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Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
Bms 1503 essential library skills oct 2013
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  • Make sure Audio is on.
    Ask students to use FIREFOX, and log into MyUniHub while they’re waiting.
  • Please face the front for a couple of minutes
  • Briefly recap the things above from the Induction.
    BEFORE NEXT SLIDE, ask them: If you are given a research task, where would you start to look for information?
  • Briefly mention each resource they could use.
    Ask for a couple of examples of websites they like.
    Hold up a print journal as an example.
  • Put them in groups of 3, with table space
  • LINK: Countdown theme tune (can start 25 seconds in)
    Please face the front again
  • ALSO good for:
    Edited for quality and accuracy
    ALSO not so good for:
    May not be specific enough
  • ALSO good for:
    Can access anywhere
    All subjects covered
    ALSO not so good for:
    Can be out-of-date
    No editorial control
    Material can lack provenance
  • ALSO good for:
    Edited
    Readily available (latest copies especially)
    ALSO not so good for:
    Can be biased / unbalanced
    Can be sensationalist
    Hard to get hold of/access (back issues)
  • ALSO good for:
    Up-to-date
    Specialist/focussed
    Edited for accuracy/quality (peer reviewed)
    Lots of references
    ALSO not so good for:
    May be too specific
    May be at wrong level
    Expensive
  • Everyone now GO TO THE CATALOGUE.
  • DEMONSTRATE KEYWORD SEARCH AND A-Z SEARCH USING: Reed, R., Holmes, D. (2003). Practical skills in biomolecular sciences. (2nd ed). Harlow: Pearson.
    Hand out worksheet and explain Exercise 2.
    In pairs, do Exercise 2 on the worksheet.
  • Now everyone face the front, TAKE FEEDBACK:
    Kaplan: 616.0756 CLI
    Walters: 616.0756 EST
    Adams: 510 ADA
    ANY QUESTIONS about the Catalogue?
  • Books are arranged by classification number, and then alphabetically by the 3 letters.
  • Note that: The resources are spread around and you cannot just browse!
  • DEMO finding an e-book on the Catalogue: A beginner’s guide to blood cells, by Barbara Bain.
    STUDENTS do it too if they like.
  • Show what the e-Book looks like (need to be logged in to MyUniHub!)
  • STUDENTS also log in. (But don’t actually place a request!)
  • - STUDENTS DISCUSS IN PAIRS.
    - Take feedback, and hold up print journal to help explain.
  • DEMONSTRATE A-Z SEARCH using the article ref (Schoefs) on this slide.
    NOTE: We will be looking at how to find ‘Articles on a topic’ when you don’t know all the details (i.e. Literature searching), next time.
  • Explain Exercise 5 on worksheet, and get students to do it.
    IF ANY STUDENTS FINISH EARLY: Ask them to find the other two journals listed.
  • POINT OUT:
    Home page > Appointments
    Resources > Catalogue, Databases, Web resources
    Information Skills > Powerpoint from this session.
  • First ask students: What do you already know about Referencing?? Have you done it before?
    Tell them that Azra (their tutor) has specifically asked me to mention Referencing!
    Then get all students to open the guide.
  • Today we are going to look briefly at Step 2 – Compiling the reference list at the end of your essay.
  • Handout the book photocopies (and the journal article photocopies for later) – ONE BETWEEN TWO.
    Explain the exercise.
    TRY IT IN IN PAIRS.
    Go round class and assist.
  • Explain the exercise.
    TRY IT IN IN PAIRS.
    Go round class and assist.
  • COLLECT THE BOOK & JOURNAL PHOTOCOPIES BACK IN FOR NEXT SESSION!!!
  • Transcript

    • 1. Essential Library Skills Postgraduate Course Feedback BMS1503 October 2013
    • 2. Today we are going to cover... • Types of resources available • The Library Catalogue • Finding books and journals • Requesting and renewing books • Using your Library subject guide • Referencing
    • 3. Library facilities
    • 4. Different types of resources
    • 5. Types of information Exercise 1: 1.Each group will be given a pack of cards 2.The cards contain the names of 4 different resources 3.Match together the correct: Resource Type + Definition + “Good for” + “Not so good for” Time: 4 mins
    • 6. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e32kaa9TzeE
    • 7. Books What are they: A written or printed work of fiction or fact. May be electronic. Good for: Clear overview Not so good for: Up to date information
    • 8. Web pages What are they: An information resource which can be easily created by anyone on any topic. Electronic. Good for: Very up to date information Not so good for: Accurate and reliable information
    • 9. Newspapers What are they: A regular publication containing current events, informative articles, diverse features and advertising. May be electronic. Good for: Daily information Not so good for: Balanced and well researched information
    • 10. Journals What are they: A regular publication containing articles on a particular academic subject. Presents new research. Good for: Latest research, critically reviewed by experts Not so good for: Broad overview of a subject
    • 11. Library Catalogue Go to: MyUniHub My Study My Library Library Catalogue
    • 12. Library Catalogue
    • 13. Finding books on the Catalogue How to search: • Keyword search • A-Z search Exercise 2: Using the Library Catalogue, try finding the following books yourself....
