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For students studying at graduate level. A useful introduction to services and support provided by the library.

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  • 1. Click to add title The Library Your research Link to the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences add text click to Presenters:Monica Raszewski, Liaison Librarian, School of Culture and Communication Appy Laspagis, Education Librarian Mary-Louise Edwards, Liaison Librarian, Business and Economics Katie Wood, University of Melbourne Archives#unilibrary

2. Follow this session on Twitter @unlibrary#unilibrary 3. Click to add title click to add text Introduction to the Librarys quality research resources Strategies for finding Information Tips to effectively use the Library catalogue How to access Discovery to find electronic resources including, journals and indexes#unilibrary 4. Click to add title click to add text#unilibrary 5. Click to add title Your student card is your Library and printing card click to add textborrow 100 items at a timeRenew up to 10 times on 28-day and 7-day loansNo renewals on hourly or overnight loans#unilibraryRenew up to 4 times onMusic Scores 6. Click to add title32 RoomsBook anytimeover 6 locationsanywhereGroup study spacesadd text click to Book for up to 2 hours#unilibrary400 PCs Book for up to 30 minutes or 3 hours 7. Click to add title 12 libraries click to add textDiscipline Specific#unilibrary 8. Click to add title click to add textBaillieu Library #unilibrary 9. Click to add title click to add textGiblin Eunson Library #unilibrary 10. KatieThe University holds over 30 cultural collections including: University of Melbourne Archives Rare books / Special Collections Classics and Archaeology Medical history, botany and much more Services: Access unique and valuable research collections Receive support from staff who are subject experts #unilibrary 11. Research Cycle Analyse the ProblemSearch and Retrieve InformationIdentify search tools#unilibraryIdentify concepts, keywords, authorsCreate a search strategy 12. #unilibrary 13. 1: Identify the main concepts in your topic2: Brainstorm words to describe each concept Identify synonymsUse dictionaries, encyclopaedias or thesauri#unilibraryDo searches and look at the subject terms usedConsider singular vs. plural and different spellings 14. Example Topic: Media Violence and Influence on Childrens Behaviour1. Identify main conceptsTelevision #unilibraryChildrenBehaviour 15. Brainstorm keywords Keyword 1Keyword 2Keyword 3TelevisionViolencechildrenMediaAggress*youthInternetBullyingYoung adults#unilibrary 16. Use operatorsCombine search terms using operators Boolean Operators: AND OR NOTPhrase Wildcard ? Search for an exact phrase educational research Matches any Matches single character characters at anywhere in a the end of a word word organi?ation Child* finds: finds: children organisation childhood organization child#unilibraryTruncation * 17. Online Search Statements Narrow or broaden your search using the Boolean Operators and, or, not1.Television and violence and child2.(Television or media or internet) and violence3.Television or Media not (Social Media)#unilibrary 18. Where to start!#unilibrary# 19. #unilibrary 20. Subject Research Guides Literature Reviews Research Support Getting Published Finding Theses Staying Current Managing References Research Impact Tracking Citations Finding News Measuring Research EndNote for Windows EndNote for Mac#unilibrary 21. Library Catalogue E-BooksBonusInterlibrary LoansCAVAL & national borrowing schemes#unilibrary 22. Discovery 23. Why Use Individual Databases? Subject based and a focus on specific content Advanced search options, publication type, thesaurus, cited by Targeted and manageable number of hits Discover the important publishing sources peer reviewed journals, conferences in your subject area #unilibrary 24. Useful Education databases A+ Education- Australian FocusERIC- US Focus on all aspects ofSources include published and unpublished material, theses, book chapters, conference papers, journal articleseducation. Sources journal articles, conference papers, reports, theses and book chapters. 1966-present over1.2 million referencesEducation Research AbstractsTaylor and Francis Publishers database includes Taylor and Francis Routledge Psychology Press CRC Press Garland ScienceProquest Digital DissertationsFull text theses over 2million entries from 700 countries#unilibrarySage Research Methods Online Web of ScienceOutstanding new resource collection of ebooks, videos journals, dictionaries , encyclopedias in social sciences 25. Useful Arts databases APAFT - Australian Focus Sources include published and unpublished material, theses, book chapters, conference papers, journal articles. Some full text.JSTOR (Archive) provides full-text access to a range of scholarly journals primarily in the humanities and social sciences. Lacks the most recent 2-5 years of journals.Academic Search Premier a scholarly database that includes full text for 1,800 publications as well as images, for nearly every academic field of study.Proquest Digital DissertationsFull text theses over 2million entries from 700 countries#unilibraryWeb of ScienceProject Muse provides full-text, online access to a comprehensive selection of scholarly humanities and social sciences journals. 26. #unilibrary 27. Evaluating Sources Checklist for evaluating sources of information Authority Who is the author? What are his/her qualifications?Objectivity Is there bias? How are the claims justified?Intended Audience Practitioners or academic community?Accuracy Facts/figures/dates cited and references included? Website what domain?Currency How up to date is the information?#unilibrary 28. Citing & Referencing#unilibrary 29. Citing & Referencing Tips Which Style?Style manual or guidelines Bibliographic management software #unilibrary Check with your supervisor Re-cite EndNote RefWorks # 30. Take Home Message#unilibrary 31. Researcher@Library 32. Appy Laspagis Education Librarian E: Telephone : 8344 7119 Monica Raszewski Liaison Librarian School of Culture & Communication E: Telephone: 8344 7796 Mary Louise Edwards Liaison Librarian Business and Economics Telephone : 9035 7884 E: Katie Wood University of Melbourne Archives Telephone : 8344 6848 E: Visit us in person Chat to us online Call us via 13MELB Visit our mobile website 33. #unilibrary 34. Complete the quiz and win! 10 x $50 bookshop vouchersand ! w s o ne tudent t pen ing s O rn re t uo r t he$1500 o P lo k gh lleg rHelm eit,stca, liwts includ d Entries close #unilibrary Friday 14 March 2014 | Winners announced Tuesday 18 March 2014 35. Click to add title click to add textQuestions?#unilibrary