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    • 1. Search tips and advice for your dissertationLucy Keating, liaison librarian University Library
    • 2. Recap Books: print and electronic Articles Texts and online papers Our resources Social Special media Collections
    • 3. Help you choose the bestresources for your subject libguides.ncl.ac.uk
    • 4. Purpose of a literature review Summarise, synthesise, critical Identify gaps Track key ly evaluate issues/debates/people Inform your research Contextualise your workPic credit: Flickr Commons: US National Archives; Microsoft clipart
    • 5. It needs to be thorough…. …but selective(CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) flickr.com/photos/sunlightfoundation/2385174105
    • 6. Search a more specialised resource More Found Apply limitsspecificsearch too (date, genre etc) terms much? Combine terms with ‘AND’ Flickr Commons: LSE Library
    • 7. Search a less specialised resource Use Can’t Truncatedifferent your search find search terms enough? terms Combine terms with ‘OR’
    • 8. Start Narrow broad down Keep refiningRecipe for success!
    • 9. Maybe you’re looking in the wrong place altogether? Or perhaps it doesn’t exist at all?Flickr Commons/LSE Library and (CC BY 2.0) flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/4812269151
    • 10. Keeping ahead Alerts Citation searching Social mediaFlickr Commons: US National Archives; San Diego Air and Space Museum
    • 11. Beyond our library….. SCONUL access scheme allows accessInter library loans to many other – for items we academic librariesdon’t have in stock Northumbria, Durham, City Library, Lit and Phil…Search other library catalogues online Flickr Commons/Nationaal Archief
    • 12. How will you manage your references?Flickr: (CC-BY-2.0) http://www.flickr.com/photos/matski_98/2966538562/ and (CC -BY-2.0-NC-SA) http://www.flickr.com/photos/shifted/2772264591/
    • 13. A better option…. Store and organise references ImportVarious styles references possible from databases Create Enterbibliographies referencesand footnotes manually Transfer references into Word
    • 14. Endnote - need to know Where What Help• On campus • vX6 • Web pages clusters (compatible • Workshops and• Off-campus via with Word surgeries ras.ncl.ac.uk 2007 and 2010) • lib-endnote- help@ncl.ac.uk
    • 15. Contact us.... lucy.keating@ncl.ac.uk jackie.dunn@ncl.ac.uk @nulibarts facebook.com/NULibraries libguides.ncl.ac.uk/sels Flickr the Commons: Smithsonian Institution
    • 16. Things to do LiteratureEndnote searchworkbook proforma Online guidance and resources: SELS LibGuide

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