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Searching Library Resources
NM3210 – Cybercrime and Society
Gan Kim Hong Rahimah Md Moasi
clbgkh@nus.edu.sg clbrmm@nus.edu...
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What we will cover
 Boolean Logic
 Database Searching
 Proxy Bookmarklet
 NUS Libraries’ InfoGate
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Topic : Cybercrime
Possible search queries:
1. cybercrime
2. cyber crime
3. cyber crimes
4. internet crimes
5. computer ...
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Boolean Operators
 or = any of the terms may be
present
 and = all terms must be present
 not = excludes specific sea...
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Truncation & Wildcard
Truncation:Truncation:
 crimecrime** retrieves “crime”, “crimeretrieves “crime”, “crimess””
(anyt...
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[topic]
Monitoring cybercrime in Singapore
(concept 1)
monitoring
(concept 3)
Singapore
Singaporemonitor*
(concept 2)
cy...
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Keyword Search using Boolean Logic
 Identify the key concepts
 enclose each concept in parenthesis
 string the concep...
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Mechanics of Database Searching
 Formulate search query using Boolean logic
 Sort by relevance
 Refine search (e.g. n...
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LexisNexis Academic
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Specify source: Singapore
Sort by relevance
Mark records
Save records:
Print, email or download
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Log In to Factiva
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Specify source: Hong Kong
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Search Straits Times
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Searching for Journal Articles in LINC
Hinduja, Sameer, and Patchin, Justin W. (2008).
Personal information of adolesce...
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EbscoHost
InformaWorld
Project Muse
Proquest
Sage
ScienceDirect
See Library portal for a
complete list
Searching ...
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ScienceDirect
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Library Proxy Bookmarklet
 Inserts the NUS library proxy stem
(libproxy1.nus.edu.sg) into the URL of
the article
 Con...
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From URL links in Websites
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From URL links in Email Alerts
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How do I install the Proxy
Bookmarklet in my browser?
Click on the link below and follow the instructions:
http://lib.n...
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How to use the
proxy bookmarklet?
1. Click on the URL of the article
2. Click on the library proxy bookmarklet
In your ...
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Library InfoGate
 Federated search engine
 Searches multiple resources via one
interface
 Useful when:
 you are not...
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InfoGate
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CNM Subject Guide
http://www.lib.nus.edu.sg/lion/sg/ss/cn/cnm.html
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CNM Resource Librarians’ Contacts
Gan Kim Hong (Ms)
Librarian, Central Library
clbgkh@nus.edu.sg
6516-2022
Rahimah (Ms)...
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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
    9. 9. 9 LexisNexis Academic
    10. 10. 10 Specify source: Singapore
    11. 11. Sort by relevance Mark records Save records: Print, email or download
    12. 12. 12 Log In to Factiva
    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
    20. 20. 20 From URL links in Email Alerts 20
    21. 21. 21 How do I install the Proxy Bookmarklet in my browser? Click on the link below and follow the instructions: http://lib.nus.edu.sg/lion/d/proxybkmrklet_google.html
    22. 22. 22 How to use the proxy bookmarklet? 1. Click on the URL of the article 2. Click on the library proxy bookmarklet In your Internet browser: Favorites  NUS Libraries Proxy Bookmarklet 3. You will be prompted for your NUSNET ID and password if you have not login previously during the session
    23. 23. 23 Library InfoGate  Federated search engine  Searches multiple resources via one interface  Useful when:  you are not sure of which databases to choose when starting a search  you want to find out other databases are relevant to your research topic
    24. 24. 24 InfoGate
    25. 25. 25 CNM Subject Guide http://www.lib.nus.edu.sg/lion/sg/ss/cn/cnm.html
    26. 26. 26 CNM Resource Librarians’ Contacts Gan Kim Hong (Ms) Librarian, Central Library clbgkh@nus.edu.sg 6516-2022 Rahimah (Ms) Assistant Librarian, Central Library clbrmm@nus.edu.sg 6516-2022
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