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NUS Libraries' tutorial for FSA1201 conducted by Hayati on 14 Jan 2009

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    • Discover Your Library Resources
        • Hayati Abdul [email_address]
        • 14 Jan 2009
      FSA1201 Library tutorial
    • Objectives
      • To show you how to:
      • Use Library portal to access resources and services
      • Search LINC & databases using
          • Keywords, synonyms
          • Boolean operators
    • Learning Outcomes
      • At the end of the session, you will be able to:
        • Be able to locate materials & services from LINC and Library portal
        • Be able to search databases for:
          • journal articles
          • conference papers, book chapters
          • full text articles
    • Outline
      • Sources for research
      • Search strategy
      • Search databases
        • Scopus
        • Sociological Abstracts
        • Perind
      • Search LINC
      • Getting help
        • This is a hands-on session
    • Sources for Research
    • Sources for Research
      • Books
        • Overview of topic with a fair amount of detail.
        • Good source for further reading.
      • Journals
        • Academic/By scholars for scholars
        • Latest developments & research findings
      • Databases
        • Collection of e-journals, e-books, conference proceedings, book chapters, statistics, newspaper articles, etc.
    • Evaluating Sources
      • Authority
        • What credentials are listed for the authors?
      • Objectivity
        • Is the information presented objective or biased?
      • Accuracy
        • Is the information well supported by references?
      • Currency
        • Is the information updated?
      • Appropriateness
        • Is the information what you need?
    • Search Strategy
    • Search Strategy
      • List keywords & synonyms to describe your topic
        • E.g. Finding love online
          • Love, romance, dating
          • Online, cyberspace, internet
      • Combine keywords with Boolean operators
        • AND, OR , NOT
      • Use truncation symbols
      • Group words to be searched together
    • Boolean Operators
      • AND
        • Results must match both terms
      dating AND college students interethnic interracial
      • OR
        • Results must match one or more of the terms
    • Truncation * Round parentheses ( )
      • Use asterisk  to retrieve variant forms of term
        • roman * = romantic, romance
        • teen * = teen s , teen agers , teen aged
      • Use ( ) for grouping words or phrases
        • ( interethnic OR interracial ) and dating
          • = interethnic dating, interracial dating
        • ( love OR roman * OR dating ) and online
          • = online love, online romance, online dating
    • Databases
    • E-Resources
      • Databases
      • E-Journals
      • E-Books
      • E-Newspapers
      • Statistical Data
    • Major Databases for Humanities & Social Sciences
      • Scopus
      • Sociological Abstracts
      • Web of Science
        • Arts & Humanities Citation Index
        • Social Sciences Citation Index
      • PsycInfo
      • PERIND
      • Expanded Academic Asap
      • Social Sciences Abstracts
    • Scopus http://www.info.scopus.com/setup/promo/promo_material/docs/00000_Scopus_User_Guide_General_4WEB08.pdf Databases
    • About Scopus
      • Provides indexing, abstracting of and citation linking to
        • peer reviewed & open access journals
        • conference proceedings, books…
        • web sources, author homepages, university sites, articles-in-press, preprint servers…
      • Coverage, 1966-
        • Focused on Scientific, Technical, Medical & Social Sciences literature.
      • Content originates from Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region
      • Cross-searching Scopus & CSA Illumina databases .
    • Let’s search Scopus! Does race matter? Interracial dating among college students interracial interethnic dating college students (interracial OR interethnic) AND dating AND college students
    • Let’s search Scopus!
    • Scopus search results Click to download menu for full-text
    • Scopus Results Refine results Sort results by relevance View full-text via publisher site Toggle to LINC to access source title
    • Output results  Mark records Output records Download full-text Read abstract via CSA databases. Continue searching CSA databases e.g. Sociological Abstracts
    • View abstract on CSA You are accessing Sociological Abstracts Read abstract Continue to search in Sociological Abstracts
    • Databases Sociological Abstracts Alternative ways to directly access Sociological Abstracts from Library portal sociological abstracts sociological abstracts
    • About Sociological Abstracts
      • Premier resource for research literature in Sociology
      • Provides indexes & abstracts to journal articles, book chapters, conference papers & dissertations.
      • Coverage, 1979-
        • Culture, social structure, social differentiation, social psychology, sociology of the arts, business, education, studies in violence and power and more……
      • Search LINC for full-texts of references retrieved
      • Some overlap in literature coverage between Scopus & Sociological Abstracts.
    • Let’s search Sociological Abstracts! The significance of romantic love for marriage: perceptions of young adults romantic love relationships marriage young adults romantic love AND marriage AND young adults
    • Search Sociological Abstracts May limit search by date range, journal articles, etc. Enter search terms in boxes May limit search by specific fields Boolean operators
    • Sociological Abstracts: Search Results Results by publication types Sort by relevance  Mark records View full record & abstract
    • Search source title in LINC
    • PERIND Per iodical Ind ex to articles relating to Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei & ASEAN How to search http://www.lib.nus.edu.sg/lion/d/perind.html Databases
    • LINC L ibrary IN tegrated C atalogue
    • L ibrary IN tegrated C atalogue
      • Use it to check:
        • Books
        • Journals
        • Microfilms
        • Multimedia
        • Newspapers
        • Theses
      • Use it to view:
        • Table of Contents
        • E-Journals
        • E-Books
        • Digitized videos
    • LINC  : Enhanced Library catalogue Sort by Relevance Status, location, call number Summary Faceted browsing Recently Added Tag Clouds
    • MyLINC My Reading History
    • Getting Help
    • L ibrary I nstruction ON line Click here
    • Subject Guides
      • Good starting point for research
    • Writing & Citation Style
      • Subject guides > Research and Writing
      • Library Instruction Online
        • How to cite references
          • American Psychological Association Style
      • Bibliographic software manager
        • EndNote
    • We are here…
      • Advisory Service at Information Desk, Central Library, Level 5.
      • Email us: [email_address]
      • Tel: 6516 2028