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    • Finding online information:
      HIPS Research Skills
    • Information search
    • Stage 1. Plan
      Think of idea, topic, title for project.
      Define key elements, sub-topics.
      Identify key words, phrases, people, spellings
      Set limits: time, place
    • Map your ideas
    • Stage 2. Search
      Library
      Lending books
      Reference books
      Magazines
      Learning Centre
      • Internet
    • Searching the web
      Surface web: includes parts of the internet that
      are easily found and indexed by search engines
      Bing http://www.bing.com
      Google http://www.google.com
      Yahoo http://www.yahoo.com
      Deep web: information found within special databases
      Credo http://www.credoreference.com
      Scranhttp://www.scran.ac.uk
    • Subscription databases
      Type Title
      eBooks ebrary
      Reference works Credo, KnowUK, Oxford Reference Online
      Journals/newspapers Gale
      Journal archives Oxford Journals Archive, Periodicals Archives Online
      Statistics Issues Online, FactFile, KnowUK (see Social Trends)
      Images Scran, Newsfilm Online
      Specialist subject Childlink, FBIS, Oxford Music Online,
      Company information Marketline
    • Heritage Online – library cataloguehttp://www.stevenson.ac.uk/heritage
      All the databases that follow are listed on Heritage Online
      Search Heritage by title of online database (ebrary, Gale)
      Catalogue records show resource links to websites
    • Athens: authentication for remote accesshttp://www.athens.ac.uk
      Go to MyAthens
      Login with username: stexxxxxx
      Enter password
      Select resources
      Click title of resource
      ***Apply at library for an Athens account ***
    • Ebrary e-bookshttp://site.ebrary.com/lib/stevenson/home.action
      An online library of approx. 3000 books you can
      read on screen covering many different subjects:
      Algebra
      Biology
      Diversity
      History
      Immigration
      Mathematics
      Psychology
      Statistics
    • Oxford Reference Onlinehttp://www.oxfordreference.com
      Browse or Search
      (visual & written sources)
      e.g. OlaudahEquiano
      Subject and books including:
      Oxford companion to Black British History
    • Credohttp://www.credoreference.com
      Search
      basic or advanced search options
      e.g. Jane Austen,
      Find a book
      All topics including philosophy: titles include
      e.g. Great thinkers A-Z
      Political philosophy A-Z
    • KnowUKhttp://www.knowuk.co.uk
      Search, browse publications and life
      events.
      Search e.g. Andrea Levy
      Advance search
      e.g. options to search for an exact phrase
      Local Information
      e.g. Select an area, local links – politics,
      press & media
      Publications
      e.g. Chambers Biographical Dictionary
      Debretts people of Today
      Social Trends – population statistics
    • Gale: Magazine, newspaper, encyclopaedia articleshttp://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/stevensc
      Search or browse subjects
      e.g.
      dementia
      Dolly the sheep
      medical ethics
      Browse publications
      Look at individual volumes & issues, many full-text.
      e.g. Biological Sciences Review
      Psychology Review
      Scotsman
    • Periodicals Archive Onlinehttp://pao.chadwyck.co.uk
      Article search
      e.g.
      DNA
      Freud
      Great War
      William Wilberforce
      Find journal
      e.g.
