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Library tutorial For NM3210

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NM3210 tutorial 27 & 28 August 2009

NM3210 tutorial 27 & 28 August 2009

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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. 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 What we will cover  Boolean Logic  Database Searching  Proxy Bookmarklet  NUS Libraries’ InfoGate
    • 3. 3 Topic : Cybercrime Possible search queries: 1. cybercrime 2. cyber crime 3. cyber crimes 4. internet crimes 5. computer crimes
    • 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 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 [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 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 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 LexisNexis Academic
    • 10. 10 Specify source: Singapore
    • 11. Sort by relevance Mark records Save records: Print, email or download
    • 12. 12 Log In to Factiva
    • 13. 13 Specify source: Hong Kong
    • 14. 14 Search Straits Times
    • 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 EbscoHost InformaWorld Project Muse Proquest Sage ScienceDirect See Library portal for a complete list Searching Full-text Databases
    • 17. 17 ScienceDirect
    • 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 From URL links in Websites
    • 20. 20 From URL links in Email Alerts 20
    • 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 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 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 InfoGate
    • 25. 25 CNM Subject Guide http://www.lib.nus.edu.sg/lion/sg/ss/cn/cnm.html
    • 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