    • 14. Books for BMS1503 • Kaplan, L.A., Pesce, A.J., Kazmierczak, S.C. (2003) Clinical Chemistry: Theory, Analysis and Correlation. Mosby. • Walters, N.J., Estridge, B.H., Reynolds A.P. (2000) Basic Medical Laboratory Techniques. Delmar. • Adams, D.S. (2003) Lab Math: A Handbook of Measurements, Calculations, and other Quantitative Skills for Use at the Bench. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.
    • 15. Finding books on the shelves 610.73 BUR, 610.73 CLI, 610.7301 NUR
    • 16. Where are the BMS books? 1st floor, 2nd Floor, 3rd Floor
    • 17. Finding books in the Library Exercise 3: • 7 volunteers • Direct them into the correct shelf order • Use the main number, then the decimal number, then the three letters
    • 18. Finding e-books • Also find these on the Library Catalogue. • ‘[electronic resource]’ appears after the title. • Click on the blue link to download or read it • Make sure you have logged into myUniHub!
    • 19. Finding e-books Access Full Text
    • 20. Reserving an item
    • 21. Reserving an item Student number Date of birth DDMMYY
    • 22. Collecting a reserved item • Check your Middlesex e-mail. • Write down the 6-figure reference number in the e-mail. • Go to the Reservations shelves. • Remember to borrow the book!
    • 23. Renewing your loans
    • 24. Journals Here’s a journal reference from a reading list: Schoefs, B. (2004). Determination of pigments in vegetables. Journal of chromatography A. 1054, (12), p. 217-226. Exercise 4: Can you identify the following parts of the reference? Journal title, Issue number, Date, Volume number, Author, Page numbers, Article title
    • 25. Finding journals on the Catalogue How to search: • A-Z search > Journal A-Z Schoefs, B. (2004). Determination of pigments in vegetables. Journal of chromatography A. 1054, (1-2), p. 217-226.
    • 26. Finding journals Exercise 5: Find and access this journal article: Gaspar, A. and Bacsi, I. (2009). ‘Forced flow paper chromatography: A simple tool for separations in short time’. Microchemical Journal. 92, (1), p. 83-86. If you have time, try finding and accessing: - Trends in microbiology - Human immunology Look for an article on a topic that you are studying.
    • 27. Your Library Subject Guide
    • 28. Referencing Open the Natural Sciences Guide to Citation and Referencing, available here: BMS Library Subject guide Information Skills Referencing and Plagiarsim Open the Guide (PDF)
    • 29. Referencing Step 1 - Citing a reference There is evidence to suggest that …… (Newsholme and Leech, 2009). Step 2 - Compiling a reference list Newsholme, E.A., Leech, T.R. (2009) Functional Biochemistry in Health and Disease. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
    • 30. Referencing a book Exercise 6: • Open a blank Word document • Type a reference to the book Statistics for dummies that you have been given. • Follow this example: Ahmed, N. (2010) Clinical Biochemistry. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    • 31. Referencing a book The correct format is: Rumsey, D. (2011) Statistics for dummies. 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing.
    • 32. Referencing a journal article Exercise 7: • Now type a reference to the article by Carter and Howell that you have been given. • Follow this example: Perry, C., Ikram, M.S. (2001) What health care assistants know about clean hands. Nursing Times 97 (22): 63-64.
    • 33. Referencing a journal article The correct format is: Carter, V., Howell, W.M. (2013) Vimentin antibody production in transplant patients and immunomodulatory effects of vimentin in-vitro. Human Immunology 74: 1463-1469.
    • 34. Next time... • Evaluating information • Searching effectively for journal articles • Using information ethically (more on citing and referencing)
    • 35. Need help? • Librarians in the Specialist Zone (1st floor) 113 Monday - Friday • Ask a Librarian http://askalibrarian.mdx.ac.uk/ • Biomedical Sciences Library Subject Guide http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/biomedicalsciences

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