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Human resource

  1. 1. INNIS LIBRARY Jeannie An Ines Perkovic
  2. 2. <ul><li>Best resources for human resources & labour relations research </li></ul><ul><li>How to Find Books </li></ul><ul><li>How to Find Articles & Other Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Searching Tips & Tricks </li></ul><ul><li>How to Get More Help? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Research Guides for Business > Class Guides > Commerce 3BC3 > Slides & Guide
  4. 5. <ul><li>Use McMaster’s Library Catalogue </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Search by: keyword(s) title, subject & more
  5. 6. Paper copies have Library, Location, Call No. & Availability Electronic copies include a link to item. Five minute eBooks can be borrowed for 1-7 days for FREE.
  6. 7. <ul><li>Use standardized or controlled vocabulary as search words NOTE: These words can vary by search engine </li></ul><ul><li>How? Find one really good book or article on your topic and look at the subjects or descriptors assigned to the item. </li></ul><ul><li>Redo or redirect your search using these words </li></ul>Library Catalogue Example
  7. 8. <ul><li>Encyclopedia of industrial and organizational psychology, 2 vols </li></ul><ul><li>Human resources management in Canada, 3 vols . </li></ul><ul><li>Handbook of industrial, work and organizational psychology, 2 vols. </li></ul><ul><li>Handbook of psychology: industrial and organizational psychology , v. 12 </li></ul><ul><li>These & other books: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>often provide a broad overview of a topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>are good sources of background and summary information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>might be used to understand a topic initially and to provide a context </li></ul></ul>Location: INNIS Reference area
  8. 9. <ul><li>Use a Database </li></ul>
  9. 10. Database Name Click to Connect Description & More Info Dates of Coverage ?=Help
  10. 11. <ul><li>Business Source Complete – scholarly and popular articles on all business topics </li></ul><ul><li>PsycINFO – scholarly articles from the psychology literature, especially useful for OB related topics </li></ul><ul><li>CPI.Q – popular & scholarly articles from primarily Canadian publications </li></ul><ul><li>Factiva - news articles worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>LexisNexis - news articles worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Web of Science (Social Sciences Citation Index) – articles from top academic journals </li></ul>
  11. 12. Searching Tip & Tricks: Use quotation marks “ ” for phrases to enhance precision of results e.g., “affirmative action”, “human resources&quot;
  12. 14. If available, get it ! menu will link you to our full-text content Not available ? Request it from another library via RACER for FREE.
  13. 15. <ul><li>Plurals & alternate endings </li></ul><ul><li>Internal word variation </li></ul><ul><li>recruit* will find … </li></ul><ul><li>recruit s </li></ul><ul><li>recruit ment </li></ul><ul><li>recruit ing </li></ul><ul><li>recruit er </li></ul><ul><li>etc. </li></ul><ul><li>organi*ational behavio*r will find … </li></ul><ul><li>organi z ational behavi ou r </li></ul><ul><li>organi z ational behavi o r </li></ul><ul><li>organi s ational behavi ou r </li></ul><ul><li>organi s ational behavi o r </li></ul>Use a wildcard symbol to retrieve plurals, alternate endings and internal word variations. Symbol varies by search engine, but usually is an asterisk *
  14. 16. <ul><li>Too few results? </li></ul><ul><li>Try to come up with synonyms for your search terms and combine them using OR </li></ul><ul><ul><li>insert the word or between each term </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>employment or work or job or occupation or career </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>or use the or options in Advanced search </li></ul></ul>
  15. 17. <ul><li>Too many results? </li></ul><ul><li>Try limiting your search: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>by publication date (e.g., last two years) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>by publication type (e.g., magazines only, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>by language (e.g., English language only) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>by field (e.g., title of article) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>by adding additional concepts using AND </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>insert the word and between each term </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>compensation and executives </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>or use the and options in Advanced search </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 19. Results Full-text
  17. 20. <ul><li>Mergent Online – includes annual reports for publicly traded companies worldwide </li></ul><ul><li> – includes background on mostly public Canadian companies </li></ul><ul><li>Business Source Complete - includes profiles & articles for public & private companies </li></ul><ul><li>Factiva – contains news & profiles of companies worldwide, select Markets/Companies tab </li></ul><ul><li>LexisNexis – contains news & business directories </li></ul>
  18. 22. <ul><li>Conference Board of Canada e-Library - includes reports on a wide variety of HR topics </li></ul><ul><li>Lancaster Online Database – contains Canadian labour law & employment newsletters </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian Research Index - indexes publications produced by Canadian governments, agencies, departments, research institutes and more. Full-text available on microfiche at Mills Government Publications (2 nd floor). Take note of the Microlog number . </li></ul>
  19. 24. 119 page report
  20. 25. <ul><li>Best ones are typically produced </li></ul><ul><ul><li>by government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>trade associations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>educational institutions </li></ul></ul>
  21. 27. <ul><li>Overviews include employer background with ratings for employee engagement, benefits, training & skills development and more </li></ul>Previous editions at Innis
  22. 29. <ul><li>Click on Scholar Preferences </li></ul><ul><li>Find McMaster in the Library Links section </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save Preferences </li></ul>
  23. 31. <ul><li>Summer Hours : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monday – Friday </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10:00 am - 12:00 noon 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Phone: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(905) 525-9140, ext. 23318 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>E-Mail: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IM (Instant Messaging): </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>