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Guelph - Trades - September 2012

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Guelph - Trades - September 2012

  1. 1. Exploring Trades ResourcesSMART START
  2. 2. I AM . . .Melanie ParletteSchool of Engineering and Information Technology andTrades and Apprenticeship Liaisonmparlette@conestogac.on.ca
  3. 3. TODAY we will…• Locate key sections of the LRC’s website• Perform a basic search of LRC resources, narrow our search and create a list of relevant results• Locate the tools available to assist with organizing citations and using correct style
  4. 4. Let’s Explore!
  5. 5. Let’s Explore!
  6. 6. LIBRARY as a GATEWAY• The LRC is a gateway to a variety of quality resources for your College studies
  7. 7. Off-Campus Access
  8. 8. ONLINE DATABASES andLibrary Discovery Individual Databases Discovery Search• Databases are usually • Searches majority of LRC’s organized by major subject databases all at once i.e. nursing, business, etc • Benefit: you just search—• Benefit: use advanced simple and convenient search tools to find millions • Detriment: You don’t get of trustworthy, subject- the specific treatment and specific resources advanced search Detriment: you have to capabilities of individual choose and search multiple databases. databases
  9. 9. Today’s Research Topic is….• I want to better understand how to determine the factors causing the failures in automatic transmissions.• I want to what advances in the technology of automatics and the proper tools to use in the repair process.
  10. 10. LIBRARY as a GATEWAYAutomobiles Power Transmission Power Trains Engines Trucking Repair Technological Innovations
  11. 11. Citing our SourcesIts important to cite sources you used in your research for several reasons:•To show your reader youve done proper research by listing sources youused to get your information•To be a responsible scholar by giving credit to other researchers andacknowledging their ideas•To avoid plagiarism by quoting words and ideas used by other authors•To allow your reader to track down the sources you used by citing themaccurately in your paper by way of footnotes, a bibliography or referencelist
  12. 12. Citing our SourcesIEEE Style (Institute of Electronics & Electrical Engineers):[#] R. Langer, "New Methods of Drug Delivery," Science, vol. 249, pp. 1527- 1533, SEP 28, 1990.
  13. 13. Citing our SourcesCiting in IEEE using Refworks1. Use IEEE Communications Magazine Format2. Always confirm with Conestoga College Writing Centre "IEEE Information"
  14. 14. Trade Journals you might beinterested in:• Hydraulics & Pneumatics• Motor Age• Fleet Owner• Automotive Body Repair News
  15. 15. Today We…• Located key sections of the LRC’s website• Performed a basic search of LRC resources, narrowed our search and created a list of relevant results• Located the tools available to assist with organizing citations and using correct style
  16. 16. HELP AT THE LIBRARY instant messaging information service email or phone

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