Welcome to Oviatt Library RTM 540!
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
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)