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    • 1. Finding and managing informationfor your final year projectMoira BentFaculty Liaison Librarian University Library
    • 2. You asked about…. How the Library’s changed LibrarySearch – what’s that? Building up complex searches Which resources? EndNote University Library
    • 3. We’ve changed…
    • 4. The Robinson Library haschanged…
    • 5. Keywords and phrases? What kind of info? Which databases? Check keywords and revise Did you find what you need? Which are the best? In print? Online? Inter Library Loan? University LibraryImage from http://potsdam.libguides.com/content.php?pid=367113&sid=3005275
    • 6. Mindmapping University Library
    • 7. Use search techniques Use a phrase • “environmental policy” Use AND, OR and NOT to make logical connections • conservation AND land • (Regeneration OR redevelopment) AND (UK OR Great Britain OR England) Use truncation • Conserv* finds conserve, conservation, conserving (and also conservatory!) University Library
    • 8. Building up a search UK OR GB OR England Redevelopment OR Expansion Polic* OR OR legislation regeneration University Library
    • 9. Library Search is a good place to start Includes data from the library catalogue and a range of electronic Full and mo resources Full & mobile views
    • 10. Use Library Search To find printed books in the Library To find electronic books To get a general overview of a topic To find a few journal references for an essayDON’T rely on Library Search as the only source foryour literature review – not all our resources areincluded. University Library
    • 11. Library Search is easy!Why use specific databases? CAB and Scopus – journal articles  Unique content not covered by Library Search  Index of search terms Lexis for newspapers Environmental management for official documents To download results to EndNote University Library
    • 12. Use your Library Guide to identify key resources: libguides.ncl.ac.uk/environment
    • 13. • For books on loan • Place a “hold” on books which are on loan Reserve • Borrow when book is returned • For articles and conferences we don’t have • Apply for an Inter Library Loan Request • 25 requests @ £1.50 • New books to buy • ‘Books on Time service to recommendRecommend new books for the library to buy

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