Transcript - Library Tips for the DIT & DBA Doctoral Study Literature Review - Mar 24 2020

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Library Tips for the DIT & DBA Doctoral Study Literature Review


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Good afternoon everybody, or good morning depending on your time zone. I know everybody could be- different continents - across the U.S. So just want to welcome you and show my face before I get started.

My name is Audrey Butlett-Swenson and I am the Liaison Librarian to the College of Management and Technology. My face might be - you know -you might have seen my face before on our website, or if you're a doctoral student and you've attended Residency you might have seen me there too.

Today we are going to talk about DBA DIT and this actually pertains to PhD Management too.

Anyone across the board doing the lit review, how to research for your lit review and there are tips that may be more specific to DBA DIT.  We will go over that to.

We will go over resources and the library and I will do my best to keep an eye on the questions box.  If anyone has any questions along the way, just know if it is an in‑depth research question, I may not be able to address it during the webinar and I will follow up with whatever e‑mail address you used to register in the webinar.

If I don't get to you, do not be worried I am ignoring you as I will follow‑up with you as soon as the webinar is done.

The webinar is going to be recorded so you will get a link to it tomorrow pick up the slide deck, there will be a link to the slide deck in the follow‑up e‑mail as well for anyone who registered.  It will be available to you in the next 24 hours in your inbox to whatever e‑mail address you use.

I don't see any questions or anything about silence, can't see my screen so I think we are set.

I will turn off my camera, but I wanted to say a quick hello and I hope you're happy and healthy and staying safe out there.

Okay.  Today, library tips for the DIT and DBA doctoral study literature review.  Some content in here will be relevant to PhD and some is more specific to DIT and DBA rubric and are still relevant as you are researching business problems.

We will talk about the scope and purpose of the lit review, talk about problem statement, library resources, organization, research and Google scholar and citation management software.  As far as the citation management software discussion we will have, we will see how much time we have at the end.  Know the link I am sending out is a follow‑up and will have a link to citation management to guide.  If we don't talk about it by the end of this webinar, you will have a link for more information.  They do provide webinars on that topic, specific ones for how to use it, different software packages that are out there on the market.  There are extensive help with that as well.  That can fill up its own webinar so I don't generally spend much time talking about it unless there are questions and we have time at the end.

Sometimes it does happen and you don't have a lot of questions, but one of my favorite things about my business suites is you always have the best questions that are really thoughtful.  You know exactly what you are looking for.

Along the way, if you need me to repeat something or slow down, do not hesitate to put that in the questions box.

We will talk about the purpose and scope.  What is the purpose of the lit review?  It is there to make a case or your own research.  You would have spent how many days researching, probably months at this point, researching articles, looking for articles on your topic and things that are relevant to you.

To highlight there is a gap in the research on the topic you are choosing to do.  It also lets a reader know you are a proficient researcher.  I mean there will be a section of your lit review that we will discuss the research that you did, which databases you use, keywords that you use.  I promise it is not six pages of any research you have run, but a short synopsis of what you did so the reader understand they went to X, Y, and Z databases, they understand multiple keywords and get efficient results.  After we will talk about how to keep track of your research so it will not be stressful to think back over several months of where did I go, what did I do?  We will cover that later.

The scope, you will try to encompass as much literature as you possibly can.  One of the most popular questions is how do I know when I am done?  How do I know I have exhausted the literature and I have gone through every database, all of the articles on my topic?  I wish there was a magic button that would pop up and say you are done, you found it all.

If anyone wants to work with me on that project, we would be millionaires.

Just know that you will start to realize that you hit a wall when you have use the databases available to you in the Walden library, you have used Google scholar.  Any public institutions, public library or public academic libraries near you.  You will start to realize which databases you have dug into and you will start to see you have run into the same articles over and over, same journals, same authors.  If you ever want to talk about ‑‑ if you want to talk with me one on one about is there anything else I could be doing or do you think I have hit my wall?  You can certainly make an appointment with me and I will show you how to do that if you have not done it before.

