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Information literacy - finding information

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Oonagh Monaghan

on 21 June 2013

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Transcript of Information literacy - finding information

Branch out in
the Library

Electronic journals A-Z

Find it at Lincoln Demo
Before you start searching…

The Library catalogue:

The Library catalogue catalogue.library.lincoln.ac.uk

Starting point:
your reading list

What’s in the Library?

Could devise the objectives in terms of the benefits that the session will have to students???
Or look at ANCIL info.

Aims of this session

Final thoughts….

Find it at Lincoln

Library website: library.lincoln.ac.uk

[insert name]
Academic Subject Librarian

Finding information

locate relevant sources
journal articles
sample reading list
books 000-599 on first floor
books 600-999 second floor
print journals - third floor (silent)
dissertations & reservations - ground floor
Learning Development and Mash & Stats -drop-in one-to-one help
Gateway to resources
Access to electronic journals,
subject databases, subject guides....
Provides key information ...opening hours, news, using the Library...
Demo of the Library website
find print and ebooks
print journals
keyword search to combine
author surname and title keywords
large collection of Ebooks
search e-books only
limited printing
use keywords - not assignment title
define topic
alternative terms...
combine words using AND, OR, NOT to broaden or narrow search
Library search engine
searches variety of resources
Library Catalogue
many subject databases
Go beyond your reading list
use keywords
narrow down search
view and review results
have a reference or abstract only?
need to see if full-text available?
type in journal title (not article)
links to database with full-text
locate year and issue
Get to know the Library
Who is your Subject Librarian?
Go to workshops
drop-in to Learning Development
Sport &Psychology
Information literacy tree
Oonagh Monaghan
Alexis Szygowski
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