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    • Finding Research Evidence Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 Adam John Miller a.j.miller@mdx.ac.uk
    • Your Librarians: Adam2 Adam Edwards a.edwards@mdx.ac.uk • Adam Miller a.j.miller@mdx.ac.uk Subject specific enquiries • • • © Middlesex University Literature searching Referencing advice wbllibrarian@mdx.ac.uk Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 2
    • In this workshop we will look at… • How to find information for your project • Developing an effective search strategy • Resources available and how to use them • Evaluating information • Keeping up-to-date • Managing references © Middlesex University Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 3
    • Library Subject Guides myUniHub > My Study > My Library © Middlesex University Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 4
    • Referencing and Plagiarism myUniHub > My Study > My Library > Library Subject Guides © Middlesex University Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 5
    • Online Reading Lists myUniHub > My Study > My Library > Reading Lists © Middlesex University Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 6
    • Accessing Resources myUniHub > My Study > My Library > Summon © Middlesex University Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 7
    • Summon 2.0 Results © Middlesex University Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 8
    • Thinking about search terms… http://www.flickr.com/photos/rossjamesparker/89414788 © Middlesex University Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 9
    • The Real Thing: Thinking about your project • Search terms • Alternate terminology • More specific terms • Related subjects © Middlesex University Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 10
    • Citation Indexes • Which articles have cited an earlier article • Find articles on similar/related subject matter • How many times an article has been cited • Best Journals in your field © Middlesex University Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 11
    • Web of Science: A Citation Index myUniHub > My Study > My Library > Databases > W © Middlesex University Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 12
    • How to keep up-to-date with your subject • Journal databases • Table of contents alerts • Google alerts • Blogs • More information in the Library Subject Guides © Middlesex University Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 13
    • Evaluating Information • Authority: Who is the author? • Relevance: Is this what I need? • Intent: What is the purpose of the information? • Objectivity: Is it a balanced view? • Currency: How up-to-date is the information? © Middlesex University Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 14
    • © Middlesex University Presentation Title | 15
    • If it is not available in the Library… • Inter-Library Loan • Sconul Access • Other Libraries • Alumni rights • More information: http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/study/library/services/libraries/index.aspx © Middlesex University Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 16
    • Managing your references… • Use bibliographic management software • • myUniHub > MyStudy > MyLibrary > Databases > R • More information: Library Subject Guides © Middlesex University Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 17
    • Keeping in touch… • Email: a.j.miller@mdx.ac.uk a.edwards@mdx.ac.uk wbllibrarian@mdx.ac.uk • Ask a Librarian: askalibrarian.mdx.ac.uk • Blog: wbllibrarian.blogspot.co.uk • Twitter: twitter.com/WBLLibrarian • Facebook: Middlesex University Library • MDX App: App Store: Middlesex University © Middlesex University Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 18
    • Any Questions? © Middlesex University Dprof Library Induction Feb 2014 | 19