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Research 101 Comprehensive Tutorial
Adonis Amparoon 23 July 2014
Transcript of Research 101 Comprehensive Tutorial
Where are library materials located at the USF Tampa Library?
Welcome to Research 101
, you will learn how to:
.Locate library materials
in the USF Tampa Library
.Access the main page
from off campus
on the USF Libraries web page and use the Find it! discovery tool
the USF Libraries catalog
and read basic parts of a catalog entry to locate an item
.Locate and access
help from a USF Tampa Librarian
Learning the Building
Now that I'm logged in,
where can I find:
general library information?
and specific subject and course guides?
Subject and Course Guides
Learning the USF Library Databases
If you are off campus, make sure you are logged in here.
That way you have access to all the library resources.
Here's a video to show you how.
Basic and Advanced Catalog Searches
are made through this search bar
Here's two videos to show you how.
Ok, now let's talk Databases.
These are where you can find articles.
This is a list of our
Watch the three tutorials and there will be a reward afterward.
You can also find databases by subject or title here
(remember Subject and Course Guides?)
Getting Help from a Librarian
In this tutorial you will discover how to locate materials in the USF Tampa Library, how to search for books and other materials in the online catalog, how to search for journal articles in the Library's databases, and how to find the full text for journal articles.
This is the
Find It! tab
on the search box.
Learn about the Find It!
discovery tool here.
This tab allows you to find your subject librarian
For example, Matt Torrence is the business librarian
Let's cover the
This is the ASK a Librarian link
and how to use it.
We can find a lot of information on this toolbar
Find It! and Quick Links
as each section expands a drop down menu.
For example, under Research Tools,
we have links to Resources such as the library catalog and databases
you can find our
Subject and Course Guides
are found here
, you can find basic info about the library such as online renewal and the
link to request materials USF might not have.
HOW DO I?
-these are are most commonly asked questions
tab, you can find more general info about the library and its librarians
Now lets look at the
-links to major resources.
Top Databases- Our popular online resources including articles and scholarly materials
Research Tools- access points for the online catalog, database lists by title and subject, and other tools
Services and Help- Links to
specific lists of library services
Accessing the library catalog can be done through these tabs
USF Libraries Catalog
Here are some videos to help you get started
Once you find an item in the catalog, here is how you read it to find where it is and if it is available
Thank you for taking the
USF Library Research 101 Tutorial
, please contact any of the librarians at the USF Libraries if you need further help or have research questions.
created by Adonis Amparo, Matt Torrence, Audrey Powers, Laura Owczarek
If you want to try different steps in any order, just
Zoom out to see the large ring
Click on the color coded step (
Click the Forward ( bottom of the tutorial.)
Now let's get started!
Gaze upon these soft baby animals until you are ready to continue the tutorial......
2 minute break
photo by Pieter lanser
photo by Tim Lloyd
TALK IT UP!
of the Library contains the Learning Commons, Information Technology Help Desk, Writing Center, Media Resources (including media rooms LIB125D and LIB125E),
and the Library Services Desk (Circulation, Reserves and Interlibrary Loan).
LOW TALKING / GROUP STUDY
contains instruction labs LIB201 and LIB209, Tutoring and Learning Services, Office of Undergraduate Research and the Math Tutoring (SMART) Lab.
of the Library contains call number letters “A” through “K” of the Circulating Collection and instruction room LIB309.
Look at what
has to offer on the 4th floor....
of the library houses
print journals, microforms, the Federal and State
print collections, maps, and the Reference Collection as well as the technical service sections of the Library.
SUPER QUIET STUDY AREA
The 6th floor
houses media such as
CDs and DVDs,
the Library Administration offices, Digital Collections and Services, and Information Technology.
of the Library contains the end of the Circulating Collection, call number letters “P” through “Z”.
of the Library contains
call number letters “L” through “N” of the Circulating Collection.
Also on the Fourth Floor is
(which includes the Grace Allen Room and USF Florida Studies Center), the Juvenile Collection, and the Classics Collection