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  • Agder University library Library training course BE501 februar 2008 Henry Langseth Academic librarian, social sciences
  • Table of content
      • Search techniques
      • BIBSYS Ask
      • Journal holdings
      • -Library web pages / subject guides
  • Search techniques Bibsys ASK Journal holdings Databases
  • Search techniques - operators
    • Use search operators to make more precise searches:
      • AND
      • OR
      • NOT
  • Search techniques
    • AND = include both search terms
    • OR = include at least one of the search terms
    • NOT= exclude a specific search term
    • ? = replace a letter
    •  = open ended searches
  • Search techniques - wildcard
    • Wildcard  ?
    • Use question mark ? to replace letter
    • E.g. internationali ? ation =
    • internationali s ation
    • internationali z ation
  • Search techniques - wildcard
    • Particularly useful with non-english letters:
    • Æ, Ø, Å
    • E.g. Rand?y,Trond
  • Search techniques - truncation
    • Truncation 
    • Use truncation for open ended searches:
    • e.g. internatio  = internatio n
    • internatio nal
    • internatio nalism
    • internatio nalisation
    • internatio nalization
  • Search techniques - truncation
    • Also useful with titles and authors:
    • Title:
    • Future directions of librar  ies in the southern part of Norway – a qualitative study
    • Author:
    • Kostiv  ich, Dimitrivj
      • Search techniques Bibsys ASK Journal holdings Databases Bibsys MIME
  • Bibsys ASK
    • Library catalogue for academic libraries
      • printed books
      • e-books
      • journals, printed/electronic
      • CDs, DVDs, etc.
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  • 1 2 3
  • Journals
    • Alternative 1: use Bibsys Ask to look up the journal and see if it’s available
    • Alternative 2: Use the complete list of electronic journals to browse for the journal
    • (follow link from library web page)
    • Strategic management journal
    • Do the library have access to this?
  • Journals
    • Ordering a copy of an article not in our possession
      • Find the journal in e.g. Bibsys ASK
      • Click on ‘order’
      • fill in information
  •  
      • Search techniques Bibsys ASK Journal holdings Databases
  • Library databases
    • Different suppliers might have the same journal
    • Relevant databases:
      • Academic search premier
        • The world’s largest academic multi-disciplinary database.
        • Full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles
      • Business source Complete
        • industry’s most used business research database
        • full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications
      • Econlit
        • the world’s foremost source of references to economic literature
        • more than 735,000 records from 1969-present.
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  • Library subject guide
    • Excellent starting point
    • Recommended resources
    • for your discipline
  • Contact
    • Henry Langseth
      • [email_address]
      • ph 3814 1210
      • Ask for assistance at library service desk