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Published on November 19, 2007

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Slide1:  Education Resources through Sullivan Library Topics Covered:  Topics Covered Boolean searching Accessing ERIC ERIC through EBSCOhost WebPortal: for off-campus access Education websites ebrary Topics Covered:  Topics Covered Boolean searching (or why am I getting articles about the myriad uses of giraffe hair?) Accessing ERIC ERIC through EBSCOhost WebPortal: for off-campus access Education websites ebrary Boolean searching:  Boolean searching Boolean searching is a technique supported by most library catalogs, periodical databases, and search engines. Boolean utilizes AND, OR and NOT to facilitate subject and keyword searches. In effect, it broadens and narrows search results and improves the retrieval of relevant search results. The following four (4) slides use Venn diagrams to illustrate Boolean searches. Boolean searching:  Boolean searching cats AND dogs cats dogs AND AND: Shaded area is all items which contain both ‘cats’ and ‘dogs’ . This narrows your search. Boolean searching:  Boolean searching OR OR: Shaded area is items which contain either ‘porpoises’ or ‘dolphins’ or a combination of both. This broadens your search. To remember this, you can think of the phrase, “more with ‘or’”. Boolean searching:  Boolean searching porpoises Boolean searching:  Boolean searching (schools OR repairs) NOT fish schools repairs fish Search terms can be combined, like a math equation: (x+y)=z. If you need “schools or repairs”, but want to avoid “schools of fish”, you can combine Boolean terms to improve relevant searches while filtering out unwanted results. Topics Covered:  Topics Covered Boolean searching Accessing ERIC ERIC through EBSCOhost WebPortal: for off-campus access Education websites ebrary Slide10:  What is ERIC? The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a digital library of education-related resources, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education. Coverage is from 1966 to current. Accessed via: the ERIC webpage EBSCOhost through Chaminade’s WebPortal directly through your WebCT account Hawaii State Public Library system (with library card) Accessing ERIC: On the Web:  Accessing ERIC: On the Web ERIC search page: http://eric.ed.gov/ contains Thesaurus for easier searching Reports available through ERIC web are pay-per-view ED: ERIC Document EJ: ERIC Journal Accessing ERIC: through EBSCOHost  on campus :  Accessing ERIC: through EBSCOHost  on campus  Sullivan Library (via Ebscohost): http://www.chaminade.edu/library/index.php click on Periodicals  Databases by Title Links to full-text education journals Links out to ERIC web to facilitate access to reports and documents not available within Ebsco (pay-per-view). Accessing ERIC: through EBSCOHost  off campus :  Accessing ERIC: through EBSCOHost  off campus  Log into the WebPortal  Online Services tab Access through WebCT: Institutional Bookmarks  Sullivan Library Electronic Resources Click on the ERIC link Accessing ERIC: through EBSCOHost  Hawaii State Public Library System :  Accessing ERIC: through EBSCOHost  Hawaii State Public Library System  http://www.librarieshawaii.org/ Other Databases (left-hand column) Click on ERIC  type in library card number Topics Covered:  Topics Covered Boolean searching Accessing ERIC ERIC through EBSCOhost WebPortal: for off-campus access Education websites ebrary ERIC through EBSCOhost:  ERIC through EBSCOhost To access Sullivan Library’s online periodical databases: Click on the Library link (indicated in the pink circle) or type in the URL ERIC through EBSCOhost:  The Periodicals link directs you to three (3) lists: Databases by Title: All periodical databases listed by title. Databases by Topic: Databases organized by subject. A-Z List: Journal titles (with online access) listed alphabetically. ERIC through EBSCOhost ERIC through EBSCOhost:  ERIC through EBSCOhost “Search all EBSCO Databases” allows you to choose multiple databases to search at one time. Useful for research projects which may span more than one subject area. ERIC through EBSCOhost:  ERIC through EBSCOhost Searching the Database: Enter topic and keywords in the Find box (remember Boolean!). Below, you can limit your search by date, journal name, full text only, etc. Hint! Clicking the Full Text box finds only those articles immediately available online through HTML or PDF. ERIC Advanced Searching:  ERIC Advanced Searching Searching the Database continued: Advanced Search can search by title, author or subject by changing the Default Fields using the drop down boxes. Use “limiters” to