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Library Orientation for HS1001 Sociology Students


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Library Orientation for HS1001 Sociology Students

  1. 1. Library Orientationfor HS1001 Sociology Students 6 September 2012 presented by: Jenny Wong Social Sciences Librarian (Sociology)
  2. 2. Lost in the information jungle?
  3. 3. Outline1. Library Services & Library Resources2. Developing a Search Strategy3. Locating Books, E-Books & AV Materials  Library Catalogue  Course Reserves4. Locating Journal Articles  E-Journals & Print Journals  A-Z List5. Searching by Topic in Databases6. Locating Past Student’s Works – DR-NTU7. Web Scale Discovery Tool – OneSearch8. Internet Sources  full text@NTU Library  Findit@NTU9. Plagiarism & Citations  ASA Citation Style  Managing References with EndNote10. Useful Guides & Contacts
  5. 5. Getting Started
  6. 6. Library Website
  7. 7. NTU Library System – 7 Subject Libraries Humanities & Social Asian Communication Sciences Library Lee Wee Nam Library Resource Centre (ACRC) Business Library 7 Chinese Library Art, Design & Media Library Wang Gungwu Library
  8. 8. Humanities & Social Sciences Library Block S4-B3C-05
  9. 9. Opening Hours Semester Mon – Fri 8:30 am to 9:30 pm Sat 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Sun Closed Vacation Mon – Fri 8:30 am to 7:00 pm Sat 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Sun Closed
  10. 10. Library Facilities• Self-service checkouts • Learning Commons• PCs & wireless access  Learning Pods• Printing  Multi-monitor Workstations• Photocopying  Recording Room• Scanning • Study Rooms• E-payment kiosks • Cinema Rooms • Discussion Rooms
  11. 11. To book?
  12. 12. Facilities @ HSS Library Computing facilities Self-service printing Self-service photocopying Self-check & payment station Book deposit bin Study seats
  13. 13. Borrowing PrivilegesBorrowing Matriculation card + Library item Self-service checkouts (except for Course Reserves) Service counter 20 items, 28 days each (except for Course Reserves)NIE Library Bring along your matriculation card Register in person at the NIE Library
  14. 14. Returning MaterialsPrint materialsReturn to any NTU Library or via book deposit bins except for Course reserve materials Items with accompanying CDsAV materialsReturn to any NTU Library
  15. 15. Renewing Materials Online renewal via Library Account Renew up to 6 times Date due email reminders Problems? Call 6790 4691 Email
  16. 16. Access Your Library Account
  17. 17. Access Your Library Account Demo
  18. 18. Reserving Materials Reserve library materials online Materials with the following status: On loan (except for Course Reserves) In transit On order On hold for someone Up to 10 items at any one time
  19. 19. Item Reservation
  20. 20. Item Reservation Demo
  21. 21. Locating Library Resources Books AV eJournals Print eBooks A-Z List Journals Library Catalogue FYPs DR-NTU Conference Theses Research Proceedings Articles Databases Patents Standards
  22. 22. Accessing E-Resources On site and remote access to library e-resources Login using NTU Network username & password studentusername
  23. 23. Locating Past Year Exam Papers Browse by Schools Exam Papers by Semester
  25. 25. 1. Think of Search TermsBrainstorm and generate keywords Identify keywords that represent the major concepts Consider alternative spellings, synonyms, acronyms, related termsFor example: handphone, mobile phone, cell phone expressway, highway, freeway, motorway domestic helper, domestic worker, housekeeper
  26. 26. 2. Boolean ConnectorsUsing Boolean Connectors to connect the terms in each conceptdomestic helper Singapore Narrowing the search domestic helper AND Singaporedomestic helper domestic worker Broadening the search domestic helper OR domestic workerdomestic helper domestic worker Narrowing the search (domestic helper OR domestic worker) NOT Filipino Filipino
  27. 27. 3. Search Tips Phrase search “ ” „ ‟ “domestic helper” „domestic helper‟ Truncation * $ femin* → feminine, feminism, feministic Wildcard ? wom?n → woman, women globali?ation → globalisation, globalizationNote: There is no common standard for symbols. Look at the help pages ofeach database to ensure the correct use of the various symbols.
