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EDL 561 Library Resources. Ellen K. Wilson Marx Library [email protected] 251-460-6045. What we have:. Books Electronic books Newspaper, magazine, and academic journal articles Government documents Media University of South Alabama theses/dissertations

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Edl 561 library resources

EDL 561 Library Resources

Ellen K. Wilson

Marx Library

[email protected]

251-460-6045


What we have

What we have:

  • Books

  • Electronic books

  • Newspaper, magazine, and academic journal articles

  • Government documents

  • Media

  • University of South Alabama theses/dissertations

  • Archival and special collections (mostly at McCall Library)


How to search generally speaking

How to search, generally speaking:

  • Start at the library homepage: http://library.southalabama.edu

  • Use keywords, not questions

  • Try different search terms

  • Use quotation marks to search a phrase (works most places) – example “University of South Alabama”

  • Keep track of where and how you searched


Where to search it depends on

Where to search? It depends on:

  • What type of information you need

  • What format that information is in


Brief technical interlude

Brief technical interlude!

  • You can use library’s electronic resources from home.

  • You will be prompted to log in with a box like this one:

  • Log in using the same credentials you use for Sakai.


Finding books

Finding books

  • Can be print or electronic books

  • Find them in SOUTHcat, E-Book Collections, or OneSearch


Southcat

SOUTHcat

  • USA Libraries’ catalog

  • Contains records for books, some e-books, government documents, media, some special collections, and USA theses/dissertations

  • Quick video overview: http://library.southalabama.edu/ewilson/tutorials/EDL561/southcat.html


E book collections

E-Book Collections

  • Not all e-books are listed in SOUTHcat and OneSearch (notably Ebrary) so you may want to search collections individually

  • E-books from different sources work differently. Contact us if you run into problems.

  • Video overview: http://library.southalabama.edu/ewilson/tutorials/EDL561/ebooks.html


Onesearch

OneSearch

  • Searches all of SOUTHcat and about 185 databases

  • This is a lot, but not all of the library collection

  • For your purposes, I recommend using SOUTHcat, e-book collections, and education databases separately rather than OneSearch.

  • More info about OneSearch: http://libguides.southalabama.edu/onesearch


Finding articles

Finding articles

  • Newspaper, magazine, and academic journal articles

  • Most are in electronic format these days

  • Can search for them in individual, discipline-specific databases or OneSearch

  • Three important education databases:

    • Education Research Complete

    • ERIC

    • Professional Development Collection

    • Video overview: http://library.southalabama.edu/ewilson/tutorials/EDL561/databases.html

  • I recommend that you use the education databases rather than OneSearch.


Interlibrary loan

Interlibrary Loan

  • If we don’t have something, we may be able to get it for you from another library.

  • Think ahead, this takes time.

  • More information is available on this page:http://libguides.southalabama.edu/ill


Need help

Need help?

  • LibGuide for this class: http://libguides.southalabama.edu/edl561

  • Our contact info is available here: http://libguides.southalabama.edu/ask

  • My contact info is on the first slide.


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