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  • The librarians are rostered for the Information Desk to help you with: questions related to finding books etc via the library catalogue They also can help you with the more challenging task of learning how to find scholarly publications that are stored in the online databases. You’ll find that the librarians can help you in a wide variety of ways.
  • Discover... a great way search

    1. 1. DISCOVER – a great way to search 2014
    2. 2. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Goals of this session • Search DISCOVER • Understand your results • Refine your results • Create your account • Save results • Show/hide columns You will learn to • Suggested databases • If ProQuest can’t find your article… • Show More… Tips and Tricks
    3. 3. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D How to find DISCOVER
    4. 4. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Search DISCOVER – course reading “communicating in the 21st century” Select Keyword Type the title in “double quotations” Select Search
    5. 5. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Your results To Place a Hold To see if other copies are available
    6. 6. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Your turn to find Time for research by Hugh Kearns
    7. 7. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Your results
    8. 8. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Search DISCOVER – topic keywords communication group work Select Keyword Type your keywords Select Search
    9. 9. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Your results
    10. 10. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Refine Results – Current Search Results include related words Your keywords Removing expanders will reduce the results
    11. 11. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Refine Results – Limit To Refine to Peer Reviewed Refine by year range
    12. 12. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Refine your search Type 2009 Tick Peer Reviewed
    13. 13. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Refine Results – Format Select Academic Journals
    14. 14. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D From 75,101 to 18,120
    15. 15. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Refine Results – More options Select Show More
    16. 16. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Refine Results – Disciplines Add a discipline
    17. 17. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D From 18,120 to 1,902
    18. 18. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Refine Results – Remove Limits Select X to remove from search
    19. 19. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Back to 18,120
    20. 20. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Refine results - Region Select Australia
    21. 21. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D From 18,120 to 132
    22. 22. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Preview – Read the Abstract
    23. 23. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Get the full text Journal articles eBooks Books Videos
    24. 24. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D We may not have the full text If ProQuest can’t find your article… we don’t have it!
    25. 25. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Your turn to find Good time management improves academic success Peer Reviewed Academic Journals Date range: 2009 – 2014
    26. 26. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Maybe? Maybe? Read the abstract to decide
    27. 27. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Try different keywords "time management" success students prioritising university achievement organising time academic success academic achievement factors
    28. 28. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D DISCOVER more…
    29. 29. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Page Options Select Page Options Options
    30. 30. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Hide columns Hide left column Hide right columns
    31. 31. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Suggested Guides Subject Guides How to Guides
    32. 32. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Suggested Databases Not all databases are searched by DISCOVER Select the database link
    33. 33. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Save and share your research
    34. 34. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Create your account Select DISCOVER Sign In Sign In with EBSCOhost Create a new Account or
    35. 35. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Why get an Account? Save your research into Folders Share Folders with others (great for group work) Save Search History Download and read EBSCO eBooks Save searches from all EBSCO databases Save preferences (for how the screen is displayed)
    36. 36. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Save to My Folder
    37. 37. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Create Permanent Folders Select Folder These are temporary folders Select New Folder To save your research, you need to create permanent folders
    38. 38. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Create Permanent Folders Communications
    39. 39. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Move to
    40. 40. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Save to a created Folder
    41. 41. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Sharing Folders Select Folder Select + beside the folder you want to share Select Share
    42. 42. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Fill in the form
    43. 43. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Opening other’s Shared Folders Select Folder Select Add Shared Folder
    44. 44. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Check email for Passcode
    45. 45. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D One more thing… Scroll down
    46. 46. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D What we have DISCOVERed •Searching for course readings •Searching for assignment topics •Understanding your results •Refining your results •Creating your account •Saving and sharing results •Show/hide columns
    47. 47. © University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. CRICOS Provider No. 01595D Librarians – here to help you At the Information Desk Phone 54302803 infodesk@usc.edu.au How to Guides Attend a class

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