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  • Uic Summer 2008

    1. 1. United International College – Summer Program Library Orientation <ul><li>Searching Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Information Searching </li></ul><ul><li>Major E-Resources </li></ul><ul><li>WebBridge Link to Additional Resources </li></ul>
    2. 2. Services & Facilities plus My LIB Account
    3. 3. <ul><li>Information Enquiries & Research Assistance (p. 10, p.16) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library Hotline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reference Desk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Enquiry Form </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Red phone on each floor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Loan Quota (p.7) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>30 items for 3 weeks (incl. 5 AV items for 7 days) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 renewals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No due date stamp except short-term loan items </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Overdue Fines & Circulation Notices (p.8) </li></ul><ul><li>Locations of the Collections (p.2-4) </li></ul><ul><li>Computing Facilities & Printing (p.12-13) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computers in MLC (Microsoft software) + Print Release Station </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other workstations in Library ( without Microsoft) + network printer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wireless LAN </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Study Rooms (p.13) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Group Study Rooms (L2) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group Viewing Rooms (L4) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online booking with 3 persons or above </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Opening Hours (p.16) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>90.5 hours per week in term time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summer opening hours: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mon-Fri: 9am-9pm; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sat: 9am-7pm </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sun & PH: Closed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Other Services & Facilities (p.11-13) </li></ul>Facts Read details in the Library Guide MORE… In the LIB Tour
    4. 4. My LIB. Account <ul><li>My Library Account - Online renewal & reservation </li></ul><ul><li>Email alert </li></ul><ul><li>Room booking </li></ul><ul><li>Off-campus access to subscribed e-resources </li></ul>Z0XXXXXXXX ****** Surname Initial On the back of your student card Avoid repetition of letters or numeric characters
    5. 5. Search Tools
    6. 6. LIB Catalogue & Online Databases <ul><li>Library Catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>Books, eBooks </li></ul><ul><li>Readings for a course </li></ul><ul><li>Journal/Magazine Titles </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper Titles </li></ul><ul><li>-Multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Journal Articles </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper Articles </li></ul><ul><li>E-books </li></ul><ul><li>view FT content online </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>Scenarios: </li></ul><ul><li>1: Find out whether HKBU Library has the book Harry Potter and the order of the phoenix </li></ul><ul><li>2. Find out articles or news discussed on the impact of China’s Labor Contract Law ( 勞動合同法 ) in joint ventures ( 中外合資企業 ) </li></ul><ul><li>3. Read the content of China’s Labor Contract Law ( 勞動合同法條文 ) </li></ul><ul><li>Searching Tools </li></ul><ul><li>: Wikipedia : Library Catalogue (find books) </li></ul><ul><li>: Online Databases (find journal articles) </li></ul>Match the following scenarios with the best searching tool A B C
    8. 8. Find out whether HKBU Library has the following book. Answers : Printed only : Online version only : Printed and Online : Not found A B C D Book Title: Chinese culture, organizational behavior, and international business management
    9. 9. Which of the following information tells you the exact location of the book on the shelf ? Answers : Status ( 館藏狀況 ) : Call Number ( 索書號 ) : Location ( 館藏地 ) A B C
    10. 10. Find out whether HKBU Library subscribes to the following newspaper. Answers : Printed only : Online version only : Printed and Online : Not found A B C D Newspaper Title: 法制日報 (Legal Daily)
    11. 11. Check the LIB Catalogue on the physical location and item status c.2 LOCATION of LIBRARY MATERIALS Which Shelf? In the Library? Which Floor? What does it mean? AVAILABLE
    12. 12. LOCATION of LIBRARY MATERIALS Online access to library subscribed materials Online Access to an E-Book
    13. 13. To request (hold) a book that is checked-out by others Request/Hold: Getting Books CHECKED OUT Checked-out 1
    14. 14. Information Searching
