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    Finding electronic journal articles s mc Finding electronic journal articles s mc Presentation Transcript

    • Steve McIndoe
      steve.mcindoe@manchester.ac.uk
      Finding electronic journal articles
    • Overview
      2
    • Peer-reviewed journals
      Academic journals
      Original research
      Critiques/ reviews of existing research
      Article details and abstracts added to databases
      3
    • Finding articles @ JRUL
      Over 40,000 full-text journal titles available
      Accessible via Library Catalogue or E-journals A-Z
      Search by journal title
      Catmull, E. (2008) How Pixar fosters collective creativity. Harvard Business Review. 86 (9) 64-72
      4
    • Literature searching
      5
    • Identifying search terms
      6
    • Combining terms
      AND will only return articles mentioning both terms
      OR will look for synonyms, alternative spellings, abbreviations and plurals
      NOT can be used to exclude terms from your search
      7
    • Choosing information sources
      Subject databases
      Only high-quality, peer-reviewed articles
      Advanced search functionality
      Links to full-text where available
      Google Scholar
      Peer-reviewed articles
      Access to data not covered by other databases
      Links to full-text where available
      Check validity of search results
      8
    • Refining your search
      Use limits to narrow the focus of your search
      Full-text only, date limits, article type (reviews, clinical trials, letters etc), language
      Use truncation and wildcards to broaden your search
      Comput* to find computers, computing, computation etc
      Nationali?ation to find nationalisation or nationalization
      9
    • Search exercise
      Explore databases in your subject area
      Search for articles for your research
      Select 5 articles from your results and email them to:
      steve.mcindoe@manchester.ac.uk
      10