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Leslie - Heavy Equipment - January 2013Presentation Transcript
Exploring Heavy Equipment Operator ResourcesSMART START
I AM . . .Melanie ParletteLRC Program Liaison forSchool of Engineering and Information Technology andSchool of Trades and Apprenticeshipmparlette@conestogac.on.ca
TODAY we will…• Locate key sections of the LRC’s website• Perform a basic search of LRC resources, narrow our search and create a list of relevant results• Locate the tools available to assist with organizing citations and using correct style
Off-Campus Access • • Name Student NumberPIN NUMBERS - You can use your PIN to: • Program• Access resources from Off-Campus • Campus• Renew a book, place a hold• Review your account
Today’s Research Topic is….• What new technologies and techniques are available for heavy equipment operators?
LIBRARY as a GATEWAY• The LRC is a gateway to a variety of quality resources for your College studies
LIBRARY as a GATEWAYHeavy Equipment Construction ConstructionHeavy Equipment Equipment Equipment Repair Repair Highways Highways Mineral Industries Mineral Industries Safety Safety Transportation Transportation
LIBRARY as a GATEWAY “Heavy Equipment” and repair “Heavy Equipment” and repair
LIBRARY as a GATEWAY • Refine your results: • Full Text • Date • Source Type (Trade Publications) • Subject (browse to focus your results)
SearchingTips:•Select “Full Text”•Narrow by Date•Determine appropriate sourcetype•Consider narrowing by subject
Citing our SourcesIts important to cite sources you used in your research for several reasons:•To show your reader youve done proper research by listing sources youused to get your information•To be a responsible scholar by giving credit to other researchers andacknowledging their ideas•To avoid plagiarism by quoting words and ideas used by other authors•To allow your reader to track down the sources you used by citing themaccurately in your paper by way of footnotes, a bibliography or referencelist
Citing our SourcesIEEE Style (Institute of Electronics & Electrical Engineers):[#] R. Langer, "New Methods of Drug Delivery," Science, vol. 249, pp. 1527- 1533, SEP 28, 1990.
Citing our SourcesCiting in IEEE using Refworks1. Use IEEE Communications Magazine Format2. Always confirm with Conestoga College Writing Centre "IEEE Information"
Importing to RefWorks1. Export database direct to RefWorks2. Sign in to RefWorks if not already logged in3. View last imported folder4. *New Folder “Heavy Equipment”5. Check new reference6. Add to new folder
Creating abibliography• Click “Create a bibliography”• Select Output style manager• Select “IEEE Communication Magazine” asOutput Style• File Type “Word for Windows”• References to include “Heavy Equipment”
Today We…• Located key sections of the LRC’s website• Performed a basic search of LRC resources, narrowed our search and created a list of relevant results• Located the tools available to assist with organizing citations and using correct style
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Trade Journals you might beinterested in:• Hydraulics & Pneumatics• Motor Age• Fleet Owner• Underground Construction• Modern Machine Shop
How to Find a TradePublication by Title: • Select the “Journals” tab on the Discover tool • Search by Title