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Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
Library Tutorial for NM6770
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Library Tutorial for NM6770

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NM6770 Tutorial, 19 Aug 2010

NM6770 Tutorial, 19 Aug 2010

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  1. Information Literacyfor NM6770<br />Conducted by<br />Gan Kim Hong (Ms)<br />Librarian, Central Library<br />August 2010<br />
  2. Topics<br />Search a database using Boolean logic<br />Use NUS library proxy bookmarklet to retrieve full-text<br />Search journals in LINC<br />Set journal alerts<br />EndNote X3<br />
  3. Bookmark the following:<br />CNM Subject Guide<br />List of full-text databases<br />NUS library proxy bookmarklet<br />E-forms<br />EndNote website<br />
  4. Literature Search<br /><ul><li>LINC
  5. amazon.com
  6. Google / Google Scholar
  7. websites (governmental, associations, societies etc.)
  8. Proquest Dissertations & Theses (database)
  9. Communications and Mass Media Complete (database)
  10. JSTOR (database)
  11. Full-text databases</li></li></ul><li>Proquest Dissertations and Theses <br />5<br />
  12. Search Query Using Boolean Logic<br /><ul><li>Identify the key concepts</li></ul>String the concepts using and operator<br />political andcampaigning andinternet<br /><ul><li>Use truncation</li></ul>To capture variant forms of a search term<br /> campaign*<br /><ul><li>Use synonyms </li></ul>To expand your search terms using or operator<br />(internet or web oronline)<br />
  13. Boolean Operators<br />
  14. Truncation<br />comput* retrieves<br />
  15. Wildcard<br />wom?n retrieves<br />
  16. Phrase Search<br />
  17. Proximity operators<br />
  18. NUS Library Proxy Bookmarklet<br />Inserts the NUS library proxy stem (libproxy1.nus.edu.sg) into the URL of the article <br />Connects you to the library proxy and allows you to view the full-text of the article if subscribed by NUS Libraries<br />Bookmarklet may not work with certain databases, e.g. Wiley, Proquest<br />
  19. Document Delivery Service<br />Submit E-Form for document delivery service<br />E-Form will go to supervisor for endorsement<br />Allow 3 to 5 days’ processing time<br />Free-of-charge for postgraduate students<br />
  20. E-Forms<br />Remember to click on button to access <br />e-forms for the following:<br />New book purchases<br />Inter-library loans<br />Intra-library loans <br />Document delivery<br />
  21. Journal Alerts<br />To keep yourself up-to-date with the research done in your area <br />You may set alerts for:<br />new issues (table of contents)<br />pre-prints<br />a specific search query<br />
  22. How to Set Journal Alerts<br />Registerfor an account in the e-journal or database<br />Look for the Alert option and set your alerts<br />
  23. What is EndNote?<br />A software that<br />stores and organizes citations collected from many sources <br />inserts these citations into a Word document <br />automatically formats your references according to a predefined citation style <br />free for NUS staff and students<br />
  24. Contact Us<br />Ms. Kim Hong Ms. Rahimah<br />Central Library Central Library<br />clbgkh@nus.edu.sgclbrmm@nus.edu.sg<br />6516-2022 6516-2037<br />

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