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Academic skills for management - library guide

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  • 1. Academic Skills For Management 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. Libraries
    • Calcutta House Commercial Road Holloway Road
    • Ladbroke House Moorgate
  • 4. Finding Books: Keyword e.g. Management Library Catalogue: http://catalogue.londonmet.ac.uk /
  • 5. Finding Books: With A Reading List
    • Search by:
      • Author and Title
      • Last name
      • First word of title
    Reading List: Torrington, D., 2011. Human resource management Harlow : Financial Times Prentice Hall
  • 6. Finding Books: With A Reading List
  • 7. Finding Books: Classmarks
    • Change Management 658.406 Cross Cultural Psychology 155.8
    • Decision Making 658.403 Disabled People: employment 331.59
    • Diversity: employment 331.133 Employee Reports 658.13
    • Employment & Technology 303.4834 Equal Opportunities 658.31244
    • Gender and Work 331.4133 Health and Safety 658.382 HRM 658.3
    • Industrial Economics 338 Industrial Relations 331
    • Industrial Relations Britain 331.0941I Industrial Relations: Europe 331.094
    • International Management 658.18 Labour Law 344.01
    • Multinational law(HRM aspects) 658.30091 Organisation Theory 302.35
    • Public Policy 354.41 Racial Discrimination in Employment 331.6
    • Research Methods 3 00.72 Recruitment 658.311 Social Class 305.5
    • Trade Unions 331.8 Training 658.3124 Unemployment 331.137
    • Women in Employment 331.4
  • 8. Reserving a book
    • You can reserve a book if:
    • All the copies are on loan to other people (except for Short Loan copies)
    • The book is at another London Met library (except for Reference books)
  • 9. Journals: what are they?
    • Search by Journal title on the catalogue and databases
    • Up to date information
    • Analysis of topics in detail
    • Written & reviewed by experts
    • Printed & electronic journal articles available from the Library
    • = good quality information
  • 10.
    • .
    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. Journals
  • 12. Databases
    • Use databases to find:
      • Newspaper articles - Nexis
      • Journal articles – Search by title OR use Business Source Premier, Emerald, Sage Journals, Science Direct, Xpert HR
      • Company information - Orbis
      • Market Research - GMID, Keynote, Mintel
      • Statistics – ESDS, World Bank elibrary
  • 13. 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)
  • 14. Databases: How to find them
  • 15. Planning your search
    • Think about your keywords:
    • e.g. Financial institution = HBOS
    • Service = Mortgages
    • Combine your keywords :
    • HBOS AND Mortgages
  • 16. Planning your search
    • Think of Alternative keywords:
      • e.g: HBOS, Halifax, Home Loans, Mortgages
    Combine your alternative words : HBOS OR Halifax Search on Business Source Premier
  • 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
  • 20. 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!
  • 21. Citing Your References
  • 22. Special Collections
    • The Women’s Library
    • Trades Union Congress Library Collections
  • 23. Academic Liaison Librarian
    • Carmel Carroll
    • [email_address]
    • Based at Holloway
    • Sabri Dikmen
    • [email_address]
    • Based at:
    • Holloway (Mon to Wed)
    • Moorgate (Thurs, Fri.)
  • 24. Business Drop-in Enquiry Sessions
    • Student Teaching Studio (STS), Room LC203
    • 2 nd floor lobby
    • Learning Centre
    • Monday – 4pm-6pm
    • Tuesday – Thursday – 4pm-5pm
    • Friday – 12pm-1pm
    • Expect a queue at busy times
    • Get there at least 15 minutes before the end of the session

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