Know that you can make an appointment with me.  If you want to talk to another liaison librarian like if you are doing education and leadership or health, you can talk to someone outside of the subject area.  Know that we are here to help you as well.

The next thing I want to bring up is for the DBA DIT, I know it does with it and I know the rubrics are a little different when it comes to the problem statement.  You are going to want to make sure the problem statement is grounded in literature.  Where this overlaps with lit review is you would have taken this time to look through the literature to begin with.

When working on a problem statement you will get to the point where you are working on your lit review.  To make your lit review easier, it is better to look at the literature before coming up with your problem statement.  When we say ground the literature, Be sure your problem statement of the literature you have looked for.  The trouble students get into is when they have picked a problem beforehand.  Before they have gone in to look at the literature and looked at the articles to see if this is an actual problem.

The two tricky pieces that come up are the hook and anchor, specifically for DBA DIT, I actually have a full separate webinar that I do on researching.  It is not called researching for problem statement, I think it is statistics and data researching business statistics and data.

I cannot remember if this is this week or next week, but there will be another webinar and we will kind of go over tips and tricks for looking for the content for your problem statement.  The follow‑up e‑mail that you are going to get from this webinar will have a link to the problem statement guide if you want to look at that ahead of time.

Being grounded in literature and looking through the literature is going to be the easiest way to find content for your problem statement.  Again, the biggest issue that comes up is that students will have something specific in mind.  They are trying to prove something that they have already come up with without looking at the literature.

You may want to find a specific dollar amount associated with turnover of a specific industry in a certain geographic location.  Just keep in mind that if you are looking for something that is specific, try to back away from it a little bit and look for things that are more related to employee turnover or are related to the cost of the turnover.  Build it based off of a broader topic and start to narrow it down.

Just because the information can be tricky to find, I will talk about that a little more in the next webinar if you choose to attend.  It looks like someone would like to attend and I will show you how to find upcoming webinars.

Keep an eye on the literature that you have found when you are doing your lit review or working on your proposal.  Just keep an open mind and pull what you can find from the articles that are available.  The next webinar we will talk about looking for statistics for the website as well.  That is for those, but I wanted to cover my bases explaining how the literature review and the problem statement overlaps and why it is important to look at the literature.

We will go over this a little bit more when we get into the databases and some of this may look familiar if you have attended residency, but I know you have a lot of content to go through.  This is four or five days of people talking to you at eight hours a day.  The library is just one of them.

When I was talking about the lit review when you would be talking about the research that you did, where did you go, what did you find, where did you find it?  This is then example of a search log.  What we suggest students to do as this is an option for you to have as many resources available to keep track of what you are doing.  You can create a table in a Word document or do a spreadsheet as they are great because you can sort it by the fields.

This will help you keep track of the databases and keywords that you have used, results you have gotten any notes to make about the sources.  If you go down that road and you are writing your review, it would be six pages of any research you have ran, but you will be able to come back to the search log and say I did this and this did not work.  This is where I have got my results.  You can write a synopsis of what you have done. 

You may remember this from residency if you attended, the literature review matrix that is provided by the writing center the literature review matrix actually has, it will be a table or spreadsheet like this and will help you keep track of your articles so you will have the title of the article or the journal.  You can put in the research, the theory and all of that.  As I said, I promise this PowerPoint will be available to you within the next 24 hours.  You can come in here and it is pretty link for you.  If you want to learn more about that, you can open up the links and it will provide you with the information.

We have a lot to go over and an hour and that is not necessarily our content and it could be duplication for you.

The last thing on my slide deck is talking about citation management software.  If you already have this on your computer, that is awesome and that is great and I'm happy to hear that.  If you don't, we will talk about it a little bit later today.  Just know that citation management software is there to help you keep track of your literature pick up the nice thing about it is that it keeps it all in one spot and you have the option of doing a desktop version or cloud version or both.

There is a lot of different citation management software packages on the market.  As I said, I promise the e‑mail that gets followed up after this webinar within 24 hours will have a link to the citation management software guide.  It will cover all of this information.  It will include a recorded webinar for the citation management software.