  29. 29. Library Catalogue
  30. 30. Locating Books Call number LC Classification
  31. 31. Locating E-Books keywords AND e-book
  32. 32. E-Books
  33. 33. Locating AV Materials
  34. 34. AV Materials
  35. 35. Course Reserves Textbooks, readings & AV materials for specific courses
  36. 36. Course Reserves
  38. 38. Which is a book and which is a journal? Author of chapter Year of publication Chapter title Page numbers Butler, Judith. 1993. “Imitation and Gender Insubordination.” Pp. 307-20 in The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader, edited by H. Abelove, M. A. Barale, and D. M. Halperin. New York: Routledge. Editors of bookTitle of book Publisher Book Authors of article Year of publication of article McLaughlin, Heather, Christopher Uggen, and Amy Blackstone. 2012. “Sexual Harassment, Workplace Authority, and the Paradox of Power.” American Sociological Review 77(4):625-47. Journal page no.Article title Journal title Journal issue no. Journal volume no. Journal
  39. 39. Locating Print Journals
  40. 40. Locating E-Journals
  41. 41. Locating E-JournalsJournal search via Title
  42. 42. Locating E-JournalsJournal search via Title
  43. 43. Locating E-JournalsJournal search via Subject
  44. 44. Locating E-JournalsJournal search via Subject browse
  45. 45. Locating E-JournalsJournal search via Providers
  46. 46. SAGE Journals Demo
  47. 47. Top 10 Journals in Sociology(ranked by impact factor 2011)1. Annual Review of Sociology2. American Sociological Review3. Annals of Tourism Research4. American Journal of Sociology5. Sociological Methodology6. Social Networks7. Gender & Society8. Population and Development Review9. Politics & Society10. Journal of Marriage and Family Source: 2011 Journal Citation Reports (Thomson Reuters, 2012)
  49. 49. Database & JournalWhat is the difference? Database Journal
  50. 50. Databases Click to view more information about the database
  51. 51. Sociological Abstracts • Abstracts and indexes over 2,000 journals, books, reviews, dissertations, conference papers and working papers in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences • Coverage 1952 to current • Updated monthly
  52. 52. Sociological Abstracts Boolean operators Demo
  53. 53. Research topic: Gender Equity and Fertility in SingaporeResearch questions: Does higher gender equity equate to higher fertility rate? Is there a relation between gender equity and fertility rate? …Gender equity Gender equality, Sexual equity, Sexual equality, Gender inequality, Sexual inequalityFertilitySingapore
  54. 54. Academic Search Premier • Contains indexing and abstracts for more than 8,500 journals, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles • Coverage dated as far back as 1975 • Updated daily
  55. 55. JSTORProvides backfiles of corescholarly journals in manydisciplinesIncludes scholarly journals,conference proceedings,primary source materials,and books
  56. 56. JSTOR
  57. 57. Newspaper Search
  58. 58. Factiva Provides news and business information Covers 10,000 sources from more than 159 countries in 22 languages
  59. 59. Factiva Demo
  61. 61. Digital Repository – NTU
  62. 62. Digital Repository – NTU
  63. 63. Digital Repository – NTU
  65. 65. Books AV eJournals Print eBooks A-Z ListJournals Library Catalogue FYPs DR-NTU Conference Theses Research Proceedings Articles Databases Patents Standards
  66. 66. OneSearch Discovery library resources Google “style”
  67. 67. OneSearch Locating library resources
  68. 68. OneSearch Locating library resources
  69. 69. OneSearch Record no. 3
  70. 70. OneSearch Record no. 4 Retrieve Catalog Item
  71. 71. OneSearch Record no. 7 Retrieve Catalog Item
  72. 72. OneSearch Accessing e-articles
  73. 73. OneSearch
  75. 75. full text@NTU Library Go to Library homepage Tools & Guides full text@NTU Library Install Demo
  76. 76. Findit@NTU
  77. 77. Findit@NTU
  78. 78. Library Toolbar Go to Library homepage Tools & Guides NTU Library Toolbar Library toolbar Install quick access to all things in Library
