Library TrainingWomen’s Health Block.Semester 620132013/06/21Khumbulele Faltein, Health SciencesLibrary, UCT
Content• The library home page• Catalogue (Aleph)• Referencing (Vancouver)• Search Techniques• Electronic Resources• Practice2013/06/21
2013/06/21 Name, Health Sciences Library, UCTHover over this tab toaccess Catalogue (Aleph);Databases; ElectronicJournals Portal, etc…This tab takes you tothe Referencingguides as well asguides on how to uselibrary databasesTo accesselectronicresources awayfrom campus, firstlogin hereQuick searchbox
Search Catalogue (Aleph)“Browse Option”Title or Author search2013/06/21
Searching Aleph – “Browse” option2013/06/21 Name, Health Sciences Library, UCTEnter the book titlehere and click on the“Go” button on yourleft.
2013/06/21 Name, Health Sciences Library, UCTThe title you searched foralways comes second on theresults list.Click on it to get full detailsof the book.
2013/06/21 Name, Health Sciences Library, UCTClick here to see ifit’s in or out onloan
Search Catalogue (Aleph)“Search Option”Keyword or Subject search2013/06/21 Name, Health Sciences Library, UCT
Search Aleph – “Search” option2013/06/21 Name, Health Sciences Library, UCTType your keywords inthe search box.From the drop-downlist select HealthSciences Library as theonly library that mustbe searched
Things to remember• Use initials for first names without full stops in between• The number next to the cited text in the body corresponds with the number of thereference in the reference list• List up to six authors – if more than six list the first six followed by “et al”• If you cite the reference that has already been cited, re-use the same number for thesubsequent citations• Capitalize only the first word of the title (books)• Don’t use italics or underlining for titles• Use MEDLINE abbreviations when referencing journal titles2013/06/21
Where do you reference in yourpaper?In the bodyThis is called textual or in-text citation.You give only limited information.At the endThis is the list of all references youhave cited in the body of your paper.2013/06/21
When should you cite?• Quote directly• Paraphrase• Summarise• Use interviews, conversations, emails• Use figures, pictures, tables, data, diagrams, etc…2013/06/21
Why should you cite or reference?2013/06/21AvoidplagiarismSubstantiateargumentSourceconsultationDataverificationInformationsource
When NOT to cite or reference• When describing your own experiences or observations.• When you are using common or shared knowledge.Common or shared knowledge is:= information that is widely known in the discipline.= a generally accepted fact.2013/06/21
Book by one authorThe basic elements are:1. Author.2. Title.3. Place of Publication:4. Publisher;5. Year of publication.1. Author LM. Title. Place of Publication: Publisher; Year.2013/06/21
Book by one author2013/06/21In-text CitationStabile1 asserts that the biochemical diagnosis of an ectopic pregnancy is notstraight-forward.ORThe biochemical diagnosis of an ectopic pregnancy is not straight-forward.1Reference List1. Stabile I. Ectopic pregnancy: diagnosis and management. New York:Cambridge University Press; 2009.
Chapter in an edited bookThe basic elements are:1. Author of the chapter.2. Title of the chapter.3. In: Editor of the whole book.4. Title of the whole book.5. Place of publication:6. The Publisher;7. Year of publication.8. Pages of the chapter1. Author KG. Title of the chapter. In: Editor’s name. Title of the whole book.Place of Publication: Publisher; Year of publication. Pages of the chapter.2013/06/21
Chapter in an edited book2013/06/21In-textContraception is an inherent part of good health care forwomen.2Reference List2. Andolsek K. Contraception. In: Rosenfeld JA, editor.Handbook of women’s health. 2nd ed. New York: CambridgeUniversity Press; 2009. p. 75-89.
Book by more than 6 authorsIn-textTip: Just quote the text without mentioning the authors, e.g.Mineral deficiencies in preterm infants are common for multitudes of reasons3:2013/06/21Reference List3. Ross AC, Caballero B, Cousins RJ, Tucker KL, Ziegler TR, Smith K, et al. Modernnutrition in health and disease. 11th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams; 2013.
