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Published on February 27, 2008

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Slide1:  for Mass Communication Slide3:  Use Double Quotes & Brackets 5 Slide4:  Step 1: Identify main ideas Project: Magazines for local youths Slide5:  Step 2: Find alternative terms Slide6:  Step 3: Combine keywords with Boolean operators : OR, AND, NOT OR broadens search youths teens or youths OR teens Slide7:  AND narrows search magazines youths Step 3: Combine keywords with Boolean operators : OR, AND, NOT youths AND magazines Slide8:  NOT limits search youths AND magazines NOT comics Step 3: Combine keywords with Boolean operators : OR, AND, NOT Slide9:  Useful for searching variations of a root word program* program, programs, programmes, programming teen* teen, teenager, teens, teenagers Step 4: Use of wildcards (*, ?, $) Slide10:  Step 5: To group parts of terms for meaningful search (magazine* OR journal*) AND (youth* OR tween* OR teen*) Slide11:  Form meaningful search phrases using boolean operators and wildcards Use search phrases to search in Library OPAC & Internet SEARCH STRATEGY: (youth* OR teen* OR tween*) AND singapore* AND (magazine* or ezine*) NOT comic* Magazines for local youths Slide12:  History Singapore Film Production singapura singapore* local film* making motion picture* movie* histor* past memorial chronicle History of Film Production in Singapore Slide14:  Find resources in the Library using OPAC Slide15:  2. Click the blue Subject button for Subject Search Slide16:  feminism 3. Type in one or two keywords for your topic Slide17:  You will get a list of Subject Terms containing the word you typed in e.g. feminism 4a. Click on one of the Subject Hyperlinks 4b. Or to select more than one subject, place checkmarks beside subjects of interest, click Display Selections Slide18:  You will then be presented with a results list 5. If you are interested in a particular title, click on the Title hyperlink. Slide19:  The Subjects field describes the content nature of the book Expand your search with these subject terms Slide20:  6. Locate the book from the Library Slide21:  LIFESTYLE COLLECTION The Book Collection is categorised under the following clusters : Slide22:  news writing Let’s try another topic. Slide23:  You may sometimes encounter this screen in OPAC. Usually due to wrong use of words. Slide25:  news writing 1. Type the your keywords into Quickfind and do a Title Search. Slide26:  2. Click on one title which is most relevant. Slide27:  3. Look through the Subjects field and take note of the Subject terms used by OPAC. 4. Click on Search Menu Slide28:  5. Click the Subject button for Subject Search Slide29:  journalism authorship 6. Type the subject terms noted earlier Slide30:  7. You will get a list of Subject Headings related to the topic of interest Slide31:  Another useful type of search is the Advanced Search Slide32:  Select field to search in. To expand your search, choose Anywhere. Select Boolean Operator to use. Type keywords. Use * to expand your search. You may also choose to limit the material type. e.g. Videorecording Slide35:  Click here from Slide36:  Click here for Library OPACs, search and locate relevant titles Slide37:  Get referral letter from Reference Counter (Level 3) after confirming that titles are not available in NP Library. Copy down Title, Author, Location, Call # for all titles you would wish to browse at the other library. Slide38:  Current & up-to-date information From periodicals: In NP Library Use of electronic databases World Wide Web Find out what has already been written on the topic Slide41:  Real-time full-text NEWS on all topics from 8,000 Reuters & Dow Jones worldwide sources Archives of Local News Business Times (1994 - ), Straits Times (1995 -), Channelnews Asia (2000-), Lianhe Zaobao (1999-) Slide42:  1. Click on Factiva from Library Homepage at Slide43:  2. Use Intelligent Indexing for narrowing search to broad categoriessuch as a particular Company, Subject, Region e.g. Singapore, or Industry e.g. Media Slide44:  2a) Use the + button to expand search for index terms. 2b) Type a keyword. You may use wildcard *. 2d) Select type of index to search. Click on Look up button. 2e) Repeat steps (b) to (c) to add more keywords. Slide45:  3. Type your search strategy here. You MUST use boolean operators to separate your keywords. Operators used in Factiva are: AND OR NOT * ( ) 4. Select Date Range. To input your own dates, select “Enter date range”. 5. For a more accurate search, select Headline and Lead Paragraph as fields to search free-text terms. 6. Run Search when all is done. (magazine* or periodical* or journal*) and (market* or strategy* or method*) and (youth* or tween* or teen*) Slide46:  Click on Any headline to read full article Click on the Modify Search to refine your search. Slide47:  Save as Word doc Email Keywords indicated appear in bold. Slide48:  a) Click on Source option Select from the dropdown in My Source List Pictures Slide49:  Click to select both picture sources Selected terms will be brought to this table. Type simple keywords Run search “american idol” and fantasia Slide50:  Click on any hyperlink Slide51:  You may enlarge the image Slide52:  Academic Research Premier 3,430 scholarly publications in full text Covers arts, business, humanities, social sciences, engineering, chemistry, computers, physics, telecommunications and more Slide53:  1. Click on EBSCOhost from Library Homepage at Slide54:  2. Type in your keywords into the text boxes provided. Select Fields to search, Boolean operators. Slide55:  Search Tips: You may use Boolean operators: and or not, Wildcard * within the text box 3. Click on Search. Slide56:  4. Click on any headline, html or pdf