English 711: Topics in Professional Writing
Library Instruction Program - Research and Instructional Support
Prepared for: English 711, Spring 2006, Professor Dave Clark
Books Journal Articles Interdisciplinary Search Newspapers and Government Info Options for Obtaining Items Not Owned by UWM Libraries Off Campus Access
UWM online catalog - PantherCat; use for finding books at UWM library or checking journal titles held by the libraryI. Known item search
Title: Visual display of quantitative information ( Omit any articles - a, an, the - at the beginning of the title)
Author: Tufte, Edward (invert author's name)
II. Subject search - use keyword (and, or, not)
design and accessibility "information design" "information design" or "information architecture" or "experience design" web and site? and navigation
UW System Search Use UW System Search tab in PantherCat to search for books at other UW System libraries
Keyword search: clock? and design
WorldCat A catalog to libraries worldwide; use for ordering books that UWM library does not own
Keyword search: clock* and design and history
Click to request a book through interlibrary loan.
I. Subject Search
Index to articles in communication, journalism, and professional writing; Indexes Journal of Business Communication, Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, Technical Communication, and Technical Communication Quarterly
metaphor* and navigation visual* and writing and technical communication (tv or television) and rating system* design and (workplace or work roles) and technical communication
- to check for call numbers in the UWM Library Catalog
- to locate an online copy
- to request article through interlibrary loan
ABI/INFORM Indexes over 2,500 journals, in the areas of business, finance, marketing, and economics. Full text of articles is available for over 600 journal titles. Indexes Journal of Business and Technical Communication and Technical Communication Quarterly.
information design* and (professional* or role*) information design* and case stud* department of homeland security and alert system food pyramid and design* nutrition and design* and fda
Citation Linker Citation Linker to locate specific articles or journals in online databases or in the library
Carliner, Saul. “Physical, Cognitive, and Affective: A Three-part Framework for Information Design.” Technical Communication 47.4 (2000): 561.
Lavie, Talia and Noam Tractinsky. “Assessing Dimensions of Perceived Visual Aesthetics of Web Sites”. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 60 (2004): 269-298.
Check the Library online catalog PantherCat to locate a print copy if the article is not available online Request articles via Interlibrary Loan if the UWM library does not own the journal Journal of Business and Technical Communication (ABI Inform 1996-; Most recent 1 year(s) not available) Technical Communication (Full text available via Communication & Mass Media Complete from 2000) Technical Communication Quarterly (Full text available via Communication & Mass Media Complete from 1993; ABI Inform 1997-) Journal of Technical Writing and Communication (Full text available via Communication & Mass Media Complete from 2003; Most recent 6 month(s) not available) IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication (Full text available via IEEE Xplore at http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/RecentIssue.jsp?punumber=47 ; Available from 1988 Journal of Business Communication (Full text available via Communication & Mass Media Complete from 1993)
Academic Search 1984-present; indexes over 3,400 scholarly journals in many academic areas; full-text is available for 2,000 journals starting with January 1985.
flourid* and debate flourid* and water department of homeland security and alert system nutrition and design* and fda MetaSearch Allows you to search multiple databases in a single interface
flouride and debate
LexisNexis Academic Full-text of over 4,000 current events/news publications; legal and government information Quick News Search : "department of homeland security" "alert system"
GPOAccess Site of the U.S. Government Printing Office providing access to full-text of government resources FirstGov Portal to government web sites and publications Keyword Search : homeland security advisory system Google (Uncle Sam) Searches U.S. government web sites page contact: Krystyna K. Matusiak
February 27 , 2006