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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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  • 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
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 readings1

Subject number

selected items for 27348
Selected items for 27348

Selected items for 27348 – critical issues in global tourism

finding books
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

My Library has many functions:

  • renew items
  • keep your Library reading history
  • export records
other resources
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
finding articles in different arts and business databases
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
Humanities databases

Arts databases

  • Project Muse
  • Social Science citation index
  • Art Abstracts
  • Academic Research Library
connecting to databases 2
Connecting to databases (2)

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

  • 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
tips on research topic searches
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
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
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)
online reference books
Online Reference books

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

  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Britannica Online
  • Oxford Reference Online
tourism 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
library training sessions harvard uts
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
instant messenger chat
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
Your contacts
  • Primary Contact:

[email protected]

Tel: 9514 5359

Tel: 9514 5574

Tel: 9514 3288

Tel: 9514 3316

Tel: 9514 3722