ENG1A_000 - San Joaquin Delta College Download

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Find Scholarly Research Articles
from the Library
Dr. Jun Wang
Professor of Library & Information Studies
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Coordinator of Bibliographic Instruction and Information Literacy
Library
Student
Student Learning Outcome
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Be able to get on Delta College Library’s website and log
on to the subscription online Databases on and off the
campus
Understand the functions of the online databases
Be able to conduct a Boolean keyword search in
Opposing Viewpoints in Context, Jstore and PowerSearch
Be able to find peer-reviewed, academic research articles
Be able to evaluate and cite the retrieved sources in
MLA style
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ClickClick
here to
conduct
a database
search
to find
research
articles.
here
to conduct
a catalog
search
topeer-reviewed
find books and
AV materials
Library’s Home Page: http://library.deltacollege.edu
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How to Find Academic Journal Articles?
Topics
Search
Evaluate
Save
Cite
• Select hot topics on social issues from online databases
such as Opposing Viewpoints and PowerSearch
• Conduct Subject or Keyword searches in PowerSearch
• Limit to full-text and peer-reviewed publications
• Select and evaluate retrieved journal articles
• Have the full-text article printed or e-mailed or read for you
• Use the Citation Tool to cite the sources and tweak the citations
with MLA citation guide
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Click on all issues or group of hot issues
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Topic Overview
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To be tweaked as the following
Works Cited
Alvy, Kerby. “Spanking Should Be Illegal.” Child Abuse. Ed.
Louise I. Gerdes. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2004. Gale
Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 23 Aug. 2012.
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Conduct an Effective Keyword Search
Identify keywords or phrase for the search
Use one or more Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) to thread your
keywords together in needed
Limit your search to full-text articles and peer-reviewed publications
before clicking on the search button
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Click on the title link to
display the full-text
article
Evaluate the sources to
see whether they are
well-written, scholarly
publications with
insights that would help
you build your argument
or statement
“Word Count” serves as
a clue that the articles
are lengthy research
articles
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Cross
References
that will
lead you to
more
sources
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To be tweaked as the following
Works Cited
Lansford, Jennifer E. “The Special Problem of Cultural Differences in
Effects of Corporal Punishment.” Law and Contemporary
Problems 73.2 (2010): 89+. Gale Power Search. Web. 14 Sept.
2011.
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Click on the
+ sign to
open the
subdivisions
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Use quotation marks around a phrase to find
relevant articles
Use Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) if
needed for an effective keyword search
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Click on the
title to open
the full-text
article
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Publication
Information for
Your Citation
Turn to
the next
page
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How to Cite the Source in MLA?
Works Cited
Kurz, Demie. “Corporal Punishment and Adult Use of
Violence: A Critique of ‘Discipline and Deviance’.”
Social Problems 38.2 (1991): 155-161. JSTORE.
Web. 15 Sept. 2011.
MLA Citation Guide
http://www.deltacollege.edu/dept/library/IC/mla.html
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Library
Student
Gauging Your Learning Outcome
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How to log on to the library’s subscription online
Databases on and off the campus?
What are the functions of the online databases?
How to conduct a Boolean keyword search in Opposing
Viewpoints in Context, Jstore and PowerSearch?
How to find peer-reviewed, academic research articles?
How to evaluate and cite the retrieved sources in MLA
Style?
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