Finding information Focus on History
Information search
Stage 1. Plan  <ul><ul><li>Think of key concept. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Define key elements, sub-topics. </li></ul></u...
Stage 2: Search  Library Internet <ul><li>Lending/Reference books </li></ul><ul><li>Magazines </li></ul><ul><li>DVDs </li>...
Searching the web <ul><li>Popular search engines </li></ul><ul><li>Bing http://www.bing.com </li></ul><ul><li>Google http:...
Access identification <ul><li>Open Athens / MyAthens </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.openathens.net </li></ul><ul><li>Apply f...
Library catalogue   Virtual Learning <ul><li>D2L </li></ul><ul><li>https://d2l.stevenson.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Visit  </...
Databases <ul><li>Search some of the databases that follow. </li></ul><ul><li>(All these databases are listed on the libra...
Electronic Books <ul><li>Ebrary </li></ul><ul><li>http://site.ebrary.com/lib/stevenson/home.action </li></ul><ul><li>Searc...
 
Ebrary http://site.ebrary.com/lib/stevenson/home.action <ul><li>Info Tools </li></ul><ul><li>copy – remember to select tex...
JISC Historic books    http://www.jischistoricbooks.ac.uk <ul><li>Logging in  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign in as “Stevenson ...
JISC Historic books  http://www.jischistoricbooks.ac.uk <ul><li>Beta version -  still being developed </li></ul><ul><li>Se...
 
Journals and newspapers <ul><li>Gale databases </li></ul><ul><li>http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/stevensc </li></ul><u...
Journal archives <ul><li>Archives give access to older articles - up until about mid 1990s </li></ul><ul><li>JISC Journal ...
JISC Journal archives <ul><li>http://www.jiscjournalarchives.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Quick search </li></ul><ul><li>eg. wo...
Periodicals Archives Online  http://pao.chadwyck.co.uk <ul><li>Contains articles from 80 journals including:  History Toda...
Periodicals Archives Online  http://pao.chadwyck.co.uk <ul><li>View :  article image, article image as pdf,  </li></ul><ul...
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers   http://parlipapers.chadwyck.co.uk   <ul><li>Covers: 18 th , 19 th , 20 th  century...
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers   http://parlipapers.chadwyck.co.uk   <ul><li>Browse ( try the 19 th  century subjec...
Ephemera <ul><li>The John Johnson Collection </li></ul><ul><li>http://johnjohnson.chadwyck.co.uk </li></ul><ul><li>“ A vie...
View image as PDF <ul><li>http://gateway.proquest.com/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&res_dat=xri:jjohnson:&rft_dat=xri:jjohns...
Cartoons <ul><li>British Cartoon Archive </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.cartoons.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Socio-political car...
Cartoons <ul><li>British Cartoon Archive </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.cartoons.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Search </li></ul><u...
Sound recordings <ul><li>BL Archival Sound recordings </li></ul><ul><li>http://sounds.bl.uk </li></ul><ul><li>(***Athens l...
 
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  1. 1. Finding information Focus on History
  2. 2. Information search
  3. 3. Stage 1. Plan <ul><ul><li>Think of key concept. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Define key elements, sub-topics. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify key words, phrases, people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>List associated/alternative words, spellings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set limits: time, place </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Stage 2: Search Library Internet <ul><li>Lending/Reference books </li></ul><ul><li>Magazines </li></ul><ul><li>DVDs </li></ul><ul><li>Online resources </li></ul><ul><li>Study space </li></ul><ul><li>Search a variety of online resources on the: </li></ul><ul><li>surface web </li></ul><ul><li>deep web </li></ul>
  5. 5. Searching the web <ul><li>Popular search engines </li></ul><ul><li>Bing http://www.bing.com </li></ul><ul><li>Google http://www.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>The surface web may not present all the results you expect or </li></ul><ul><li>require. Often information is hidden deeper and within special </li></ul><ul><li>Databases. </li></ul><ul><li>The deep web contains information that cannot easily be </li></ul><ul><li>found or retrieved by search engines as the information is </li></ul><ul><li>stored and contained within databases. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Access identification <ul><li>Open Athens / MyAthens </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.openathens.net </li></ul><ul><li>Apply for an account </li></ul><ul><li>Login to MyAthens </li></ul><ul><li>Enter Username </li></ul><ul><li>Enter password </li></ul><ul><li>Select resources </li></ul><ul><li>Secure/remote access </li></ul>
