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Introduction to State Library Services for State Employees

State Employees have access to library online and physical resources, classes, and help from librarians. Learn about what the library can do for you using this guide.

How can I find...

Let's find this book

  1. Start on the library homepage at library.state.or.us
  2. In the middle of the page is a search box with the first tab reading, 'Search the Catalog', already selected
  3. Type the title or author in the search box and click 'Search'
  4. Browse the results page to view what works the library owns with that title or author
  5. To be sure you are viewing physical books only look on the left side of the page for the filter that reads 'Material Type'
  6. Click on the option under 'Material Type' that reads 'Online'
  7. Then at the top of the 'Material Type' box click on the button that reads 'Exclude'
  8. Click the button on the right that reads 'Request' to have us send that book to your office

Let's find this article... by searching for the journal

1. You have an article you want to read-- but can't or don't want to pay  $39.95 for the full text

2. Check to see what the name of the publishing journal is and the year it was published

3. In this case the citation is as follows: Palmer, Kara K., Abigail L. Matsuyama, and Leah E. Robinson. "Impact of structured movement time on preschoolers’ physical activity engagement." Early Childhood Education Journal 45, no. 2 (2017): 201-206.

4. Head to the library main page at library.state.or.us

5. In the middle of the page find the search box that has the 'Search the Catalog' tab selected

6. Click the tab next to it that reads 'Find a Journal'

7.Enter the title of the article, in this example Early Childhood Education Journal and click the 'Search' button

8. Browse the results page to view what journals the library owns with that title or keyword

9. Once you have found the title click on it to view the full entry for that journal

10. Log in with your username and PIN

11. Once logged in you will be at the page for that journal

12. Look back at the citation: Palmer, Kara K., Abigail L. Matsuyama, and Leah E. Robinson. "Impact of structured movement time on preschoolers’ physical activity engagement." Early Childhood Education Journal 45, no. 2 (2017): 201-206.

13. On the right side of the page is a list of years-- choose 2017 (Volume 45) and click on Issue 2 - Mar2017

14. Browse the issue until you find the article

Let's find this article... using the citation finder

1. You have an article you want to read-- but can't or don't want to pay  $39.95 for the full text

2. Check to see what the name of the publishing journal is and the year it was published

3. In this case the citation is as follows: Frimpong, J.A., Guerrero, E.G., Kong, Y. and Kim, T., 2016. Abstinence at Successful Discharge in Publicly Funded Addiction Health Services. The journal of behavioral health services & research, 43(4), pp.661-675.

4. Head to the library main page at library.state.or.us

5. In the middle of the page find the search box that has the 'Search the Catalog' tab selected

6. Click the tab next to it that reads 'Find a Journal'

7.Enter the title of the article, in this example Abstinence at Successful Discharge in Publicly Funded Addiction Health Services, and click the 'Search' button

8. There are no results, but you have a citation. Look at the top left of the page and click on the link that reads 'Citation Finder'

9. Use the citation you have to fill out as many of the fields as possible and click the button that reads 'Submit'

10. Once on the results page click on any link under the subheading 'Full Text Sources for this Citation'

13. Log in with your username and PIN

14. Once logged in you will be at the page for that article

Let's find this journal

Journal of Educational Psychology

Journal of Educational Psychology

Description: The main purpose of the Journal of Educational Psychology® is to publish original, primary psychological research pertaining to education across all ages and educational levels. A secondary purpose of the Journal is the occasional publication of exceptionally important theoretical and review articles that are pertinent to educational psychology.

  1. Start on the library homepage at library.state.or.us
  2. In the middle of the page is a search box and select the second tab reading, 'Find a Journal'
  3. Type the title or keyword in the search box and click 'Search'
  4. Browse the results page to view what works the library owns with that title or keyword

  5. Once you have found the title click on it to view the full entry for that journal

  6. Once on the page for the journal there are two sections-- Full Text Resources and Indexing (Non-full text) Resources
  7. Be sure to check the right column of those sections to know the dates of that journal covered by each database
  8. Browse and click the link to the option you want based on whether it's full text or not and the dates available for that source

Let's find this DVD

  1. Start on the library homepage at library.state.or.us
  2. In the middle of the page is a search box with the first tab reading, 'Search the Catalog', already selected
  3. Type the title or author in the search box and click 'Search'
  4. Browse the results page to view what works the library owns with that title or author
  5. To be sure you are viewing DVDs only look on the left side of the page for the filter that reads 'Format'
  6. Click on the option under 'Format' that reads 'Video disc'
  7. Then at the top of the 'Format' box click on the button that reads 'Include'
  8. Click the button on the right that reads 'Request' to have us send that DVD to your office

Let's find this eBook

  1. Start on the library homepage at library.state.or.us
  2. In the middle of the page is a search box with the first tab reading, 'Search the Catalog', already selected
  3. Type the title or author in the search box and click 'Search'
  4. Browse the results page to view what works the library owns with that title or author
  5. To be sure you are viewing online books only look on the left side of the page for the filter that reads 'Material Type'
  6. Click on the option under 'Material Type' that reads 'Online'
  7. Then at the top of the 'Material Type' box click on the button that reads 'Include'

Let's find this map

Map of Wheeler County, Oregon

 

 

 

  Description: Metsker's maps in this atlas contain names of the property owners.

  1. Start on the library homepage at library.state.or.us
  2. In the middle of the page is a search box with the first tab reading, 'Search the Catalog', already selected
  3. Type the title or author in the search box and click 'Search'
  4. Browse the results page to view what works the library owns with that title or author
  5. To be sure you are viewing maps only look on the left side of the page for the filter that reads 'Format'
  6. Click on the option under 'Format' that reads 'Maps'
  7. Then at the top of the 'Format' box click on the button that reads 'Include'
  8. To find the Metsker's Map for Wheeler County you can browse all the results or
  9. Look over to the left side of the page for the filter that reads 'Author' and select the option that reads 'Metsker Maps'
  10. Then at the top of the 'Author' box click on the button that reads 'Include'
  11. Click the button on the right that reads 'Request' to have us send that map to your office
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