Presentation on theme: "Introduction to the Library’s Online Databases Dr. Jun Wang Principal Librarian Professor of Library and Information Studies 1."— Presentation transcript:
Introduction to the Library’s Online Databases Dr. Jun Wang Principal Librarian Professor of Library and Information Studies 1
2 Library’s Home Page: http://library.deltacollege.edu 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.
3 Introduction to Opposing Viewpoints in Context
4 Browse a Full-Text Magazine Online Using GoText from Databases 1.Enter the title 2.Click on the Search button 3.Choose the title from the display list.
Browse a Full-Text Magazine Online Using GoText from Databases Click on an issue to display the contents
Display an Article: Display an Article: Clicking on the PDF Full Text Icon located on the left- hand side of the detailed Record.
7 Click Browse Issues to find a list of controversial issues Click hot issues under the following categories
8 Choose a Hot Topic from Opposing Viewpoints in Context Click on the topic
9 Display Information on Your Topic Objective Topic Overview
13 Tweak the Citation from Citation Tool in MLA Style Works Cited "Air Pollution Continues to Be a Serious Problem.“ Pollution. Ed. Louise I. Gerdes. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2011. Opposing Viewpoints In Context. Web. 24 Oct. 2013.
14 Conduct a Logic Keyword Search using Boolean operators (And, Or, and Not)
A Robust Collection of Online Databases 15 Meta Database
Introduction to GoElectronic Introduction to GoElectronic Meta Database 16 1 2 4 3
22 Display the Full-Text Article Scroll down to read the full-text article Click on Permalink to email your group/classmates Click on E-Mail to email the article to you Click on the Cite tool to displace the citation in various formats.
Works Cited Upton, David M., and Sadie Creese. "The Danger from Within." Harvard Business Review 92.9 (2014): 94. Publisher Provided Full Text Searching File. Web. 29 Sept. 2014. 23 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.
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 e-mail 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? 24 Student Library