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Library Workshop for BA(CEE) Students. Sept 2011 HKIEd Library. Outline. Basics and Overview Finding a particular journal article quickly by e-journal list or Google Scholar Database in Focus – ERIC on EBSCOhost About RefWorks

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Library workshop for ba cee students

Library Workshop for BA(CEE) Students

Sept 2011

HKIEd Library


Outline
Outline

  • Basics and Overview

  • Finding a particular journal article quickly by e-journal list or Google Scholar

  • Database in Focus – ERIC on EBSCOhost

  • About RefWorks

  • Another Educational Resource Example – ProQuest Education Databases

  • Q&A


Hkied library website http www lib ied edu hk
HKIEd Library Websitehttp://www.lib.ied.edu.hk

Search for books, journals, media resources


Finding a particular article
Finding a Particular Article

  • Is this article available in the Library?

  • Sadler, P. M. & Good, E. (2006). The impact of self- and peer-grading on student learning. Educational Assessment, 11(1), 1-31. doi:10.1207/s15326977ea1101_1


Finding a particular article via google scholar edlink
Finding a Particular Article – via Google Scholar + EdLINK

  • Is this article available in the Library?

    Sadler, P. M. & Good, E. (2006). The impact of self- and peer-grading on student learning. Educational Assessment, 11(1), 1-31. doi:10.1207/s15326977ea1101_1



Try it yourself
Try it yourself from off-campus

  • Use EdLINK via the E-Journal Tab or Google Scholar to check if these articles are available in the Library

    Miller, S. & Helms, J. (2010). The Disease that Infected Half the World: Mathematics, Biology, and History. PRIMUS, 20(3), 245-260. doi:10.1080/10511971003587287

    Jonsson, A, Baartman, L. K. J., & Lennung, S. A. (2009). Estimating the quality of performance assessments: The case of an ‘interactive examination’ for teacher competencies. Learning Environments Research, 12(3), 225-241. doi:10.1007/s10984-009-9061-z


Sidetrack doi
Sidetrack: DOI from off-campus

  • DOI = Digital Object Identifier

    • It is the unique ID assigned by publishers to an online object (could be an article, a journal, a book, a book chapter, etc)

    • It's used in APA citation style

    • For details: http://www.doi.org/

  • You may get a direct hit in Google Scholar by entering the DOI

  • Direct access format:

    • http://dx.doi.org/xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx where the last part is the DOI (e.g. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10511971003587287)


E resources
E-Resources from off-campus

  • Include E-Databases & E-Book Collections

  • Search by Keywords

  • Browse by Subject or Title


E resources by subject e g education
E-Resources by Subject from off-campus – E.g. Education


Major education databases
Major Education Databases from off-campus

  • ERIC (via EBSCOhost)

  • Education Research Complete

  • ProQuest Education Journals

  • Education Full Text


Other relevant databases for ba cee students
Other Relevant Databases for BA(CEE) Students from off-campus

Proquest Research Library (ProQuest)

Academic Search Premier (EBSCOHost)

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses

Humanities Full Text

JSOTR. Arts & Sciences Collection

PsycINFO / PsycArticles / Psybooks

Web of Science (Arts & Humanities Citation Index / Social Sciences Citation Index)

SCOPUS

Literature Online (LION)

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)

MLA International Bibliography


Major local chinese databases
Major Local / Chinese Databases from off-campus

  • HK Education Bibliographic Database (香港教育文獻數據庫)

  • Dissertations and Theses Collection (DTC)

  • 臺灣期刊論文索引系統 PerioPath Index to Taiwan Periodical Literature System

  • 中文電子期刊服務 CEPS

  • 中文電子學位論文服務 CETD

  • 中國知網

    • 中國期刊全文數據庫

    • 中國優 秀碩士學位論文全文數據庫

    • 中國博士學位論文全文數據庫

  • 中國學位論文全文 數據庫

  • 華人社會教育文獻資源中心 Chinese ERIC (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

  • 香港中文期刊論 文索引 HKInChiP




Access to eric database
Access to ERIC database or search ERIC)

Enter

keywords

Search

Results

Limit your search


Example
Example or search ERIC)

  • Your research topic: Is goal setting a useful strategy for learning English as a second language?

  • Identify the Keywords:

    English as second language AND goal setting

  • Use indexes / thesaurus / descriptors to check related terms where necessary.

    How many records retrieved?


Example1
Example or search ERIC)

Full Text available


Searching tips expand your search
Searching tips: Expand your search or search ERIC)

  • Use “expanders” from the database search screen to expand your search

  • Use Boolean operator “OR” to include more search terms

    e.g. Second language learning or english as second language or esl

  • Use truncation (*) to expand your search term in alternative way

    e.g. learn* to search for learning, learns, learner, etc.


Searching tips narrow your search
Searching tips: Narrow your search or search ERIC)

  • Use “Limiter” from the database search screen to limit your search results in various way

  • Consider the suggested “Narrow Search Results by Subject” from the search result screen

  • Use Boolean operator “AND” to limit search results to a narrower scene

    e.g. peer assessment AND higher education


ERIC EBSCOHost – Refine your results by Subjects, Peer-reviewed Journals, Year, etc.


Reduced from over 300 results to 56 by selecting Peer-reviewed Journals, Year, etc.peer reviewed and 2000 and after



Try it yourself1
Try it yourself (SmartText Searching)

  • Topic: transfer of learning techniques in bilingual education

  • Suggested keywords:

    Learning transfer and bilingual education

  • How many records retrieved?

  • How to expand or narrow down your search results? (what is ERIC's descriptor for transfer of learning techniques? Have you tried bilingual* instead of bilingualism? …)

  • Can you find full text for articles with no full text from ERIC?

  • Have you tried the Find Similar Results (SmartText Searching) function?






About ref works
About (SmartText Searching)RefWorks

Web-based Bibliographic Management Tool

Create your own reference databases

Import references from library catalogues & databases

Manage & organize your references in folders

Search your references

Adding your own keywords & comments

Can be integrated with MS-Word to create in-text citations & reference list in preferred style

Accessible by computers connected to Internet


Accessing refworks
Accessing RefWorks (SmartText Searching)




How to import references from library e resources1
How to Import References RefWorksfrom Library E-resources


Another education resources proquest education databases
Another Education Resources: RefWorksProQuest Education Databases



E g search small class education
E.g. search RefWorkssmall class education

Suggested Topics  e.g. Class size AND Academic achievement



Sneak preview discovery services an all in one quick search to be implemented later this year
Sneak Preview – Discovery Services: an all in one quick search to be implemented later this year


Thank you q a
Thank You! search to be implemented later this yearQ&A

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