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  • 1. Psychotherapy: Library InductionPeter Coyne - Information Adviser Falmer Library
  • 2. Aim of this session...Help...• improve awareness of resources• make your searching less frustrating• improve work / save time An Information 13/11/2012 Services Presentation
  • 3. Resources...• Books• Web sites• Journals & Databases An Information 13/11/2012 Services Presentation
  • 4. Why use what when???Books Overview, history, theoriesJournals Up to date info. Also look at specific issuesInternet Official info (e.g. government policy) An Information 13/11/2012 Services Presentation
  • 5. Books...• 20 books at any time• Renew online• Extended Library Service• ebooks An Information 13/11/2012 Services Presentation
  • 6. Databases...“I want to search across a wide range of journals to see what’s available on a specific subject” An Information 13/11/2012 Services Presentation
  • 7. Database Details Databases...(2)PsycInfo Psychological aspects of a wide range of disciplines, including App Social Sciences. 2,500+ journals, going back to 1800s. Large, general database coveringInternational Bibliography economics, sociology, politics, anthropologyof the Social Sciences and more. Coverage from 1951 onwards. Excellent for health related topics – fromCINAHL (Cumulative 1937.Index..) An Information 13/11/2012 Services Presentation
  • 8. Tips for better searching...• Use Advanced Searching• Specify where you want the terms to occur• Remember synonyms• Sort by relevance where appropriate• Build in new terms• Look at references where possible• Use truncation An Information 13/11/2012 Services Presentation
  • 9. Useful Information• Opening Hours• Borrow up to 20 books• Return your books to any UoB library• Book a study room for group work• Photocopy• Use the Computer Poolroom until midnight