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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    your contact information and Empl ID number Q Where do I get a Cook Library Reserve Form A You may pick up a form at the Reserve Desk of Cook Library or print one from the library s website at Reserve Form in PDF pdf or Reserve Form as Word Document doc Q If a Cook Library book is to be placed on Reserve do I have to pull the book from the stacks myself A No as long as you fill out the online Reserve form we will pull the item for you Q How will I know when my material is on Reserve A Reserve materials can be searched in the library catalog To do this access the Libraries website then click on the Library Catalog link at the top left hand side of the page Next click on the Course Reserves button Enter the instructor s last name or course name and click the appropriate button Q How long will my students be able to check out Reserve items A Reserve loan periods are 3 hour overnight 3 day and 7 day Loan periods are chosen by the instructor with the exception of Reference materials and periodicals which must be a 3 hour loan period Q How will my students check out something on Reserve A Students may look up the call number of the item at the Reserve Desk in Cook Library by the instructor s name the course name or course number Our staff will pull the item and check it out to the patron Students must have a valid University of Southern Mississippi ID to check out any library material including those on Reserve Q How many can they check out at one time A Two Reserve items may be checked out at one time Q What is an E Reserve A An E Reserve is an electronic reserve document that is available online to any currently enrolled student with an internet accessible computer The Reserve staff scans the document places it on Reserve and attaches a link to the item making it remotely accessible Q How do I put something on E Reserve A Just as you would place any other item on Reserve bring the photocopied material to the Reserve Desk with a completed Cook Library Reserve Form identifying your request that the item be an E Reserve or fill out the online Reserve form Q What sort of material may I put on E Reserve A Items intended for E Reserve must be clear one sided 8 X 11 photocopies with 1 2 inch margins all around Be sure to include the bibliographic information on the first page of the photocopy Orientation of the document may be portrait or landscape but not both within the same item Photocopies should not have black margins and should have as little shadow from the spine as possible Pages cannot include taped cut or pasted pieces of paper Q How will my students access E

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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    Numbers by Floor Ask A Librarian Site Map How do I find articles Why can t I find any articles in the databases on my topic How do I find out if the library subscribes to a periodical in my subject area How do I find an article if I have the citation How do I get an article that is not available full text How do I use Find

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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    I FAQ Help Guides Research Guides Call Numbers by Floor Ask A Librarian Site Map How do I find articles about a particular topic The best place to begin searching for articles is in the University Libraries article databases To find a list of databases that cover a particular subject area use the library s Research Guides by Subject Once you have chosen a research guide click the Find Articles

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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    Why can t I find any articles in the databases on my topic First check the Libraries list of Research Guides by Subject to see if you have chosen the best database for your particular search After you choose a research guide for your subject click the Find Articles tab to see a list of specialized and general databases Several databases are suggested for each subject area so read the descriptions to decide which one to try first If you try searching in the suggested databases and can t find what you are looking for review the list of Research Guides by Subject to determine if your topic might fall under another subject category If you think that you have been using the appropriate database and still can t find anything check the keywords you are using To determine appropriate search terms it is a good idea to write out a thesis or a statement about what you are looking for From this thesis identify all of the significant words and then write as many synonyms for these keywords as possible Try searching using different words from your list Hint Some databases have a built in thesaurus or index to

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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    the Find It tool can help you try to locate the article elsewhere Find It is a specialized search engine that searches across all of the University Libraries subscription databases to try to locate another source for an article or periodical Clicking the Find It button opens a new window with several possible results If Find It locates a full text version of the article in one or more databases the link s to those other databases will appear in the Find It window Sometimes a link will take you directly to the full text of the article Other times a link will take you to a search screen or table of contents page in another database and you will have to do a search to retrieve the full text of the article If Find It determines that Southern Miss Libraries do not have access to the full text of the article in any of its databases you will then be presented with other options for trying to find the article The following options are available if full text of the article is not found in any of the databases Check the library catalog for holdings by ISSN or by periodical title Clicking on either of these options will search the library catalog for the periodical in which the article in question appears If the search finds the periodical you will see a list of matching records in the catalog It is possible that Southern Miss Libraries will have some issues of the periodical but not have the specific issue where your article was published so check the full details of the record to make sure the library has the volume you need For more information on how to do this refer to the FAQ How do I find an

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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    Style Guides How Do I FAQ Help Guides Research Guides Call Numbers by Floor Ask A Librarian Site Map How do I find books How do I find Mississippi state approved textbooks How do I find books written by Southern Miss faculty How do I find juvenile books How do I find reference books How do I find electronic books e books How do I find books outside the University

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    Search About Services Help FAQ Research Guides Articles Databases Ask A Librarian Live Chat Help Style Guides How Do I FAQ Help Guides Research Guides Call Numbers by Floor Ask A Librarian Site Map How do I find dissertations or theses How do I find dissertations or theses written by students at other universities How do I find dissertations or theses written by USM students Contact Comments Policies Giving Friends

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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    in the University Libraries collection Open the library catalog Type in your topic or discipline followed by the word tests or testing see Sample Subject Headings below Click Search Some Sample Subject Headings child development testing educational tests and measurements exercise tests personality tests preschool tests psychological tests psychological tests for children mathematical ability testing readiness for school ability testing reading ability testing spelling ability testing Other Resources Available in the Libraries Assessment for Effective Intervention Official Journal of the Council for Educational Diagnostic Services LB3050 D53 Fall 2000 to date Cook Library 2nd Floor South Assessing Kindergarten Children A Compendium of Assessment Instruments ED 1 348 3 C 43 2 Cook Library 2nd Floor South Gov Doc Directory of Unpublished Experimental Mental Measures BF431 G625 Cook Library and Gulf Coast Library Reference Stacks ETS Test Collection Catalog Z5814 P8 E37 1995 Vol 2 Cook Library 2nd Floor South Microfiche and Gulf Coast Library Reference Stacks Essentials of Psychological Assessment Series Essentials of WMS III assessment RC394 M46 L53 2002 stacks Essentials of neuropsychological assessment RC386 6 N48 H43 2002 stacks Essentials of MMPI A assessment RJ503 7 M56 A729 2002 stacks Essentials of WISC III and WPPSI R assessment BF432 5 W42 K36 2000 stacks Index to Tests Used in Educational Dissertations LB3051 F3 1989 Cook Library Reference Stacks Mental Measurements Yearbooks BF176 M46x 1938 to date Cook Library and Gulf Coast Library Reference Stacks Tests A Comprehensive Reference for Assessments in Psychology Education and Business BF176 T43 1997 Cook Library and Gulf Coast Library Reference Stacks Test Critiques Compendium BF176 T4195 1987 Cook Library and Gulf Coast Library Reference Stacks Tests in Microfiche ETS Unpublished tests in a variety of fields of study Z5814 P8 E37 Cook Library 2nd Floor South Microfiche Tests in Print BF176 T4 Cook

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