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Comms pg 2011

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Comms pg 2011

  1. 1. Communication and Media<br />Resource awareness session<br />
  2. 2. What we’ll cover:<br />Look at resources<br />Reference management software<br />Re-cap : Preparation / search tips<br />
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  4. 4. Trials<br />Electronic Library<br />
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  6. 6. Local to global<br />
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  19. 19. “Critical literacy”<br />
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  37. 37. Newspapers<br />Lexis Library<br />Library PressDisplay<br />Times Digital Archive<br />Daily Mirror Archive<br />
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  49. 49. Times Digital Archive<br />
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  52. 52. WEBSITES<br />
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  55. 55. www.worldoflibrarians.co.ukBiography of Linda Crane<br />Have a twin sister<br />Held at gunpoint<br />Once owned a three legged hamster called Hopalong<br />
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  62. 62. Preparation re-cap<br />
  63. 63. Before you start<br />May want to look for starting points – ideas to put into context what you want to say.<br />Look at a book on the subject – how have they organised their chapters? <br />Look at Wikipedia -DON’T cite it – spark ideas<br />
  64. 64. Types of information -decide what you need<br />
  65. 65. Keyword diagram<br />Starting out<br />Preparation is the key. Define your topic. What are you trying to find out? What are your search terms?<br />
  66. 66. Clint Eastwood AND Westerns<br />Clint Eastwood ORWesterns<br />Clint Eastwood NOT Westerns<br />
  67. 67. Search tips<br />Truncation : <br /> politic*<br /> politics<br /> political<br /> politician<br />Wild card : <br />Wom?nGlobali?ation<br />“Search for a phrase” in quotation marks<br />
  68. 68. Make sure you have enough detail to find the information again<br />Always record: <br />Source used and the date you used it<br />Searches undertaken and results found<br />Keywords used, date range searched, location of material<br />Full bibliographic details of the material found<br />This will help you with your referencing bibliography<br />
  69. 69. Linda Crane<br />lcrane@liv.ac.uk<br />0151 794 2686<br />Room 210 Sydney Jones Library<br />

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