It looks like there is a quick question.  That is a good question.  The question is how does this differ from the literature review matrix?  The literature review matrix is like a static resource and is a document you have created.  I will open it up Zotero so you can see what it looks like and hopefully it has my password safe, but I will open it up to show you what it looks like.  Those who have used the lit review matrix you can do a comparison.  If anybody wants me to open up the lit review matrix before the end of the webinar, I would be happy to do so.  I want to get through everything else first.

I just have the contact information so if you want to reach out to us and you cannot recall after we go into the library were to do that, it is linked to the PowerPoint.

It does not look like there are any other questions, but do not hesitate to write that in the questions box as I'm happy to go through that again.

Contacting the library, hopefully many of you have already been able to do that.  If not, in the upper right‑hand corner is ask a librarian button.  With there are several options.  You can e‑mail us, you can do chat and the date and times are available and listed.  You can leave a voicemail and we will follow up with you via e‑mail.  For you as you are probably all doctoral students and if not, that is okay.  This is specific to doctoral students only.  If you come in and psychology of management and technology, there is my name and the dates and times available for April.

I usually fill in the next month by midmonth.  If later down the road, you want to make an appointment with me and do not see anything on there, you can e‑mail the library or e‑mail me directly.  E‑mailing me directly is just fine.  The other thing that happens sometimes is you don't see a day or time that works as everyone has different work schedules, family commitments and all sorts of things could happen.  If you do not see a date and time that works, do not hesitate to reach out to me directly.  I'm happy to try and put in a later time depending on what your time zone is or meet earlier.  I try to be as flexible as possible as I know you have busy schedules.

It looks like we had another question pop up.  It sounds like my audio could be going in and out.  I will try to hold still and make sure my microphone is not wiggling and causing any issues.  If it keeps doing that, please let me know and I will do my best to fix it.

I am using a new headset.  I thought it would be perfect, but maybe it is not.  I will do my best.

Back to the library homepage.  I know how I have covered this in the previous two webinars I have done this term, but I want to point out something specific about the search bar specifically for doctoral students.  I know many of you have used the search bar and that is totally fine.  It is there to help you figure out what we have in our collections.  People have gotten more accustomed to the Google search bar and that is what it is supposed to be.  It is not as intuitive so I cannot come in here with a stream of font that is employee turnover in accounting firms in Georgia.  This is not going to work.  The database will tell me what are you doing, what are you talking about?  That is a sentence that will come back and give me a bunch of options or it may give me zero results.

If you want to put in something in this search database as a search term, think about the different subtopics that you have.  We are looking at employee turnover and we are looking at accounting.  We are looking at Georgia.  You will notice I have put an and between every single one of them.  There is less for the database to think about.  Make sure that you are not doing a stream of font or a sentence or giving the database too much to think about.  Try to break it apart into subtopics.

The reason I put it in is that it is telling the database to search for them all together.  I want articles that talk about employee turnover and accounting and Georgia.  You can change this to the United States, China, Australia, it does not matter.  I wanted to give an example.  If you come here, this is what you want to do.

The other option would be to use this advanced search and that search interface looks like the other databases, but if you don't want to have to do that, I want to explain why there could be issues when using the search bar.

The second thing to point out is that if you are using Thoreau, it will give many different databases to dig into, but the issue further down the road will be that you have not spent time in the subject database specifically doing research.  When you are talking about the databases you have used in the lit review, if you mention Thoreau, nobody outside of Walden will have an idea of what you are talking about.

This is our pet name and our database baby that is a federated search.  Most academic libraries have them and it is on the main page named after the mascot or something to do with a person of interest from that university.  Know that it is a pet name and I wanted to give you an explanation of what it is and why you should or should not use it at the point you are at.

If you are still in coursework, go for it.  If you are working on your prospectus or proposal and you want to figure out what is out there go ahead.  If you are working on your lit review coming you want to move beyond that.  I am not saying you cannot use it, but you want to move beyond that at some time.

