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  1. 1. HOW TO SEARCH FROM E-JOURNAL By : Fuschia groupACLIS 2010
  2. 2. Contents  What is an E-journal?  Types of E-journals  What is DOAJ? - Background information - Features and characteristics of DOAJ  How to search from DOAJ?  Conclusion  Exercise
  3. 3. What is an E - journal? • E- journal stands for Electronic journal. • It provides its content over the internet • Electronic version of a journal that is found and read on web • E-journals are published electronically
  4. 4. Online journals Electronic serials Electronical periodicals Digital series or d-journals
  5. 5. Types of E-journals E-journal directories:  includes thousands of e-journals in one directory in multi languages. Example: www.doaj.org
  6. 6. E-Journal Pages:  Many library websites provides e-journal page Example : http://sfx.princeton.edu:9003/sfx_pul/az
  7. 7. What is DOAJ? (Background information of DOAJ) • DOAJ is Directory of Open Access Journal • That provides access to quality controlled Open Access Journals • DOAJ is hosted, maintained and partly funded by Lund University Libraries Head Office
  8. 8. Features and characteristics of DOAJ • Different journals are in different languages • Journals can be searched by : - Title - Subject - Abbreviation of A-Z - Author …… and so on • Can get full text or abstracts from articles
  9. 9. Benefits of DOAJ to libraries Helps to reduce shelving, mending of serials Superior resource delivery Improved service Cost saving Satisfied users Provides an opportunity for concrete user education
  10. 10. Benefits of DOAJ to users • Many users can get access at once • Can get varieties of subjects at once • Easy method of retrieving information
  11. 11. • Independent of using space and time • Interact with other electronic resources • Provides value addition such as search ability, supplements, format unavailable in print format
  12. 12. How to search from Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ) • Use "Find journals" to search for journals
  13. 13. • If it is more than one word search query it will be treated as a phrase. You also have the possibility to use the Boolean operators and, or, not • Use "Search articles" to search for articles
  14. 14. Search fields Search fields All fields Title Journal title ISSNAuthor Keywords Abstract
  15. 15. Conclusion  E-journal is known as Electronic Journal  There are two types of e-journals  DOAJ stands for Directory of Open Access Journal  It provides access to quality controlled Open Access Journals
  16. 16. Lets do an exercise
  17. 17. THANK YOU
  18. 18. Group members: • Maajidhaa • Shahuzana • Riyaza • Aroosha • Firaasha

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