If you have an essay/project, you need to find some information.Ask class how they find information? DiscussWhat do you need to do next in order to find the info they need (next slide)DiscussCarry out a literature search. Finding the information available on a subjectFinding information to inform, underpin and shape your researchFinding what has already been written on a subjectIdentifying the main trendsFinding appropriate information: the information needs to be suitable for your needie. right level, current if important, sufficient breadth or detail etc00:25
MY LIBRARY:GETTINGTHE MOST FROM OUR RESOURCES Catherine Funnell
LAW SUBJECT GUIDE libguides.mdx.ac.uk/lawGood Starting Point Allows Access to: LINKS BLOGS RSS FEEDS PODCASTS NEW BOOKS APPOINTMENTS ASK A LIBRARIAN EVENTS
RESEARCHERS’ SUBJECT GUIDElibguides.mdx.ac.uk/research l Useful as a Starting point for Researchers in any subject field
RESEARCHERS’ GUIDEJournal publishing-how to find the best ranked journals in your fieldBook publishing-how to get an ISBNFree academic resourcesUsing other libraries
BIBLIOGRAPHIC MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE: REFWORKSRefworks is an online RESEARCH and MANAGEMENT tool designed to help researchers:GatherManageStore and ShareAll types of information.......................ANDGenerate CitationsGenerate and Format Bibliographies
MIDDLESEX RESEARCH REPOSITORY There is a great deal of material available ‘open access’-freely available on the Internet. Some of this includes research papers which academics have uploaded to their institution’s research repository
QUESTIONS TO ASKWhat rights do you have to place your journal article in the Middlesex Research Repository?How long articles may be embargoed before we can make them freely available?
SHERPA ROMEO Access Sherpa Romeo on Researchers Subject guide Definitive source forLibguides.mdx.ac.uk/research finding out your rights with our repository
LSE RESEARCH ONLINEOther universities haveResearch Repositories Research produced by LSEYou should have a look staff. Content often Full at them! Text
GOOGLE SCHOLARGoogle Scholar may beuseful for finding journal articles If you are logged into the University Intranet you can use Google Scholar to link to OUR free electronic journals
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