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# Library tutorial For NM3210

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InfoGate displays a maximum of 40 hits from the databases. Clicking on a hyperlinked result will bring you to that database.
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1. 1. Searching Library Resources NM3210 – Cybercrime and Society Gan Kim Hong Rahimah Md Moasi clbgkh@nus.edu.sg clbrmm@nus.edu.sg August 2009
2. 2. 2 What we will cover  Boolean Logic  Database Searching  Proxy Bookmarklet  NUS Libraries’ InfoGate
3. 3. 3 Topic : Cybercrime Possible search queries: 1. cybercrime 2. cyber crime 3. cyber crimes 4. internet crimes 5. computer crimes
4. 4. 4 Boolean Operators  or = any of the terms may be present  and = all terms must be present  not = excludes specific search term using “and” operator narrows the search
5. 5. 5 Truncation & Wildcard Truncation:Truncation:  crimecrime** retrieves “crime”, “crimeretrieves “crime”, “crimess”” (anything that comes after “crime”)(anything that comes after “crime”) Wildcard:Wildcard:  womwom??nn retrieves “womretrieves “womaan” and “womn” and “womeen”n” (symbol(symbol ?? replaces one character)replaces one character)
6. 6. 6 [topic] Monitoring cybercrime in Singapore (concept 1) monitoring (concept 3) Singapore Singaporemonitor* (concept 2) cybercrime (cybercrime* or (cyber crime*) or (internet crime*) or (computer crime*) monitor* and (cybercrime* or (cyber crime*) or (internet crime*) or (computer crime*)) and Singapore
7. 7. 7 Keyword Search using Boolean Logic  Identify the key concepts  enclose each concept in parenthesis  string the concepts using and  Within each concept  list as many synonyms as possible  string the synonyms using or  Use truncation  to capture variant forms of a search term  Phrase search  use quotation marks to group words into a phrase
8. 8. 8 Mechanics of Database Searching  Formulate search query using Boolean logic  Sort by relevance  Refine search (e.g. narrow down the results)  Mark  Save
10. 10. 10 Specify source: Singapore
11. 11. Sort by relevance Mark records Save records: Print, email or download
13. 13. 13 Specify source: Hong Kong
14. 14. 14 Search Straits Times
15. 15. 15 Searching for Journal Articles in LINC Hinduja, Sameer, and Patchin, Justin W. (2008). Personal information of adolescents on the Internet: a quantitative content analysis of MySpace. Journal of Adolescence, 31 (1). 125-146. title of article title of journal In LINC, which title do we search? journal title
16. 16. 16 EbscoHost InformaWorld Project Muse Proquest Sage ScienceDirect See Library portal for a complete list Searching Full-text Databases
17. 17. 17 ScienceDirect
18. 18. 18 Library Proxy Bookmarklet  Inserts the NUS library proxy stem (libproxy1.nus.edu.sg) into the URL of the article  Connects you to the library proxy and allows you to view the full-text of the article straightaway if it is subscribed by NUS Libraries
19. 19. 19 From URL links in Websites