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Resources and advice for your SACSdissertationLucy Keating, liaison librarian                                     Universi...
But first….we’ve changed…
Find what you need with LibrarySearch                                   Includes the library                              ...
Don’t miss out!          Books:                       print and                       electronic        News and          ...
Help you choosethe best resources  for your subjectlibguides.ncl.ac.uk
Beyond our library…..                            SCONUL access                         scheme allows accessInter library l...
Cant find the                     All copies out on books you need                           loan?for your research? Use ‘...
Purpose of a literature review               Summarise, synthesise,                                 Identify gaps         ...
It needs to                                                                          be                                   ...
Search a              more           specialised            resource More      Found           Applyspecific              ...
Search a               less            specialised             resource   Use       Can’t        Truncatedifferent        ...
Start Narrow       broad  down           Keep          refiningRecipe for success!
Maybe you’re                                                                                 looking in the               ...
Keeping ahead                                                                          Alerts                             ...
How will you manage your references?Flickr: (CC-BY-2.0) http://www.flickr.com/photos/matski_98/2966538562/ and (CC -BY-2.0...
A better option….                  Store and                  organise                 references                         ...
Endnote - need to know     Where              What                Help• On campus        • vX6              • Web pages  c...
Contact us....     lucy.keating@ncl.ac.uk     angela.horn@ncl.ac.uk     @nulibarts     facebook.com/NULibraries     libgui...
Things to do             LiteratureEndnote               searchworkbook             proforma        7 step     dissertatio...
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    1. 1. Resources and advice for your SACSdissertationLucy Keating, liaison librarian University Library
    2. 2. But first….we’ve changed…
    3. 3. Find what you need with LibrarySearch Includes the library catalogue and a range of electronic resources Full and mo Full & mobile views
    4. 4. Don’t miss out! Books: print and electronic News and Articles media and collections papers Our resources Data Social media and reports Other libraries
    5. 5. Help you choosethe best resources for your subjectlibguides.ncl.ac.uk
    6. 6. 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
    7. 7. Cant find the All copies out on books you need loan?for your research? Use ‘Books on Time’ to recommend a book
    8. 8. Purpose of a literature review Summarise, synthesise, Identify gaps Track key critically evaluate issues/debates/people Inform your research Contextualise your workPic credit: Flickr Commons: US National Archives; Microsoft clipart
    9. 9. It needs to be thorough…. …but selective(CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) flickr.com/photos/sunlightfoundation/2385174105
    10. 10. Search a more specialised resource More Found Applyspecific limitssearch too (date, terms much? genre etc) Combine terms with ‘AND’ Flickr Commons: LSE Library
    11. 11. Search a less specialised resource Use Can’t Truncatedifferent your search find search terms enough? terms Combine terms with ‘OR’
    12. 12. Start Narrow broad down Keep refiningRecipe for success!
    13. 13. 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
    14. 14. Keeping ahead Alerts Citation searching Social mediaFlickr Commons: US National Archives; San Diego Air and Space Museum
    15. 15. 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/
    16. 16. A better option…. Store and organise references ImportVarious styles references possible from databases Create Enterbibliographies referencesand footnotes manually Transfer references into Word
    17. 17. 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
    18. 18. Contact us.... lucy.keating@ncl.ac.uk angela.horn@ncl.ac.uk @nulibarts facebook.com/NULibraries libguides.ncl.ac.uk/sacs Flickr the Commons: Smithsonian Institution
    19. 19. Things to do LiteratureEndnote searchworkbook proforma 7 step dissertation guide
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