The next thing to point out is the search everything button or option.  This is really great if it is the middle of the night and you are unable to ask questions.  You could e‑mail us, but we may not answer again until the next day if you have e‑mailed out when in the morning and we are not here, but we will try to get back with you as fast as we can the next day.

If you have a question about verifying peer review, you can type that into the box and then you will have everything on the left‑hand side that discusses peer review in the library.  Any quick questions you may have.  How do I verify my article is peer‑reviewed?  You will get step‑by‑step instructions we will go over today.  Know that you can come here, try to be as general as possible.  Do not write a whole sentence, just think about what is the general topic I am looking for?  It does not have to be the library only, but it could be for CR Q, it could be for anything.  We all have our quick answers compiled in this page.

Use it as you would like to use it as it is there to help you if you just want to try to answer the question on your own or if it is the middle of the night.

The next thing I want to point out as many of you have been here, but we have all of our content divided by subtopics or by programs just to make it easier to figure out where to start.  I will click on business and management, but know that if you are DIT, you can start on the technology and applied science section.  If you are researching health, you may want health sciences.  Education.  If you are looking at employee engagement, look at the psychology database.

You don't have to stick with business and management.  We suggest that you don't.

I will hit business and management and I will explain what is going on up here.  This main search bar is like the main Thoreau as it will be searching the databases simultaneously.  It is going to be a more narrowed search as it is looking at Journal specific to business management so you are not getting quite as much content.

If you are working on coursework or a little earlier in the program, do not hesitate to use the gold box as it is there to help you.

The business and management database section, if you click on that, we have five databases listed.  This is a place to start and you don't have to do your entire ‑‑ you will not do all of your lit review and just the five databases.  We have these because they are very specific and they give you a good start.  If you click view all management databases, it will take you to the databases A to Z and they should look familiar as they are the same five.  The other things listed will be broader and some have articles and some don't.  Some government resources are open sources and some are not.  If you see an open and lock locked, that means is it an open resource.  Some things are super specific like hospitality and tourism.  If you are researching that or there is an accounting and tax, there is a poly sci and business source complete combined search and then some things that will be more like data oriented so reference USA.  I am going to keep liking my other webinars because I may as well.

I would be doing another webinar on company profiles, marketing profiles and industry reports so we will go over those databases.  Those take up their own webinar and take up a whole hour.  If you are interested, do you have the option of doing that.  I should show you how to find the webinars before I forget.

If you go under get help, I will open that up in new tab so I do not lose my page.  You will see upcoming webinars and recorded webinars.  Upcoming webinars is here.  I have a theory webinar on Thursday, DIT and business and statistics webinar is next Tuesday and then the market reports and industry reports will be April 2nd.  Those are there for you if you choose to attend.  They are not required.

The next thing is the recorded webinars.  Some are them are specific to library skills.  Citation management webinar will be on here.  The business and management recordings will be here.  If you want to go outside of that, go for it.  There are things on lit review, psychology, check out.

Back to the page.  I just want to plug the sections down here.  Everybody is at a different spot.  I will do a little poll.  I want to see at what stage you are at.  I have just put out a little poll to see if you are in your coursework, looking at prospectus, proposal, capstone, other?  You are awesome.  Thank you so much for filling that out.

Hill looks like most of you are earlier on and you have done your capstone and that is great.  It is perfect because it looks like a good chunk are working on your prospectus.  Keep in mind that statistics and data webinar would be helpful for you if working on a problem statement.

Thank you for letting me know as that is helpful.

This bottom section will be helpful for many of you.  The lit review section, this is going to push you out to a broader instruction guide.  We have broken the support by things that you may need depending on where you are at.  Researching, data and statistics, these are pretty broad, but we will talk about them in a future webinar.

Test and measures if you should need them further down the road, but honestly I don't hear from students quite as much about test and measures as you are able to find a.  There is information here.  You are more than welcome to e‑mail the library and asked the librarian about that.  The last thing that comes up is researching theories and theorists that we have information down here.  I actually have a business specific guide for researching theory that will be linked here.  I will be doing that webinar on Thursday.

