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SEARCHING THE
HAYSTACK
RefWorks, Library
Databases, and
Searching for
Scholarly Journal
Articles
Kristen Nebesky
Lawson
Se...
REFWORKS
CI RefWorks
Account:
Username: WelshCI
Password:
gotigers1516
“WRITE AND CITE”
WHERE WILL YOU LOOK FOR
ARTICLES
1.Online… Google? (good…
maybe)
2.Google Scholar (better)
3.Library Databases (best)
GOOGLE SCHOLAR
LIBRARY DATABASES
Chris Colthorpe
colthor@clemson.e
du
FOUR
TIPS
SEARCH STRATEGIES IN
A DATABASE
TIP ONE
Quotation marks
“community outreach”
“senior citizen”
“population health”
TIP TWO
Boolean Operators
ear OR nose OR throat
physician NOT “physician assi
“health extension” AND Texas
cancer AND (tre...
TIP THREE
Truncation (wildcard)
therapy, therapies, therapeutics --- therap*
mimic, mimics, mimicking --- mimic*
smoke, sm...
TIP FOUR
Limits Page (in database)
Publication dates
Languages
Type of article
WHERE WILL YOU LOOK FOR
ARTICLES
1.Online… Google? (good…
maybe)
2.Google Scholar (better)
3.Library Databases (best)
Exam...
REMEMBER…
http://www.fapl.info/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Neil-Gaiman-Quote.png
Chris Colthorpe
colthor@clemson.e
du
Krist...
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  1. 1. SEARCHING THE HAYSTACK RefWorks, Library Databases, and Searching for Scholarly Journal Articles Kristen Nebesky Lawson September 2015
  2. 2. REFWORKS CI RefWorks Account: Username: WelshCI Password: gotigers1516
  3. 3. “WRITE AND CITE”
  4. 4. WHERE WILL YOU LOOK FOR ARTICLES 1.Online… Google? (good… maybe) 2.Google Scholar (better) 3.Library Databases (best)
  5. 5. GOOGLE SCHOLAR
  6. 6. LIBRARY DATABASES Chris Colthorpe colthor@clemson.e du
  7. 7. FOUR TIPS SEARCH STRATEGIES IN A DATABASE
  8. 8. TIP ONE Quotation marks “community outreach” “senior citizen” “population health”
  9. 9. TIP TWO Boolean Operators ear OR nose OR throat physician NOT “physician assi “health extension” AND Texas cancer AND (treatment OR therapy)
  10. 10. TIP THREE Truncation (wildcard) therapy, therapies, therapeutics --- therap* mimic, mimics, mimicking --- mimic* smoke, smoking, smoker, -
  11. 11. TIP FOUR Limits Page (in database) Publication dates Languages Type of article
  12. 12. WHERE WILL YOU LOOK FOR ARTICLES 1.Online… Google? (good… maybe) 2.Google Scholar (better) 3.Library Databases (best) Example Search: health video messages
  13. 13. REMEMBER… http://www.fapl.info/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Neil-Gaiman-Quote.png Chris Colthorpe colthor@clemson.e du Kristen Lawson kmlawso@clemson.e du

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