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Find Books & Scholarly Research Articles from the Library Dr. Jun Wang Professor of Library & Information Studies Coordinator of Bibliographic Instruction and Information Literacy. Library. Student Learning Outcome
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Find Books & Scholarly Research Articles from the Library Dr. Jun Wang Professor of Library & Information Studies Coordinator of Bibliographic Instruction and Information Literacy
Library Student Learning Outcome • Be able to locate Delta College Library’s website and be aware of the library’s variety of resources and services • Be able to find books in print and electronic formats, and reserved readings from the library catalog (GoCat) • Be able to conduct a keyword/phrase search in GoElectronic to find academic research articles from journals on a chosen topic • Be able to limit your search results and evaluate retrieved sources that are pertinent to your topic and save or e-mail or print the sources • Be able to find videos on a chosen topic • Understand the procedure of developing an annotated bibliography • Be able to cite the sources in MLA style
Click here to conduct a catalog search to find books and AV materials Click the icon to search the new GoCat Click the icon to search the old GoCat Library’s Home Page: http://library.deltacollege.edu
Search for Books in GoCat Click on the title link to display detailed information.
Find Detailed Information About a Book Ingredients for book citation
Search for Reserved Items or Textbooks Select Reserve Desk from the dropdown menu Choose Instructor Name (or Course Name and Course ID number) from the search field Enter your professor’s last name in the search box Click Enter or Return on your computer keyboard or on the Search button. 5. Click on your professor’s name link to display reserved item(s) for his classes.
Search for Reserved Items or Textbooks • Click on the title link to display the detailed record • Identify the location, call number, and circulation status of the reserved item. • To check it out at the Circulation/Reserve Desk, present the call number and your library card.
An Introduction to GoElectronic and Films on Demand Click here to conduct a database search to find e-books, peer-reviewed research articles, multimedia materials, country studies, and much more. Click here to conduct a catalog search to find books and AV materials Library’s Home Page: http://library.deltacollege.edu
Sample Keyword Search • Search Steps: • Enter keywords or a phrase in the search box • Select appropriate search options • Select limit search options • Press Enter or click on the Search button to conduct your search
PreliminarySearch Results The preliminary search result may be huge and overwhelming. Refine the search by selecting more facets. Click on the title link to display the detailed record.
Display the Full Content of the Article To read the full content of the article, click PDF Full Text
Read the Full Content of an Article Adjust the screen size • Click on the Cite icon and scroll down to find your preferred citation format.
Find and Tweak the Embedded Citation Scroll down to find the MLA Citation Copy and paste the citation in your Works Cited page of your paper and tweak it using the MLA Citation Guide at <http://www.deltacollege.edu/dept/library/IC/mla.html>. Works Cited Stremke, Sven, Ferry Van Kann, and Jusuck Koh. “Integrated Visions (Part I): Methodological Framework for Long-Term Regional Design.” European Planning Studies 20.2 (2012): 305-319. Business Source Elite. Web. 25 Feb. 2014.
Cite Films in MLA Style • Choose the Style of Citation • Copy and paste the citation to your Works Cited Page and Tweak it. • Scroll down the page to find other information needed for your citation. • Tweak the citation using the MLA Citation Guide.
Tweak the MLA Citation "Brownfields, Community Involvement, and Smart Growth." Films On Demand. Films Media Group, 2004. Web. 25 Sept. 2013. <http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=13162&xtid=33818>. Works Cited “Planning for Sustainability.” Brownfields, Community Involvement, and Smart Growth. Wild Hare Productions. Films Media Group, 2004. Film. Films on Demand. Web. 25 Sept. 2013.
MLA Citation Guide • http://www.deltacollege.edu/dept/library/IC/citation.html (General) • https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/09/ (Films, Videos, DVDs, and Audio)
How to Develop Annotated Bibliography • Recommended Webpages: • Definition: • http://guides.library.cornell.edu/annotatedbibliography • Examples: • https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/614/03/
Library Student Gauging Your Learning Outcome • How to log on to SJDC library’s online catalog and online databases on and off campus? • How to find books in print and electronic formats, and reserved readings from the library catalog (GoCat)? • How to conduct a keyword/phrase search in GoElectronic to find academic research articles from journals, on a chosen topic? • How to limit your search results and evaluate retrieved sources that are pertinent to your topic and save or e-mail or print the sources? • How to find videos on a research topic? • What is the difference between an annotated bibliography and an abstract? • Would you be able to cite your retrieved sources in MLA style with the help of the Citation Guides?