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ITB Library subject guide: research skills for business & humanities

A research guide for business and humanities students of at ITB.

ITB Library

on 11 November 2011

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Transcript of ITB Library subject guide: research skills for business & humanities

Are you a business or
humanities student?
Taking research skills? Do you know what resources are
available in the library to help you? The library is here
to help you! 1. In the library building... 2. The library's online resources... 3. On the Web You can find resources in 3 main places:
in the library building
in the library's online resources
on the web On level 2 you can find your text
books and other relevant books each book in the library has a class number the books are shelved in order according to class number So, on this side of the library the books have a class
number between 000 - 399 and on this side of the library the books have a class number between 400 - 999 You can use the library
catalogue to find the class
number of any library book On level 1 you can find on this side of the library and, on this side of the library And remember... For links to all resources check out:

on campus: Study @ Library

off campus: Moodle
http://moodle.itb.ie/mod/resource/view.php?inpopup=true&id=46386 You can access
online journals & databases They were purchased
for ITB students.
Just like books! These are good academic resources
They are ideal to include in your assignments You can find a complete list of relevant online journals at
Study @ Library

http://elan:8888/Student/StudyatLibrary/SitePages/ResearchBusHum.aspx When you are
on campus
you do not need to login When you
are off campus
you will need
a library PIN
to login Sometimes, it seems like the easiest
place to access resources
is by searching Google and that can be a good place to start But we need to be careful when taking information from the web Some websites are
better than others! Academic resources,
like the books and journals that libraries buy,
are edited.

They are evaluated by the publisher. To get you started, we have a list of useful websites and online
gateways at
Study @ Library

http://elan:8888/Student/StudyatLibrary/SitePages/ResearchBusHum.aspx And remember,
you must decide
whether your online
information is
suitable for a
college assignment These are just some of the resources to help you start your assignment Remember! If you have any other questions Ask A Librarian! LibraryInfo@itb.ie Would you like help selecting
quality resources from the web? ITB Library http://blanchlib.itb.ie level 2 level 1 (available on campus) (available on campus) print journals official publications
theses & projects
reference books Journals are shelved
alphabetically by title Calculators can be borrowed
at the library desk

Newspapers are available on
the newspaper stand See shaded area:

650.072 Research methods for business
658.0072 Business research methods
658.83 Market research
796.06 Research methods for sports management See shaded area:

001.42 Research methods (general)
300.72 Research methods for social science
300.285 Data analysis
305.23072 Research methods with children & young people
306.85072 Research methods with family units
361.3072 Research methods in social work ITB Library
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