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UNIVERSITY 101: LIBRARY ORIENTATION. Miller F. Whittaker Library South Carolina State University Orangeburg, SC 29117 Spring 2014. STUDENTS. WELCOME. to. BULL DOG COUNTRY!. GOALS. Introduce freshman and transfer students to:

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miller f whittaker library south carolina state university orangeburg sc 29117 spring 2014

UNIVERSITY 101: LIBRARY ORIENTATION

Miller F. Whittaker Library

South Carolina State University

Orangeburg, SC 29117

Spring 2014

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STUDENTS

WELCOME

to

BULL DOG

COUNTRY!

goals
GOALS
  • Introduce freshman and transfer students to:
    • Customer oriented services, resources, and operations of the Miller F. Whittaker (MFW) Library
    • Strategies to completetheLibrary’s component ofUniversity 101
coverage
COVERAGE
  • Introduction to Library Resources
    • Online Catalog
    • Electronic Resources
      • Academic Search Complete
  • Scholarly journals vs. popular magazines
  • Bibliographic citation
  • Avoid plagiarism
  • Things to do to complete MFW Library’s component of University 101
introduction
INTRODUCTION
  • Miller F. Whittaker Library
    • Dedicated in 1969
    • Named after Dr. Miller F. Whittaker, the University’s third president.
    • Is centrally located on campus.
    • Holds over 1.4 million books, periodicals, and otherresources.
introduction1
INTRODUCTION
  • Miller F. Whittaker Library Hours of Operations
      • Monday –Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
      • Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
      • Saturday, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
      • Sunday, 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

* Computer lab opens 15 minutes after the library opens and closes 15 minutes before the library closes.

* Holiday, intersession, and summer hours will be posted on the MFW Library’s Web site and strategically inside the library.

  • Ms. Adrienne Webber is the Dean.
customer services and operations
CUSTOMER SERVICES AND OPERATIONS
  • Primary customer service areas include:
    • Reference and Information Services

http://library.scsu.edu/resources.html

    • Circulation Services

http://library.scsu.edu/Circulation.html

    • SC State Historical Collection & Archives

http://library.scsu.edu/Archives/SCSUArchives2.htm

our website
Our Website

http://library.scsu.edu/

online catalog
ONLINE CATALOG

Topic I: What books were written by Richard Wright?

online catalog1
ONLINE CATALOG

Topic II: What books are on plant growth?

online catalog call numbers1
ONLINE CATALOG: CALL NUMBERS

Reference Book (1st Floor) Circulating Book (2nd and 3rd Floors)

(Can not be checked out) (Can be checked out)

REF LB

LB 2343.32

2343.32 .G68

.G68 1975

1994

online catalog stack directory
ONLINE CATALOG: STACK DIRECTORY
  • Example of theStack Directory
    • REF. (Reference) – 1ST FLOOR STACKS
    • A – M - 2ND FLOOR STACKS
    • N – Z - 3RD FLOOR STACKS
    • ARCH.(Archives) – 3RD FLOOR ROOM 309
    • JUV. (Juvenile) –1STFLOOR – COMPACT SHELVING
    • SPEC. C. (African American and African Diaspora) –

* SPEC. C. books are retrieved by Circulation attendant

books not in catalog
BOOKS NOT IN CATALOG
  • Books not found in online catalog may be obtained via:
    • Ebrary Academic Library Complete E-book Collection http://site.ebrary.com/lib/scsulib/home.action
    • Interlibrary Borrowing Services
      • Interlibrary Loan
      • PASCAL (Partnership among South Carolina Academic Libraries) Delivers

http://pascalcat.org/

electronic resources academic search complete
ELECTRONIC RESOURCES: ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE
  • Academic Search Complete
    • Is one of over 70 databases accessible via the library’s Web page.
    • Is very comprehensive and interdisciplinary.
    • Contains numerous full-text journal, magazine, and newspaper articles on a variety of disciplines (social sciences, humanities, science & technology, and general interest).
    • available through the PASCAL system provided through the South Carolina State Library.
    • To access Academic Search Complete click on:
        • Electronic Resources on library’s home page
        • Click on Academic Search Complete
academic search complete ways of searching
Academic Search Complete: WAYS OF SEARCHING
  • Search by:
    • Subject– Allows browsinga controlled listof terms compiled by database developers.
    • Advanced search – Allows Boolean searching (e.g., using AND, OR, NOT to combine terms).
    • Keyword search – Allows inputting key terms from topic, article title, abstract, etc. Also allows Boolean searching.
academic search complete example search
Academic Search Complete: EXAMPLE SEARCH
  • Topic: What are the politics of rap music?
      • Conduct a keyword search
        • Input search terms as
          • politics AND rap music
scholarly journals vs popular magazines
SCHOLARLY JOURNALS VS. POPULAR MAGAZINES
  • Scholarly journals - intended for an academic or scholarly audience. Examples include:
    • Journal of African American History
    • Library Quarterly
    • Quarterly Review of Biology
  • Popular magazines - intended for a general audience. Examples include:
    • Vogue
    • Prevention
    • Jet
  • Link to Scholarly Journals vsPopular Magazinesfor additional information

http://library.duke.edu/services/instruction/libraryguide/scholarlyjournal.html

bibliographic citation
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION

The push and pull of hip-hop: a social

movement analysis. (Author abstract)

Erin Trapp

American Behavioral ScientistJuly 2013v48ill p 1482

Title of article

Author of article

Title of Journal

Date of publication

Volume of publication

Publication page number

avoid plagiarism
AVOID PLAGIARISM
  • Give creditto those whose works you use inyour research paper.
  • Cite referenceswithin research paper.
  • List cited referenceson Referenceor Bibliography page.
  • Consultstyle manualas guide to citing references.
  • Consultcourse instructor for recommended style manual.
  • See Citation and Writing StyleGuideson library’s Web page. http://library.scsu.edu/resources.html#CITE
summary
SUMMARY
  • The MFW Libraryprovides access to a variety of services and resources to assist with your information seeking needs.
  • Obtain assistancewith information seeking from services such as:
      • Reference and Information
      • Historical (Archives) Collection
  • Online catalog used to find books.
  • Check out materials, including reserves,from Circulation desk.
  • Materials not found by library can be obtained via Interlibrary loan & PASCAL Delivers.
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SUMMARY
  • Electronic Resources used to find journals, magazines newspapers, and E-books.
  • Style manuals can provide guidance on avoiding plagiarism and on citing references.
  • Course instructor should be consulted for recommended style manual.
things to do to complete university 101
THINGS TO DO TO COMPLETE UNIVERSITY 101
  • Go to library homepage http://library.scsu.edu/*Click on University 101 Presentation (this presentation)

*Click on Treasure Hunt

  • Review Library University 101 Presentation
  • Print and Complete the Library Treasure HuntSubmit completed assignment to the Library by March 6, 2014
  • Complete Library SurveyImmediately following this presentation, submit completed survey to library personnel standing at the end of your row or at the exit door.
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GOOD LUCK

  • on
  • Library University 101 activities!
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