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Education Library Podcasts: In the Know

A podcast series from the Education Library

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Episode 1: Finding articles using the Find Online Full-Text Journals page
Episode 2: Finding dissertations using ProQuest and IUCAT Classic
Episode 3: Searching the Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
Episode 4: Finding children's / YA books in the Education Library
Episode 5: Finding practice Praxis tests using the Learning Express Library
Episode 6: Finding periodicals (journals) in IUCAT Classic  
Episode 7: Searching the Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature (DAWCL)
Episode 8: Finding DVDs and videos in the Education Library
Episode 9: Virtual tour of the Education Library
Episode 9 3/4: What (exactly) is a basal book? (audio only)
Episode 10: Finding class reserves and e-reserves (e-reserves are no longer available 5/13)
Episode 11: Education Library hours and contact information
Episode 12: Highlights from the Education Library home page
Episode 13: How to find library resources in Oncourse
Episode 14: What is IU–Link?
Episode 15: Getting into IUCAT Classic, August 2009
Episode 16: Using the Cited Reference Search in Social Sciences Citation Index
Episode 17: Printing in the Education Library
Episode 18: K–12 Textbooks in the Education Library (see also: Episode 21)
Episode 19: Navigating the New Subject Page in Education
Episode 20: IUCAT: 2010 Upgrade
Episode 21: Education Library Locations in IUCAT Classic
Episode 22: Education Dissertations in IUCAT Classic (see also: Episode 21)
Episode 23: Introduction to OneSearch@IU
Episode 24: Request Delivery and Interlibrary Loan (IUCAT Classic and WorldCat)
Episode 25: New Look for Education Full Text (and others)
Episode 26: Finding a Journal's Impact Factor

EPISODE 1

Finding articles using the Find Online Full-Text Journals page

This podcast shows you how to get an article for which you already have a complete (or almost complete) bibliographic citation.


 

EPISODE 2

Finding dissertations using ProQuest

This podcast shows you how to get dissertations electronically and in print using the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database and the IU online catalog, IUCAT Classic. 


 

EPISODE 3

Searching the Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

This podcast will give you a brief introduction to searching the Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database.


 

EPISODE 4

Finding children's / young adult books in the Education Library

Following up on Episode 3 (Finding children’s books using the Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database) this podcast will show you first how to check whether a book is available in the Education Library’s Children’s Collection using IUCAT Classic.
 

EPISODE 5

Finding practice Praxis tests using the Learning Express Library

This podcast will show you how to find free electronic practice tests for the Praxis I and II exams.


 

EPISODE 6

Finding periodicals (journals) in IUCAT

This podcast will show you how to find periodicals – or journals – using IUCAT Classic, IU’s original online catalog.

 


 

EPISODE 7

Searching the Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature (DAWCL)

This podcast will give you an introduction to the Database of Award-Winning Children’s Literature, or DAWCL.


 

EPISODE 8

Finding DVDs and videos in the Education Library

This podcast will show you how to locate visual materials – primarily DVDs and VHS videotapes – in the Education Library. (see also: Episode 21. The IUCAT location code for the Education Library's videos has changed.)


 

EPISODE 9

Virtual tour of the Education Library

This podcast will introduce you to the resources, services, collections, and shelving locations in the Education Library.


 

EPISODE 9 3/4

What (exactly) is a basal book?

This podcast answers the questions, “What, exactly, is a basal book?” and “How do I find one in the Education Library?”

Cited work: Unger, H. G. (2007). Encyclopedia of American education. Facts on File library of American history (p.126). New York: Facts on File.

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(audio only)



EPISODE 10

Finding class reserves and e-reserves

This podcast will show you how to find and get physical reserve materials using IUCAT Classic. IU’s original online catalog, and electronic reserve materials using Docutek ERes. (E-Reserves are no longer available.)


 

EPISODE 11

Education Library hours and contact information

This podcast will show you where to find the Education Library’s hours and contact information. Please check the website for current hours.


 

EPISODE 12

Highlights from the Education Library home page

This podcast will show you some of the features of the Education Library’s home page and highlight a few of the resources you’ll find there.

 

EPISODE 13

How to find library resources in Oncourse

This podcast will show you how to find library resources when you are logged in to Oncourse.


 

EPISODE 14

What is IU-Link?

This podcast will show you how IU-Link brings content to your fingertips!


 

EPISODE 15

Getting into IUCAT and IU WorldCat, August 2009

There's been a slight change to the way IUCAT, IU's original online catalog, and IU WorldCat, a combined catalog of many of IU's and other libraries' holdings, are presented on the IUB Libraries website. Since the first dozen or so podcasts in the series were made before this change, some of what you'll see in episodes, 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 will be a little different than what you'll see on the live website. If you're confused by the difference, you may want to take a look at this episode.(IU WorldCat is no longer available.)


 

EPISODE 16

Using the Cited Reference Search in Social Sciences Citation Index

This podcast will show you how to do a cited reference search in Social Sciences Citation Index, or, more generally, in Web of Science.


 

EPISODE 17

Printing in the Education Library

This podcast will highlight how to print things in the Education Library, what can be printed here, and share a few tips.


 

EPISODE 18

K-12 Textbooks in the Education Library

This podcast will tell you a little bit about the K-12 textbook collection that we have here in the Education Library. 

 

 

EPISODE 19

Navigating the New Subject Page in Education

This podcast will give you a quick tour of the new subject page for Education in the list of Resources by Subject on the IUB Libraries’ website.


 

EPISODE 20

IUCAT: 2010 Upgrade

This podcast will give you a quick tour of IU’s online catalog, IUCAT Classic, highlighting new features such as permalinks and lists, and improved features like Request Delivery and Interlibrary Loan.


 

EPISODE 21

Education Library Locations in IUCAT

This podcast will show you how to limit a search in IUCAT Classicto a specific library and shelving location. Some location codes are specific to the Education Library: Education Library – Children’s Collection; Education Library – Textbooks; and Education Library – Videos. Others, such as Periodicals; Reference; Stacks; and Teaching Materials Center, are used by multiple IU libraries – including the Education Library.


 

EPISODE 22

Education Dissertations in IUCAT

This podcast will show you a new way to find bound dissertations in the Education Library. The bound dissertations from the IU School of Education have moved to a new shelving location in the Education Library, and there is a new location code for them in IUCAT Classic, too.


 

EPISODE 23

Introduction to OneSearch@IU

This podcast will introduce you to a new and ever-evolving search and discovery tool designed to help you find the library resources you need.


 

EPISODE 24

Request Delivery and Interlibrary Loan

This podcast will introduce you to two ways of getting materials from other libraries: Request Delivery and Interlibrary Loan.


 

EPISODE 25

New Look for Education Full Text (and others)

The purpose of this podcast is to let you know that Wilson databases, such as Education Full Text and Education Index Retrospective: 1929-1983, now look like ERIC, Academic Search Premier, and other EBSCO databases you might be familiar with. I’ll also share a few notes and reminders.


 

EPISODE 26

Finding a Journal's Impact Factor

This podcast will show you how to locate Impact Factors for individual journal titles. Impact Factors can give you an idea of the current importance of a journal within its subject area.



last updated: 8/7/2013