Published on March 10, 2014
Finding research evidence http:// unihub.mdx.ac.uk / study / library CCM4901 March 2014
In this workshop we will look at... • How to find information • Developing an effective search strategy • Resources available and how to use them • Evaluating information for quality and relevance • Managing references
Thinking about resources
Find out more MyUniHub > MyStudy > MyLibrary > Library Subject Guides http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/EIS
Thinking about keywords http://www.flickr.com/photos/rossjamesparker/89414788/
The real thing •Keywords •Alternative keywords •More specific keywords •Related subjects •Other ideas •Useful Resources
So far so good So far we’ve looked at: • The range of resources available • Choosing the right resource • Coming up with useful keywords Next: • Searching and evaluating information
Finding resources myUniHub > My Study > My Library > Summon Select Summon and search for information for your project
Refining your search
Journal Databases myUniHub > My Study > My Library > Databases > Computing Science Choose subjects for a list of relevant journal databases
Summon and journal databases provide: • Access to quality information • Information not available elsewhere • Up-to-date • Focussed/specific • Full-text access • Access on/off campus • Personalize • Citation and journal impact info
Citation searching • Which articles have cited an earlier article • Find articles on similar/related subject • How many times an article has been cited • Best journals in your field
Web of Knowledge MyUniHub > MyStudy > MyLibrary > Databases > W > Web of Knowledge > Web of Science
Get online help using resources MyUniHub > MyStudy > MyLibrary > Library Subject Guides > Computing http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/EIS
Keeping up-to-date with your subject • Zetoc Alert • CiteuLike • TicTOC • Google Alerts More information on Library Subject Guide: http://bit.ly/CSkeepingcurrent
It’s not in the Library! • Inter Library Loans http://bit.ly/InterLibraryLoans • Sconul Access http://www.access.sconul.ac.uk/sconul-access • Other libraries http://bit.ly/visitingotherlibraries
But is it any good?
Evaluating information Imagine you are writing an essay on ‘Network Security’. Have a look at the 4 items that you have been given and consider the following: • Which items are the most relevant to your essay? • Which items would be no use? • Which item has the most academic authority? • Which items might have bias? • Which item is the most current?
• Authority • Relevance • Intent • Objectivity • Currency Evaluating information
Referencing and Plagiarism myUniHub > My Study > My Library > Library Subject Guides > Computing > Information Skills > Referencing and Citation http://bit.ly/CSrefandcite
Managing your references • Use bibliographic management software • RefWorks • myUniHub > MyStudy > MyLibrary > Databases > R • More information http://bit.ly/RefWorkshelp
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