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Welcome. This session will update you on : resources on the UTS Library website business and tourism databases electronic journals and journal articles help with Harvard(UTS). Getting access to resources. you have 24 hour access to the Library’s electronic resources

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Welcome

  • This session will update you on:

    • resources on the UTS Library website

    • business and tourism databases

    • electronic journals and journal articles

    • help with Harvard(UTS)


Getting access to resources

  • you have 24 hour access to the Library’s electronic resources

  • you can log in at home, work, the Library, Business Faculty labs, UTS computer labs

  • how? You need to activate your UTS webmail username and passwordhttps://email.itd.uts.edu.au/email/

  • then use the username and password to access the Library


E-readings

  • lecture notes and selected resources for your subject like journal articles and book chapters can be found under:

    Subject Resources

  • search by subject name or number


E-Readings

Subject number


Selected items for 27348

Selected items for 27348 – critical issues in global tourism


E readings – available online


Use the Library catalogue


Finding books

  • use Title in the Library catalogue to find known items. E.g. type “Deconstructing sport history”

  • use Keyword to find items on a topic. E.g. type “global culture” in the keyword search

  • you can request a city copy to be sent to Kuring-gai for pick up


My Library

My Library has many functions:

  • renew items

  • keep your Library reading history

  • export records


New feature – your reading history in My Library


Other resources

  • items can be requested and borrowed from other NSW and interstate Universities

  • pick them up from the desk at each campus Library

  • delivery in 2-4 working days

  • go to the Bonus icon or via the catalogue


Accessing books from other Universities – use BONUS


Electronic journal


Available online


Full text article available

PDF full text


Finding articles in different arts and business databases

Sport and tourism databases

  • Science Direct

  • Sociological abstracts

  • SportDiscus

  • Expanded Academic Index

  • Newsbank or Factiva (newspapers)


Humanities databases

Arts databases

  • Project Muse

  • Social Science citation index

  • Art Abstracts

  • Academic Research Library


Find databases: Subject – Business – Leisure, Sport and Tourism


Connecting to databases (2)

Scroll down to the database you want and then click on the database name


Sociological Abstracts


Searching for articles on arts and Australia


Using

  • many databases do not hold the full text of an article

  • use the link to find it on another UTS subscription database

  • it will take you to the article if UTS has a subscription


Link via


Tips on research topic searches

  • break your topic up into keywords to find articles, reports and information

  • use synonyms i.e. backpacker or budget travel or hostels

  • limit your research to recent articles


What are refereed journals?

  • refereed journals have an editorial board to approve publication, a reference list and up to date contact details

  • they are also known as peer reviewed articles


Database search techniques

  • use the connecting words and/or

  • the truncation symbol * enables a word to be searched by its stem, eg. manag* searches for manage, manager, management, etc.

  • the wildcard symbol ? ensures different spellings are searched, eg. Globali?ation searches for globalisation (AUS) or globalization (USA)


Other leisure, sport and arts resources – study guides


Online Reference books

Use the Find database tool to find electronic reference books and resources

  • Australian Bureau of Statistics

  • Britannica Online

  • Oxford Reference Online


Australian Bureau of Statistics


Tourism statistics

  • Australian Bureau of Statistics

  • TRA – Tourism Research Australia

  • CD Mota available to 2006 on CD. Trial of online version first semester 2009

  • Study guide – leisure, sport and tourism http://www.lib.uts.edu.au/students/my-subject-resources/study-guides/leisure/leisure-studies/statistics


Britannica Online


Oxford Reference Online: Foucault -


Library training sessions – Harvard (UTS)

Library training sessions can be booked online for help with referencing software

  • Endnote – download from website

  • Refworks – log on via Library catalogue


via via the Library catalogue


Referencing Harvard (UTS)


Contact a UTS librarian


Instant messenger - chat

The Library Chat service will be returning on 23 February 2009 for Semester 1 with operating hours between 1pm to 6pm, Mondays to Thursdays and 1pm to 5pm Fridays.


Your contacts

  • Primary Contact:

    [email protected]

    Tel: 9514 5359

  • Other members of the Business and Law team are available to assist you:

    • [email protected]

      Tel: 9514 5574

    • [email protected]

      Tel: 9514 3288

    • [email protected]

      Tel: 9514 3316

    • [email protected]

      Tel: 9514 3722


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