Marine Technology
Using Specialised Resources
and Keeping Up-to-Date

MST8011:

Finding and
Managing
academic
information
...
Your plan of action
Expand on your research question using the Dissertation
Station
• http://libguides.ncl.ac.uk/disshelp
...
Specialist resource: Marine Digimap

 Register for Marine Digimap with EDINA
 Explore the Digimap Resource Centre
http:/...
Other specialist resources

Conference papers
• IEEEXplore
• Compendex

Theses
• eTheses (Newcastle University)
• EThOS (U...
Business information

Company information
• Business Source Premier
• FAME (UK)
• Amadeus (European)
• Oriana (Asia-Pacifi...
Using images/graphics

Remember:
• Ensure the image is available for reuse
• Attribute the copyright holder correctly
• If...
Keeping up-to-date

Alerts/saved searches
• Register within databases
(Scopus, Compendex, Knovel)

Social media
• RSS feed...
Next time – using EndNote

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Mar8001 3098 8049 lecture 2

  1. 1. Marine Technology Using Specialised Resources and Keeping Up-to-Date MST8011: Finding and Managing academic information Julia Robinson Assistant Liaison Librarian, SAgE Faculty University Library
  2. 2. Your plan of action Expand on your research question using the Dissertation Station • http://libguides.ncl.ac.uk/disshelp Use Library Search for books, ebooks and journal articles • http://libsearch.ncl.ac.uk/ Use your Subject Guide to explore ebook collections, databases and specialised resources • http://libguides.ncl.ac.uk/marine Manage what you find using alerts, RSS feeds and EndNote University Library
  3. 3. Specialist resource: Marine Digimap  Register for Marine Digimap with EDINA  Explore the Digimap Resource Centre http://digimap.edina.ac.uk/webhelp/resources/index.html University Library
  4. 4. Other specialist resources Conference papers • IEEEXplore • Compendex Theses • eTheses (Newcastle University) • EThOS (UK) Standards • BS and ASTM (online) • Selection of others in print (API, ASME) University Library
  5. 5. Business information Company information • Business Source Premier • FAME (UK) • Amadeus (European) • Oriana (Asia-Pacific) Market research • Mintel (UK) • Passport (Euromonitor international) Statistics University Library
  6. 6. Using images/graphics Remember: • Ensure the image is available for reuse • Attribute the copyright holder correctly • If you plan to make your work available online (digitised) you MUST ensure you have permission from the copyright holder for this purpose http://libguides.ncl.ac.uk/images University Library
  7. 7. Keeping up-to-date Alerts/saved searches • Register within databases (Scopus, Compendex, Knovel) Social media • RSS feeds • Blogs • Twitter http://libguides.ncl.ac.uk/current University Library
  8. 8. Next time – using EndNote University Library
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