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Title: Research in the Hege Library and Beyond


1
Research in the Hege Libraryand Beyond
  • Hege Library Information/Reference Services

2
Basic Steps in the Research and
Writing Process
  • Define and refine your research topic.
  • Locate books and other materials.
  • Search for periodical articles.
  • Search for information via the Internet.
  • Read and take notes.
  • Write your paper.
  • Note These steps often happen simultaneously or
  • even in a different order!

3
Define and refine your research topic
  • What do you want to research?
  • Is your topic too broad?
  • Example memory
  • Is your topic too narrow?
  • Example déjà vu in drama
  • Write a thesis statement.

4
Define and refine your research topic.
  • Consult Library of Congress Subject Headings
    located
  • at Information/Reference Services of the library.
  • Intellect (May Subd Geog)
  • Used For UF Intelligence
  • Broader Topics BT Ability
  • Related Topics RT Knowledge, Theory of
  • Narrower Topics NT Age and intelligence

  • Cognitive styles
  • Logic
  • Memory
  • Social
    intelligence
  • Subheadings - Genetic aspects

5
Locate books and other materials in the
library collection.
  • Search the NC-PALS Online Catalog.
  • Accessible from Hege Librarys homepage
  • www.guilford.edu/library
  • Four basic searches
  • Author nisbett, richard e.
  • Title happiness, pleasure
    and judgment
  • Subject judgment
  • (Use Library of Congress Subject
    Headings.)
  • Keyword judgment and age

6
Locate books and other materials in
the library collection.
  • Other features of the NC-PALS Online Catalog
  • www.guilford.edu/library
  • Request Title intralibrary loan among the
  • consortial libraries Bennett College, Elon
  • University, Greensboro College and Salem
    College
  • Reserve Room titles on Reserve
  • My Account your library account

7
Locate books and other materials in the
library collection.
  • Advanced Searching in the NC-PALS Online
    Catalog
  • www.guilford.edu/library
  • Choose Advanced from the tool bar.
  • Capabilities of the Advanced Search feature
  • Complex keyword searching
  • judgment and (age or elderly)
  • Limit by location, date, language or material
    type
  • Search civil war and diaries
  • Limit by date (publication date) 1800-1899
  • Search for keyword(s) in Subject

8
Locate resources in other
library collections.
  • Cooperative Lending
  • North Carolina Agricultural Technical
    University
  • Bluford Library http//library.ncat.edu
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Walter Clinton Jackson Library
    http//library.uncg.edu
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Fill out a print form at the Circulation Desk
    or..
  • Fill out an electronic interlibrary loan form
    accessible from
  • the librarys homepage
    http//www.guilford.edu/library/

9
Search for periodical articles.
  • Electronic Databases
  • Accessible from the librarys homepage
  • www.guilford.edu/library
  • See the Electronic Databases (subject) page
  • for database descriptions and links.
  • Use keyword search strategy when searching
  • these databases. memory and children
  • Check the Journal Finder link when looking for
  • full text availability of cited references.

10
Search for periodical articles.
  • Journal Finder
  • This database shows you location and format
    for
  • a specific journal title by providing
    links to
  • NC-PALS Online Catalog Hege Librarys holdings
  • A list of links to accessible databases for full
    text
  • availability
  • A selection of links to area library online
    catalogs
  • Hege Librarys electronic interlibrary loan form
  • Journal Finder is accessible from the
    librarys
  • homepage http//www.guilford.edu/library/

11
Search for periodical articles.
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Use interlibrary loan to get the periodical
    articles you need that are not available in the
    Hege Library or the PALS library consortium.
  • Come by the Circulation Desk to fill out an
  • interlibrary loan request form or you can
    fill
  • out an electronic form available from the
    librarys homepage http//www.guilford.edu/lib
    rary/

12
Search for periodical articles.
  • Example of a search in a periodical index
  • Social Sciences Index, 2000-2001 volume-
  • Memory
  • See also
  • Age and memory
  • Attention
  • Research
  • Does memory belong on the endangered topic
    list?
  • D. Kuhn. bibl Child Dev v71 no1 p21-5 Ja/F
    2000
  • To locate the full text article, check
    Journal Finder
  • http//www.guilford.edu/library/

13
Search the World Wide Web.
  • The best search engines
  • Alta Vista www.altavista.com
  • Excite www.excite.com
  • Hot Bot www.hotbot.com
  • InfoSeek www.infoseek.com
  • Lycos www.lycos.com

14
Search the World Wide Web.
  • Quality is a concern!
  • Evaluate the information found
  • Accuracy
  • Authority
  • Objectivity
  • Currency
  • Coverage

15
Write your paper.
  • Available in the Quick Reference Collection
  • APA, MLA and Turabian style manuals
  • Easy Writer A Pocket Guide
  • For citation of online information sources
  • The Columbia Guide to Online Style
  • Electronic Styles A Handbook for Citing
    Electronic Information

16
Write your paper.
  • Available on the World Wide Web
  • MLA Style www.mla.org
  • Choose link Frequently Asked Questions about
    MLA Style.
  • APA Style www.apa.org
  • Choose the link APA-Style Helper in the Quick
    Links box, right side of the screen.
  • Choose the link Electronic References.
  • For additional information about this Library
    Instruction Presentation, Please contact
    Information/Reference Services at (336) 316-2265.
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