put in the box using http://www.tinygaleurl.com/ .<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Final Steps<br />Check the citation<br />Update/finalize the citation<br />8<br />
  9. 9. 9<br />The Final Result!<br />Prigozy, Ruth. “F. Scott Fitzgerald.” Dictionary of Literary Biography. Ed. Bobby Ellen Kimbel. Vol. 86. N.p.: Gale Research Inc, 1989. N. pag. Discovering Collection. Web. 7 Oct. 2009. &lt;http://www.tinygaleurl.com?pp29&gt;.<br />
  10. 10. This tutorial is based upon the documentation and suggestions provided by noodletools at <br />http://www.noodletools.com/helpdesk/index.php?action=kb&article=190<br />10<br />End Credits<br />

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