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  • 20/07/11
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    • 1. Academic Skills For Economics LIBRARY SERVICES
    • 2. Aim of today's session
      • An introduction to library resources
      • Using the library catalogue to find books
      • Using databases
      • Finding journals
    • 3. Finding Books Default Library Catalogue: http://catalogue.londonmet.ac.uk /
    • 4.  
    • 5. Finding Books
      • Search by:
        • Author and Title
        • Last name
        • First word of title
      Reading List: Gerber, J. 2008. International Economics 4 th ed. Boston : Pearson Addison Wesley
    • 6. Finding Books
    • 7. Classmarks
    • 8. Journals: what are they?
      • Search by Journal title on the catalogue and databases
      • Up to date information
      • Analysis of economics topics in detail
      • Written & reviewed by experts
      • Printed & electronic journal articles available from the Library
      • = good quality information
    • 9. Journals: what are they? Print copy of a journal
    • 10. Journals
      •   Marlow, Peter B .(2010) 'Maritime security: an update of key issues', Maritime Policy & Management ,
      • 37: 7, 667 — 676
      • Author
      • Article Title
      • Journal
      • vol: iss, Pages
      • Can only search by Journal title on catalogue
    • 11. Databases
      • Use databases to find:
        • Newspaper articles - Nexis
        • Journal articles – Search by title OR use Business Source Premier, Jstor, Sage Journals, Science Direct
        • Company information - Orbis
        • Market Research - GMID, Keynote, Mintel
        • Statistics – ESDS, World Bank elibrary
    • 12. Why use databases?
      • Good quality, reliable information
      • Up-to-date
      • Subject specific searching
      • Many provide information & articles online
      • Finds information not available on Google! (The Invisible Web)
    • 13. Databases: How to find them
    • 14. Planning your search
      • Think about your keywords:
      • e.g. Maritime security
      • Combine your keywords :
      • maritime AND security
    • 15. Planning your search
      • Think of Alternative keywords:
        • security, safety
        • related: piracy
      Combine your alternative words : SAFETY OR SECURITY AND maritime And PIRACY Always OR before you AND (Or is more) Search on Business Source Premier
    • 16. Keywords Keywords Keywords results
    • 17.  
    • 18. Databases: Jstor Use Jstor to search for historical information only – the most recent articles will be at least 5 years old
    • 19. Other Sources
      • Other sources you may wish to use include:
      • Reports
      • Working Papers
      • Conference Proceedings
      • Statistical Data
      • Bloomberg & Datastream are specialist Economics & Finance databases at Moorgate Only.
      • Don't forget the Library Subject pages too!
    • 20. Citing Your References
    • 21. Academic Liaison Librarian
      • Dawn Kinnersley
      • For Undergraduate Economics Modules
      • [email_address]
      • Based at Moorgate
      • Sabri Dikmen
      • For Postgraduate Economics Modules
      • [email_address]
      • Based at:
      • Holloway (Mon & Tues)
      • Moorgate (Wed, Thurs, Fri.)