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2433 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

2433 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries. Jane Long, MA, MLIS Periodicals & Government Documents Librarian Al Harris Library. When You Need HELP!. Off-Campus Access. If you have problems logging in. http://www.swosu.edu/library/infoservices/remoteaccess.asp.

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2433 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

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  1. 2433 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries Jane Long, MA, MLIS Periodicals & Government Documents Librarian Al Harris Library

  2. When You Need HELP!

  3. Off-Campus Access If you have problems logging in. http://www.swosu.edu/library/infoservices/remoteaccess.asp If you are off campus and trying to access a restricted section of the library, you will be prompted for your username and password. Students enter your webmail username and password and you should be able to proceed with no problems.

  4. The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary provides the following definition for the noun form of the word: “a summary of points (as of a writing) usually presented in skeletal form; also: something that summarizes or concentrates the essentials of a larger thing or several things.” • Your assignment involves summarizing and condensing the information found in a peer-reviewed article. What Is an Abstract?

  5. Scholarly sources are concerned with academic study, especially research for individuals who need current information to stay informed of changes in their profession or area of expertise. Many scholarly journals are peer reviewedor refereed. These articles have been subjected to a rigorous approval and editing process by other scholars in that discipline. Remember: It is easy to locate scholarly resources by using databases for searching. Evaluating Information

  6. SPORTDiscus with Full Text (EBSCOhost) • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCOhost) • CINAHL with Full Text (EBSCOhost) Databases: Nursing & Allied Health

  7. Natural language (words and phrases you would use in everyday conversations) • Flexible terminology: Synonyms and words with the same or similar meanings can be substituted • Less accurate when searching in article databases • Use with operators (AND, OR, NOT) • Predetermined terminology (such as those created by the Library of Congress or National Library of Medicine) • Terms like those found in a Thesaurus (with narrower and broader terms) • More precise when searching (most article databases have their own predetermined terminology) Keyword vs. Subject

  8. AND • Narrows your search • OR • Expands your search with synonymous terms • NOT • Excludes words from your search EBSCO databases implement Boolean searching. Boolean Operators

  9. What Should You Locate? Use limiters: peer reviewed, full text, current dates Use subject headings for refining your search Narrow the number of sources by examining the abstract for the source

  10. First Step: Setting up an EBSCO folder

  11. Next Step

  12. Need help with using APA? • Use this link for assistance: • http://campusguides. swosu.edu/apa Use APA to cite your sources

  13. Goldberg, A. S., Moroz, L., Smith, A., & Ganley, T. (2007). Injury surveillance in young athletes: A clinician’s guide to sports injury literature. Sports Medicine, 37(3), 266-278. doi: 10.2165/00007256-200737030-00005 A digital object identifier (DOI) should be included in the reference if one has been assigned. APA Citation Information

  14. Bergeron, M.F. (2009). Youth sports in the heat: Recovery and scheduling considerations for tournament play. Sports Medicine, 39(7), 513-522. Retrieved from http://adisonline.com/sportsmedicine/pages/default.aspx If there is no DOI assigned and the reference was retrieved online, give the URL for the journal’s home page. APA Citation Information

  15. Find an article or articles that support your topic. • Once you have located appropriate articles, save them in your folder. • Look at the documentation information that EBSCO provides. • Check the APA citation format examples. • Write your own abstract following the guidelines that have been given to you by your professor. Organizing Your Research

  16. Contact me: • Jane Long • 774-3731 • jane.long@swosu.edu • http://faculty.swosu.edu/jane.long/ Questions?

  17. Thank you! Please help us out by taking the following survey at the end of today’s class: Click here to take the survey.

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