help further narrow your search. ERIC Thesaurus :  ERIC Thesaurus Using the Ebsco Thesaurus: Useful for finding other phrases, keywords or terms to search. It will also highlight the words within the citation and the text of the article. Save the Articles! Save the Articles!:  Save the Articles! Save the Articles! Save the most promising articles by Adding them to your folder… …or, if full text is available, click on the title of the article… Save the Articles! Save the Articles!:  Save the Articles! Save the Articles! …and print, email, or save the article to a floppy disk, CD-ROM or flash drive. HINT! Email link will provide citation style. ERIC Document Linking:  ERIC Document Linking “Full Text from ERIC” Takes you directly to the ERIC website; access PDF to print or download. Access to articles via: HTML, PDF, A-Z List, Title held locally A-Z List:  A-Z List …note the journal title, issue no., volume no., etc. of the article. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the A-Z List Periodicals link. For articles listed as “A-Z List” or “title held locally”… A-Z List:  A-Z List On the top right FIND box, do a search for the name of the journal. The A-Z list will tell you if the journal name is available online or in Paper (hardcopy). Availability is limited by date and any embargo (delay in access) is listed. ERIC Searching Tips:  ERIC Searching Tips Limiting Your Results: To help reduce the amount of articles found and/or to increase the amount of relevant results: Use Boolean operators. Choose “limiters,” such as: a date range, full text options, document type or publication title. Consult a thesaurus (or use the Thesaurus link in Ebsco), subject encyclopedia or dictionary to find other terms to search and/or to ensure that the term and spelling you are using is correct. For Further ERIC Help:  For Further ERIC Help If the article you require is unavailable through ERIC directly or Sullivan Library’s EBSCOHost database, you can request an Interlibrary Loan through Sullivan Library. Also, you can visit Hamilton Library at the University of Hawai`i which holds many ERIC documents on microform. Topics Covered:  Topics Covered Boolean searching Accessing ERIC ERIC through EBSCOhost WebPortal: for off-campus access Education websites ebrary WebPortal:  WebPortal To access ebrary, Ebsco and other databases off-campus, log into the WebPortal. WebPortal:  WebPortal Log in to WebPortal! WebPortal:  WebPortal Once logged in, go to the Online Services tab WebPortal:  WebPortal Ebsco (with ERIC) and ebrary appear at the top The library catalog and all other databases can be accessed by scrolling further down the screen Topics Covered:  Topics Covered Boolean searching Accessing ERIC ERIC through EBSCOhost WebPortal: for off-campus access Education websites ebrary Websites:  Websites From the library website, click on the Research link to access online resources in Education, tutorials for periodical databases, and reference materials available for use in the library. Resources for Hawaii are also available under the Research link. Websites:  Websites Infomine: http://infomine.ucr.edu/ Librarian’s Internet Index: http://lii.org/ - for other education websites compiled by librarians Noodletools: http://www.noodletools.com/ - for help with citations, try their NoodleBib Express link - also available through the Sullivan website: Sullivan Library  Web Links  Reference Tools  Writing Topics Covered:  Topics Covered Boolean searching Accessing ERIC ERIC through EBSCOhost WebPortal: for off-campus access Education websites ebrary ebrary: Academic Complete:  ebrary: Academic Complete From the library main page: http://www.chaminade.edu/library On the right-hand menu, click “E-books available!” ebrary: Academic Complete:  ebrary: Academic Complete To access ebrary, download the software at the Get ebrary Reader link (free) Sullivan Library computers already have software downloaded Once in, you can copy & paste or print up to 5 pages, per book ebrary: Academic Complete ebrary: Academic Complete:  ebrary: Academic Complete Advanced search finds keywords in the title & the text Save searches & books using the Bookshelf feature Citations are automatically generated after copying & pasting (Info Tools  Preferences  Citation Style : Select  Choose MLA, etc.) ebrary: Academic Complete ebrary: Academic Complete:  ebrary: Academic Complete By clicking on the Browse tab, you can see how many books are in any particular field. Clicking on Education will call up all the books in alphabetical order. Slide42:  Mahalo! For help and questions: library@chaminade.edu 739-4660

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