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How We Can Help You!Lola GilbertEnglish 116Reference Associatehttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionAGENDAASSIGNMENTLIBRARY LAYOUTWhere do I find what?SOURCES & TOOLSWhat do I use for what?How do I use it?How do I know its reliable?HELP & ASSISTANCEWho do I ask for help?How can I get help?http://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionLibrary Layout : Spring 2009MaterialsBooks (P Z)NewspapersMagazinesJournalsGovernment DocumentsVideo TapesDVDsDigitized SourcesMicrofilmMicroficheEquipmentComputer LabInternet AccessPrintersCopy MachinesMicrofilm/Microfiche readersScannersStudy RoomsMavCard MachineReference DeskFIRST FLOORSECOND FLOORTHIRD FLOORReference MaterialsDictionariesEncyclopediasPro/Con SeriesEquipmentA/V EquipmentLaptopsHeadphonesExternal Floppy DrivesATM MachineCirculation DeskReservesInterlibrary Loan (ILL)Writing CenterPrint SourcesBooks (A-N)Quiet Study * Maps outlining each floor are available at the Reference Desk.* Please do not hesitate to ask for assistance for any reason.* Please let us know if there is a service, source, or tool we can provide that would be helpful to you.Sources & Tools: What do I use for what?What type of information do you need?CurrentBackgroundResearchStatisticsOpinionPlease refer to your Information Literacy Matrix: Information Sources for more information. (Handout with the YELLOW oval.)http://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionHow do I use it?What tool are you using?Current Library Web PageFuture Library Web PageLibrary CatalogWorld Catalog (WorldCat)Database(s)Internethttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionBefore you start your search with any tool, build your search first.First, determine concepts: 1. global warming2. changes in the environment3. endangering wildlifeBefore you start your search with any tool, build your search first. Then, find like terms (synonyms):GLOBAL WARMINGENVIRONMENTWILDLIFEgreenhouse effectgreenhouse gasesclimate changetemperature changeecologyhabitatsurroundingsterrainlifeanimalsvegetationspeciesHow do I use this tool? CURRENT Library Web PageLocated at http://library.unomaha.eduLibrary CatalogWorldCat (World Catalog)ILL (Interlibrary Loan)http://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionHow do I use this tool? FUTURE Library Web PageLocated at http://library.unomaha.eduPreview access here.Library CatalogWorldCat (World Catalog)ILL (Interlibrary Loan)http://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionHow do I use this tool? Library CatalogLocated at http://catalog.lib.unomaha.edu/search/XFind catalog to find:BooksPro-Con SeriesPeriodicals: Newspapers, Magazines, JournalsGovernment DocumentsStatistical Sourceshttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionSOURCES & TOOLS: Library Catalog / Sample Keyword SearchSearch terms: global warming AND environment AND speciesLimit search to available items option selectedResults display that 6 items matching the defined search criteria were found in the library catalog. Also listed is their location and availability.SOURCES & TOOLS: Library Catalog / Sample Title SearchSearch for title: hell and high waterSearch result displays the one (1) item matching the search criteria.SOURCES & TOOLS: Library Catalog / Sample Author SearchSearch for author: lehr, jaySearch results display the 2 authors and 6 entries matching the search criteria.http://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionSOURCES & TOOLS: Library Catalog / Sample Subject SearchSearch for subject: global warmingSearch results display the first 50 entries of 56 total entries matching the search criteria.SOURCES & TOOLS: Library Catalog / Other Search Types and HelpAuthor & Title searchCall Number searchGovernment Documents Number searchISBN/ISSN searchOCLC Number searchContact information including AskALSOURCES & TOOLS: Sample Opposing Viewpoints Series SearchSimply the series name, Opposing Viewpoints, after your topic term will locate the series in the library catalog.Notice that some of the titles do not contain the series name, but they are still part of the series. Result 1 is actually an essay within one of the books within the series. SOURCES & TOOLS: Sample Locate Journals Service Search for Newspaper TitleFrom the library home page, click on the Locate Journals link. Enter the title of the newspaper that you are trying to locate and click on the search button.Results will display the following items: If the library has the item. If the item is available in print format If the item is available in a database Coverage dates of items in databaseshttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionSOURCES & TOOLS: Government DocumentsProvides primary source material.Drawbacks:Some information is outdated.Often in microfiche/microfilm format.Find using:Sample search: Library CatalogLimit location to U.S. Docshttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionSOURCES & TOOLS: Statistical SourcesProvides numeral supporting data.Drawbacks:Not always available for topic.Not always accurate or current.Find using:Sample search: Library Home PageResearch ToolsResearch WizardEnter term statisticshttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionHow do I use this tool? World CatalogLocated at http://library.unomaha.eduYou might use for the following reasons:To find a book/item that is unavailable.What other library(ies) has the item.To make an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request.http://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionSOURCES & TOOLS: WorldCat (World Catalog) SearchSearch for title hell and high water.http://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionSOURCES & TOOLS: WorldCat (World Catalog) Search Results DisplaySearch results display for items matching the search criteria entered and selected. SOURCES & TOOLS: WorldCat (World Catalog) Library Holdings DisplayDisplays other