Welcome to Oviatt Library RTM 540!
Possible topics are: age discrimination/aging workforce; working with individuals with disabilities, fair pay and hours availability for ex-pats, family and faith issues in HR program activities, training, flex-time, and family-care, leadership transitions for student-to-fulltime employees (post internship), globalization, diversity/gender/sexual expression, social media and privacy in HR, the multi-generational workplace, etc.
The Goals of this library session are:
- Learn how to find books, in print, and online in the Oviatt catalog - http://suncat.csun.edu
- Learn how to connect to WorldCat to check books in other libraries - http://worldcat.org
- Learn how to order books we do NOT own on Interlibrary Loan
- Learn how to find periodicals (journals, magazines, newspapers) in the Oviatt Library catalog. Learn how to identify peer reviewed articles by watching the video on Ulrich's
Learn how to find articles Use Find Articles by Subject -http://library.csun.edu/xerxes
- ABI INFORM (Proquest), Physical Education Index (Proquest)
- Academic Search Elite, SportsDiscus, Business database, Wilson databses, SportDiscus (all on EbscoHost), ScienceDirect (Elsevier), Wiley, Google Scholar
Cited reference searching - articles citing older articles
- Google Scholar
- Scopus (ScienceDirect Elsevier) - only a preview need to look up article on your own
- PsycInfo, Wiley, Springerlink, Oxford journals, ScienceDirect, are only a few of the databases that provide information/links to citing articles
- Databases demonstrated:
- Learn about Find Text
- Learn to Cite your sources APA 6th Style, signup for your own free EndNoteWeb account. View short helpful tutorials on how to use EndNoteWeb or make a follow up appointment with Marcia Henry
- Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (print version)
- Sample Style Sheet for APA Bibliographic Citatons (PDF) by Dr. Karin Durán
- Sample APA-Style Annotated Bibliography (PDF) by Dr. Karin Durán
- APA Style Guide (PDF) by Eric Garcia
- APA - Frequently Asked Questions
- Electronic Reference Formats Recommended by the American Psychological Association.
- APA Style Resources
OneSearch allows you to search, at this time, 150 databases as well as the Oviatt Library catalog. Although 150 databases, many indexes (e.g. PubMed, PsycInfo, Physical Education Index, LLBA...), full text databases (e.g. ScienceDirect, Sage Journals, JSTOR, Springer, Taylor & Franics...) are a lot of databases, OneSearch does NOT contain the contents of all our databses yet. OneSearch does offer a consistent way to save the records you want to keep, and if you view your saved records, on the right there is a "Export to EndNoteWeb" command where you can easily send the bibliographic information on the source you are viewing into your personal (editable) citation management database.
OneSearch is very useful to look up scholarly article citations (use quick keyword search author surname key words in title, or type in the article Doi if your citation offers a Doi), or do a simple keyword search on topic. You can identify academic articles easily, often be advised article is "peer reviewed" and see lots of hints on other keywords you can use for your search strategy.
Visit the OneSearch FAQ to learn all about how to use the library's new online OneSearch tool to find articles, books and more. Or, watch the How to Use OneSearch video:
Scholarly Journals (Peer-reviewed/Referreed)
- Authors are authorities in their fields.
- Authors cite their sources in endnotes, footnotes, or bibliographies.
- Individual issues have little or no advertising.
- Articles must go through a peer-review or refereed process.
- Articles are usually reports on scholarly research.
- Illustrations usually take the form of charts and graphs.
- Articles use jargon of the discipline.
Citing your sources EndNote Web
- Learn how to sign up and use Endnote Web . You can import bibliographic records from a variety of resources to create your own personal database of articles, books, websites. Use EndNote Web to collect, manage, and create a bibliography or works cited list from your citations.
Registration is free while you are a student. First time, to sign up for your EndNoteWeb account, you can connect directly to http://library.csun.edu/restricted/endnote.scr. In addition to asking Marcia Henry and other librarians for help, Endnote Web will also answer your questions about installing the Cite While you Write plugin for Microsoft Word on your own computer. If you install Cite While You Write plugin on your own computer in your MicroSoft Word, be sure to set Preferences so it goes to the url:
on your own computer you can put in the working email address you used to sign up with EndNoteWeb, your password, and check Keep me logged in.
Tutorials for Endnote Web are provided at library.csun.edu/FindResources/i-Endnoteweb
Endnote Web technical support's telephone number is (800)336-4474
Call Monday-Friday 6:00am-5:00 pm (Pacific Coast Time)