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2 Utilizing the John Wright Library Academic Reference for navigating the electronic resources Click on this icon to hear specific instructions on each slide

3 John J Wright Library https://intranet.laroche.e du/Library/ https://intranet.laroche.e du/Library/ Clicking on the picture to the left will hyperlink you directly to the site. Off course you are always welcome to physically visit the library

4 Electronic Databases Next click on the Electronic Databases button

5 Electronic Resources Resources commonly used are: Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost), Access World News, Book Collections: Nonfiction, CINAHLHealth Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCOhost), Medline(OCLC)/Medline EBSCOhost, National Library of Medicine Click Here !!!

6 Log in

7 Resource Pages

8 Wright Library Full Text Journals For a list of all the Full- Index Journals you can click This will give you the a complete list of all online journals and e- books available.

9 Specifics of Wright Library E-Journal Searching by Journal Searching by Title Finding the title

10 Search by Journal Search for specific journals by typing in name This will give you a list of available databases that will search this journal. Remember….You will have to go back into the library electronic resources choose the appropriate database and search from there.

11 Search by Subject Search to see options for journals by subject search Select the subject area ex: medicine and health science. Then select a more specific topic. This will give you a list of the journals that cover this subject.

12 Results The results for this type of subject search will generate a list of topics specific to your search and the databases that you can find those topics in.

13 DATABASE SEARCH

14 Down to the Databases Selecting the databases Searching the databases Finding articles

15 Getting to the Database 1 st : Select you subject area 2 nd : Select your electronic resource Finally: Select your service

16 EbscoHost Integrated Search

17 General Search Select the database(s) you want to search

18 A Basic Search Basic Search

19 Search Results Narrow your findings by using the Refine Results section at the left of the page.

20 A Basic Search that is anything but basic….

21 Advanced Search Most common type of search. Allows multiple terms to be used. Can make the search even more specific by changing the and to another qualifiers like not or or Advanced Search

22 SearchGenerate Results

23 Narrowing it down

24 Alternative Search Fields

25 Searching by Author

26 Adding limiters

27 Request of an Article To request an article from the library, contact: – Caroline Horgan in the Wright Library – Subject line ILL for online student – Include title, author, volume, issue number, date and page numbers

28 Final thoughts Searching for references/resources is a skill that you develop with practice Try several search options. – Advanced – Basic – Alternative If you are struggling….

29 Where to go for help???? Library guides – u/ u/ Library staff – Instructor – Via – Office phone during office hours


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