link to view article. Slide57:  Email article. Print article. Save article. Slide58: Slide61:  Click on Catalogue To register (free!), go to Slide62:  Type “netlibrary” Slide63:  Click on any title hyperlink Slide64:  Click on URL in record Slide65:  Click on “Create an account” Slide66:  Fill the form to sign up. Slide67:  Log in using the registered User Name and Password. From any internet connection, go to Slide68:  Search through >5500 ebooks and read them! Slide69:  Click here to start reading Slide70:  Author: Walton, Tony Title of Article: Light up the sky Periodical Title: American Theatre Issue: v14, n6, Jul 1997, p18-20 Walton, Tony. Light up the sky. American Theatre; v14, n6, Jul 1997, p18-20 Slide71:  1. Click on TDNet eJournals Database from Library Homepage at Slide72:  2. Type Periodical Title into search box. Click GO Slide73:  Click to access full text from databases Indicates that there are print copies in the Library. Click for OPAC record Slide75:  Bound Periodicals Those not indicated here are at back issues. Slide78:  TDNet Journal Title Search Periodical title available online? - full-text access in e-format Print format available - current issue? - back issue? - bound? Titles not held Reference counter Letter of referral Slide79:  More: Slide80:  Images, Audio Files, Video clips, Java Applets for downloading or uploading Library Homepage : Slide81:  For Clipart, Audio Clips, Video Files… Look for for clipart, photos, images, sounds and fonts Slide82:  DMR: For Clipart, Audio Clips, Video Files… Slide83: For Clipart, Photos, Web Graphics… Slide86:  Google Image Search: For Clipart, Photos, Web Graphics… Slide88:  Full-text Search Engine Create their listings automatically. They "crawl" or "spider" the web, then people search through what they have found. Searches full-text contents of pages Most full text search engine has subject directories Example: Google & Yahoo! Meta-Search Engine Send searches to several search engines all at once. The results are then blended together onto one page. Example: DOGPILE & Vivisimo Slide89:  Most popular and well used currently Searches are fast, and tend to give relevant and high-quality websites Won numerous awards in Search Engine Watch Best search engine for images and news Supports: + in front of the word: To include word. - in front of the term: To exclude words. " ": To search as a phrase. OR (uppercase) between terms: To include either word. | can also be used AND operator (defaulted): To include both words. ( ) : To group keywords together Domain Restriction: e.g. Does not support: Wildcards (*), case sensitivity Slide90:  Meta Search Engine that sends your search to many major search engines such as MSN and Lycos Categorizes the results into various subjects Supports: AND operator (defaulted): To include both words. - or NOT operator: To exclude word. " ": To search as a phrase OR (uppercase) between terms: To include either word. Restriction: domain:domainname, host: or site:hostname, link:URLtext, linktext:text, text:text, title:text, url:text Does not support: Wildcards (*), case sensitivity Meta Search Engine Slide93:  More: Slide94:  award winning online magazine “award winning” “online magazine” +“award winning” +“online magazine” +“award winning” +(ezine OR zine OR “online magazine”) +"award winning" +(ezine OR zine OR "online magazine" OR "online journal" OR "online publication") Topic: Award-winning online magazine Improving your search… step by step. Slide95:  95 Slide96:  96 Slide97:  Research on impact of TV violence on children Competition between Channel u and Channel 8 Award winning advertising clips Slide98:  Citing Sources ( APA style ) Books   [Author(s)]. ([Year of Publication]). [Title of Book] (ed[#]). [Place of Publication]: [Publisher]. Examples Hesen, J., Carpenter, K., Moriber, H., & Milsop, A. (1983). Computers in the business world. Hartford, CT: Capital Press. Creech, P. J. (1975). Radiology and technology of the absurd (3rd ed.). Boston: Houghton-Mifflin. Journals [Author(s)]. ([Year]). [Article Title]. [Title of Source], [Volume], [Pages] Example of journal citation Heyman, K. (1997). Talk radio, talk net. Yahoo!, 3, 62-83. Maddux, K. (1997, March). True stories of the internet patrol. NetGuide Magazine, 88-92. Slide99:  Article from E-Databases [Author(s)]. [(Year)]. [Article Title]. [Title of Source], [Volume], [Pages]. Retrieved [Date of Access], from [Name of database]. Articles on Web [Author(s)]. ([Year]). [Article Title]. [Title of Source]. Retrieved [Date of Access] from [URL]. Examples Schneiderman, R. A. (1997). Librarians can make sense of the Net. San Antonio Business Journal, 11, 58+. Retrieved January 27, 2003, from EBSCOhost. Articles on Web Klein, Donald F. (1997). Control group in Pharmacoptherapy and psychotherapy evaluations. Treatment, I. Retrieved November 16, 1997 from Citing Sources ( APA style ) Slide100:  Movie or Videorecording [Producer]. (Producer), & [Director]. (Director). ([Year]). [Title] [Motion picture]. [Place of Filming]: [Company]. Sound Recording [Writer] ([Date of copyright]). [Title of album] [Medium of recording: CD, record, cassette, etc.]. Location: Label. (Recording date if different than copyright) Example McFerrin, Bobby (Vocalist). (1990). Medicine music [Cassette Recording].  Hollywood, CA: EMI-USA. Personal Interview ([Person’s name], personal communication, [Date of interview]) Example (R. Wilbur, personal communication, March 28, 1968) Example Weir, P.B. (Producer), & Harrison, B.F. (Director). (1992). Levels of consciousness [Motion picture]. Boston, MA: Filmways. Citing Sources ( APA style ) Slide101:  Citing Sources Library Homepage – eLearn – Citing Resources Slide102:  Project Topic

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