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Opt100 Introducing unique information sources for Optometry September 2006 Outline Where to begin looking for information How to structure an information search When to use specific resources If you were searching for Optometry related information….where would you search first….

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Opt100Introducing unique information sources for OptometrySeptember 2006


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Outline

  • Where to begin looking for information

  • How to structure an information search

  • When to use specific resources


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If you were searching for Optometry related information….where would you search first….


To find the optometry subject guide start at the library website http www lib uwaterloo ca l.jpg
To find the Optometry Subject Guide… information….where would you search first….start at the Library website http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca

OFF-CAMPUS, ALWAYS LOGIN TO PROXY FIRST THEN

SUBJECT GUIDE – OPTOMETRY


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http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/discipline/opt information….where would you search first….

OLRC Home page


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OLRC = Optometry Learning Resource Centre information….where would you search first….www.optometry.uwaterloo.ca/olrc/index.html


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Unique services & resources in the OLRC information….where would you search first….


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Outline information….where would you search first….

  • Where to start looking for information

  • How to structure an information search

  • When to use specific resources


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Define the Question. information….where would you search first….

Analyze the concepts.

Create a logical search strategy using the available tools.

Run the search & view the results.

Refine or expand the search. Use controlled vocabulary

Searching Overview


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Research Topic: information….where would you search first….Vision screening for children.

Concept analysis:

Screening

Testing

Examinations

Children

Child

Youth

Infants

Vision

Eye

Eyes


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Exam* information….where would you search first….

OR

Test*

OR

Screening

Child*

OR

Youth

OR

Infant*

AND

Vision

OR

Eye*

Using Boolean logic to combine your search strategy

Truncation

Symbols

*

?

$

Depends on

Database. Check Help before using

(vision OR eye*) AND (exam* OR test* OR screening) AND (child* OR youth* OR infant*)


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Outline information….where would you search first….

  • Where to start looking for information

  • How to structure an information search

  • When to use specific resources


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Hierarchy of information tools information….where would you search first….

Find using TRELLIS online catalogue


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http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/discipline/opt information….where would you search first….

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http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/discipline/opt information….where would you search first….

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Indexes and Databases information….where would you search first….


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Looking for journal articles in PubMed. information….where would you search first….

Search 1. Keyword search.

(vision OR eye*) AND (exam* OR screening) AND (child* OR youth* OR infant*)

Too many articles. Not on topic!


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  • USE LIMITS information….where would you search first….

  • English language

  • Humans

  • Publication dates

  • Age groups

  • Gender


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Use controlled vocabulary called Medical Subject Headings information….where would you search first….

or MeSH to save the guess work and be more efficient!


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Medical Subject Headings Tips information….where would you search first….

1.Restrict to Major Topics

2. DO NOT EXPLODE

3. Send to SEARCH BOX WITH AND


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Optometry journal indexes information….where would you search first….Reference Sight, VisionCite, VISIONET


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Completing the research process information….where would you search first….

  • Find the full text of the article

    • Ejournals list

    • TRELLIS

  • Document Delivery options

    • TRELLIS request button

    • CISTI Source (for Optometry students)

    • RACER interlibrary loan

  • Manage your citations / writing your paper

    • RefWorks


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Starting to research a topic. Come talk to us in the OLRC first!

  • Peter Stirling, Information Associate

    • optlib@sciborg.uwaterloo.ca

    • 519-888-4567 ext. 36351

  • This presentation will be available at:

    http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/discipline/opt/course_related.html


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