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Engineering Management Fall 2013



A PPT prepared and given to engineering management students

A PPT prepared and given to engineering management students



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  • Library Resources and Servicesfor Effective Research University Libra Engineering and Architec American University of Be September 28, 2
  • • Khaled Noubani –Engineering Librarian Engineering Library – Ext: 2630 Email: kn07@aub.edu.lb
  • Services• Formatting and Submitting Thesis• Document Delivery Services(DDS)• Reserving a Carrel• Researching/Finding Material• Organizing what you collect/Keeping current
  • Services
  • Important dates
  • Researching/Finding Material
  • Analyzing Research Topic 1. Identify concepts/keywords construction project success AND project management success Concept 1 Concept 2 2. Think of alternative terms • Construct project • Project evaluation • Design/build project • Project quality 3. Devise your search strategy “construction project” AND (project evaluation OR project quality) (construct* project OR build* project) AND “project management success” use quotation marks to retrieve exact phrases, Use boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT), 10 use * to retrieve keyword variations and/or British and Americanspelling
  • Use Catalog toSearch for books,eBooks, & projects Use quotes when searching for exact phrases
  • Ebook E-ThesisPrint book
  • Ethesis can be accessedOnline and downloaded On Campus only
  • Ebooks databases
  • From hereYou can search allEbooks databases
  • Newspapers areimportant sourceson local, nationaland internationalprojects andcompanies
  • Core DatabasesTitle Subject Coverage AvailabilityABI/Inform Global Business 1971- full-textBusiness Source Premier Selected Full- Business TextINFORMS PubsOnLine Business/Engineering 1952- Full-TextEmerald Full text Business/Engineering 1988- Full-TextKompass Business/Economics current Full-Text
  • General DatabasesTitle Subject Coverage AvailabilityElsevier ScienceDirect General 1997- Full-Text Citations,Scopus General 1960- AbstractsAcademic Search Premier General 1975- Full-Text
  • Use search all to find print books,Ebooks, & articles From all databases
  • Core Databases
  • Use quotes when searching for exact phrases
  • Notewe are using advanced Search, OR to find alternative * Keywords in the title, to find keyword variations(e.g. construct, construction, constructing)
  • Finding More References
  • ` Cited By databases
  • Cited BySearching Using Scopus
  • Select Cited by to organize byhighly cited first
  • Organized bycitation number
  • Cited BySearching Using WOSSearching for A specific author
  • Cited By Searching Using Google Scholar Click Hereto do exact phrasesearching in the titleto retrieve relevant results
  • Other Sources
  • Not allPhD dissertations are available in full text
  • Use Google advanced search and limit to PDFto retrieve reliable reports and conference articles
  • You can import citations from GoogleScholar and all databasesand arrange them in folders and do the References according to style (ASCE,IEEE, ASME, APA,…)
  • Keep updated through E-mail Alerts • Table of Contents Alert • Saved Searches Alert • Standards Alert • Google Scholar Alert
  • Table of contents alerts
  • Saved searches alertYou create an account first and then you Can set search alerts to receive newContent whenever added to the database
  • Standards alerts
  • Google Scholar alertsIf you have agmail accountyou will receivedaily, weekly ormonthly emailsnotifying you ofnew articlesadded basedon your searchalert youcreated.
  • Important Links
  • Contact Me AT:Engineering Library – Ext: 2630Email: kn07@aub.edu.lbWorking Hours:Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm