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Library Research & Resources Haggerty Library Mount Mary University September 2013.

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1 Library Research & Resources Haggerty Library Mount Mary University September 2013

2 About the Library Reference Desk: (414) x454 Reference Hours: Monday-Thursday – 7:45am-11:00pm Friday – 7:45am-6:00pm Saturday – 11:00am-6:00pm Sunday – 2:00pm-11:00pm Mount Mary ID is your LIBRARY CARD– use ID to check out materials; access E-books and Online Article Databases from off campus.

3 MMU Library Website

4 Research & Course Guides

5 Find Books on WorldCat Search MMU or Libraries Worldwide

6 Whats on WorldCat? Books & E-Books DVDs and other Media Some Articles – you can find more articles using article databases. Search by keyword, author, title or subject. Advanced search allows you to choose specific search method(s). You can request items from other libraries on WorldCat.

7 Get It! From Another Library What if I need something and its NOT at Mount Mary? We will get things from other libraries for you. Please allow up to one week for delivery. Articles will be delivered via , books will be available for pickup at the Library. Request items from Research & Course Guides, Library Website, or directly from WorldCat.

8 SWITCH Group & TOPCAT FAST Access to materials in SWITCH Includes Mount Mary (MMU) plus seven area libraries (the SWITCH consortium) Search TOPCAT for materials at all 8 libraries Delivery in 1-2 days for most items. You can also visit any SWITCH library and use your ID to check out. SWITCH Libraries Alverno College (AC) Cardinal Stritch University (CSU) Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW) Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) Mount Mary (MMU) Sacred Heart School of Theology (SHST) Saint Francis Seminary (SFS) Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) Alverno College (AC) Cardinal Stritch University (CSU) Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW) Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) Mount Mary (MMU) Sacred Heart School of Theology (SHST) Saint Francis Seminary (SFS) Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC)

9 Library Online Databases Databases by Subject AreaDatabases A-Z

10 Searching Article Databases Find lists of articles, including citation & summary (many include the complete article). More than just articles -- they can include chapters in books, dissertations, conference papers, book reviews, etc. You will need to note ARTICLE TITLE, AUTHOR, JOURNAL where article appears, date, volume, issue, page numbers You can search by journal title to find out if MMU has access to the issue and article you want.

11 Citation Examples - APA JOURNAL ARTICLE Wiggett-Barnard, C., & Steel, H. (2008). The experience of owning a guide dog. Disability & Rehabilitation, 30(14), doi: / BOOK Chandler, C. K. (2012). Animal assisted therapy in counseling (2 nd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group.

12 Citation Guides At the Library Reference Desk (1 st floor): Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, sixth edition Online Resource: Purdue University OWL (Online Writing Lab) Provides guides for MLA, APA, etc. Plus find tips on writing, research, grammar and much more. Son of Citation Machine

13 Need Help? Stop by or telephone Library Reference Desk, 1 st Floor, (414) x454 Send message to Use MMUs Research & Course Guides mtmary.libguides.com


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