Transcript of "Essential Library Skills for Tourism 2011"
EssentialLibrarySkills Judy McSorley ~ Liaison Librarian for Tourism 2011
At the end of this session you willbe able to: Use the library catalogue to find a book or ....journal Locate the books and journals on the .....shelves Request and renew books Login to electronic resources, such as .....online journals
Finding a book author date title of book Barnes, R.(1995). Successful study for degrees. 2nd ed. London: Routledge edition publisher A book reference
Finding a journal author date title of article Carnicelli-Filho,S. et al. (2010) Fear and adventuretourism in Brazil, Tourism Management, vol.31,no. 6, pp. 953-956 journal title volumepart page nos A journal article reference
Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC)The main Middlesex University campuslibraries (Hendon and Trent Park)all use the Dewey classification schemeEach subject has its own subject numberas follows:-
Dewey Shelf order - sample subject areas:100 Philosophy and psychology300 Social sciences500 Science and mathematics600 Technology800 Literature900 Geography and history
Shelf order within a subject 330 Economics 338 Industry : production and services 338.4 Secondary Industries and services 338.47 Goods and Services 338.4791 Tourism But remember …….
Shelf numbers... Tourism Leisure Hospitality Festivals Travel etc..... While the main shelf number for “tourism” is 338.4791, there will be relevant books in many other shelf locations and on different floors in the Sheppard Library eg. history, geography, religion, culture etc. Hence the importance of using the Library Catalogue effectively………
The Library Catalogue The Library Catalogue lists all the material, books, journals etc. Held in all the Middlesex University Libraries You may use any campus library, and you may request books from other campuses through the Library Catalogue which can be sent to whichever campus is most convenient for collection
The Library CatalogueThe catalogueincludes severaldifferent searchtypes.Each is usefuldepending onthe informationavailable to startwith.
The Library Catalogue Activity: (10minutes & in pairs) Try the following 3 examples and decide which of the listed search types is most appropriate for each – using the information provided. bb• Find “Marketing for hospitality and tourism”• Find a book on tourism and poverty bb• Find an ecotourism book by Jennifer Hill
The Library CatalogueBest options would be:- For the first, where the title is fully known, use Title A-Z For the second where a topic is known, use Title Keyword Where a part title and author are known, use General Keyword
The Library CatalogueThe Name Keyword search is also useful if there are 2authors for a book and where the full title is unknown.
Logging in to My Accountb~ as stated below, use your student number (M000...) as your ID andyour date of birth in 6 digits for your Pin.
Renewingn~ tick the books you wish to renew and click to Renew. Also checkbooks on your account, requested items and personal details.
Print Journals are arranged:-Alphabetically by the exact title of the journal.Within each title, journals are arranged:overall by date : volume number : part/issue numberThe vast majority of our journals arenow provided electronically andaccessed through the Library CataloguePrint journals are located on the2nd floor in the Law Wing
Print or Online?To check availability of journals, use the library catalogue.If available in print form, the catalogue will tell you whichcampus holds the journal with details of years covered.If available online, there will be a blue link tothe available online issues of the journal withdetails of years covered.Not all journals are available online,availability is dependent on the libraryhaving a subscription to the journal
Journal Keyword Search for TOURISM = 61 results
Electronic Journals ProvidersScience Direct If you access journals or databases without first logging in through myUniHub you may have to log in for each resource you use. The ID and password will be exactly the same as your computer and uniHub one. Business Source CompleteEbsco
Science Direct: searching within a particular journal
Library and IT Support Web Page http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/study/library/Start from UniHub tolink to Library andIT under the Yourstudy tab.
Library and IT Support Web PageScroll down the screen to Study and Research Resources These are the most useful resources for Literature Searching
myUniHub for alternative access to the catalogue etc.Logging in here enables access to electronic resources withoutfurther authentication.