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1 Introduction to the Library’s Online Catalog 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 Click on the title to display the item info Conduct a keyword Search in GoCat to find books and AV materials

4 4 Display Detailed Record from GoCat

5 5 Library’s Home Page: Click here to conduct a database search to find opposing viewpoints articles. Introduction to Opposing Viewpoints in Context

6 6 Click Browse Issues to find a list of controversial issues Click hot issues under the following categories

7 7 Choose a Hot Topic from Opposing Viewpoints in Context Click on the topic

8 8 Display Information on Your Topic Objective Topic Overview

9 9 Display the Objective Topic Overview

10 10 Display & Tweak the Citation in MLA Style Works Cited “Genetic Engineering.” Opposing Viewpoints Online Collection. Detroit: Gale, Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 16 Mar

11 11 Display & Tweak the Citation in APA Style References Genetic engineering. (2014). Opposing Viewpoints Online Collection. Detroit: Gale. Retrieved from Opposing Viewpoints in Context.

12 Conduct a Keyword or Phrase Search

13 Display a Viewpoint Article

14 Works Cited Esposito, John L. “Islam Does Not Hate America, but Objects to Its Policies.” Does the world Hate the U.S.? Ed. Noah Berlatsky. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 16 Mar Tweak the Citation from Citation Tool in MLA Style

15 References Esposito, J. L. (2013). Islam does not hate America, but objects to its policies. In N. Berlatsky (Ed.), At issue: Does the world Hate the U.S.? Detroit: Greenhaven Press. Retrieved from Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Tweak the Citation from Citation Tool in APA Style

16 16 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. “Controlling Terrorism”

17 Keywords or a Phrase Search in GoElectronic

18 Display a Detailed Record in GoElectronic

19 Display the Full-Text Article

20 Tweak the Citation in MLA Style Works Cited Erdem, Orhan, and Habib Ozdemir. “Terror and Terrorism: A Multi-Dimensional Evaluation.” Electronic Journal of Social Sciences 8.30 (2009): Academic Search Premier. Web. 16 Mar

21 References Erdem, O., & Ozdemir, H. (2009). Terror and terrorism: A multi-dimentional evaluation. Electronic Journal of Social Sciences, 8(30), Copy and paste the citation in your Works Cited page of your paper and tweak it using the APA Citation Guide at. Find and Tweak the Embedded APA Citation from GoElectronic Meta Database

22 Gauging Your Learning Outcome 1.How to log on to SJDC library’s online databases on and off campus? 2.How to browse full-text periodicals online? 3.How to find hot topics from Opposing Viewpoints in Context? 4.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? 5.How to limit your search results and evaluate retrieved sources that are pertinent to your topic 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 or APA style? 7.Where can you go to find the Citation Guides? 22 Student Library


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