      British Journal of Psychology (1904-1995)
      History Today (1951-1995)
      Philosophy Today (1957-1995
    • Cambridge Journals Digital Archivehttp://journals.cambridge.org
      Contains
      171 journals
      Archive date range
      1827-1996
      Subject collections include:
      Scientific, technical medicine
      Humanities, social sciences
      Economics, history, law, politics
      Advanced search
      Refine search by date. (end 1996)
    • Oxford Journals Archivehttp://www.oxfordjournals.org
      ARCHIVE ONLY – pre-1996 articles full-text
      Access Humanities/Law/ Life Sciences/Mathematics/Medicine/Social Science Archive articles, many full-text,1878-1995
      Browse collection titles e.g. 20th century British History, Political Analysis, Social History of Medicine
      Search articles: e.g. influenza, vaccination
    • IOP Journal Archivehttp://www.iop.org/EJ/welcome
      Access to many journals including:
      Astronomical Journal
      Journal of Physics
      Physics in medicine and biology, 1956-1998
      Physiological measurement, 1993-1998
      Quantum Electronics
      **** USE ATHENS LOGIN***
    • ACS Legacy Archiveshttp://pubs.acs.org
      Access to ACS journals
      Analytical chemistry
      Biochemistry
      Inorganic chemistry
      Archive date range
      journals published between 1879 and 1995
      Advanced search
      Enter keywords, author or title
      Restrict by date range. End 1995
    • The Scientific World Journalhttp://www.thescientificworld.co.uk
      Search
      open access articles on variety topics
      e.g. forensics, osteoporosis
      Table of contents
      2001-date
      Browse domains
      e.g. Analytical chemistry
      motor processes
      neuroscience
      Browse clusters
      e.g. development & embryology
      environment
      holistic health & medicine
    • House of Commons Parliamentary Papershttp://parlipapers.chadwyck.co.uk
      Over 200,000 House of Commons sessional papers from 1715 to the present, with supplementary material back to 1688.
      Search e.g. immigration, race relations
      Browse e.g. 18th, 19th, 20th century
    • Other specialist databases
      Newsbank FBIS
      http://infoweb.newsbank.com
      Special reports
      - e.g. Infectious diseases
      Oxford Music Online
      http://www.oxfordmusiconline.com
      articles on composers, performers, conductors,
      e.g. Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
      articles on instruments , notation, forms and genres,
    • Other specialist databases
      The John Johnson Collection
      http://johnjohnson.chadwyck.co.uk
      An archive of printed ephemera:
      - advertising, book trade, crime, entertainment
      ICE Virtual Library
      http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com
      Institution of Civil Engineers
      access to: full text papers
      between: 1836-2001
    • Issueshttp://www.independence.co.uk
      Issues Online
      Citizenship & participation
      Human rights,
      Migration and population
      Racial discrimination
      Refugees
      Discover
      Topic articles
      Key facts
      Key statistics
      ***see also Research Guides***
    • Fact File Onlinehttp://www.carelpress.co.uk
      ***No remote access - only available in College***
      Automatic login to PDFs for many topics
      Britain & it’s citizens
      Law & order
      War & conflict
      Wider world
    • Scranhttp://www.scran.ac.uk
      Images
      - view
      -save
      - create posters
      Pathfinder packs
      e.g.
      Citizenship - Global issues – slave trade
    • NewsFilm Onlinehttp://www.nfo.ac.uk
      Search for news from the
      ITN/Reuters archive.
      1910s – 2000s
      Browse subjects
      e.g. Social Issues – minority group – national/ethnic group
      e.g. Politics - Human Rights, Migration, Refugee
      Search
      e.g. Notting Hill Carnival
    • Film and Soundhttp://www.filmandsound.ac.uk
      Search & view film segments
      Browse subjects & collections
      e.g. Social & human science
      - ethnic questions
      - ethnic groups
    • Company information
      Marketline
      www.marketlineinfo.com/library/Default.aspx
      Company information - browse by industry sector
      Media - television broadcasting, television programme production
      Industry profiles - browse
      media – broadcasting
      Products and services
      SWOT analysis (often available)
    • Stage 3. Evaluate
      Think carefully about the information retrieved:
      Is information up-to-date, relevant, objective?
      Who supplied the information?
      Apply the PROMPT framework to assess information retrieved from your search.
      Presentation
      Relevance
      Objectivity
      Method
      Provenance
      Timeliness
    • Organising citations
      Free tools to help you organise citations and references include:
      Cite u Like http://www.citeulike.org
      Conneteahttp://www.connotea.org
      WorldCathttp://www.worldcat.org
      Microsoft Office Word 7- select references tab
      - citations & bibliography tools