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PSY1011 workshops

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PSY1011 workshops

  1. 1. © Middlesex University Using library resources http:// unihub.mdx.ac.uk / study / library PSY1011 November 2015
  2. 2. © Middlesex University Please login PLEASE USE CHROME OR FIREFOX
  3. 3. © Middlesex University In the first half of the session... • Reading lists • Kortext free e-textbooks • Library catalogue • Library subject guide • Referencing help
  4. 4. © Middlesex University Then… • Search terms • Synonyms and narrower terms • Searching for journal articles • Summon vs Google: and how to use them Presentation title | 4
  5. 5. MyUnihub: gateway to library resources myUniHub > My Study > My Library
  6. 6. My Library – most of the links you will ever need
  7. 7. Library Subject Guide
  8. 8. © Middlesex University To access the Library Subject Guide
  9. 9. © Middlesex University Click link for Quiz 1 : Introduction to Library resources
  10. 10. © Middlesex University Activity 1 – Quiz 1 • Work in pairs/threes to answer the questions • Use the links in MyUnihub > My Study > My Library to complete this quiz • 30 minutes • Any questions just ask!
  11. 11. © Middlesex University Activity 2 – Search terms • Work in groups • Each group has an image and a worksheet • Post your ideas and answers to the questions on the Padlet link for your class. • 15 minutes Presentation title | 11
  12. 12. © Middlesex University Thinking about group behaviour, conformity, rebellion, protest etc: • Come up with a topic / question from your image • What are the key concepts/ words? • What are synonyms for some of the things? • What are narrower/wider terms for some of these things? Put these answers on the Padlet wall for your class (link on library subject guide) Presentation title | 12 Activity 2 – Search terms
  13. 13. © Middlesex University Activity 3: Click link for Quiz 2 - Summon vs Google
  14. 14. © Middlesex University Activity 3 – Quiz 2 • Work in pairs/threes • Use Summon and Google Scholar to answer questions • Use the search terms your group came up with from your image • 30 minutes • Any questions just ask!
  15. 15. © Middlesex University Simple searches Google Scholar • Simple search function • Searches many journal websites • Not all full text (but can set up to access MDX journals through Unihub) • Up to date articles from the big publishers – not so good coverage of small journals • Hard to filter • Searching all subject areas Presentation title | 15 Summon vs Google Summon • Simple search function • Google for the University resources • Searches many journal databases and subscriptions • A lot of full text • Up to date – largest databases are paid for and updated daily/weekly and include prepubs • Easy to filter to Psychology only journals
  16. 16. © Middlesex University Summon Presentation title | 16
  17. 17. Google Scholar – make sure you access what you’ve paid for! 17
  18. 18. Search for and select Middlesex University 18
  19. 19. © Middlesex University Simple searches Presentation title | 19
  20. 20. © Middlesex University Need help? • Psychology Library Subject Guide http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/psy • Librarians in the StudyHub (1st floor) Monday – Friday 9-5 • Viv – your librarian v.eades@mdx.ac.uk

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