I wanted to point that out because – loss of audio – you are so good about asking.  I have so many interesting things that you are researching.

It looks like I have two.  I think I will do the first one and then use the second one when we do Google scholar and then may be the third one if we have time.

The topic that came in first was a voluntary turnover.  I am going to type in ‑‑ we could make this one long‑term, but I want to show you how to break this apart.  You will make this more broad so you don't hit a wall quite as fast.  I want you to check mark peer‑reviewed scholarly journals and uncheck full text.

This will show you everything that is in this database even if we don't have a subscription.  It is important because it will give you a broader results list and if we don't have an endless database, it will pop you out and take you to another database that has full text.

Let's run this search.

Something that I like to point out is that the subject terms you will see underneath the title and other citation information are going to have highlight and this is how they have indexed their content.  You will notice the database because employee turnover labor turnover.  That is fine.  It is finding plenty of things with employee turnover.

If we wanted, if we could say employee or labor and turnover so we will run that search again and I will explain what is going on.

The reason I put or between them is that it will tell the database to search for either term.  The database is running two searches simultaneously and is searching for voluntary and employee and turnover.  It is searching for voluntary and labor and turnover.  That is why the results increase.

If you feel like you are hitting a wall, see how much you can break apart your topic to see if they can open the results without killing the relevancy.

If you feel stuck with the terms you're putting in, may be for like they are not working or you are hitting one or two articles, make an appointment with me or talk to a librarian and we can give you suggestions and help you find more content.

The next thing you can do here is you can narrow the date range.  We have 1931 and I will put in 2016.  We are down to 112 and that is a reasonable list.  If we wanted to narrow this down even further, we could make sure that this particular article is talking about voluntary in their abstract.  I will show you what that means, but I will narrow the search a little further.

We are down to 96.  Let me click on this first one and show you what I am talking about.  I have change this drop down to AB abstract and what that means is it will search this abstract or this blurb the author writes.  If you feel like you are getting overwhelmed with results and they are not as specific as they could be, you can add that as a drop‑down.  I think that gave us or narrowed it down by another 20.  There are a few other ways to narrow the results.

If we wanted to keep going, the next thing that we could do is say these articles have to be indexed with the subject terms specific that is employee or labor.  Now we are down to 61.  112 was a reasonable list so you would not have to narrow it there if you do not want to.  If you had a large list and you just did a search for transformational leadership, you may have something super broad.

You may want to try to narrow that down and you will have less results.

I will undo all of these and then do another way to search for this.

We have 112.  Say that we had 20 results and we wanted to narrow it further a different way.  The next thing you can do is do this as an exact phrase.  What I have done here is made this with the same employee turnover or labor turnover.  I have put it in quotation marks.  That searches for that exact phrase and it does not break it apart or put it in a different order.  Let's run that search again.

That narrowed it way down and we are down to 47.  There are different ways that you can limit your results to help you find more content.  If you are also looking at turnover, but maybe you are okay with looking for retention or maybe employee engagement or job satisfaction, sometimes these overlap for specific research ideas and sometimes they don't.  This is an example.

We have opened up the search again, but these will be specific because they are looking for the exact phrases.

I want to make sure I am not missing any questions.

The next thing to point out is if you happen to fall into another category like if you are looking at employee turnover and health sciences such as nursing turnover, what you could do is I will click on that again as sometimes I forget how fast I am clicking and don't realize nobody was paying attention to where I clicked.  If you look above the first search field, you will see cheese databases and if you click on that, you will see a list of databases pop up that are supplied by EBSCO host and that is why you see the logo as they provide us with databases.

They are probably the biggest database vendor and the world, but that is why you see the logo and another institution.  For our intents and purposes we will choose health sciences databases so I will click on CINAHL and Medline.  I will have her over this blurb and it will tell me what is here.  I know I should not waste my time with ERIC as it is education and it will not help me.  If you are not sure what is in there, it will give you an overview.

