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Academic skills for management

  1. 1. Academic Skills For Management LIBRARY SERVICES
  2. 2. Aim of today's session <ul><li>An introduction to library resources </li></ul><ul><li>Using the library catalogue to find books </li></ul><ul><li>Using databases </li></ul><ul><li>Finding journals </li></ul>
  3. 3. Libraries <ul><li>Calcutta House Commercial Road Holloway Road </li></ul><ul><li>Ladbroke House Moorgate </li></ul>
  4. 4. Finding Books: Keyword e.g. Management Library Catalogue: http://catalogue.londonmet.ac.uk /
  5. 5. Finding Books: With A Reading List <ul><li>Search by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Author and Title </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Last name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First word of title </li></ul></ul>Reading List: Torrington, D., 2011. Human resource management Harlow : Financial Times Prentice Hall
  6. 6. Finding Books: With A Reading List
  7. 7. Finding Books: Classmarks <ul><li>Change Management 658.406 Cross Cultural Psychology 155.8 </li></ul><ul><li>Decision Making 658.403 Disabled People: employment 331.59 </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity: employment 331.133 Employee Reports 658.13 </li></ul><ul><li>Employment & Technology 303.4834 Equal Opportunities 658.31244 </li></ul><ul><li>Gender and Work 331.4133 Health and Safety 658.382 HRM 658.3 </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial Economics 338 Industrial Relations 331 </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial Relations Britain 331.0941I Industrial Relations: Europe 331.094 </li></ul><ul><li>International Management 658.18 Labour Law 344.01 </li></ul><ul><li>Multinational law(HRM aspects) 658.30091 Organisation Theory 302.35 </li></ul><ul><li>Public Policy 354.41 Racial Discrimination in Employment 331.6 </li></ul><ul><li>Research Methods 3 00.72 Recruitment 658.311 Social Class 305.5 </li></ul><ul><li>Trade Unions 331.8 Training 658.3124 Unemployment 331.137 </li></ul><ul><li>Women in Employment 331.4 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Reserving a book <ul><li>You can reserve a book if: </li></ul><ul><li>All the copies are on loan to other people (except for Short Loan copies) </li></ul><ul><li>The book is at another London Met library (except for Reference books) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Journals: what are they? <ul><li>Search by Journal title on the catalogue and databases </li></ul><ul><li>Up to date information </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis of topics in detail </li></ul><ul><li>Written & reviewed by experts </li></ul><ul><li>Printed & electronic journal articles available from the Library </li></ul><ul><li>= good quality information </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>. </li></ul>Journal Article Charlwood, A. and Terry, M. (2007) ‘21st-century models of employee representation: structures, processes and outcomes’, Industrial Relations Journal , 38 (4), pp. 320-337.
  11. 11. Journals
  12. 12. Databases <ul><li>Use databases to find: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Newspaper articles - Nexis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal articles – Search by title OR use Business Source Premier, Emerald, Sage Journals, Science Direct, Xpert HR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Company information - Orbis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Market Research - GMID, Keynote, Mintel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Statistics – ESDS, World Bank elibrary </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Why use databases? <ul><li>Good quality, reliable information </li></ul><ul><li>Up-to-date </li></ul><ul><li>Subject specific searching </li></ul><ul><li>Many provide information & articles online </li></ul><ul><li>Finds information not available on Google! (The Invisible Web) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Databases: How to find them
  15. 15. Planning your search <ul><li>Think about your keywords: </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. Financial institution = HBOS </li></ul><ul><li>Service = Mortgages </li></ul><ul><li>Combine your keywords : </li></ul><ul><li>HBOS AND Mortgages </li></ul>
  16. 16. Planning your search <ul><li>Think of Alternative keywords: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g: HBOS, Halifax, Home Loans, Mortgages </li></ul></ul>Combine your alternative words : HBOS OR Halifax Search on Business Source Premier
  17. 17. Keywords Keywords
  18. 19. Databases: Jstor Use Jstor to search for historical information only – the most recent articles will be at least 5 years old JSTOR
  19. 20. Other Sources <ul><li>Other sources you may wish to use include: </li></ul><ul><li>Reports </li></ul><ul><li>Working Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Conference Proceedings </li></ul><ul><li>Statistical Data </li></ul><ul><li>Bloomberg & Datastream are specialist Economics & Finance databases at Moorgate Only. </li></ul><ul><li>Don't forget the Library Subject pages too! </li></ul>
  20. 21. Citing Your References
  21. 22. Special Collections <ul><li>The Women’s Library </li></ul><ul><li>Trades Union Congress Library Collections </li></ul>
  22. 23. Academic Liaison Librarian <ul><li>Carmel Carroll </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Based at Holloway </li></ul><ul><li>Sabri Dikmen </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Based at: </li></ul><ul><li>Holloway (Mon to Wed) </li></ul><ul><li>Moorgate (Thurs, Fri.) </li></ul>
  23. 24. Business Drop-in Enquiry Sessions <ul><li>Student Teaching Studio (STS), Room LC203 </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd floor lobby </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Monday – 4pm-6pm </li></ul><ul><li>Tuesday – Thursday – 4pm-5pm </li></ul><ul><li>Friday – 12pm-1pm </li></ul><ul><li>Expect a queue at busy times </li></ul><ul><li>Get there at least 15 minutes before the end of the session </li></ul>

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