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Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink
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Library Research Life Raft: swim, don't sink

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  • About this book gives you the bibliographic information for your reference list. Scanning the QR code gives you the same information that you see on the screen. This could be useful in sharing information.
  • “Add to my library” and “My library” refer to the Google account that you can create when using Google books.
  • The librarians are rostered for the Information Desk to help you with questions related to finding books etc via the library catalogue They also can help you with the more challenging task of learning how to find scholarly publications that are stored in the online databases. You’ll find that the librarians can help you in a wide variety of ways.
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    • 1. Library Research Life Raft 2014
    • 2. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D What we will do today • Create your research space • Review Scholarly V Popular • Explore eBooks • Explore Google Books • Web 2.0 tools – 2Clicks • Guides
    • 3. Creating a research space • available in some databases • save your search results in your own account • easy to access and share • prevent duplication of searches • helps to compile your reference list
    • 4. Create your research space in ProQuest
    • 5. Save articles to My Research
    • 6. You won’t save the same article twice
    • 7. Sort your research into folders
    • 8. Add notes - for your eyes only
    • 9. DISCOVER & EBSCO databases use the same login You need an account to download EBSCO eBooks Share your research with others See the DISCOVER Guide for more information DISCOVER and EBSCO databases
    • 10. Create your research space in EBSCO
    • 11. Save articles to Folder
    • 12. Create custom folder and add article
    • 13. Scholarly v Popular http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/peabody/tutorial_files/scholarlyfree/index.html
    • 14. eBooks How do I find an eBook? How do I use an eBook?
    • 15. Find eBooks in DISCOVER
    • 16. Search DISCOVER for keywords
    • 17. Limit to Format - eBooks
    • 18. Select link to access full-text
    • 19. Login if accessing eBooks off-campus
    • 20. • Each eBook has different download options • Be aware of copy and print options • Some eBooks require you to create an account before you can download it eBooks
    • 21. GOOGLE BOOKS
    • 22. GOOGLE BOOKS • Started in 2004 • August 2010 - Google announced intention to scan all known existing 129,864,800 books by the end of this decade • April 2013 - over 30 million books scanned • Google books promotes open-access to knowledge but also challenged copyright and fair use issues.
    • 23. GOOGLE BOOKS - WHY USE IT? One simple reason is its functionality With Google Books you can: • Search for books and magazines • Use “find a library” to search for books • Create your own library • Expand your research • Use Google play
    • 24. Search for keywords information age university
    • 25. Select a title
    • 26. Select About this book
    • 27. Find Bibliographic information Scroll down for more info
    • 28. Scroll down for more features Scroll down for My Library
    • 29. Add to My Library (Google account) Use your google account
    • 30. Find in a physical library
    • 31. Trove – National Library of Australia Scroll down to Get this edition
    • 32. Select Borrow
    • 33. Select QLD
    • 34. Available at USC
    • 35. Find Google Books Help
    • 36. Google Books Help Select + for more help
    • 37. Explore the Library’s Guides
    • 38. Learn how to find information Scroll down
    • 39. I’m doing an assignment
    • 40. eBooks at USC Library
    • 41. DISCOVER… a great way to search
    • 42. Information Literacy Tutorial
    • 43. Subject Guides for your course
    • 44. COR109 subject guide
    • 45. Web 2.0 Tools
    • 46. Create a 2clicks account
    • 47. Customise your account • Add 2clicks to your toolbar. • Create your own folders. • Add your own most used websites.
    • 48. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Librarians – here to help you At the Information Desk Phone 54302803 infodesk@usc.edu.au How to Guides Attend a class

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