The only trick is that make sure you redo the limiters and it will search again.  That open up the search.  They will have employee turnover, voluntary turnover and hospitals related to nursing, doctors or physical therapists.  There are different ways to narrow this down or change the different options.

I don't see any questions coming in, but if you need me to repeat that I will go over it again.  We were talking about the search log.  Let me go back and find that.

We were talking about this search log and has the database, search terms, notes and all of that.  We are talking about that earlier in the slide deck.  The database kind of does that for you.  This can be helpful if you are trying to keep track of a spreadsheet or if you want to print them off.  If you search at search history, it will show you the searches that you have done in the database while you have the browser open.  Once you close the browser these will all disappear so make sure to keep track of them.  You can create a personal account in our databases and save the searches, but know if you have not done that and you don't want the extra steps, pull this information before you close the browser.

If you want to keep track of that, somebody wanted to know how to create a personal account and when we get to the next step I will show you how to create a personal account because the next thing you absolutely need one.

If you click on print search history, you will see it has the information organized the way we had it.  It shows the databases you have run and the limiters that you had and they key words you use and the results that you got.  You could print this off or copy and paste into a spreadsheet.  Is there to help you keep track of what you have done.  I search databases for a living and I completely forget what I have done 20 minutes ago I cannot tell you what keywords I use.

That search history is very helpful.

The next thing I want to point out is the search alerts that are available in the databases if you came to my previous webinars last week, we talked about this.  This is important for doctoral students is that you will get to the point where you have run these perfect searches and you have to keep moving and you are trying to collect this information and you don't want to come back in six months and get more articles on the topic because you have already run the searches and you have done the work.

I will show you what I am talking about.  We have run the search and two oh two is a healthy results list or code we have decent articles to go through, you can come and click on share and you have a few options.

You will see that there is a link that says e‑mail alert.  What this does is that once you set up this alert, it will e‑mail you any articles added to the results list so you don't have to come back and rerun the search in a few months to make sure there is not a new article you need to add.  It will be e‑mailed directly to you.  Pick their frequency, how recently the articles need to be, the type of format you have and we will talk about creating an account in EBSCO if you are in the databases, we have numerous database vendors so if you need to see the EBSCO logo, you only need one account if you ProQuest, you only need one account and multiple databases.  emeralds, science direct I think you will see all of those.

IEEE, ECM.  Everyone has their own login.  The librarians cannot get in there, it is for you only.  If you click on sign in, I have my username and password and I will not go in there, but if you want to create one now, it will give you information to create your account if you want to do that.

Just make sure you sign in before you click save alert it will save you some time.  I know some of the faculty like RSS feeds and I don't demo that, but now it is there for you if you want to but that RSS feed him and you certainly can.

The last thing I want to talk about in the databases, this will be helpful in Google scholar when we get there is the drop‑down.  You will see I have used the terms in the search field as well.  And, or, not our brilliant operators that will help you to narrow, expand or omit things from your search.

It will limit things because you will be asking for multiple things in one article.  Or will expand them as you are telling the database, there are multiple options for what I'm looking for in these terms are okay.  If you need to omit something you can change this to not and put the term in.  I suggest that when you are building your search string or putting in keywords, do not use the not operator until you are looking at results that you keep getting things that are as relevant as they could be.  That is when you will omit things.  Do not use not right off the bat as that will omit some of your research things.

There is a question about which web browser is the best?  It depends on what you are using it for.  I think for most things, Chrome, Firefox is fine.  Safari if you have a Mac.  Internet Explorer is going the way of the dinosaurs so I would kind of urge against that.  Microsoft edge is probably okay.  I don't know how many issues there are with that as I have not used Microsoft edge for quite some time.

If you want help with a computer browser or a web browser, you can reach out to customer care and they can help you with that as they are the IT gurus.

No questions about the database as we are get there.

We will move on over to Google scholar.

I am going to borrow this term or this option here, the research topic they have here.  I have to try to think and type and think some more.

It is hard when you are alone.

