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Get off to a good start with searching!
Introduction <ul><li>This presentation for Sports students aims to help you with the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sear...
Searching for periodicals
Periodical record on library catalogue Class number Online version from 1996  Volume range
Searching for periodicals on the catalogue (iBistro) <ul><li>Points to remember about searching </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>...
Searching for periodicals: Powersearch
Searching electronic periodicals: ECO
Searching electronic periodicals: ECO <ul><li>Click on ‘ Available issues ’ to browse the contents of each journal issue <...
ECO search results
Searching electronic periodicals: Swetwise Click here to browse the content of  each journal issue Click here to search jo...
Other options on Library catalogue <ul><ul><li>User services on Library catalogue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Display b...
SportDISCUS: database facts
Searching SportDISCUS
Searching SportDISCUS <ul><li>Subjects can be combined in the Find box eg: netball and United Kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>If...
Search results
Search results <ul><li>Title (of article, book chapter, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Source: literally means ‘where it comes fr...
Sport subject guide <ul><li>Don’t forget that you can find out more information about the print and electronic resources i...
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Get off to a good start with searching!

  1. 1. Get off to a good start with searching!
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>This presentation for Sports students aims to help you with the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Searching for periodicals on the library catalogue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Searching electronic periodicals on ECO and Swetswise (our main service providers) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recap other options available on library catalogue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Searching SportDISCUS database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding the Library’s Sport subject guide </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Please ask at the Information desk for further advice and help. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Searching for periodicals
  4. 4. Periodical record on library catalogue Class number Online version from 1996 Volume range
  5. 5. Searching for periodicals on the catalogue (iBistro) <ul><li>Points to remember about searching </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Periodicals about sport are not all at the same class number so it’s important to search iBistro </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>iBistro lists periodical titles only, not articles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Searching for periodicals on the catalogue </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Specific title – eg: Journal of sports sciences </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>List of periodicals use Powersearch - eg: sports (in subject) combined with periodicals (in Item category1) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Searching for periodicals: Powersearch
  7. 7. Searching electronic periodicals: ECO
  8. 8. Searching electronic periodicals: ECO <ul><li>Click on ‘ Available issues ’ to browse the contents of each journal issue </li></ul><ul><li>Click on ‘ Search this journal ’ to search by subject keywords to find out if the journal has an article on your topic eg: cycling injury </li></ul><ul><li>The result for this search is shown on the next slide. To see the full text click on </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>View Full Text in PDF format (ECO) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. ECO search results
  10. 10. Searching electronic periodicals: Swetwise Click here to browse the content of each journal issue Click here to search journal articles by keywords
  11. 11. Other options on Library catalogue <ul><ul><li>User services on Library catalogue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Display books on loan with barcode number & PIN </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Renew books </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Placing holds: guide on web pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Link from main Library webpage to Fountains Learning Centre web pages then ‘Placing holds’ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reserve collection – eg: Dave Smith UK Sport strategy and administration 2PE230 </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. SportDISCUS: database facts
  13. 13. Searching SportDISCUS
  14. 14. Searching SportDISCUS <ul><li>Subjects can be combined in the Find box eg: netball and United Kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>If you use ‘field codes’ you can specify which index you wish to search eg: ‘su netball’ will search only subject keywords and ‘ti netball’ will search titles only </li></ul><ul><li>Use the source index (below the Find box in the limit your results section) to limit to one periodical such as British journal of teaching physical education </li></ul><ul><li>Use the publication type index to select for example ‘Journal articles’ to search for articles only </li></ul>
  15. 15. Search results
  16. 16. Search results <ul><li>Title (of article, book chapter, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Source: literally means ‘where it comes from’, often a periodical title or if the item is a book chapter it may be the title of the whole book. To find out if our library holds the item, search for this title on our catalogue. </li></ul><ul><li>Keywords: subject words assigned to that item which you can use to search on and refine your search </li></ul><ul><li>Document information: the type of publication such as a ‘Journal article’ or a book/ conference report often called ‘Book analytic’ on this database. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Sport subject guide <ul><li>Don’t forget that you can find out more information about the print and electronic resources in the Learning Centre from the Sport subject guide! To access this, select Library services>scroll down to subject guides> </li></ul><ul><li>Sport science and physical education subject guide </li></ul><ul><li>This Powerpoint presentation is accessible from the subject guide. </li></ul><ul><li>More details about searching databases and periodicals also available from a further link on the subject guide. </li></ul>

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