Engineering Management / Spring 2014

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Using "Project Management" as the searchable topic, we found peer reviewed journal articles, Books, e-Books, Journals and discovered new methods to get the research needed for Engineering Management students.

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  • We need to know this:(1) Use databases to find peer reviewed articles (2) Request full text articles from abstracts and have them delivered to your email(3) Find books using the online catalog and request delivery to Regents Center Library (4) Use Web 2.0 effectively for class assignments and literature searches (5) Use Google Scholar from the list of library databases (6) Find academic articles using Search Engines
  • Narrow down the number of results by limiting your search. We limited this search by type of material, “Scholarly Journals” and date of publication “2010 – 2014.” I’m going to look at the title, Project management in small to medium sized enterprises published in the journal, Management Decision.
  • Engineering Management / Spring 2014

    1. 1. Engineering Management Database & Online Search Process At the Regents Center Library Lissa Lord llord@ku.edu Spring 2014
    2. 2. Dissertation Research Blog http://dissertationresearch.blogspot.com 2
    3. 3. We need to know this: (1) Find articles using databases (found in the Subject Guides and under Find on the Libraries’ homepage – www.lib.ku.edu) (2) How to request full text articles if we find only abstracts (WebRetrieve) (3) How to use Google Scholar from the list of library databases (4) How to use the online catalog to find books and request delivery to Edwards Campus 3
    4. 4. http://www.lib.ku.edu 4
    5. 5. Engineering Management is searched in General Business Sources 5
    6. 6. 6
    7. 7. Notice the options for more information about this article and subject.
    8. 8. We have looked at: 1.How to cite this article in A.P.A. 2.References at the end of this article, some with hyperlinks. 3.Articles that have cited this article 4.Full text PDF
    9. 9. Try another database
    10. 10. 15
    11. 11. (If no full-text articles were found, request a copy.)
    12. 12. Google Scholar
    13. 13. Google Scholar from the list of Databases Here Google Scholar links to the Libraries’ databases 1. Go to the Libraries’ homepage 2. Find databases under Find 3. Select the letter “G” 4. Scan the resulting list for “Google Scholar”
    14. 14. http://www.lib.ku.edu
    15. 15. Want this book? Use the Catalog!
    16. 16. What happens next? Your book will arrive at the Edwards Campus, Regents Center Library, within 24 to 48 hours of your request. You will get an email telling you it has arrived.
    17. 17. Does the library have e-Journals for Project Management?
    18. 18. There are hundreds of journals in the Business Management category. Try your luck, type in Project Management as a title.
    19. 19. Double check the publication date information. It is not always up to date.
    20. 20. The current contents of Project Management Journal
    21. 21. Remember
    22. 22. And, then what happens? You will get an email with a link pointing to this article within a few days.
    23. 23. We have looked at: How to find articles using the libraries’ databases by looking at a subject guide and by using the libraries’ list of databases listed on the homepage http://www.lib.ku.edu When we find only the abstract of a journal title and we need fulltext we can select the “Get at KU” Jayhawk and use WebRetrieve to get a link to the pdf full-text sent to our email account. How to find e-Journals from the libraries’ homepage How to search the Library Catalog for a book We found a book in Google Books. Does the KU Libraries have this book? How to request this book and have it sent to Edwards Campus
    24. 24. Questions? Ask the librarian: Lissa Lord llord@ku.edu 913-897-8556

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