CGC Library Orientation Sept 2009

Library web site

My blog: Educ, SLHS & Psyc @ the library
http://blog.lib.umn.edu/hayco001/edlibblog/

Note: This handout is linked under "Pages" in the right menu bar

Attend Library workshops

 

Key skills and activities:

1: Find books in MNCAT - print and e-books
    Examples:  online surveys (also try internet surveys), literacy education, self-efficacy + achievement
        
2: Work with "myLibrary" to make personalized list of e-journals and article indexes (PsycInfo, ERIC)

3: Search for an e-journal, save it to myLibrary, and link through to the e-journal
Examples: Journal of counseling psychology, Educational studies in mathematics, Journal of early childhood literacy, Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Education (JFCSE)

4:  Search in article indexes by topic, review results, and link to e-journals
    Examples:  PsycInfo and ERIC

    Look for Peer Reviewed article in results

    Other useful article indexes

       Academic Search Premier
       Education Full Text
       PubMed
       Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts

        Plus, many more...

More skills and activitites:

Use a citation manager:
    Refworks, EndNote, Zotero

Find dissertations:
    Digital Dissertations   
    Also some are in the UDC and are linked in my blog

Request copies of items not owned by the Libraries:
    Interlibrary loan

Use Libraries to you for document delivery and Get it for book pick up

Ask a question: 
    AskUs!

APA style tutorials

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