  7. 7. Library catalogue Virtual Learning <ul><li>D2L </li></ul><ul><li>https://d2l.stevenson.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Visit </li></ul><ul><li>Student Pages </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Resources Centres </li></ul><ul><li>Online resources </li></ul><ul><li>Useful links </li></ul><ul><li>Heritage Online </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.stevenson.ac.uk/heritage </li></ul><ul><li>Find links </li></ul><ul><li>Search by author, title, keyword </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul><ul><li>Try an Advanced Search </li></ul><ul><li>Search term: * </li></ul><ul><li>Field : All fields </li></ul><ul><li>Medium: Web site </li></ul>
  8. 8. Databases <ul><li>Search some of the databases that follow. </li></ul><ul><li>(All these databases are listed on the library catalogue) . </li></ul>
  9. 9. Electronic Books <ul><li>Ebrary </li></ul><ul><li>http://site.ebrary.com/lib/stevenson/home.action </li></ul><ul><li>Search over 3000 titles : </li></ul><ul><li>eg . democracy, feminism, suffrage </li></ul><ul><li>Browse – all subjects </li></ul><ul><li>select a subject: eg. History (General) </li></ul><ul><li>then select a sub-category: Great Britain </li></ul><ul><li>select a title & read text on screen </li></ul><ul><li>Language options (for navigating interface only) </li></ul><ul><li>English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Swedish, Arabic, Turkish, German </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the training video: http://www.ebrary.com/corp/collateral/flash/QuickStart/ </li></ul>
  10. 11. Ebrary http://site.ebrary.com/lib/stevenson/home.action <ul><li>Info Tools </li></ul><ul><li>copy – remember to select text first, cannot copy the whole text. </li></ul><ul><li>copy - the copy function only supports text, not images </li></ul><ul><li>print – maximum of 40 pages, print only one copy of a page per session </li></ul><ul><li>Annotations </li></ul><ul><li>sign in with your Athens username/password first </li></ul><ul><li>highlight sentence or paragraph </li></ul><ul><li>Choose annotation type – colour( pink, yellow, blue ), with/without notes, www </li></ul><ul><li>Bookshelf </li></ul><ul><li>sign in with your Athens username/password first </li></ul><ul><li>save the document to your Bookshelf. </li></ul><ul><li>create folders to organize your documents and annotations </li></ul>
  11. 12. JISC Historic books http://www.jischistoricbooks.ac.uk <ul><li>Logging in </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign in as “Stevenson College Edinburgh” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Authentication point </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter Athens username and password </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. JISC Historic books http://www.jischistoricbooks.ac.uk <ul><li>Beta version - still being developed </li></ul><ul><li>Search options: date: between 1600-1900 </li></ul><ul><li>Refine results by : author, library, imprint, cloud, date </li></ul><ul><li>View : text or image </li></ul><ul><li>Try a search eg. Corn Law, Reform Act 1832, Thomas Paine, voting rights </li></ul>
  13. 15. Journals and newspapers <ul><li>Gale databases </li></ul><ul><li>http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/stevensc </li></ul><ul><li>Articles from newspapers, magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Full-text articles available. </li></ul><ul><li>Search eg. women’s suffrage </li></ul><ul><li>Browse subjects eg. democracy </li></ul><ul><li>Browse publications: </li></ul><ul><li>eg. History Today (1 Nov 1992 – date) </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced search : </li></ul><ul><li>Pankhurst (keyword) + </li></ul><ul><li>History Today(publication title) </li></ul>
  14. 16. Journal archives <ul><li>Archives give access to older articles - up until about mid 1990s </li></ul><ul><li>JISC Journal Archives http://www.jiscjournalarchives.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Click Login via institutional name and password </li></ul><ul><li>“ Stevenson College Edinburgh” </li></ul><ul><li>Type in your Athens username & password </li></ul>
