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1 Find Scholarly Research Articles from the Library Dr. Jun Wang Professor of Library & Information Studies Coordinator of Bibliographic Instruction and Information Literacy
Student Learning Outcome 1.Be able to locate Delta College Library’s website and search the library’s subscription online Databases on and off the campus 2.Understand the functions of the library’s online databases 3.Be able to conduct a Boolean keyword search in GoElectronic online databases o find at least three peer-reviewed, academic journal articles on the chosen topic 4.Be able to retrieve reputable country information, especially political, economic, and social overviews and country data in CountryWatch database. 5.Be able to retrieve and evaluate full-text scholarly sources and to cite the sources in APA style 2 Library
3 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.
9 Use Permalink to Share the Article from GoElectronic Copy and paste the link to e-mail or online discussions
10 Find and Tweak the Citation from GoElectronic References Abbott, J. P., & Fahey, K. (2014). The state and direction of Asian comparative politics: Who, what, where, how? Journal of East Asian Studies, 14(1), 109-134. Copy and paste the needed part from the APA citation tool and tweak it in your MS Word document
11 How to Cite the Source in APA? References Kahin, G. M., Pauker, G. J., & Pye, L. W. (1955). Comparative politics of non- Western countries. The American Political Science Review, 49(4), 1022- 1041. APA Citation Guide http://www.deltacollege.edu/dept/library/IC/apa.html References (Instruction) Author's last name, First name initial, and Middle name initial. (Publication year, Month). Article title. Journal Title, volume number(issue number), the beginning page number followed by a plus sign if the original publication is of more than 1 page.
16 Student Gauging Your Learning Outcomes 1.How to get on the library’s catalog and subscription online Databases on and off the campus? 2.What do you expect to find in the library online databases? 3.How to conduct a Boolean keyword search in GoElectronic database to find peer-reviewed, academic research articles? 4.How to retrieve reputable country information, especially political, economic, and social overviews and country data, in CountryWatch database? 5.How to evaluate and cite the retrieved sources in APA Style? Library