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PG Induction: SASSPeter Coyne - Information Adviser         Falmer Library
Aim of this session...Help...•   improve awareness of resources•   make your searching less frustrating•   familiarisation...
Resources...• Books• Web sites• Journals & Databases                                      An Information                  ...
Why use what when???Books      Overview, history, theoriesJournals   Up to date info. Also look at specific issuesInternet...
Databases...“I want to search across a wide range of journals to see what’s available on a specific subject”              ...
SS - Databases Details  Databases...(2)PsycInfo                         Psychological aspects of a wide range of          ...
SS - Databases Details  Databases...(2)GreenFile                     Information on topics ranging from global            ...
Questions.....?                          An Information      01/10/2012   Services Presentation
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  1. 1. PG Induction: SASSPeter Coyne - Information Adviser Falmer Library
  2. 2. Aim of this session...Help...• improve awareness of resources• make your searching less frustrating• familiarisation with EndNote An Information 01/10/2012 Services Presentation
  3. 3. Resources...• Books• Web sites• Journals & Databases An Information 01/10/2012 Services Presentation
  4. 4. Why use what when???Books Overview, history, theoriesJournals Up to date info. Also look at specific issuesInternet Official info (e.g. government policy) An Information 01/10/2012 Services Presentation
  5. 5. Databases...“I want to search across a wide range of journals to see what’s available on a specific subject” An Information 01/10/2012 Services Presentation
  6. 6. SS - Databases Details Databases...(2)PsycInfo Psychological aspects of a wide range of disciplines, including App Social Sciences. 2,500+ journals, going back to 1800s. Large, general database coveringInternational Bibliography economics, sociology, politics, anthropologyof the Social Sciences and more. Coverage from 1951 onwards. crime trends, prevention projects,Criminal Justice Abstracts corrections, juvenile delinquency, police, courts, offenders, victims, and sentencing. Coverage from 1968 Excellent for health related topics – fromCINAHL (Cumulative 1937.Index..) An Information 01/10/2012 Services Presentation
  7. 7. SS - Databases Details Databases...(2)GreenFile Information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Large database, with key titles across aSocial Science Citation wide range of SASS-related titles.Index 550 full text articles from key social scienceSAGE Journals Online publisher. Particularly strong in historical articles. Full-JSTOR text. An Information 01/10/2012 Services Presentation
  8. 8. Questions.....? An Information 01/10/2012 Services Presentation

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