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Library Resources for Public Speaking Professor Jacqueline A. Gill Information Literacy Coordinator and Reference Librarian CCNY Libraries 212 650-6089.

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1 Library Resources for Public Speaking Professor Jacqueline A. Gill Information Literacy Coordinator and Reference Librarian CCNY Libraries

2 Contents Library Homepage Proxy Account Articles via Databases –EbscoHost –Opposing ViewPoints Understanding Call Numbers CUNY+

3 CCNY Libraries Homepage On the City College homepage you will find information about the library. City College Library Homepage

4 From the City College Libraries homepage click this link to begin searching in the CUNY Union catalog.

5 Proxy Account Searching off campus Begin searching f or journal at the City College Libraries homepage. Select “Articles via Databases”.

6 Proxy Account Searching when off-campus Fill in your address and create a password. First time users and those who have forgotten their password will be asked to enter their barcode number.

7 Next you will be asked to type in your name, , and create a password. When you access the databases the next time you will only have to type in your and password. Proxy Account Searching when off-campus

8 Magazine/Newspaper articles vs. Peer Reviewed Magazine and newspaper articles are written by journalists whom are not necessarily an expert on the topic. Articles are selected by an editor for publication Revenue is mainly from advertisement. Articles may be published within a day Peer reviewed are written by experts-- Researchers, College Professors and Graduate Students. Articles are sent out for review to a panel of experts. Revenue is mainly from subscriptions. Articles take 2 months to two years to be published Getting Journal Articles City College Library Homepage

9 Understanding Call Numbers

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11 TR B The Call Number on the spine of the book tells you where to find the book on the shelves. Library of Congress Call Numbers

12 Academic Libraries usually use the Library of Congress Classification System, not the Dewey Decimal system. TR The first line is shelved in alphabetical order. On the library shelves you’d find books with the call number HA shelved before HB, TR would be before TS, etc The second line is a real number. You’d find 1 before 2, and before 178.9, etc...

13 TR B35 This line is both alphabetical and decimal. A number with.A-- would be found on the shelf before a number with.B--, B before C, etc…. But don’t forget this is a decimal number, so.B35 would be found on the shelf after.B214 and before.B This number is usually the date of the publication of the book would be found on the shelf before 1968, 1968 before 1969, etc...

14 Where should this book go in this sequence? BS 23.5.F578 BR 23.F466 BS 23.H4 BS F578 BS 23.7.F571 PS 3711.I76 PS 3711.F18 PS 3711.I7 PS 3711.I8 PS 3711.I975 BS 23.5.F578 PS 3711.I76 Think of the answer before you advance the slide.

15 Books Government Documents Audio Visual Materials CLICS Renewing Books Online CUNY+ Catalog/Internet stations, 2 nd Floor CUNY+

16 From the City College Libraries homepage type your search request in the box provided. Use the pull- down menu to identify your search. Click “Search”. You can also click this link to begin in the CUNY Union catalog.

17 CUNY+ Select the “City College” link to view the call number.

18 CUNY+ This is the location of the book. The call number is noted here. Item status tells you that the book can be checked out. Due Date - If there is a date here, the book has been checked out.

19 Once you have the call number look at the first letter of the call number and look at the Book Location Charts which are posted near the computer catalogs on the 2 nd floor.

20 Undergraduate and Graduate Students 3 weeks with 4 online renewals Circulation Policy

21 Go to CUNY+ and click “My Account”.

22 Click “My Account” to login in. Type in your 14 digit barcode number found on the back of your CCNY ID card. Click “Log in”.

23 1. Select “Loans”. 2. Select the number next to the materials that you want to renew. 3. Click “Renew”.

24 Circulation Desk, 2 nd Floor Reference Desk, 2 nd Floor Bound Periodicals, 1 st Floor PowerPoint Tutorials Prof. Jacqueline A. Gill, Associate Professor Reference Librarian and Information Literacy Coordinator Ext


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