libraries, locally and around the world, that have the item. SOURCES & TOOLS: WorldCat (World Catalog) Interlibrary Loan (ILL) OptionThe Get Item icon links to the librarys Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request page. SOURCES & TOOLS: WorldCat (World Catalog) Interlibrary Loan (ILL) OptionClicking on the Interlibrary Loan Request Form link will take you to the ILLiad interlibrary loan logon screen (as seen on the right).In order to make the request you must first logon using your UNO user name and NU ID number.NOTE: If you have never used this system before, you must first create an account before you can logon.How do I use this tool? Database: Academic Search PremierLocated at http://library.unomaha.eduUse this tool to find the following types of items:Newspaper articlesMagazine ArticlesJournal ArticlesPrimary Source DocumentsReportsBook ReviewsBibliographiesEditorialsInterviewsSpeecheshttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionHow do I use this tool? Database: Academic Search PremierThis is the Advanced Search page of the database. Here you can enter in search terms and select limiters. Enter search terms [global warming or greenhouse effect ]AND [environment or habitat] AND [species or wildlife] then check Full Text and Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals. Limit the date to January 2002 to December 2008 and then click Search.This search resulted in 89 results. The Narrow Results by column on the left-hand side allows you to further narrow results by categories such as Subject, Subject: Thesaurus term, Company, Geography, and NAICS/Industry. Brief descriptions of the articles include items such as title, author, publisher, publication, date publisher, page length, and document format. Clicking on the link provided will connect you with the article if it is available in full-text.SOURCES & TOOLS: Periodicals | DatabasesClicking on the articles title will take you to the articles record. Here you can find out more information about the article . Among the items listed are other Subject Terms that you may want to use in future searches. There is also a brief description or abstract of the article. This can be very helpful in determining if the article will support your research. This decision may help you decide if it is worth reading, printing, or requesting through interlibrary loan (ILL) if only the abstract of the article is available. Other information listed will be useful when creating your bibliography if you decide to cite the article.How do I use this tool? Database: Lexis-Nexis AcademicLocated at http://library.unomaha.eduUse this tool to find the following types of items:Newspaper articlesLocal & InternationalNews transcriptsLocal & InternationalPopular Opinion PollsStatisticsLegal Proceedingshttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionSOURCES & TOOLS: Sample LexisNexis Academic Search for Newspaper Source Check the box next to version of the source that you would like, then click on the red OK button.Enter the title of the newspaper source that you are trying to locate and click on the Go button.http://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionSOURCES & TOOLS: Sample LexisNexis Academic Search for Newspaper Source (continued) .Result list items found that met the criteria of your search. To access a record, click on the title.Notice that the only source selected is Omaha World Herald. Enter your search terms in the search box. The Specify Date list allows you to select a date range. Now, click on the Search button.SOURCES & TOOLS: Sample LexisNexis Academic Search for Newspaper Source (continued) .This is what the article will look like. If you find an article that you would like to keep you can either print out the article, e-mail the article to yourself, or you can save it to a storage device, like a flash-drive, by using the icons in the upper right-hand corner. http://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionSOURCES & TOOLS: Sample LexisNexis Academic Search for Popular Opinion PollsTo find popular opinion polls, enter the term polls in the Find a Source search box located on the Sources tab page, and click on the Go button.Select the poll that you would like to search and click on the red OK button.http://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionSOURCES & TOOLS: Sample LexisNexis Academic Search for Popular Opinion PollsEnter your search terms in the search box and click on the Search button.Results matching the search criteria that was entered are displayed.http://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionHow do I use this tool? Database: CQ ResearcherLocated at http://library.unomaha.eduUse this tool to find the following types of items:Current and Past discussions in CongressPro/Con argumentsCurrent Situation of an IssueBackground Information on a IssueStatisticsPollsBibliographieshttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionSOURCES & TOOLS: Sample CQ Researcher SearchYou can search all report sections to see a full report on a topic. After entering your search terms, click on the Search button. You can further refine your search by selecting a date range or specifying a topic.Or, you can limit your search to selected sections of the reports. After making your selections and entering your search terms, click on the Search button.http://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionSOURCES & TOOLS: Sample CQ Researcher SearchResults that match the selected criteria and search terms that were entered will display. Select the item that you would like by clicking on the highlighted title link.You can now view the actual report or section of the report that you chose. You can e-mail, print, or save the item using the tools located on the upper left-hand corner of the display.http://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionHow do I use this tool? The InternetLocated at http://...Use this tool to find the following types of