History & Theory of Film: finding information<br />Peter Coyne - Information Adviser <br />Falmer Library<br />
Help...<br /><ul><li>look for specific articles
look for articles around a subject
watching films online</li></ul>03/10/2011<br />An Information Services Presentation<br />Aim of this session...<br />
Example:Key reading:<br />Johnson, W. (1976) Early Griffith: A Wider View. Film Quarterly 29 (3):2-13.<br />03/10/2011<br ...
<ul><li>e.g. from a reading list
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  1. 1. History & Theory of Film: finding information<br />Peter Coyne - Information Adviser <br />Falmer Library<br />
  2. 2. Help...<br /><ul><li>look for specific articles
  3. 3. look for articles around a subject
  4. 4. watching films online</li></ul>03/10/2011<br />An Information Services Presentation<br />Aim of this session...<br />
  5. 5. Example:Key reading:<br />Johnson, W. (1976) Early Griffith: A Wider View. Film Quarterly 29 (3):2-13.<br />03/10/2011<br />An Information Services Presentation<br />Looking for a specific article…<br />
  6. 6. <ul><li>e.g. from a reading list
  7. 7. Online Library / Electronic Journals
  8. 8. Enter journal title (not article title)
  9. 9. Find year/volume/issue, then article</li></ul>03/10/2011<br />An Information Services Presentation<br />Looking for a specific article…<br />
  10. 10. <ul><li>Box of Broadcasts (‘BoB’)
  11. 11. Online Library homepage
  12. 12. Watch on or off campus
  13. 13. Look for playlists LZ311/511 </li></ul>03/10/2011<br />An Information Services Presentation<br />Watching films online<br />
  14. 14. <ul><li>e.g. when collecting info for an assignment
  15. 15. Use ‘databases’, in.
  16. 16. Online Library/Resources A-Z</li></ul>03/10/2011<br />An Information Services Presentation<br />Looking for a articles on a topic…<br />
  17. 17. 03/10/2011<br />An Information Services Presentation<br />Databases...(2)<br />
  18. 18. Tips for better searching...<br /><ul><li>Use Advanced Searching
  19. 19. Specify where you want the terms to occur
  20. 20. Remember synonyms
  21. 21. Sort by relevance where appropriate
  22. 22. Build in new terms
  23. 23. Look at references where possible
  24. 24. Use truncation</li></ul>03/10/2011<br />An Information Services Presentation<br />

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