Information Literacy How to navigate Magale Library’s website to find research information.

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How to get to Magale Library’s website. Click on the “Library” tab on the Centenary home page. Magale Library’s home page. Bring your Centenary ID to the Circulation Desk and have a library account set up so you can check out materials.. ID: 680708 Download Presentation

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Information Literacy

How to navigate Magale Library’s website to find research information.

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How to get to Magale Library’s website

Click on the “Library” tab on the Centenary home page

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Magale Library’s home page

Bring your Centenary ID to the Circulation Desk and have a library account set up so you can check out materials.

Library hours:

Mon-Thurs:

7:30am-11pm

Fridays:

7:30am-4:30pm

Saturdays: 1pm-5pm

Sundays: 3pm-11pm

Special hours will be posted on the website.

Search forlibrary materials

List of all the databases that the library subscribes to

Additional resources available for research

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Looking for library materials

Search for books,

eBooks

and journals by typing in the title, author, keywords, etc. in the search box. Use the drop down menu to specify your search option. You can also do an Advanced Search.If asked for a username and password (from the dorms and off

campus),

the username is:

Centenary

The password is:

Mag318

Type your search here

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Search Results

Limit your search results by checking any of these boxes along the left side.

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Example of eBook & BookClick on a specific title and see detailed information. This is an eBook. Click on the URL to access it.

This is an example of a book that

is available on the 2

nd

floor of

the library.

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Databases

Most popular databases for research:

Academic Search Complete

CQ Researcher

Gale Virtual Reference Library

JSTOR

Encyclopedia Britannica

Also check out:

American Chemical Society

GeoScience

WorldCredoLiterature Resource Center

Oxford English Dictionary

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Academic Search Complete

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“Choose Databases” options

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Searching for articles about “student athletes”

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Viewing a specific article

Citations can

be done in

MLA, APA, Chicago/ Turabian and other styles.

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How to refine searches for better results

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CQ Researcher

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CQ Researcher articles

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library

i

s a good place to find b

ackground information ona topic as well as moredetailed information.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

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GVRL search results and sample article

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JSTOR

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JSTOR search results

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Credo search results

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Credo mind map

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Library Resources

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Using Other Research Links

SUBJECT SPECIFIC RESOURCES

There are many other

resources available to

help with your research.

USE USERNAME Centenary and PASSWORD Mag318

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TREK and other Research Assistance

TREK

helpful links

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TREK

Link to this

PowerPoint

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Subject resources

Subject specific resources

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Useful links

Other useful links:

Interlibrary Loan -

request material from another library if it is not available at Magale

Archives –

Centenary historical records and LA Methodist Church's records

Contact Us –

869-5047

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