items:Other items Government AgenciesState AgenciesLocal AgenciesStatisticshttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionHow do I use this tool? The InternetProvides a variety of information that is readily accessible.Drawbacks:Anyone can make a Web page.Sites not always kept current.Dead links.Credentials not always readily available.Evaluate carefullySample site: Pop! The First Pregnant MaleEvaluation Tool: Snopes.comSample site: DHMOEvaluation Tool: LexisNexis AcademicFind using:Sample search: Library Home PageResearch ToolsSearch the InternetHow do I use this tool? The InternetCommon credibility myths:Relevance Ranking: Martin Luther King Jr. search in Yahoo!Only legitimate organizations have the .org domain name: DHMOWeb pages with the domain .edu are trustworthy: Peep ResearchAward winning sites are reliable: Mankato, MNSites associated with respected organizations must be legitimate:Pop!Statements of copyright prove that the information is accurate: JackelopeReference lists prove the authenticity of a web site: Women and AIDShttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionHow do I know it is reliable?Initially and continually evaluate sources.Internet Sources "Evaluating Internet Sources" (gray oval)Research Wizard http://library.unomaha.eduResearch Tools tabSearch the Research Wizard linkEnter term evaluationPrint and Other Media SourcesEvaluating Sources [Gibaldi, J. (2003). Evaluating sources. MLA handbook for writers of research papers (6th ed.) (pp. 41-45). New York: The Modern Language Association of America.]sEvaluating Sources and Taking Notes [Lunsford, A. (2003). Evaluating sources and taking notes. The St. Martins Handbook (5th ed.) (pp. 358-379). Boston: Bedford.]The Blue Book [Callison, D. & Preddy, L. (2006). The blue book on information age inquiry, instruction, and literacy(fig. 16.3 & 16.5) . Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.]Cal State University NorthridgeAuburn Universityhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionHow do I know it is reliable?Initially and continually evaluate sources.Internet Sources "Evaluating Internet Sources" (gray oval)Research Wizard http://library.unomaha.eduResearch Tools tabSearch the Research Wizard linkEnter term evaluationPrint and Other Media SourcesEvaluating Sources [Gibaldi, J. (2003). Evaluating sources. MLA handbook for writers of research papers (6th ed.) (pp. 41-45). New York: The Modern Language Association of America.]sEvaluating Sources and Taking Notes [Lunsford, A. (2003). Evaluating sources and taking notes. The St. Martins Handbook (5th ed.) (pp. 358-379). Boston: Bedford.]The Blue Book [Callison, D. & Preddy, L. (2006). The blue book on information age inquiry, instruction, and literacy(fig. 16.3 & 16.5) . Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.]Cal State University NorthridgeAuburn Universityhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionHow do I know that it is reliable?(http://library.csun.edu/mwoodley/evalprint3.htm)How do I know that it is reliable?(http://library.csun.edu/mwoodley/evalprint3.htm)How do I know that it is reliable?(http://library.csun.edu/mwoodley/evalprint3.htm)Help and AssistanceLola Gilbert554-3638lgilbert@unomaha.eduhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/lolagilbertReference Desk554-2661AskAL (Ask A Librarian at https://spike.lib.unomaha.edu/ssl-forms/askal)Subject Specialists (http://library.unomaha.edu/aboutthelibrary/directory/personnel/specialist.php)http://libguides.unomaha.edu/instructionhttp://libguides.unomaha.edu/instruction******Library Catalog searches:global warmingglobal warming AND environment AND animalsglobal warming AND speciesWorldCat search:global warming AND speciesOpposing Viewpoints search:global warming opposing viewpoints*Library Catalog searches:global warmingglobal warming AND environment AND animalsglobal warming AND speciesWorldCat search:global warming AND speciesOpposing Viewpoints search:global warming opposing viewpoints*Library Catalog searches:global warmingglobal warming AND environment AND animalsglobal warming AND speciesWorldCat search:global warming AND speciesOpposing Viewpoints search:global warming opposing viewpoints********Limit location to U.S. Docs:global warmingLimit to only elect. resource:global warming*Search term: statistics*Library Catalog searches:global warmingglobal warming AND environment AND animalsglobal warming AND speciesWorldCat search:global warming AND speciesOpposing Viewpoints search:global warming opposing viewpoints******Library Catalog searches:global warmingglobal warming AND environment AND animalsglobal warming AND speciesWorldCat search:global warming AND speciesOpposing Viewpoints search:global warming opposing viewpoints*Search with delimiters:global warming AND environment AND animalsSearch titles within journals:Science and Journal of EcologyVisual search:global warming*Search with delimiters:global warming AND environment AND animalsSearch titles within journals:Science and Journal of EcologyVisual search:global warming*Library Catalog searches:global warmingglobal warming AND environment AND animalsglobal warming AND speciesWorldCat search:global warming AND speciesOpposing Viewpoints search:global warming opposing viewpoints******Library Catalog searches:global warmingglobal warming AND environment AND animalsglobal warming AND speciesWorldCat search:global warming AND speciesOpposing Viewpoints search:global warming opposing viewpoints***Library Catalog searches:global warmingglobal warming AND environment AND animalsglobal warming AND speciesWorldCat search:global warming AND speciesOpposing Viewpoints search:global warming opposing viewpoints*Search path: Home page/Research Tools/Search the Internet/*Students can follow alonginstructions included.*Students can follow alonginstructions included.*Students can follow alonginstructions included.*Students can follow alonginstructions included.*Students can follow alonginstructions included.*