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  • New in 2012Power to all study spaces on levels 3 and 42 new spaces on level 3 and 4 dedicated to silent researchStudy EnvironmentsOver 1950 study places in total Social learning space “Yourspace” on level 125 small study rooms11 larger group study rooms, some bookableTwo new research spaces on levels 3 and 4IT 425 fixed pcs Loanable laptopsLoanable e-book readersWireless networked throughoutExtensive printing, scanning and photocopying services
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  • If you don’t want to/can’t come to the InfoDesk there are other ways of contacting us.

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  • Welcome to the Robinson Library at Newcastle University Louise Gordon HASS Faculty Liaison Librarian
  • What have we got? Books Journals Eresources Special Collections Study facilities Help
  • Library Service @ Newcastle University Robinson Library • Science, Engineering, Agriculture • Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences Walton Library • Medicine, Dentistry, Biomedical Science Law Library Digital Library •
  • It’s not too hard to find your way around • 600-999: including Engineering, Business, Arts, Architecture, Literature, Geography, Archaeology & History Level 4 • 000-599: including Social Sciences, Law, Education, Languages, Maths & Sciences Level 3 • Entrance / Exit • Student Texts Collection, Café, Group Study, Main Counter, Computing Helpdesk Level 2 • Group Study area - YourSpace • Government publications, Special Collections and Archives, Print Services Level 1
  • I need a couple of academic articles about supermarkets? My lecturer has told me to look at Harvard Business Review? How many books can I borrow? The book I want is out on loan. What can I do? Is there a quick way to find other people on Twitter who are research on my dissertation topic? How do I find books on my reading list? Where can I find information on charities? Which countries have the highest GDP? I need some information on companies who provide gardening services so I can email them my questionnaire? I need to keep up to date with companies in the news? How do I log into e- books? Where can I find the latest legal information about holiday pay for employees in accountancy firms?
  • Don’t miss out!
  • Resources to help you Books: print and electronic Articles and papers Other Libraries Social media Open access resources
  • Full and mo Explore and discover with LibrarySearch Books, articles and much, much more Full & mobile views
  • Reading Lists Online •
  • You can recommend new books for the Library to buy Can't find the books you need for your research? All copies out on loan? Use ‘Books on Time’ to recommend a book for the library to buy
  • Journal articles • Journal articles report original academic research • Published regularly in academic (high-quality) journals • Up to date information • More detailed than books – can be very technical • Peer-reviewed by referees for quality (by other academics / experts in the field) • May be available in Print or Electronic formats (or both) Different Journal types  Scholarly/ research  Professional/ practitioner  Trade publications  Popular/ educated layman  Newspapers
  • Looking for a specific journal title Anderson, K. (2009) Ethnographic Research: A Key to Strategy. Harvard Business Review. 87 (3) pp.23-24. You need to see if we have a subscription to “Harvard Business Review”
  • Our subject guides are packed with resources, news and guidance
  • Full text journal collections for articles Keyword search for your subject, topic, author etc on these platforms: Business Source Premier - Searchable site providing full text access for nearly 3,600 scholarly business journals, including full text for nearly 2,400 peer-reviewed business publications. Emerald Management Journals - Emerald Management EJournals comprises 150 marketing and management titles published by Emerald plus a further 300 of the world's best management and business journals taken from Emerald Management Reviews. Also included are more than 700 case studies dating from 2001 onwards. ScienceDirect - Searchable database providing full-text access to over 2000 Elsevier Science titles generally back to 1995. A number of backfile collections have also been acquired extending access to certain titles back to volume 1.
  • Name of resource Chosen keywords Nearly always see the PDF or HTML as its a full text collection resource Narrow down options e.g. by year Refine by resource types
  • General Subject Databases Scopus This is a multidisciplinary navigational tool that contains records going back to the mid 1960s, offering newly-linked citations across the widest body of scientific abstracts available in one place. Web of Knowledge The ISI Web of Science provides seamless access to the Science Citation Expanded®, Social Sciences Citation Index®, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index™. It enables users to search current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Provides cited reference searching so users can navigate forward, backward, and through the literature, searching all disciplines and time spans to uncover all the information relevant to their research.
  • Trying to work out how “important” the article. Use citations as a indicator
  • Specialist Resources
  • Newspapers • Current and topical • General public • Local information • Not experts • Adverts • Bias? Subscriptions to print and electronic versions of both National, Regional and Specialist Newspapers. See
  • …all our e-resources are available on or off campus
  • Our study spaces cater for all….
  • We’re open 24 / 7 in term-time
  • What else does the Library offer? Café Print Services Thesis/report binding Poster printing Bridgeman; Flickr/squishyent; Kaba
  • Why is referencing important? Helps your readers - shows what sources you have consulted Ensures you give correct attribution, thus avoiding plagiarism Helps you – you may want to return to your sources later Adds credibility and authority to your workContributes to the overall development of knowledge in your field Demonstrates the research you have done
  • A better option… Store and organise references Import references from databases Enter references manually Transfer references into Word Create bibliographies and footnotes Various styles possible
  • Choose from different Reference types
  • Your citation appears and the full reference is added at the end of your text. If you need to, you can change your referencing style using the drop-down menu, next to style.
  • Where can I find help? EndNote Surgeries every week: Every Tuesday during term time, 12-1pm, Information Point on Level 4, Robinson Library Email via: Teach yourself using our Guide for EndNote
  • Our friendly team are happy to help in person, by phone or online (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
  • Heard the Library provides access to Business products and help but no idea what they are? Come along to our sessions to find out more. No need to book turn up at 2pm on the dates below at Lecture room 2.04 in the Business School. 23rd October Marketing and Country information 30th October Fame Amadeus Oriana 6th November Based in the City Library; free access to Business resources/help and of course the public library itself
  • What to do next? Visit the Robinson Library (we’ve got freebies) Take our QR code tour around the building (or just have a wander) Check out our online welcome guides