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Introduction to E- resources Gemma Bayliss
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Introduction to E-resources

Jan 12, 2015

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  • 1. Introduction to E-resources Gemma Bayliss

2. Lesson Plan Introduction to the LRC What is an e-resource? Why do you need to use e-resources? How to find academic e-resources 3. Your Learning Resource Centre Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8am-9.30pm Saturday 10am-6.45pm 10 resources at a time (only 2 DVDs) Different loan periods Fines for returning items late To borrow resources, you will need to register with the LRC 4. LRC Rules We have 3 rules:1. We are a silent study library, if you want to talk use the group work area outside of the LRC 2. No eating or drinking (unless water)3. Turn mobile devices onto silent, and take calls outside the LRC 5. Resources at INTO Books Journals Newspapers DVDs The LRC catalogue can be accessed online: http://library.ldn.uea.ac.uk/Heritage34/ Access to academic e-resources 6. What is an e-resource? Sources of information that are stored on the Internet Examples: E-books E-journalsWhat is a journal? A journal is a collection of articles containing reports of current research. They are focused on a particular subject, e.g. Journal of Marketing or Harvard Business Review, and they are published regularly e.g. weekly, monthly or yearly. 7. Why use e-resources? Up-to-date information Short but detailed Focus on specific topics Peer-review You will be expected to use e-resources in your assignments What is peer-review? When an article has been evaluated and reviewed by other experts and academics to make sure it is of a good academic standard. 8. Where do you find e-resources? Academic e-resources are very expensive You cant access them for free on the Internet UEA subscribes to them and you access them through the UEA Library website 9. Task 1: Find an E-Book Go to the UEA library catalogue Primo OneSearch by selecting Search the Library from the library homepage http://www.uea.ac.uk/is/lib Search for an e-book related to your subject Refine Your Result to E-book Click on Online Resource to access the e-bookSee the LRC Helpsheet Finding E-books for more information 10. Task 2: Find an e-journal Go to Primo OneSearch Select E-journals A-Z Search for Harvard Business Review Open the journal and find the latest available issue 11. Task 3: Search individual databases Go to Primo OneSearch Select Find Databases Use the Category and Sub-category options to see a list of recommended databases for your subject area Open one of the databases Find an article related to your subject area and open it 12. Choosing keywords What are the key concepts of your assignment title? Assignment: Q: What is the impact of marketing junk-food to teenagers using social media? A: junk-food, marketing, social media, teenagers What alternative keywords do you need to use? Synonyms, related words, plurals, other spellings, abbreviations, acronyms, broader and narrower terms Background reading, thesauri, encyclopaedia Make a list or mind map 13. Junk-foodMarketingSocial mediaTeenagersFast-foodAdvertsFacebookTeensConvenience foodAdvertiseTwitterTeenFast-foodsAdvertizeWeiboYoung adultConvenience foodsAdvertisingWeb 2.0AdolescentAdvertizingYoung personPromoteYoung peoplePromotionSell Selling 14. Search techniques Wildcard truncators: ? is used to replace a letter in a keyword when it has multiple spellings globali?ationSEARCHWill give results about globalisation and globalization * is used to search for keywords with multiple endings librar*SEARCHWill give results about library, libraries, Librarian, Librarians and librarianship 15. Search techniques Phrase searching:global warmingSEARCHThis will only give you results where the two words are next to each other 16. Boolean Operators Boolean Operators are used to link keywords together: AND OR NOT 17. Putting it all together Junk-food Fast-foodSocial mediaMarket* ANDAdvert*ANDFacebookTeen* ANDYoung personORORORORConvenience foodPromot*TwitterYoung adultORORORORFast-foodsSell*WeiboAdolescent*ORORConvenience foodsWeb 2.0Example: fast-food AND advert* AND web 2.0 and teen* Example: (junk-food OR fast-food* OR convenience food*) AND (market* OR advert* OR promot* OR sell*) AND (social media OR facebook OR twitter OR weibo OR Web 2.0) AND (teen* OR young adult OR adolescent* OR young person) 18. Task 4: Keywords and search techniques Go to Primo OneSearch Go to Find Database Open the database JSTOR Test out the following searches, and compare the number of results: Search for social media, then search for social media Search for teenagers, then search for teen* Search for globalisation, then search for globali?ation Search for e-shopping, then search for online shopping 19. EvaluationVisit this great practice website http://library.leeds.ac.uk/tutorials/evaluating/ 20. BlackBoard 21. City University Library You can study at City University Library Borrow 15 books Search their online catalogue 15 mins on the bus Long opening hours Register for a card at the Welcome DeskSee the LRC Helpsheet Visiting City Library 22. SCONUL Access to other university libraries in London Reference only Application forms in LRC 23. Help! Book a 1-2-1 or small group session with LRC Staff You can find further information and helpsheets on the LRC BlackBoard Page You can find helpsheets in the LRC You can contact the LRC staff to ask questions in person or by e-mail LRC.london@uea.ac.uk