    15. 15. What works in Google does NOT mean it works in the LIB Catalogue and online databases <ul><li>Try these now: </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting law in China </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics of accounting </li></ul>Searching Tips <ul><li>Tips: </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the KEY terms </li></ul><ul><li>Use “AND” to combine the key terms </li></ul>
    16. 16. Appropriate Use of Phrase Search Keyword Search Tips Phrase: China accounting law Contemporary social work <ul><li>Tips: </li></ul><ul><li>Determine if the phrase has more than one concept </li></ul><ul><li>Break down the phrase </li></ul><ul><li>Use “AND” to combine the key terms </li></ul>
    17. 17. <ul><li>Truncation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use “ * ” for finding variations of a word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To represent 0 or multiple characters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: variations of “advertise” </li></ul></ul>advertis* adver* advertis e, advertis ement, advertis ing, etc. adver sary, adver se, adver sity, etc.   Keyword Search Tips Q: Where would you put the “ * ” symbol? Manage Manager Management Managing * * * *
    18. 18. Using Boolean Operators “AND”, “OR” Use when both A and B concepts are needed Use with synonyms to increase search results television AND advertis* social work OR social service* Keyword Search Tips A B AND A B OR
    19. 19. <ul><li>Limit the Search into a collection subset </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia / TV programs </li></ul></ul>Keyword Search Tips
    20. 20. Major E-Resources
    21. 21. RESOURCES BY SUBJECT If you know the title of a useful database If you don’t know the title of a useful database
    22. 22. Selected E-Resources – Journal/Newspaper Articles <ul><li>Current Events </li></ul><ul><li>WiseNews </li></ul><ul><li>Lexis-Nexis Academic </li></ul><ul><li>SCMP.com (rolling 7 days) </li></ul><ul><li>HK TV Programs Db. </li></ul><ul><li>Subject Related </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting, Business & Organizational Behavior </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ABI/INFORM Global @ProQuest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accounting & Tax @ProQuest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Banking Information Source @ProQuest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emerald Fulltext </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>China Journal Net ( 中國期刊網 - 經濟政治與法律專輯 ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>etc . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Television, Media Writing & Reporting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication & Mass Media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HK TV Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sociology, Social Work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sociological Abstracts @CSA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Services Abstracts @CSA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>E-Books/E-Journals </li></ul><ul><li>NetLibrary, </li></ul><ul><li>Ebrary </li></ul><ul><li>Apabi e-books 方正數字圖書館 </li></ul><ul><li>Safari Tech Books Online </li></ul><ul><li>E-Journal search form </li></ul><ul><li>E-Reference Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopaedia Britannica Online </li></ul><ul><li>Oxford English Dictionary </li></ul><ul><li>Oxford Reference Online </li></ul><ul><li>中國人物庫 (1991-) </li></ul><ul><li>中國統計數據庫 (1995- ) </li></ul><ul><li>中國上市公司文獻庫 in China InfoBank (GB) </li></ul><ul><li>中國法律法規庫 in China InfoBank (GB) </li></ul>
    23. 23. Tips: 1. What works in Google does NOT mean it works in the LIB Catalogue and online databases 2. Appropriate Use of Phrase Search 3. Use Truncation to find word variations 4. Use “AND”, “OR” to combine KEY terms Database Searching Catalogue search skills also apply to searching online databases!
    24. 24. WebBridge Link to Additional Resources
    25. 25. LINK to ADDITIONAL RESOURCES 1. WebBridge: Link to ToC in the LIB Catalogue At “Record” level: Link up to TOC, book review info. and lib. records of the same author/subject
    26. 26. Yea!!! Still hope... LINK to ADDITIONAL RESOURCES 2. WebBridge: Full text in Online Databases
    27. 27. Yea!!! Still hope... If “Article Full Text” does not display … LINK to ADDITIONAL RESOURCES 2. WebBridge: Full text in Online Databases
    28. 28. Yea!!! LINK to ADDITIONAL RESOURCES 2. WebBridge: Full text in Online Databases
    29. 29. Questions? Not sure what are these e-resources? Don’t know how to use? Why not ask at the Reference Desk!
    30. 30. Courtesy Reminder <ul><li>Switch your mobile phone & pager into “Vibrate/Silent” mode </li></ul><ul><li>Use “Group Study Room” for noisy discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Drink water is fine, but not beverages and food </li></ul>

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