Published on March 10, 2014
Click to add title The Library Your research Link to the Sciences • click to add text Presenters: David Honeybone, Liaison Librarian, Land & Environment Guido Tresoldi, Liaison Librarian, Earth Sciences #unilibrary
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Click to add title • click to add text • Introduction to the Library’s quality research resources • Strategies for finding Information • Tips to effectively use the Library catalogue • How to access Discovery to find electronic resources including, journals and indexes #unilibrary
Click to add title • Finding books and online resources • click to add text • Searching and finding information for your research • Referencing and reference management • Locating study spaces, PCs, printers, etc. #unilibrary
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Click to add title • click to add text • Science & Engineering collection • Architecture Library • East Asian Collection • Bookable rooms • PCs and printing • Extended hours zone #unilibrary
Click to add title • click to add text • • • • Biomedical sciences collection Bookable rooms Access to PCs and printing Extended hours zone #unilibrary
library.unimelb.edu.au Click to add title • click to add text • Discovery • Catalogue • Library Chat • Subject Research Guides • Re:Cite #unilibrary
Click to add title Your student card is your Library and printing card • click to add text borrow 100 items at a time Renew up to 10 times on 28-day and 7-day loans No renewals on hourly or overnight loans #unilibrary Renew up to 4 times on Music Scores
Click to add title 32 Rooms Book anytime over 6 locations anywhere Group study spacesadd text • click to Book for up to 2 hours #unilibrary 400 PCs Book for up to 30 minutes or 3 hours
Research Cycle Analyse the Problem Search and Retrieve Information Identify search tools #unilibrary Identify concepts, keywords, authors Create a search strategy
Example Topic: Remote Sensing of Vegetation from Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Platforms 1. Identify main concepts Remote sensing #unilibrary vegetation Unmanned aerial vehicles
Identify concepts & keywords #unilibrary
Brainstorm keywords Remote sensing Vegetation Unmanned aerial vehicles Remote sensors Crop Crops Unmanned aerial vehicles UAV UAVs Sensor Sensors sensing Agriculture Agricultural Remotely piloted vehicles Remotely Operated Vehicles Fields Autopilot radio-controlled (RC) airplane Plants Drone aircraft Airborne platforms #unilibrary
Online Search Statements Narrow or broaden your search using the Boolean Operators and, or, not 1. 2. 3. Remote and sensing and vegetation (Remote or sensing or vegetation) and vehicles Remote or vegetation not hyperspectral Work from the general to the specific – build your search strategy gradually • Scroll through your search result to identify relevant material • Read the abstracts of articles to help decide whether they are relevant – evaluate for quality • Refine • Search if necessary #unilibrary
Where to start! #unilibrary #
Library Catalogue Request items Bonus Interlibrary Loans CAVAL & national borrowing schemes #unilibrary
Discovery #unilibrary #
Library Search Tools Overview Library Catalogue A-Z Databases Discovery Digital Collections #unilibrary A-Z eJournals
Searching Sources Getting and reading your results What type of document is it? Source it Melbourne In some cases you can get it straight away as full text. You can refine your search #unilibrary *
Why Use Individual Databases? More specific search for area of research Allows for more targeted filtering May provide more links to further keywords #unilibrary
Some science databases Web of Science Scopus Current Contents Connect Science Direct SciFinder Web # #unilibrary
Subject specific databases INSPEC CHEMnetBase GeoRef MathSciNet (AMS) Pubmed/Medline CINAHL PsycINFO Embase MD Consult #unilibrary
Subject Research Guides #unilibrary
Evaluating Sources Checklist for evaluating sources of information Authority • Who is the author? • What are his/her qualifications? Objectivity • Is there bias? • How are the claims justified? Intended Audience • General public or scientific community? Accuracy • Facts/figures/dates cited and references included? Currency • How up to date is the information? #unilibrary
Researcher@Library http://library.unimelb.edu.au/research/ #unilibrary
Citing & Referencing #unilibrary
Citing & Referencing Tips Which Style? Style manual or guidelines Bibliographic management software #unilibrary • Check your course guide, assessment sheets or with your supervisor. • Re-cite • Science Research Subject Guides • EndNote • RefWorks #
Take Home Message #unilibrary
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