For a comprehensive guide andexamples to Vancouver style consultthe National Library of Medicine at:http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/uniform_requirements.html2013/06/21
Search Techniques• Boolean Operators = AND, OR & NOT• Truncation = represented by an asterisksymbol (*)• An exact phrase search = represented byquotation marks (“”)2013/06/21
ANDBLUE GREENAND narrows search to find informationthat contain both search terms
ORBLUE GREENOR broadens search to find information oneither of the search terms (best used for synonyms)
Truncationallerg* for allergy or allergiesor allergens or allergicUsed to broaden search
An exact phrase searche.g. “Pelvic inflammatory disease”All these words should happen together in thesame sequence somewhere in the retrieveddocuments.2013/06/21
Searching MEDLINE2013/06/21Khumbulele Faltein, Health SciencesLibrary, UCT
2013/06/21 Name, Health Sciences Library, UCTClick on this link tocall up MEDLINE-via EBSCOhostsearch page
2013/06/21 Name, Health Sciences Library, UCTEnter your searchterms hereSelect casereports sothat only casereportsarticles canbe retrievedChoosefemale assex
2013/06/21 Name, Health Sciences Library, UCTThis article hasa direct link to afull text. Clickon “PDF FullText todownload it.This article hasno direct link tothe full text. Clickon “Check SFXfor availability”to see if it isavailable onanotherdatabase youdidn’t search.
2013/06/21 Name, Health Sciences Library, UCTAfter clicking the check SFX link,and if the article is available onother databases you didn’t search,you will be redirected to thosedatabases to access the article.
E-Journal Portal2013/06/21 Name, Health Sciences Library, UCT
Referencing electronic journalsBasic elements are:1. Author/s.2. Title of the article.3. Title of the journal. (use MEDLINE abbreviations)4. [Medium].5. Year of the article.6. [Date when it was cited];7. Volume(issue number):8. Page numbers.9. Available from: web addresse.g.1. Author TA. Title of the article. Title of the journal. [Medium]. Year of the article.[Date when it was cited]; Volume(Issue):page numbers. Available from: web address2013/06/21
It should look like this:Reference List1. Mandato VD, Abrate M. Colouterine fistula complicating diverticulitis diagnosed athysteroscopy: a case report. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. [Online]. 2012 [cited 2013,Mar 16]; 19(1): 118-21. Available from:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S15534650110118242013/06/21 Name, Health Sciences Library, UCT
Referencing Print Journal2013/06/21 Name, Health Sciences Library, UCTReference List1. Hill AD. Abnormal uterine bleeding: avoid the rush tohysterectomy. J Fam Prac. 2009; 58(3): 138-42.
AccessMedicine2013/06/21 Name, Health Sciences Library, UCT
Referencing Case File fromAccessMedicine• Title of the case file.• [Medium].• Year of the case file,• Case file number• [Date when it was cited].• Available from: web address2013/06/21
It should look like this:2013/06/21 Name, Health Sciences Library, UCTReference List1. Urinary tract infection. [Online]. 2009, case 115 [cited 2013,Mar 19]. Available from AccessMedicine:http://www.accessmedicine.com/casecontent.aspx?aid=51
Referencing a websiteBasic elements are:1. Author.2. Title of the document.3. [Medium].4. Year of he document5. [Date when it was cited].6. Available from: web addresse.g.1. Author I. Title of the document. [Medium]. Year of thedocument [date when it was cited]. Available from: URL
It should look like this:2013/06/21Reference List1. Johnson BA. Evaluation of pelvic masses. [Online]. 2001[cited 2013, Mar 19]. Available from:http://www.eric.vcu.edu/home/resources/whh/VIIIeEVALUATION_PELVIC
Practice2013/06/21 Name, Health Sciences Library, UCT