Published on February 21, 2014
Using Library Resources Joan Taylor Reference Librarian English 1102 Spring, 2014
Engl 1102 • Today’s Outcome : Appropriately use information to fulfill the identified need. • • • • • • LibGuides for You! Types of Resources Successful Search Strategies Evaluate Resources Avoiding Plagiarism Citation Tools
LibGuides - Tools to help you! http://clayton.libguides.com/ LibGuides INCLUDE: • • • • • • Tutorials-- “how to” guides Suggested resources Books and e-books Research databases Quality websites Quick help boxes Featured LibGuides
Start your research with a LibGuide! Browse by topic: Browse by Subject or Major
Keywords are ….. Easy to use Flexible terms Everyday language Less accurate KEYWORDS
Building a search strategy Topic: What are the financial benefits of solar panels? Break down the topic into keywords. Keywords: financial, benefits, solar panels Can you think of some other keywords or synonyms that we could use for this topic?
Find Alternative Keywords Brainstorm for alternative words. Keywords: financial, benefits, solar panels Alternative Keywords: cost, money, savings, advantages, solar energy, sun power
BOOLEAN Operators are connectors: AND = narrows “women” and “hypertension” OR = expands “hypertension” or “high blood pressure” blues jazz Did you know that AND is automatically used by Google and other search engines to combine terms? Did you know that ‘”Boolean” is named after George Boole, a 19th century mathematician?
Special Indexing Tools to Target Your Searching Types of Indexes Subject Terms Medical & Allied Health Headings Thesaurus (Education, Psychology, Medicine)
All About Books! Circulating Books Reference books • Authoritative coverage • Usually read “cover to cover” • In depth coverage of events, people, subjects • May be e-book format • Background information • Usually not read “cover to cover” • Quick facts, Encyclopedic • • • • Historical data Topical overview Timelines May be e-book format
Journals, Magazines, and Trade Publications Journals Magazines Trade Publications American Sociological Review, Journal of Physical Chemistry Newsweek, Ebony Aviation Today, Chronicle of Higher Education Scholarly information- Popular information Limited industry/business information- (i.e. airlines, construction, etc.) Primary Source-Unique research Secondary Source-historical review of literature For For casual readers researchers/professors to seeking general stay current on a topic. information. For practitioners, includes technical terms for that career field. Illustrations include charts, graphics to support article May include bright covers and advertising. Glossy covers and pages Longer articles, footnotes. Bibliographies. Short articles. Advertising geared for the industry or business
Web Sources • Includes current news and trending topics! • Some access to open source (freely available) scholarly publications • Government publications may include: Reports Statistical data Maps Papers Interviews Links to other government agencies Critically Evaluate All Information!
Clayton State University Library
What is GALILEO? • • • • • • • • • • GeorgiA Library LEarning Online (GALILEO) A shared resource for libraries in the State of Georgia Includes library catalogs Includes library research databases Includes other core resources and free information for everyone Academic libraries (Public and private) Technical college libraries Public libraries K-12 school libraries/media centers Atlanta History Center
Off Campus access to GALILEO URL: http://clayton.libguides.com/offcampus
Discover GALILEO –Searches everything. Limit your search. Refine Search for CSU catalog
Just Searching in the CSU Catalog
Search in Gil-Find@ Clayton State University
Streaming video, eBooks, physical books in the CSU Library
Book- The citation Title of Book Author(s) Place, publisher, date, (edition)
eBook Collections @ Clayton State Library
Search for Articles Academic Search Complete GALILEO choices
Search in Academic Search Complete (GALILEO resource)
Journal article –The citation Title of article Author(s) Journal, date, vol. pages
Resources for position papers Issues & Controversies (GALILEO) Publicagenda.org CQResearcher (GALILEO)
Quality of Selected Resources • Evaluating Information is Essential! • Establish validity, reliability, credibility, authorship, and integrity. • Authority • Who is the author, curator, publisher? • Accuracy • How reliable is the information provided? • Objectivity • What is the purpose of the resource? • Currency • How up-to-date is the resource? • Coverage • Does the resource contain information relevant to your topic?
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