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1 Introduction to the Library’s GoCat and Online Databases Dr. Jun Wang Principal Librarian Professor of Library and Information Studies 1

2 2 Library’s Home Page: Click here to conduct a catalog search to find books and AV materials

3 3 How to Locate Books & AV Materials

4 4 Click on the title to display the detailed record Identify the key elements for your citation, expanded subject searches, and the availability information.

5 5 Library’s Home Page: Click here to conduct a catalog search to find books and AV materials Click here to conduct a database search to find peer-reviewed research articles.

6 6 Introduction to Opposing Viewpoints in Context

7 7 Click Browse Issues to find a list of controversial issues Click hot issues under the following categories

8 8 Choose a Hot Topic from Opposing Viewpoints in Context Click on the topic

9 9 Objective Topic Overview Display Information on Your Topic

10 10 Display the Objective Topic Overview

11 11 Display & Tweak the Citation in MLA Style Works Cited "Social Justice." Social Justice. Ed. William Dudley. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, Opposing Viewpoints. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 20 Oct "Social Justice." Social Justice. Ed. William Dudley. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, Opposing Viewpoints. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 20 Oct

12 A Robust Collection of Online Databases 12 Meta Database

13 Introduction to GoElectronic Introduction to GoElectronic Meta Database

14 14 Display the Detailed Record

15 Share the 15 Click on the Permalink to copy the URL GoElectronic Permalink & Tools from GoElectronic and Other Databases from EBSCO

16 GoElectronic Permalink from GoElectronic and Other Databases from EBSCO Share the permalink with your classmates via – – Etudes Private Message and Online Discussions Fair Use 16

17 Display the Full-Text Search Result 17

18 Works Cited Flaitz, Catherine, Paul Casamassimo, and Revecca Lunstroth. “Is Social Justice Relative When It Comes to Oral Health? The Realities of a Complex Health Issue." Pastoral Psychology 62.2 (2013): Academic Search Premier. Web. 20 Oct Find and Tweak the Embedded Citation Copy and paste the citation in your Works Cited page of your paper and tweak it using the MLA Citation Guide at.

19 Gauging Your Learning Outcome 1.How to log on to SJDC library’s online databases on and off campus? 2.How to find hot topics from Opposing Viewpoints in Context? 3.How to conduct a keyword/phrase search on a chosen topic in Opposing Viewpoints in Context and GoElectronic to find academic research articles from journals? 4.How to limit your search results? 5.How to evaluate retrieved sources and save or or print the sources? 6.Having chosen a topic, would you be able to cite and tweak your retrieved sources in MLA style? 7.Where can you go to find the Citation Guides? 19 Student Library


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