The topic is stakeholder management in the oil or gas industry.  I have made this really broad, as broad as I could think up and we will just run a search.

Those who have not used Google scholar, it is and you don't have to be in the Walden library to access it as it is available on the web.  Hopefully some of you have used it.  There is a way to link Google scholar to the Walden Library.  But in the questions box if you do not have Google scholar, pitted and the questions box and I will cover that if everyone already has that connected, I will not bother and we can move onto other things.  If you don't have it, I am more than happy to go through the steps.

It looks like people want to make sure I go over it so I will definitely do it.

We have 240,000 results and that is a ton.  That is a lot to go through.  That is one of the drawbacks to Google scholar is that it is an ocean.  It can be helpful for figuring out how much is out there any given topic and it can help you find resources outside of the library and it can help if you have had a dead end at the databases because they are being nitpicky about the keywords to use.

That is when I bump people to Google scholar and have them practice for the search string and have them figure out more keywords to being use.

If we wanted to narrow this down a little bit because we have so many articles, we will click on 2016 where it is still 24,000.  We will say exact phrase at stakeholder management and now we are down to 5600.  This is more reasonable.  If we wanted to make this more specific, we could say gas and make it the specific and put in these keywords.

We have narrowed this way down and we were at 41,000 or 240,000 and we are down to 868.  There are many ways to keep digging in Google scholar if you feel like you are in a vast, deep, endless ocean you want to try to get to the point, you can keep narrowing it down.

868 for the last four years is a pretty reasonable results list.  The next thing we will do ‑‑ the third topic I will go ahead and borrow his to see if we can find anything in there.  We will go into looking at linking Google scholar to the Walden library.

We have the topic of small moving companies.  I will keep this broad for right now and say small and moving companies.  We can see what we can find.  I want to see how people phrase that.  We have moving company, household moving, moving up, moving out.  It depends on what you are looking for.  If we were going to make the specific, moving companies or moving company.  We can also say or SME.  I think a lot of time small business is a popular topic.

When doing a search on something like that, try to think about it as you could put a small business and put it" to make it a specific search because there are other ways of raising it and I have put it in small medium enterprise.  Acronyms can get tricky and Google scholar and sometimes in the database depending on what you are researching.  Specifically, in Google scholar, you are looking for articles across the board.  I think more than anything you may find if you put in an acronym, there may be some kind of equivalent to health sciences and you get a bunch of stuff that is related.

An example would be if you are researching STEM, education you will get articles that have to do with STEM cells.  They overlap and have a similar word even though STEM is an acronym it spells a word.

Keep an eye on the acronyms when using them in the database or Google scholar.

Let’s link Google scholar with the Walden library.  In the upper left‑hand corner you will see a three horizontal bar and if you see that there is a list of options.  If you have a smaller screen, you will not see the word settings, you will see a little Daisy or a flower to the right of Google scholar.  You will click on that and click on settings.  You will click on library links and then we will type in Walden.  You don't have to worry about University, it will know it is us.  You can click on search.

It should pop up under open WorldCat.  Outside of the United States you may see a different resource and that is totally fine.  Otherwise it is trying to help you find more content as world's cap stands for world catalog so they are ones that have indexed content together and it is awesome.  Know that it is there to help you.

The next thing you will do is make sure that these are both check marked and hit say.  You will see the find it Walden pop up to the right‑hand side.  When accessing articles from Google scholar, make sure you are clicking on that find it Walden and not the title.  The title will take you to the publisher and guess what they want?  They want money.  You are paying tuition and that many goes to the databases so we don't want you to do that.

If you see an article that you really like and there is no link to the right‑hand side, grab the citation of it and it does not matter.  We don't care if it is MLA or Chicago.  Grab one of these and e‑mail the library and we will see if we can find full text for you.  If not, we will refer you to the delivery service.  We have ten minutes left so I will not dig into that, but know that you can still request articles even if we don't have them in full text.  E‑mail the library first because many times we are able to find the full text for free.

