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Resources and services: UCT Libraries. By Susanne Noll. The Library’s Homepage. The Commerce Library’s Homepage. Library’s Homepage Commerce Homepage. ALEPH.

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resources and services uct libraries

Resources and services: UCT Libraries

By Susanne Noll

Library Resources

the library s homepage
The Library’s Homepage

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aleph
ALEPH
  • Use the catalogue to locate books, journals, CDs, Videos and DVDs available in the library. Search the catalogue using keywords, subject, author, or title. You will find the link to the catalogue on the libraries homepage at http://www.lib.uct.ac.za

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menu and links
Menu and links

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print material
Print Material
  • Most print material (books, journals) is found in two main groupings within the library classification system:
  • 001 - 005: mainly information on computers, including their management650 - 658: mainly management, including the use of computers.
  • A particularly useful section for IS Management is the range from 658.4038 to 658.4058011

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examples of reference books
Examples of Reference Books
  • Internet Access in South Africa CR 004.678 GOLD
  • Information technologies CR 004.05 INF
  • Qualitative Research in Information Systems

CR 658.4038011 QUAL

  • Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management

CR 658.4038 ENCY

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print journals
Print Journals
  • All journals with the same shelf numbers, namely 001 - 005 and 650 – 658 are on Information Systems.
  • Latest ones in Current Journals Reading Room
  • Bound copies , 1 – 10 years in Commerce Section
  • Older than 10 years - Basement

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examples of print information systems journals at uct
EXAMPLES of PRINT INFORMATION SYSTEMS journals at UCT
  • Australian Journals of Information Systems 658.4038005 AUS 1995-
  • Decision Support Systems 658.403005 DEC 1990+ (also available online)
  • Information Resources Management Journal 658.403805 2000+
  • Information Systems Research 004.205 INF 1990+
  • International Journal of Information Management 658.403805 SOC 1986+
  • Journal of Global Information Technology Management 658.403805 JOU
  • Journal of Management Information Systems 658.0505 JOU 1988+

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the library catalogue
The Library Catalogue

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browse and search options
Browse and search options

Browse

Search

Use Browse if you are looking for a specific book, of which you know exactly the title or the author

Use Search if you are searching for any books about a subject or an author etc

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Browse and search options

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result
Result

click

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book in or out
Book in or out?

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bibliographic databases
Bibliographic databases
  • Electronic indexesto journal or magazine articles, containing citations, abstracts and often either the full text of the articles indexed, or links to the full text
  • An index is a list of words or phrases and associated pointers to where useful material relating to that heading can be found in a document

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databases
Databases

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example
Example

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databases by platform
Databases by Platform

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Databases by platform

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ebsco
Ebsco

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ebsco has 4 relevant journal databases for is
Ebsco has 4 relevant journal databases for IS
  • Academic Search Premier
  • Business Source Premier
  • Econlit
  • Masterfile

Other databases are about different disciplines like natural sciences, Health Sciences, Humanities, etc and not suitable for us

CHOOSE these 4 and click on CONTINUE

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basic search
Basic Search

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combine terms
Combine terms

Too many results!

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results
Results

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folder
Folder

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directly into refworks
Directly into RefWorks

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advanced search
Advanced Search

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boolean operators wildcards and brackets
Boolean Operators, wildcards and brackets
  • And
  • Or
  • Not
  • ?
  • *
  • Information technology AND brain drain AND (employ* OR jobs OR labo?r) NOT United States

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emerald
Emerald

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emerald1
Emerald

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ACM

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j stor
J-Stor

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jstor
JSTOR

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isi web of knowledge
ISI Web of Knowledge

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csa illumina2
CSA Illumina

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results1
Results

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thesis and dissertations
Thesis and Dissertations

national

international

index to newspapers
Index to newspapers

Business Day, Sunday Times, Financial Mail, Africa News

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electronic journals
Electronic journals

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td net
TD Net

PLUS Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS)

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off campus access
Off-campus access

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last but not least
Last but not least….

Covers peer reviewed articles, thesis, books, abstracts, preprints, conference papers

Searches many sources

Finds articles, papers, abstracts, citations

Locates through libraries or the Web

Learns about other papers in same category using the amount of citations in other scholarly papers

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results2
Results

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refworks
RefWorks

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refworks1
RefWorks

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refworks2
RefWorks

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refworks3
RefWorks

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refworks4
RefWorks

Add references (books, journal articles, electronic journal articles, newspaper snippets, pamphlets, CD’s, DVD’s, interviews and other ‘grey’ literature) to bibliography while reading

  • mostly manually
  • export/import via databases
  • import via electronic journals
  • via Google Scholar

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write n cite
Write-n-Cite

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write n cite1
Write-n-Cite

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write n cite2
Write-n-Cite

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refwork
RefWork

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contact details
Contact Details

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