  80. 80. NTU Honour CodePlagiarismTo use or pass off as one‟s own, the writings or ideas ofanother, without acknowledging or crediting the source fromwhich the ideas are taken.CollusionSubmitting an assignment, project or report completed byanother person and passing it off as one‟s own; Preparing anassignment, project or report for a fellow student who submitsthe work as his or her own. Source:
  81. 81. Two Types of Plagiarism Accidental Deliberate
  82. 82. Most Common Forms Cutting and pasting from others without attribution Copying directly from another source without attributing from where you‟ve taken it Using diagram or table from another source without referencing Reusing some parts of your previous assignment Submitting another person‟s work as your own How can the University detect plagiarism?All assignments must be submitted through a program to detect plagiarism Turnitin
  83. 83. How to Avoid?Always …1. Give credit whenever you use any:  idea, theory, illustration, statistics, graphs, drawings, images or opinion of others  quotation of actual spoken or written words of others  paraphrase of spoken or written words of others2. If you are not sure, always cite3. Follow citation rules – cite and reference correctly
  84. 84. Citing Your Sources Complete referencing includes: in-text citations and references Formatting differs depending on the style you are using Division of Sociology uses: American Sociological Association (ASA) Style American Sociological Association. 2010. Style Guide. 4th ed. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association. Call no.: HM569.S938 2010
  85. 85. Citing Your Sources
  86. 86. In-Text CitationIf the author‟s name is in the textAccording to Saw (2005), suicide is linked to social isolation …If the author‟s name is not in the textSuicide has been linked to social isolation (Saw 2005).For joint authorsSuicide has been linked to social isolation (Saw and Wang2005).Direct quotationsAccording to Saw (2005), the phenomenon of suicide has “beenpositively shown to be linked to isolation” (p. 104).The phenomenon of suicide has “been positively shown to belinked to isolation” according to Saw (2005:104).
  87. 87. References: BooksSingle authorElliott, Anthony. 2009. Contemporary Social Theory: An Introduction. London: Routledge.Two authorsMacionis, John J. and Ken Plummer. 2008. Sociology: A Global Introduction. 4th ed. Harlow, England: Pearson Prentice Hall.Edited bookSeidman, Steven and Jeffrey C. Alexander, eds. 2008. The New Social Theory Reader: Contemporary Debates. 2nd ed. London: Routledge.Chapter in edited book or collected worksButler, Judith. 1993. “Imitation and Gender Insubordination.” Pp. 307-20 in The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader, edited by H. Abelove, M. A. Barale, and D. M. Halperin. New York: Routledge.
  88. 88. References: Journal ArticlesSingle authorPekerti, Andre A. 2008. “The Interdependent Family-Centric Career: Career Perspective of the Overseas Chinese in Indonesia.” Career Development Quarterly 56(4):362-77.Three authorsMcLaughlin, Heather, Christopher Uggen, and Amy Blackstone. 2012. “Sexual Harassment, Workplace Authority, and the Paradox of Power.” American Sociological Review 77(4):625-47.
  89. 89. EndNote A tool for creating bibliographies & figure lists for your project report/scientific paper/thesis/dissertation. A database for storing andmanaging all your references & An online search toolimages.
  90. 90. Managing References
  91. 91. Citing & Referencing Correctly
  92. 92. Get EndNote! • Where to download EndNote?Downloading • EndNote • Instructional Services Division Technical • Support isions/isd/Pages/default.aspx • Email: • EndNote Workshops • Training dNoteWorkshops.aspx
  94. 94. Subject Rooms
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  96. 96. @ @TheNTUlibraries @ntu.library @NTUlibraries
  97. 97. Need Help?• Jenny Wong (Subject Librarian)  6513 8224 / 8227 • Research Assistance Desk  6790 6312 • HSS Library  6513 8226 