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  • 1. Finding theInformation you need Zelda Chatten Liaison Librarian
  • 2. Session outline•Finding ejournals on the Library catalogue•Organising your search before you get started•Discovering full text and expanding your search
  • 3. You can find relevant books, ebooks and ejournals on the Library catalogueRemember on the catalogue you can only search the title or description ofthe journal – not the individual articles within the journalYou will be able to access most of the journals online
  • 4. For more in depth searching......organise your search before you get started!
  • 5. Plan your search:•Write down your project title!•Think about what you are trying to find out• Break your topic down into smaller chunks•What are your keywords? Decide on the mostimportant parts of your project• Once you have defined your topic, set limits (date,region, language etc)
  • 6. Break down your topic Mathematics in Sixteenth Century France France Mathematics Sixteenth Western century Europe FrenchArithmetic Maths 16th century Calculation Renaissance
  • 7. Start your search with DISCOVER
  • 8. Click to find full text
  • 9. Bibliographic details of your article Choose which website to view
  • 10. This is the article abstract Click here to open full text
  • 11. Read, print or downloadthe full text of the article
  • 12. http://libguides.liv.ac.uk/mathematical-sciences Advanced databases for further searching
  • 13. Need help? Ask us...http://liv.ac.uk.libanswers.com