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  • Finding Resources: By Citation Use these slides to learn how to:  Find citations for books, journal articles and book chapters  Use the Library Search to find citations  Recognise La Trobe’s Harvard Style  Use the Library Catalogue and Journal title search  Find more information La Trobe University Photo: by La Trobe University CC BY 3.0 AU http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/ 1
  • What are citations and resource lists?  A list of resources from your lecturer  A reference to a book, article, website or other published item with details to locate it  Often has a consistent style of presentation – called a citation style  The citation style for this subject is the La Trobe Harvard Referencing Style  See examples on the right Collis, D. & Montgomery, C. 2008, ‘Competing on resources’, Harvard Business Review, vol. 86, no. 7-8, pp. 140-150. Duhaime, I.M., Stimpert, L., Chesley, J. 2011, ‘Frameworks for analysis of industry’, in Strategic Thinking: Today’s Business Imperative, Taylor & Francis, Hoboken. Emery, P. 2011, ‘Understanding the current environment: the SWOT analysis’, in The Sports Management Toolkit, Taylor & Francis, Hoboken, pp. 6-25. Manning, P. 2012, ‘Australia ‘losing’ on food exports to Asia’, The Age, 13 June, p. 5. Moore, D.A. 2011, Managerial decision making, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. Rosner, B. 1999, ‘What is the key to an effective business presentation?’, Workforce, vol. 78, no. 2, pp. 24-25. La Trobe University 2
  • Finding the cited resource 1. Identify the resource type To help you decide which search tool to use and what to search for 2. The most common citations are books, journal articles and book chapters or sections. 3. Use the Search tool on the Library homepage. Book or journal article? Books have publisher and place of publication details. Journals will have volume and issue numbers. Collis, D. & Montgomery, C. 2008, ‘Competing on resources’, Harvard Business Review, vol. 86, no. 78, pp. 140-150. Emery, P. 2011, ‘Understanding the current environment: the SWOT analysis’, in The Sports Management Toolkit, Taylor & Francis, Hoboken, pp. 6-25. Moore, D.A. 2011, Managerial decision making, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. La Trobe University ← Journal Article ← Chapter in a book ← Book 3 View slide
  • Using the Search tab Searching:  Be as precise as possible  Try the author’s last name with the title of the book or journal, e.g. Harvard business review and collis and competing on resources Sorting the results:  Reduce search results to Scholarly or Peer-reviewed  For Content Type – tick the required resource to match your citation type  Access the resource by clicking on the title or the online logo La Trobe University 4 View slide
  • Can’t find the resource?  Much academic literature is not freely available on the internet.  Not all resources will be found using one source. Try searching another library tool. Catalogue search  Good for searching books (online and print), DVDs, journal titles  Does not contain individual articles from newspapers and journals 1. Select the Catalogue tab 2. Type in your search terms 3. Select Title from the drop-down menu 4. Mildura and Shepparton campus students need to select their campus to search for books in their library’s catalogue 5. Click Go to start the search Journals search  Use this if you know the name of the journal containing the article 1. Select the Journals tab 2. Type in the name of the journal 3. Click Go Leave Print & electronic and Title as the default search La Trobe University 5
  • Need more information?  Online videos for this slide: • Using the Library Search – Title Searching • Using the Library Search – Topic Search • Finding Books – Using the Library Catalogue’s Title Search • Finding Books – Using the Library Catalogue’s Keyword Search  LTU Harvard Referencing Style – see the Harvard Referencing Module to learn about why and when you should cite your sources and how to set out your bibliography using Harvard. http://latrobe.libguides.com/content.php?pid=145846  Referencing Examples – see the Academic Referencing Tool for examples of how to reference different types of resources. http://www.lib.latrobe.edu.au/help/style-guides.php  Library Search – watch a short video on getting started with Library Search. http://www.lib.latrobe.edu.au/help/getstarted.php  Finding items on a reading list – see the online tutorial on finding items on a reading list. http://latrobe.libguides.com/readinglist La Trobe University 6