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Transcript of "MBA Library induction 2013 for The Business School"
Welcome to the
at Newcastle University
HASS Faculty Liaison Librarian
What have we got?
Books Journals Eresources
Library Service @ Newcastle
• Science, Engineering, Agriculture
• Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences
• Medicine, Dentistry, Biomedical
It’s not too hard to find your way around
• 600-999: including Engineering,
Business, Arts, Architecture,
Literature, Geography, Archaeology
• 000-599: including Social
Sciences, Law, Education,
Languages, Maths & Sciences
• Entrance / Exit
• Student Texts Collection, Café, Group
Study, Main Counter, Computing Helpdesk
• Group Study area - YourSpace
• Government publications, Special
Collections and Archives, Print Services
I need a couple of
My lecturer has told
me to look at
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
How do I find books
on my reading list?
Where can I find
Which countries have the
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
How do I log into e-
Where can I find the latest
legal information about
holiday pay for employees in
You can recommend new books
for the Library to buy
Can't find the
books you need
for your research?
All copies out on
Use ‘Books on Time’ to recommend a
book for the library to buy
• 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
Popular/ educated layman
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
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
Nearly always see
the PDF or HTML
as its a full text
General Subject Databases
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
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
the article. Use
citations as a
• Current and topical
• General public
• Local information
• Not experts
Subscriptions to print and electronic versions of both
National, Regional and Specialist Newspapers.
…all our e-resources are
available on or off campus
What else does the Library offer?
Bridgeman; Flickr/squishyent; Kaba
Why is referencing important?
readers - shows
Ensures you give
Helps you – you may
want to return to
your sources later
your workContributes to the overall
development of knowledge in your
research you have
A better option…
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Teach yourself using our Guide for EndNote
Our friendly team are happy
to help in person, by phone or
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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.
Marketing and Country information
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
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.