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    • 1. Social Work Honours Year Library Tutorial 15 Sep 2011 NUS Libraries Conducted by: Ng Peck Suan Resource Librarian, Social Work
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      • Search strategy
        • Boolean Operators & more
      • Search databases
        • Scopus, Social Services Abstracts, Social Work Abstracts, PERIND
      • Other Sources
        • Newspapers, Theses & Academic Exercises
      • Getting Help
        • Document Delivery Services, FAQs, Subject Guides
      • Proxy Bookmarklet
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      • List keywords that describe your topic:
        • E.g. social support for the elderly
          • Social support, social network, living arrangements
          • Elderly, older people, aged…
      • Refine or broaden search using:
        • Boolean operators
        • Truncation/wildcard features
        • Parentheses ( )
    • 5. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAJH5XNZ-h0
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      • AND = All terms must be present
      • OR = Any of the terms may be present
      • NOT = Excludes specific search term
      social support AND aged aged OR elderly delinquents NOT criminals
    • 7. OR Usage Use asterisk * to retrieve variant forms of terms Examples Improv ement e * ing (anything that comes after ‘Improv’)
    • 8. OR Usage Examples Organi z s ? e Use question mark ? to retrieve variant forms of terms
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      • Use ( ) for grouping words or phrases that are to be processed first, examples:
        • ( low income OR single parent ) AND families
          • = low income families
          • single parent families
        • ( teen * OR adolescen *) AND pregnancy
          • = teenage pregnancy
          • adolescent pregnancy
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      • Multidisciplinary
      • Indexing database (no full text)
      • Usually offers links to full text
      • Good design and easy to use
    • 12.  
    • 13. Mentally ill persons: their parenting styles and attitudes “ mentally ill” AND parenting mentally ill parenting
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      • Provides abstracts of journal articles, book chapters, conference papers and dissertations
      • Coverage: 1979-current
      • Search library catalogue for full-texts
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      • Coverage, 1968-current
      • Provides abstracts of journal articles, dissertations, & citations to book reviews
      • Some overlap in literature coverage between this database and Social Services Abstracts.
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      • Periodical Index to articles relating to Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei & ASEAN
      • Coverage, 1980-
      • Humanities, social sciences, business, medicine architecture, building, science, law
      • Journal articles, book chapters & book reviews, conference papers
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      • ProQuest Dissertations and Theses 
        • Covers North-American Masters and Phd theses
      • NUS Theses
        • Print copies
        • Electronic theses and dissertations of
        • Master’s (by Research) and Phd theses
    • 41.
      • Search LINC by call no, HV13 in NUS Theses Collection:
      • Search LINC, by keywords in NUS Theses Collection:
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      • Document Delivery Services (DDS)
        • Journal articles, book chapters, …
        • Request via e-forms (library portal)
        • All requests must be approved by supervisor
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      • Bookmark that automatically prepends the NUS Library proxy to the required URL link in your browser
      • Example: http://jfn.sagepub.com/content/17/1/11.abstract
      • Insert NUS library proxy stem (libproxy1.nus.edu.sg) into the URL: http://jfn.sagepub.com.libproxy1.nus.edu.sg/content/17/1/11.abstract
    • 49. In the search box of the Library FAQs page, key in : proxy bookmarklet For information on how to install and use the proxy bookmarklet: http://libguides.nus.edu.sg/proxy_bookmarklet
    • 50.
      • Thank you!
      Please help us by doing a short feedback form: http://bit.ly/socialwk15sep

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