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Published on September 25, 2008

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Software Engineering 9960 Library Lecture by Dan Sich, ECE Librarian, University of Western Ontario, September 24, 2008
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ECE 9960: Advanced Topics in Software Engineering: The Library Lecture/Demo Dan Sich ECE Librarian Sept 24, 2008

Agenda Off-Campus Access Books, eBooks, library catalogue Journal articles, article databases Searching Getting article fulltext Avoiding plagiarism Other sessions

Off-Campus Access

Books, eBooks, library catalogue

Journal articles, article databases

Searching

Getting article fulltext

Avoiding plagiarism

Other sessions

Browse by Program page for ECE Page for ECE 9960

Browse by Program page for ECE

Page for ECE 9960

 

 

Off-Campus Access Login… before you do anything else Gives you off-campus access to eJournals, eBooks, databases, etc. Adds .proxy1.lib.uwo.ca:2048 to URLs

Login… before you do anything else

Gives you off-campus access to eJournals, eBooks, databases, etc.

Adds .proxy1.lib.uwo.ca:2048 to URLs

 

Books Books eBooks Library Catalogue

Books

eBooks

Library Catalogue

Books Introductions Primary literature Guides to technical & scientific writing

Introductions

Primary literature

Guides to technical & scientific writing

After introductions or primary literature? Try a Keyword search!

After introductions or primary literature?

Try a Keyword search!

 

This books is available both online and in print For print books, look for availability, location and call number You can read the Table of Contents of many newer books in the library catalogue

This books is available both online and in print

For print books, look for availability, location and call number

You can read the Table of Contents of many newer books in the library catalogue

Primary Literature For Software Engineering, some primary literature is found in books E.g., Brooks, Frederick P. 1975. The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering . Reading, Mass: Addison-Wesley. TAY Stack QA76.6.B75 Keyword: Capability Maturity Model Integration Series: SEI Series in Software Engineering Author: Software Engineering Institute

For Software Engineering, some primary literature is found in books

E.g., Brooks, Frederick P. 1975. The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering . Reading, Mass: Addison-Wesley. TAY Stack QA76.6.B75

Keyword: Capability Maturity Model Integration

Series: SEI Series in Software Engineering

Author: Software Engineering Institute

Keyword search for capability maturity model integration Can link from here to Series SEI series in software engineering to find other titles

Keyword search for capability maturity model integration

Can link from here to Series SEI series in software engineering to find other titles

In Library Catalogue, try a search for the Subject Heading technical writing

In Library Catalogue, try a search for the Subject Heading technical writing

We have 331 books on technical writing

We have 331 books on technical writing

 

 

Limit results to Electronic Resources We have 17 eBooks on technical writing

Limit results to Electronic Resources

We have 17 eBooks on technical writing

eBook packages Safari Tech ENGnetBASE Springer EBL NetLibrary

Safari Tech

ENGnetBASE

Springer

EBL

NetLibrary

Library Catalogue ‘ Pulls it all together’… Books, eBooks (all publishers), Journals (not articles), Conferences (not articles) Login to Off-Campus Access first, before searching library catalogue

‘ Pulls it all together’…

Books, eBooks (all publishers), Journals (not articles), Conferences (not articles)

Login to Off-Campus Access first, before searching library catalogue

Journal Articles Journals Journal articles Publisher websites Journal article databases

Journals

Journal articles

Publisher websites

Journal article databases

Publisher Websites IEEE Xplore (includes IEEE standards) ACM Digital Library Good: it’s all available in full text Bad: misses other publishers’ journals

IEEE Xplore (includes IEEE standards)

ACM Digital Library

Good: it’s all available in full text

Bad: misses other publishers’ journals

Journal Article Databases Google Scholar – pros & cons? Inspec & Ei Compendex (in Ei Village) Databases ‘pull it all together’… Includes ACM and IEEE, but also other publishers’ journals! Use more than one database (e.g., try Web of Science as well)

Google Scholar – pros & cons?

Inspec & Ei Compendex (in Ei Village)

Databases ‘pull it all together’…

Includes ACM and IEEE, but also other publishers’ journals!

