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Searching for articles using ERIC

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Searching for articles using ERIC

  1. 1. Searching for articles using ERIC:<br />Finding scholarly, recent, and full-text articles using an online article index<br />
  2. 2. Using ERIC to find articles<br />ERIC is an online article index. Searching in ERIC enables you to search the tables of contents of many education journals, all at once.<br />This presentation will show you how <br />To find scholarly, recent, and full-text articles<br />To email, print, and save your article citations<br />How to cite using ERIC<br />
  3. 3. To get to ERIC, and other education article indexes…<br />You have 3 options:<br />1.<br />2.<br />3.<br />
  4. 4. We’re going to go for the first option=Choosing ERIC from the menu<br />
  5. 5. What do we search?<br />Suppose you are searching for articles about the impact of television watching on young children. How would you format this search?<br />Here’s one way: young children and television<br />Type this search in, and press Go to run the search.<br />
  6. 6. Interpreting the results screen<br />Results of search<br />Limits<br />
  7. 7. Too many results? Use Limits=scholarly/peer reviewed and date<br />
  8. 8. Where’s the article?<br />Sometimes, the full-text of the article will be available, as part of the article’s record, as in this example. Click the full-text link to see the article.<br />
  9. 9. Where’s the article?<br />Sometimes, there won’t be full-text included with the citation. For those records, you want to click on the Find It button, as with this example. <br />
  10. 10. Where’s the article?<br />Here is the Find It window, from the previous example. To get to the full-text of the article, click on the full-text online link.<br />
  11. 11. Where’s the article?<br />Click on the Get PDF link to pull up the article.<br />
  12. 12. Where’s the article?<br />Most of the time, the article you want will be available as part of the article citation or via Find It; however, there will be times when the article will not be available online.<br />
  13. 13. Where’s the article?<br />Here, there is no full-text available for this article.<br />
  14. 14. Where’s the article?<br />For this citation, full-text is not available. Further investigation [clicking on the Holdings Information link] reveals that this issue is in print at Wilson Library. So, getting this article means a trip to Wilson.<br />
  15. 15. Emailing/printing/saving articles<br />Select the article citations you want by clicking Add to Folder for each [already done here].<br />
  16. 16. Emailing/printing/saving articles<br />When you’ve selected all the articles you want, click Folder View.<br />
  17. 17. Emailing/printing/saving articles<br />At this point, you can email, print, or save the article citations.<br />
  18. 18. Emailing/printing/saving articles<br />This is what an emailed list of article citations looks like. To get to the linked text, click on an article link.<br />
  19. 19. Citing articles<br />When you email article citations, you can choose to have the citations formatted for you [go back to the previous screen to see what this looks like].<br />
  20. 20. Citing articles<br />Another option to cite articles using ERIC to use the Cite option:<br />
  21. 21. Citing articles<br />Select the style you need, then cut and paste it into a document.<br />

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