• Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
1,094
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1

Actions

Shares
Downloads
5
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Search a Database via the Singapore National Library Board (NLB) website
  • 2. http://www.library.gov.sg
  • 3.  
  • 4. NB: You must be a Digital Library Member of the NLB to access a database. (See the separate instructions on how to sign up.) You can access all of these databases at any National Library branch . If you are a regular Library Member of the NLB, you can access databases from home or anywhere . Sign in to your Digital Library Account
  • 5.  
  • 6. Here are a few of the Language & Literature databases
  • 7.  
  • 8. Each database interface is similar -- e.g., Basic vs. Advanced search forms, as well as Boolean (AND/NOT/OR ) options for different fields (author, title, subject, publication, etc.)
  • 9. Let’s look for articles on The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  • 10. Watch for full-text results -- they can be read, printed, e-mailed, etc. immediately. If a search result is just a citation (i.e., author, article title, and publication name), you still have to get your hands on the article.
  • 11. Two articles are found.
  • 12. Let’s read this one.
  • 13. Here it is...
  • 14. Most databases let you e-mail the search results to yourself
  • 15. Many databases will also give you the information you need for your bibliography . ( MLA is the bibliographic format you must use.)
  • 16. Here is the e-mail I received of the results. Note that MLA style citation, ready for my bibliography.
  • 17. Happy Searching!