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Borrowing Privilegeshttp://www.ntu.edu.sg/library/membership/student/pages/privileges.aspxBorrowingMatriculation card + library item How many? 20 items, 28 days for open shelf books NIE Library - http://libris.nie.edu.sg/NTU_staff_students
Renewing materials• Online renewal/ self check-out machines• Option of up to 6 renewals• Email reminders to inform users of due dates of items borrowed
Returning materialsPRINTReturn to library or via book deposit bins except for• Course reserve materials• Items with accompanying CDsAV itemsReturn to any library
Arrangement of library materials• Library of Congress Classification system• History Subject Guide 2012http://blogs.ntu.edu.sg/library/hssl/2012/08/hss-library-subject-guide-2012/
Searching for materialshttp://www.ntu.edu.sg/library/Pages/default.aspx Books, AV, print journals
Searching for materials: TitleBrowseExample:Michael J. Hogan, ed. America in the World: The Historiography ofAmerican Foreign Relations since 1941. (New York: CambridgeUniversity Press, 1995): part 1, chapters 1-5 (pages 3-155).
History-related e-JournalsJournal search via Subject Browse
Top 5 History Journals basedon 5-Year Impact Factor 1. American Historical Review 2. Memory Studies 3. Journal of Global History 4. Journal of American History 5. Journal of Modern History Source: 2011 Journal Citation Reports Social Sciences Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2012)
History Journals – Faculty Picks• International Journal of Middle East Studies• Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East• Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient• The China Quarterly• The International History Review• Modern Asian Studies• The Journal of Asian Studies• The Economic History Review Source: http://blogs.ntu.edu.sg/library-• Muqarnas resources/history/ *Look under Resources > Journals• Frontiers of History in China
DatabasesA database is like a journal search engine which allows you to search many journalssimultaneously.
Document delivery service • Order copies of documents not found in our collection -- journal articles, conference papers, theses • Submit your request via StudentLink> Library Services> Document Delivery Request • Details: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/library/services/req_docs/Pages/doc_req.aspx
Plagiarismhttp://www3.ntu.edu.sg/lib/plagiarism/index.html • What is Plagiarism? The theft of ideas (such as the plots of narrative or dramatic works) or of written passages or works, where these are passed off as ones own work without acknowledgement of their true origin; or a piece of writing thus stolen. "plagiarism" The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms. 2008. Oxford University Press. • Some Common Forms - Copying directly from another source without saying from where you’ve taken it. - Using ideas or rephrasing text from another author without attribution. - Using a diagram, chart or table from another source without referencing. - Reusing some parts of your previous assignment. - Submitting another person’s work as your own.
Plagiarism• How to avoid it?- Use your “own voice”.- Paraphrase.- Use quotation marks when using exact phrases.- Cite your sources.- Organise and track your reading material. You can use a Bibliographic Management Software such as EndNote to help you with this.Workshop: THOU SHALL NOT STEAL: Plagiarism and Academic WritingPlease refer to this link - http://www3.ntu.edu.sg/lib/plagiarism/index.htmlfor dates and online registration.
Modern Language Association(MLA) Style In-Text Citation: Basics *Please refer to handout for more information. page no. author If author’s name is in the According to Carter, the alliance between… text (118-21) If author’s name is in the This concern has been expressed… (Rushdie reference 265) For sources with two or … (Bradley and Rogers 7) List all three authors … (Summer, Clinton, Waugh 23) names For sources with more … (Arnold et al. 4) List 1st author, use “et than three authors al.” for the rest If there is more than one … (Blainey 54; Bennett 327) source Separate with a semi-colon
Modern Language Association(MLA) Citation Reference List / Bibliography: Basics publication info *Please refer to handout for more information. title author For books with one Carter, Alan. The rise of Asia. Berkeley: University of author California Press, 2009. Print. format For books with two Stansky, Peter, and William Abrahams. or three authors For a collection of Iwabuchi, K’oichi, ed. Feeling Asian modernities : essays i.e. books transnational consumption of Japanese TV dramas. with an editor’s Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 2004. Print. name instead of author Title of essay author’s name For book chapters Grealy, Lucy. “Fear Itself.” The Broadview Anthology of in a collection of Expository Prose. Ed. Tammy Roberts, et al. essays Peterborough: Broadview, 2002. 450-61. Print.
Bibliographic citation manager(Endnote)• Endnote: An Introduction (video)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVEgjyY4Oj4• Endnote workshops for staff and studentshttp://www.ntu.edu.sg/library/Lip/endnote/Pages/EndNoteWorkshops.aspx
Need Help?• Research Assistance Desk 6790-6312 : firstname.lastname@example.org• Ng Kiak Peng (Subject Librarian for History) : email@example.com• HSS Library : 6513 8226 : firstname.lastname@example.org