To access an article if you click on find it Walden, it will show you the original citation you clicked on and then it will show you a bunch of database listings.  I have not cleared my cache so these may not work because I am happy to choose ProQuest.  Make sure to clear your cache and cookies on the browser and it should get rid of a lot of the errors that you see when you're dealing with the databases.  If you run into them, do not hesitate to contact the library as sometimes you catch those issues before we do.

You want to select a database that has access.  This particular article is coming from a journal called Journal of business strategy from 2017.  This database has access to this journal from 2003 to present and we are going to click on it.  Now we have the full text.

Google scholar.  I am trying to figure out because we have such limited time and we have eight minutes left, I want to make sure you know how to verify peer review as that will be more important citation change.

What I'm going to do is walk you through how to verify peer review and hopefully you will have a few minutes left to look at DUIs.  I am going to walk through this by borrowing this journal title from this article.  We will grant the journal title as the journal is responsible for the peer review process.  We are going to use this and search a resource called Ulrich.  I copy the title of the Journal of Business Strategy and I will head back to the Walden library.

This is a lot of clicking.  We are going to try to go slow, but will keep a good pace to get to looking for DUIs.  Database A to Z and then this is called Ulrich that starts with a you so we click on you and Ulrich is the first resource listed under you.  I will paste in the title of the journal.  Journal of business strategy, Journal of business strategy and hit search.

What we care about here is that we see the journals listed and it is listed three times and that is normal.  Sometimes it is up to five.  There are numerous versions print online.  They have all sorts of stuff.  What we really care about is this black‑and‑white striped shirt.  Ulrich's because that refereed and that is their way of saying peer reviewed.  If you come in here and do not see your journal listed, e‑mail the library and we will look at it with you as journal sometime cease to exist or they change names or they change owners.

There are weird things that can happen so just e‑mail us.  If you come in and initially you do not see it, for the time being, assume it is not a peer‑reviewed.  We want to look at it with you and confirm if it is an article you will use for your problem statement, it is better to be safe than sorry.

Any questions about Ulrich's?  I want to make sure that you know how to do DUI look at.  If the question pops in about Ulrich's, I should have time to walk through it one more time.

To look for DUI, you go to and I will give you a moment to get here.

If you click on search metadata, what we are going to do is grab this title of the article.  We have social innervation, grab that article title, click on search metadata and we will paste in just the title of the article.  If we give it the full citation, that is a look for most databases to figure out what to grab.  Look for just the title.

We will do search.  You will see the articles listed here at the top.  We will double check as we have 2017, we will have the citation information as it is not showing the full thing.  If we open up the article we can find it.  Just know you can grab it and it looks the same.  To grab the DUI, the next thing you will do is click on actions.  You will see it here as well, but the easiest way is to click on actions and then cite.  The list of citations you will have APA and there is the DUI I went to state any time you are grabbing a citation from Cross ref, Google scholar, the database, that is only going to get you 80 to 90 percent of the way.  You will go through the manual to make sure that everything is correct.  Make sure this is not all in caps and it is in sentence case.  Make sure this is italicized or whatever other rules APA will have you do.

It is an excellent question.  Is this going to be recorded?  Yes, it will be recorded and is being recorded right now.  It will be e‑mailed to you directly within 24 hours and you can access it from there.  The PowerPoint will have a link to the PowerPoint slide deck and the e‑mail as well so you just have to click on that and the PowerPoint will be embedded in the website.  There will be a few links below that that had to do with some of the content we covered today.

You can click on those and follow‑up orca through the webinar again and fast‑forward through some of the things that you already get.  You can go into the stuff that is most interesting.

I don't see any other questions that I will be able to answer.  If we do not answer them here, I can answer them to you directly.  If you need to sneak anything and before I close out the webinar, please put them in so I can follow up with you one‑on‑one.  Know that at the end of the webinar, there will be a survey.  Go in there and say she did great at this, but needs to do this next time.  I am great with positive and critical feedback as I want to be better next time.

Thank you so much for attending today and hopefully I see you in the future webinar and thank you for taking the time and stay safe and healthy.

Have a good afternoon.





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