Research and The Libraries

S3P 7.9.18

+ Introduction to the libraries

+ What is research?

+ How do we find it?

 

What are we doing here?

Resources

Advice

Services

Spaces

{Subscriptions, Books, Journal Articles, Databases}

  {Research help from librarians + RIAs}

{Requesting articles, Borrowing books from other libraries}

The Libraries

{McCabe, Cornell, Underhill}

(+ a lot more!)

What is Research?

process

(something you do)

 

stuff

(something you find)

"I’m studying drosophila to determine whether odor changes mating behavior."

"I'm looking for articles on
olfactory response in the mating behavior of drosophila."

Kinds of resources

  • Print books
  • Print journals
  • eBooks
  • Online journals
  • Articles
  • Book chapters
  • Data and Statistics
  • Maps
  • Magazines and Newspapers
  • DVDs and streaming video

How do we find them?

1) Pair Up

2) Grab a Citation

3) Use Tripod (tripod.swarthmore.edu)           to Find the Call Number

 

 

Let's Search

Call number in Tripod:

QC355.3 W35 2015       

Where is it?

Call number on spine of book:

QC355.3

W35

2015

Call number begins with McCabe Location
A Lower Level
B Lower Level
C Lower Level
D Lower Level
E Lower Level
F Level 2
G Level 2
H Level 2
I Level 2
J Level 2
K Level 2
L Level 2
N Level 2
P Level 3
Q - T Level 3
Z Level 3

1) Pair Up

2) Grab a Citation

3) Use Tripod (tripod.swarthmore.edu)           to Find the Call Number

4) Locate it on the shelf  

5) Browse the shelf and select 2 other books

6) Bring all 3 back to class

 

Let's Search

What did you find?

  • How are the books similar?
  • How are they different?
  • Does that tell you anything about how books are arranged in the library?

What about articles?

Tripod

Web of Science

Google Scholar

What about articles?

  • Select a journal article from the references in one of your books
  • Locate that article in Tripod, Web of Science or Google Scholar
  • Can you access the full text? Are there any citing articles?

What about articles?

Article

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume(issue), pp-pp. doi:xx.xxxx/xxxxxx

 

Book

Author, A. (Year). Title of work. Location: Publisher.

Book Chapter

Author, A. (Year). Title of chapter. In E. E. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. xxx-xxx). Location: Publisher.

What about articles?

  • Select a journal article from the references in one of your books
  • Locate that article in Tripod, Web of Science or Google Scholar
  • Can you access the full text? Are there any citing articles?

BREAK!!!

Andrea Baruzzi | abaruzz1 | Cornell 109

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