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NM6770 Tutorial, 19 Aug 2010

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