Use more than one database (e.g., try Web of Science as well)

 

Select both Inspec & Compendex Select document types, languages, years

Select both Inspec & Compendex

Select document types, languages, years

To start, try a quick search

To start, try a quick search

That’s a lot, but we may be missing some important articles. How can we find more?

That’s a lot, but we may be missing some important articles. How can we find more?

Searching Break-down your topic into concepts Identify keywords, synonyms, opportunities to use truncation Use Venn diagrams, Boolean operators Construct a new search strategy

Break-down your topic into concepts

Identify keywords, synonyms, opportunities to use truncation

Use Venn diagrams, Boolean operators

Construct a new search strategy

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Break-down & reconstruction Concepts: “open source” AND software “ open source” OR opensource software OR code OR program* OR application* We want at least one keywords from each group (“open source” OR opensource) AND (software OR code OR program* OR application*)

Concepts: “open source” AND software

“ open source” OR opensource

software OR code OR program* OR application*

We want at least one keywords from each group

(“open source” OR opensource)

AND

(software OR code OR program* OR application*)

Recreate your new search strategy in the database

Recreate your new search strategy in the database

We found 1559 more articles because we added synonyms

We found 1559 more articles because we added synonyms

Searching Analyse your search results Modify your search: add, remove, or change keywords Refine your results using Controlled Vocabulary, Classification Codes, etc.

Analyse your search results

Modify your search: add, remove, or change keywords

Refine your results using Controlled Vocabulary, Classification Codes, etc.

These Refine Results options appear on the right side of the search results page, all in one column Select check-boxes and/or Add a term Search within results Click Include

These Refine Results options appear on the right side of the search results page, all in one column

Select check-boxes and/or Add a term

Search within results

Click Include

Getting articles Get it @ Western Online / eJournals Journal Title search in library catalogue Interpreting results in library catalogue Interlibrary Loan (RACER), fees, timelines

Get it @ Western

Online / eJournals

Journal Title search in library catalogue

Interpreting results in library catalogue

Interlibrary Loan (RACER), fees, timelines

Full Text is available online You can also find this eJournal in the library catalogue

Full Text is available online

You can also find this eJournal in the library catalogue

This page doesn’t show us full text But when we search the library catalogue…

This page doesn’t show us full text

But when we search the library catalogue…

… we find that we *do* have access to the journal, and online! Lesson: Don’t give up too easily

… we find that we *do* have access to the journal, and online!

Lesson: Don’t give up too easily

This page doesn’t show us full text We should check the library catalogue for print (or maybe even online access)

This page doesn’t show us full text

We should check the library catalogue for print (or maybe even online access)

In this case, we don’t have online or print Go back to the Get it @ Western screen…

In this case, we don’t have online or print

Go back to the Get it @ Western screen…

You can order the article through Interlibrary Loan (RACER) Costs $5 per article; takes 4-10 business days (on average)

You can order the article through Interlibrary Loan (RACER)

Costs $5 per article; takes 4-10 business days (on average)

 

 

Avoiding Plagiarism Cite sources properly Helps other researchers find papers Give credit where credit is due See: Projects in computing and information systems : a student's guide by Christian W. Dawson (link on ECE 9960 page) Citation styles (use ACM or IEEE) RefWorks and the Write-N-Cite plugin for Word When you sign-up for RefWorks, you get an email that contains your ‘group code’. Keep this!

Cite sources properly

Helps other researchers find papers

Give credit where credit is due

See: Projects in computing and information systems : a student's guide by Christian W. Dawson (link on ECE 9960 page)

Citation styles (use ACM or IEEE)

RefWorks and the Write-N-Cite plugin for Word

When you sign-up for RefWorks, you get an email that contains your ‘group code’. Keep this!

Other Sessions Hands-on Introduction to RefWorks Advanced RefWorks

Hands-on

Introduction to RefWorks

Advanced RefWorks

Questions? Contact info: Dan Sich, ECE Librarian phone: 519.661.2111 ext. 80962 eMail/MSN: [email_address] use eMail subject: ECE 9960 question Skype: dansich

Dan Sich, ECE Librarian

phone: 519.661.2111 ext. 80962

eMail/MSN: [email_address]

use eMail subject: ECE 9960 question

Skype: dansich

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