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  • Our topic today will be:Investigate the effects of recreational fishing on fish populations.
  • The first thing we need to identify is – “What are our key concepts?” ie what are the broad concepts that we need to find information about?In this case, our key terms are Recreational fishingFishingFishing in Australia.
  • 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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  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Tackle your topic 2014
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D We won’t be using a reading list We will analyse a topic and identify keywords We will be searching DISCOVER to find • Books & eBooks • Journal articles (Peer reviewed / Scholarly) What we will do today
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D In Learn how to fish (for information) we: • Identified books, journal articles & book chapters in a reading list • Searched DISCOVER to find books and journal articles • Searched the Catalogue to find books • Searched Journal Titles to find a journal • Searched Course Reserve to find course readings • Found How to… Guides Recreational Fishing FSH 101
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Investigate the effects of recreational fishing on fish populations • Explore recreational fishing in Australia. • Investigate at least two effects that recreational fishing is having on fish populations • 1000 words Our topic today
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Identify keywords FISH POPULATIONS RECREATIONAL FISHING AUSTRALIA
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D What are other words for fishing? RECREATIONAL FISHING Angling Hobby Fisheries Fishing Catch & release METHODS Nets Hooks Boating Bait OPPOSITE Commercial Harvest Farming Trawling
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Effects on fish populations ECOSYSTEM Flora / Fauna Weeds Biodiversity Habitat FISH STOCKS Overfishing Breeding Food chain/supply Mortality ENVIRONMENT Pollution Noise Sustainability Human threat
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Brainstorm alternative keywords FISH POPULATIONS • Marine conservation • Marine biodiversity • Marine ecology • Catch composition • Aquatic resources • Sustainability • Declining populations • Biodiversity • Food supply/chain • Fish stocks • Habitat • Overfishing RECREATIONAL FISHING • Fisheries • Fishery • Fishing • Angling • Catch • Hobby • Fishing methods • Nets • Hooks OPPOSITE • Commercial • Catch & release • Harvest • Farming AUSTRALIA • Queensland • New South Wales OTHER ASPECTS • Law • Legislation • Policy • Fishery management • Environmental policy • Fauna • Flora • Weeds • Ecosystem • Anthropogenic threats • Estuaries • Noise • Pollution
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D The Library Website Search for books, videos and journal articles on a topic Find subject or how to guides
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Find books and eBooks
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D The Results
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Refine to books only
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Find it on the shelf
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D If it’s on loan, place a Hold
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Your turn – Find an eBook! • Fishing • Angling • Fisheries • Australia Try different combinations of your keywords • Recreational • Hobby • Amateur • Leisure • Sport • Population • Habitat • Fish stock • Breeding • Ecosystem • Marine ecology
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Find journal articles
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D The Results
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Refine your results Peer Reviewed Academic / Scholarly Year range 5 years
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D The refined results – That’s better
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Preview the article
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Read the Abstract first!
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Download or read the article Journal articles
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Your turn – Find an article! Try different limits • Fishing • Angling • Fisheries • Australia Try different combinations of your keywords • Recreational • Hobby • Amateur • Leisure • Sport • Population • Habitat • Fish stock • Breeding • Ecosystem • Marine ecology
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Look for Recommended Databases
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D A database is an online collection of: • Journal articles • Magazine articles • Newspaper articles • Conference papers • Research papers • Standards, Codes or Acts What is a database?
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Why Recommended Databases? When you see a relevant recommended database, follow the link and search for your keywords DISCOVER doesn’t catch everything
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Other resources DISCOVER won’t find: • Company information • Standards & codes • Statistics • Law resources
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Our next class will Sail through Databases Find databases by: • Subject • Title
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Need more help? Subject Guides and How to Guides
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Scroll down
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Scroll down
  • © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D What have we tackled today? Search DISCOVER for books & eBooks Recommended databases Subject and How to Guides Search DISCOVER for journal articles
  • © 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