DATABASE SEARCHING SKILLS : GOOGLE DATABASES : PROFESSIONAL DATABASES : ALTERNATIVE DATABASES : BOOKS: How to Market Library Databases and Divert Students from Using Alternative Databases: Some Observations about This Idea

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DATABASE SEARCHING SKILLS : GOOGLE DATABASES : PROFESSIONAL DATABASES : ALTERNATIVE DATABASES : BOOKS: How to Market Library Databases and Divert Students from Using Alternative Databases: Some Observations about This Idea

David Dillard
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DATABASE SEARCHING SKILLS :

GOOGLE DATABASES :

PROFESSIONAL DATABASES :

ALTERNATIVE DATABASES :

BOOKS:

How to Market Library Databases and Divert Students
from Using Alternative Databases: Some Observations about This Idea

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How to Market Library Databases and Divert Students
from Using Alternative Databases: Some Observations about This Idea


This post is taken from my comments about a promotional post regarding a
new edition of a book that teaches librarians to promote subsription
databases over alternative information products like Google, Google Books
and Google Scholar.  I sure learned how wrong I was for suggesting that
one should use any and all databases that are helpful.


Here then are my observations regarding this matter.


Re: Take your library users beyond Google to trustworthy scholarly
resources


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Quoting

     As every frontline librarian knows, if library users really knew and
     understood how many resources are made available to them online, they
     wouldn go to alternative information providers to do their research.
     Online library systems don make e-resources very accessible nor does
     simply making users aware of resources solve the problem given the
     number of resources available so getting the word out effectively
     means creating strategic marketing programmes.



https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A2=LIS-ARLG;eba5a592.1711


I use and teach about so called quality databases and often get far fewer
results from groups of them than from Google web search, not to mention
Google Books and Google Scholar. Certainly, searched effectively for
limiting to scholarly and even peer reviewed content, Google, Google
Scholar and Google Books are important sources.  Google Scholar even has
links for subscribing institutions to "cited by" source lists from Web of
Science.  True Google limits users to no more than 1,000 results in each
search, but one can search year by year in at least some Google databases
and multiply that number times the number of years searched if there are
at least 1,000 publications per year found by a Google search.

Consider this search strategy and its execution in Google.

("drug addiction" OR "substance addiction" OR "drug abuse" OR "substance
abuse") AND (treatment OR counseling OR therapy) AND "peer reviewed" AND
"evidence based" AND SITE: PUBMED

http://tinyurl.com/y86bqnvu

Content Sample

About 70,300 results (0.76 seconds)

[link to Google Scholar]

Scholarly articles for ("drug addiction" OR "substance addiction" OR "drug
abuse" OR "substance abuse") AND (treatment OR counseling OR therapy) AND
"peer reviewed" AND "evidence based" AND SITE: PUBMED


Evidence-Based Practices in Addiction Treatment: Review and ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2951979/
by S Glasner-Edwards - ?2010 - ?Cited by 78 - ?Related articles
Jun 16, 2010 - The inclusion of evidence-based addiction treatment
practices with strong ... including the National Institute on Drug Abuse,
Substance Abuse and .... an extensive manual to a summary article in a
peer-reviewed journal. .... fidelity of EBP implementation across a large
number of sites (N=53) was performed.


Evidence-Based Interventions for Preventing Substance Use ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2916744/
by KW Griffin - ?2010 - ?Cited by 108 - ?Related articles
The majority of adults with substance abuse problems begin to use
substances ... MTF findings reveal that non-medical prescription drug
abuse is a growing problem .... a continuum of care that includes
prevention, treatment, and maintenance. ... Registry of Evidence-Based
Programs and Policies (NREPP) web site (18).


A Review of Existing Treatments for Substance Abuse Among the ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov  NCBI  Literature  PubMed Central (PMC)
by A Kuerbis - ?2013 - ?Cited by 36 - ?Related articles
Feb 18, 2013 - Keywords: older adults, alcohol, drugs, substance abuse
treatment .... PubMed, and Social Science Citation Index) for
peer-reviewed journal ..... Among individuals assigned to IC within the
single site analysis providing a ..... J Evidence-Based Social Work. ...
Treating Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the Elderly.


Substance abuse and rehabilitation: responding to the ... - NCBI - NIH
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov  NCBI  Literature  PubMed Central (PMC)
by LT Wu - ?2010 - ?Cited by 11 - ?Related articles
Nov 16, 2010 - Barriers to and unmet need for evidence-based treatment are
... open-access, peer-reviewed Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation ... in
many countries worldwide because substance addiction in general is a ....
on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health (R21DA027503, ... [PMC
free article] [PubMed].


Family-based treatment for adolescent substance abuse: controlled ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov  NCBI  Literature  PubMed Central (PMC)
by A Hogue - ?2009 - ?Cited by 85 - ?Related articles
May 1, 2009 - Family-based treatment (FBT) is the most thoroughly studied
behavioural ... forth by federal agencies (Center for Substance Abuse
Treatment, 1999), national ... on delivery of evidence-based treatments in
routine practice settings. ... the study was published in an
English-language peer-reviewed journal.


