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  • 1. Stage 2 Animal Science: Finding information for your assignments Julia Robinson, Assistant Librarian for SAgE University Library
  • 2. Your plan of action Expand on your research question – what, when, where, how? • 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/animal Reference all your sources (use EndNote to help) University Library
  • 3. Identifying keywords activity “Inherited defects and disorders affecting purebred dogs relating to UK Kennel Club Breed Standards” University Library
  • 4. Keywords – an example “Inherited defects and disorders affecting purebred dogs relating to UK Kennel Club Breed Standards” Inherited Genetic Defects Purebred dogs UK Kennel Club Breed Standards Disorders Pedigree United Kingdom Problems Breed KC Malformations Canine Group name Diseases Canis lupus familiaris Breed University Library
  • 5. Choosing and using Library resources Library Search • Books, ebooks, journal articles, conference papers, Newcastle University theses Subject databases • Journal articles and conference papers Specialist resources • Government publications, legislation, statistics, market data and newspaper content, UK and international theses University Library
  • 6. Improved searching with Library Search http://libsearch.ncl.ac.uk Includes data from the Library catalogue and a range of electronic resources Full and mo Full & mobile views Warning! Not all our resources are covered by Library Search University Library
  • 7. Our subject guides are packed with resources, news and guidance http://www.ncl.ac.uk/library/subject-support/
  • 8. …all our resources are available on or off campus
  • 9. Can’t find what you need? Reserve a book • Login to Library Search and click Hold/Reserve Use Books on Time to recommend a book • http://www.ncl.ac.uk/library/services/suggestbook.php Use Inter Library Loans • http://www.ncl.ac.uk/library/services/inter-libraryloans/ • Up to 25 requests per year • £1.50 nominal cost to you (we pay remainder) University Library