Sunday, March 6, 2011
A Librarian Challenge
I had located a helpful resource on ERIC for an article in TechTrends (SpringerLink). IMSA (where I work) does not have TechTrends in its database, so I googled the article with information from ERIC and found the pdf I was looking for on the SpringerLink site.
So far, so good.
The article, Performance Assessment Design Principles Gleaned from Constructivist Learning Theory (Part 1), has a Part Two also published in TechTrends. According to ERIC, the issue I need is Volume 53, Number 3.
I want Part 2.
But a search of the SpringerLink site doesn't return the article. I can find TechTrends Volume 53, Number 3, but the article is not listed with the search results.
What would you do next?
I eventually found the article online at SpringerLink. The way I tracked it down might surprise you--I probably tried three or four strategies before I stumbled on it. ** Persistence pays off! ** If you find it, post the URL of the online article in the comments and recap how you found it.