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Find Literary Criticism from the Library’s Online Databases

Dr. Jun WangProfessor of Library & Information Studies

Coordinator of Bibliographic Instruction and Information Literacy

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Student Student Learning OutcomeStudent Learning Outcome

1. Be able to get on Delta College Library’s website and log on to the subscription online Databases on and off the campus

2. Understand the functions of the online databases

3. Be able to conduct a Boolean keyword search in Literary Resource Center, Jstore and PowerSearch

4. Be able to find peer-reviewed, academic research articles

5. Be able to evaluate and cite the retrieved sources in MLA style

Library

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3Library’s Home Page: http://library.deltacollege.eduLibrary’s Home Page: http://library.deltacollege.edu

Click here to conduct a catalog search to find books and AV materialsClick here to conduct a catalog search to find books and AV materialsClick here to conduct a database search to find peer-reviewed research articles.Click here to conduct a database search to find peer-reviewed research articles.

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Conduct an Effective Keyword SearchIdentify and enter keywords or phrase in the search boxUse quotation marks around a phrase or full nameUse one or more Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) to thread your keywords together in neededClicking on the search button

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Edit the Citation from the Citation Tool

Farrell, Susan. “Fight vs. Flight: A Re-evaluation of Dee

in Alice Walker’s ‘Everyday Use’.” Studies in Short

Fiction 35.2 (1998): 179+. Literature Resource

Center. Web. 21 Aug. 2012.

To be tweaked as the followingTo be tweaked as the following

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Conduct an Effective Keyword SearchIdentify keywords or phrase for the keyword search Use one or more Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) to thread your keywords together in neededLimit your search to full-text articles before clicking on the search button

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1. Click on the title link to display the full-text article

2. Evaluate the sources to see whether they are well-written, scholarly publications with insights that would help you build your argument or statement

3. “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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Edit the Citation from the Citation ToolIf It Is Incorrect

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Find Journal Articles in JStore

• Use quotation marks around a phrase or a full name to find relevant articles

• Use Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) if needed to conduct 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

Click to move to the next

page

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How to Cite the Source in MLA?

Works Cited

Whitsitt, Sam. “In Spite of It All: A Reading of Alice

Walker's ‘Everyday Use’.” African American Review

34.3 (Autumn, 2000): 443-459. JSTORE. Web. 21 Aug.

2012.

MLA Citation Guidehttp://www.deltacollege.edu/dept/library/IC/

mla.html

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Student Gauging Your Learning OutcomeGauging Your Learning Outcome

1. How to log on to the library’s subscription online Databases on and off the campus?

2. What are the functions of the online databases?

3. How to conduct a Boolean keyword search in Literature Resource Center, Jstore and PowerSearch?

4. How to find peer-reviewed, academic research articles?

5. How to evaluate and cite the retrieved sources in MLA Style?

Library


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