Evidence for Optimism: Behavior Therapies and Motivational ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov  NCBI  Literature  PubMed Central (PMC)
by MJ Macgowan - ?2010 - ?Cited by 42 - ?Related articles
This study reports findings from published, peer-reviewed journals, in the
English ... (Academic OneFile, and more specific databases, Psychinfo and
Pubmed). ... The evidence for drug abuse treatment has lagged, but the
evidence for adults ...... Adolescent substance abuse treatment: A review
of evidence-based research.


Therapeutic Communities for Addictions: A Review of Their ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov  NCBI  Literature  PubMed Central (PMC)
by W Vanderplasschen - ?2013 - ?Cited by 60 - ?Related articles
Jan 15, 2013 - Drug addiction is a complex mental health problem that is
often .... We searched the following databases: ISI Web of Knowledge
(WoS), PubMed, and DrugScope, ... a specialized peer-reviewed journal on
therapeutic communities ..... De Leon G. Is the therapeutic community an
evidence-based treatment?


Substance Abuse in Women - NCBI - NIH
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3124962/
by SF Greenfield - ?2010 - ?Cited by 279 - ?Related articles
Thus, when women enter substance abuse treatment they typically present
with a more ... or anxiety disorder is diagnosed, evidence-based treatment
that will adequately ..... Prevalence, correlates, disability, and
comorbidity of DSM-IV drug abuse and ... Neuroactive gonadal steroid
hormones and drug addiction in women.


Capacity of US Drug Treatment Facilities to Provide Evidence-Based ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov  NCBI  Literature  PubMed Central (PMC)
by JJ Hunt - ?2013 - ?Cited by 9 - ?Related articles
People with mental illness, including drug abuse and dependence, consume
... Services Administration's Inventory of Substance Abuse Treatment
Services, ...



Substance abuse and rehabilitation: responding to the ... - NCBI - NIH
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21709730
by LT Wu - ?2010 - ?Cited by 11 - ?Related articles
Barriers to and unmet need for evidence-based treatment are widespread
even in ... The new international, open-access, peer-reviewed Substance
Abuse and ...



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The above examples are the first ten items found with my search.  Now I
suspect that the marketing of quality research databases covered in the
promoted book does not include Google Web Search, but the above ten
citations are to scholarly sources taken from the top of the deck from a
Google search.

Indeed the citation to the book in question is taken from a Google Books
search of that books title in Google Books that lists over 3,000 hits and
leads to up to 1,000 actual hits in Google Books

Title   Marketing Your Library's Electronic Resources: A How-to-do-it
Manual
How To Do It Manuals for Librarians
Authors Marie R. Kennedy, Cheryl LaGuardia
Edition 2
Publisher       American Library Association, 2017
ISBN    0838915655, 9780838915653
Length  192 pages
Subjects        Language Arts & Disciplines
   Library & Information Science
   General
Business & Economics / Information Management
Language Arts & Disciplines / Library & Information Science / General

http://tinyurl.com/ycsxf2ht


The 2013 edition of this book has a preview in Google Books.

A search of Google in this edition of the book (2013) yields no results.

A search of databases yields 39 results.

Is this book ignoring as an "alternative source" Google as a resource for
finding scholarly information?

Now consider the same search without the site: command in the Proquest Ex
Libris Primo database.

("drug addiction" OR "substance addiction" OR "drug abuse" OR "substance
abuse") AND (treatment OR counseling OR therapy) AND "peer reviewed" AND
"evidence based"


5,811 Results


Peer-reviewed Journals
3,151

Online
3,688

Journal Articles
3,347

Dissertations/Theses
1,487

Books/Book Chapters
464

Newspaper Articles
243

Text Resources
119

Reference Entries
94

Reviews
43

Conference Proceedings
8

Web Sites
1

Other
1


Given my search for the word Google in an earlier edition of this book,
the null result of this search might indicate Google products are
alternative sources that libraries are not be promoting in the thinking of
this books authors.


A search of Google Scholar for this topic finds 17,300 results and of the
first ten citations found in the Scholar search, 7 of the 10 sources were
with links to Web of Science cited sources with a range of 41 to 392
sources, and five of those ten with over 100 sources citing the works
found in Web of Science.


One can provide clients with a simple shortened URL from any of the above
noted searches and they can use this link to reproduce the search
themselves and work with the results.


One should beware of avoiding "alternative information providers" if their
name begins with Google as doing so could miss a huge number of peer
reviewed and scholarly sources found in the searches of these
alternatives.  How many databases outside of Web of Science and Scopus
have many citing sources listed with citations to found publications?
Google Scholar, Google Books with book or article title searches and even
Google find such content. Also one can replace "site:" with and and
probably find even more sources.


http://tinyurl.com/y798ptpw


One can even use this search in Google Images, click on any image and then
click on "VIEW" and find some very interesting results.

http://tinyurl.com/y8u9j75p


My first random click found this full text article from Google Images

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The effectiveness of integrated treatment in patients with substance use
disorders co-occurring with anxiety and/or depression - a group randomized
trial


Linda E Wthoff

Email author, Helge Waal and Rolf W Gre

BMC Psychiatry201414:67

https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-244X-14-67

Wthoff et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2014

Received: 8 November 2013

Accepted: 24 February 2014

Published: 5 March 2014

Open Peer Review reports

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For more examples of using Google to search for scholarly or quality
information, this link will provide additional examples:


http://tinyurl.com/yboht6ks




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David Dillard
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