|Office: FLITE 140G|
|Office: FLITE 140H|
OPTM 537 - Nash
For books and documents in the circulating collection (Main Stacks), use the Online Catalog. Search either using keyword or subject.
As an alternative to Wikipedia FLITE Library now offers two online encyclopedia collections: CREDO Reference and Oxford Reference Online. These sources offer hundreds of easily searched authoratative titles, use them anytime you would use Wikipedia.
An Optometry Research Guide is available for further help. A variety of other Research Guides are available for subject searching.
To find specific resources for your projects use a combination of these terms for searching the FLITE Library catalog and databases. Use the word "AND" to combine search terms.
There are many webpages on the Internet which seem to provide quality information, but be aware that many provide less than valuable or credible information. Check out these websites for some real examples.
Whenever you are quoting or using information from a source, you must credit or cite that source. Failure to do so is plagiarism which can lead to expulsion from the University. FLITE provides a Plagiarism and Citation guide to help you learn more about this important topic. The tutorials and accompanying quizzes can help you determine what constitutes plagiarism.
Librarians are available to help answer research questions and provide other library assistance. You can find librarians at the Oval Information Desk located on the First Floor of FLITE, by phone at 231-591-3602, by email (netref at (@) ferris.edu), or via chat http://www.ferris.edu/library/reference/helppagechat.html. More information is available at FLITE help.
Make an appointment for a research consultation with a librarian - one-on-one personal library help for any course.
Contact: Mari Kermit-Canfield / Email / Phone: 231-591-3636 / Office: FLITE 140G
Contact: Kristy Motz / Email / Phone: 231-591-3625 / Office: FLITE 140H
Don't forget, you are welcome to come to the Oval Information Desk and ask for help any time. You can also call us 231-591-3602 or chat with us.
Last update: August 31th, 2011