  15. 17. JISC Journal archives <ul><li>http://www.jiscjournalarchives.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Quick search </li></ul><ul><li>eg. women’s suffrage, death penalty, chartism </li></ul><ul><li>Results </li></ul><ul><li>3 sections of summary panel: search; results; selected document </li></ul><ul><li>To read selected document – click download full text (PDF) </li></ul>
  16. 18. Periodicals Archives Online http://pao.chadwyck.co.uk <ul><li>Contains articles from 80 journals including: History Today (1951-1995) </li></ul><ul><li>Search for :ballots, Robert peel, William Cobbett, women votes </li></ul><ul><li>In : article text or drop down arrow to select another option eg. in article title and text </li></ul><ul><li>Filter by : journal, language, date, journal subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Interface language : English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian </li></ul>
  17. 19. Periodicals Archives Online http://pao.chadwyck.co.uk <ul><li>View : article image, article image as pdf, </li></ul><ul><li>Once in article : download individual pages as TIFF </li></ul>
  18. 20. House of Commons Parliamentary Papers http://parlipapers.chadwyck.co.uk <ul><li>Covers: 18 th , 19 th , 20 th century </li></ul><ul><li>over 200,000 House of Commons sessional papers(1715-2004) </li></ul><ul><li>Hansard (1803-2005) </li></ul><ul><li>supplementary material back to 1688. </li></ul><ul><li>*** Athens username required*** </li></ul>
  19. 21. House of Commons Parliamentary Papers http://parlipapers.chadwyck.co.uk <ul><li>Browse ( try the 19 th century subject catalogue) </li></ul><ul><li>Search by keyword eg.: chartism, suffragettes </li></ul><ul><li>Other search options: paper title, subject, chair, session, collection, document type (select from list, A-Z subject list) </li></ul>
  20. 22. Ephemera <ul><li>The John Johnson Collection </li></ul><ul><li>http://johnjohnson.chadwyck.co.uk </li></ul><ul><li>“ A view of British history through primary, uninterpreted printed </li></ul><ul><li>documents which, produced for short-term use, have survived by chance” </li></ul><ul><li>18th, 19th and early 20 th century printed ephemera </li></ul><ul><li>Search (eg. try politics and refine by date </li></ul><ul><li>browse, </li></ul><ul><li>Lightbox - login to store images </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising (sales catalogues) </li></ul><ul><li>Book trade (book & periodical prospectuses) </li></ul><ul><li>Crime ( radicalism, rioting) </li></ul><ul><li>Responses (essays) </li></ul><ul><li>eg. Girls just want to have fun </li></ul><ul><li>View Document images in pdf, Citation guide </li></ul>
  21. 23. View image as PDF <ul><li>http://gateway.proquest.com/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&res_dat=xri:jjohnson:&rft_dat=xri:jjohnson:image:20070912122953lb:1 </li></ul>
  22. 24. Cartoons <ul><li>British Cartoon Archive </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.cartoons.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Socio-political cartoons </li></ul><ul><li>Artwork, files, related documents </li></ul><ul><li>Biographies of cartoonists </li></ul><ul><li>Special collection for Carl Giles </li></ul><ul><li>Read copyright info </li></ul><ul><li>Search eg. suffragettes Giles </li></ul><ul><li> http://www.cartoons.ac.uk/record/GA3886 </li></ul>
  23. 25. Cartoons <ul><li>British Cartoon Archive </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.cartoons.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Search </li></ul><ul><li>Available groups include: </li></ul><ul><li>- Chamberlain and appeasement </li></ul><ul><li>- Were the suffragettes taken seriously </li></ul><ul><li>- Votes for women </li></ul><ul><li>- Early days of League of Nations </li></ul><ul><li>- Liberal welfare reforms </li></ul><ul><li>- Treaty of Versailles </li></ul>
  24. 26. Sound recordings <ul><li>BL Archival Sound recordings </li></ul><ul><li>http://sounds.bl.uk </li></ul><ul><li>(***Athens login required***) </li></ul><ul><li>Browse : oral history </li></ul><ul><li>then early spoken word recordings </li></ul><ul><li>then A-Z by interviewee </li></ul><ul><li>(P = Pankhurst, Christabel for 1908 recording suffrage for women) </li></ul><ul><li>Try searching for recordings of other historical figures eg. </li></ul><ul><li>Asquith, Henry </li></ul><ul><li>Baldwin, Stanley </li></ul><ul><li>Lloyd George, David </li></ul><ul><li>Macdonald, Ramsay </li></ul>https://sounds.bl.uk/View.aspx?item=027M-C0323X0018XX-0100V0.xml

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