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  • W hen you have a subject to research, where do you go first for information?
    • A textbook
    • Your reading list
    • Google/web surfing/Wikipedia
    • A fellow student
    • Your lecturer
    • Library databases
    • Google Scholar
    • Library staff/Librarian
  • Where do you go next?
    • A textbook
    • Your reading list
    • Google/web surfing/Wikipedia
    • A fellow student
    • Your lecturer
    • Library databases
    • Google Scholar
    • Library staff/Librarian
  • “ I care where the food I eat is sourced”
    • Strongly Agree
    • Agree
    • Neutral
    • Disagree
    • Strongly Disagree
  • “ I care where the information I use in my essays/research is sourced”
    • Strongly Agree
    • Agree
    • Neutral
    • Disagree
    • Strongly Disagree
  • Reasons for going beyond… www.petroldirect.com
  • Critical evaluation of websites
    • Authority
    • Accuracy
    • Currency
    • Objectivity
  • Visible Web (16%) Invisible Web (84%)
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  • Of the databases we’ve demonstrated, which do you think you are most likely to use
    • Business Source Complete
    • Factiva
    • Jstor
    • All of them
    • None of them
  • Classic Mistakes
  • Classic Mistakes Too many keywords ‘ Market size and market segmentation of internet consulting sector in US in 2008’ = 0 results ‘ Market size and internet consulting’ ‘ Market size and internet consulting and US’
  • Classic Mistakes Sticking with initial search terms ‘ e-commerce’ = 0 results ‘ ecommerce’ ‘ electronic commerce’
  • Keywords and Synonyms Telecommunications Growth Hungary ‘ An exploration of the growth of the telecommunications sector in Hungary’ Telecommunication Mobile communication Handsets Telecommunication equipment Cellular communication Transmission Internet Wireless Telephony Telecom. Services / Systems Telecom Fixed Line Wired Broadband Routing Networks Expansion Size Progress Development Maturity Advances Potential Outlook Economic dev./ policy/indicators Eastern Europe Europe Emerging Markets Magyar Budapest Hungarian European Union
  • Classic Mistakes Ignoring search settings ‘ judge business school arnoud de meyer’ = 0 results ‘ judge business school and arnoud de meyer’
  • What next?
  • Feedback Was this presentation the right length?
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  • Feedback Was this presentation pitched at the right level?
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    • No – it was too basic
    • No – it was too advanced
  • Feedback Did you find this session useful?
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