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finding and managing information for your doctorate including endnote part 1

Finding and managing information for your doctorate (including Endnote): part 1

David Heading and Richard Pears

part 1 overview
Part 1 overview
  • Keyword searching
  • Managing information - Introduction to Endnote
  • Advanced searching and limiting options
  • Break
  • Endnote and Word
  • Accessing information
what is the first thing you would do
What is the first thing you would do?

Ask:

  • What is it for?
  • What do you want me to do with it?
  • How much information do I need?
define your information need
Define your information need
  • Background
  • Basic facts/ definition
  • In depth secondary information
  • Critical responses
  • Data
  • Primary material
how to search
How to search
  • Effective searching should
    • Reduce the time spent looking for information
    • Maximise the quality and appropriateness of results
  • Keyword – Part 1
  • Advanced search options – Part 1
  • Related material – Part 2
  • Citations and references – Part 2
keyword searching
Keyword searching
  • Narrowing your search
    • Phrase searching “Truth and Reconciliation Commission”
    • Proximity Truth within # reconciliation
    • Additional keywords AND Chile
    • Excluding irrelevant results NOT South Africa
keyword searching1
Keyword searching
  • Opening up your search
    • Synonyms butterfly OR lepidoptera
    • Alternative spellingsorgani?ation will find organisation and organization
    • Word stemseducat* will find education, educational, educationalist, educating
  • Terminology and symbols vary, depending on which database or catalogue you are using
slide11
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Examining the impact of teenagecrime in the inner city

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youth juvenile adolescen*

youth

adolescen*

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( theft OR “anti-social shoplift*

thief) behavio?r”

“anti-social

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crim*

AND

AND

“inner city”

cit* London

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London

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keyword strategy hands on
Keyword strategy hands-on
  • write a research question connected to your subject in the box at the top
  • identify the keywords within your title / questionand write these at the start of the rows
  • write synonyms next to each keyword
  • Use wildcards, truncation symbols where possible
advanced search options
Advanced search options
  • Narrow results either before or after you search
  • Limit to location, format, subject area, date range, document type etc.
  • Database or catalogue specific
advanced searching hands on
Advanced Searching Hands-on
  • Choose a database or catalogue
  • Enter your search strategy
  • Try and limit your results before and after you search
which resource
Which resource?
  • known item OR resource discovery
  • introductory OR in-depth
  • subscription OR freely available
  • full text OR bibliographic
  • current OR historic/non-recent
  • generic OR subject-specific
  • primary OR secondary
finding the right tool for the job
Finding the right tool for the job
  • Thorough assessment of what available: Google Scholar
  • Manageable number of results: subject specific database such as IBSS
  • Full text journal articles: Jstor
  • Most up to date research: Science Direct
  • Primary material: EEBO
  • Popular commentary: Nexis UK
accessing print resources
Accessing Print Resources
  • Borrow 40 books for up to 6 months
  • Renewals and recalls
  • Copy service and postal loans for p-t students
    • For print not in stock
    • Ask if the library can purchase it
    • Use Document Delivery Service and check to see if your department covers costs
    • SCONUL Access allows you to visit and borrow from other institutions
accessing electronic resources
Accessing Electronic Resources
  • Use library web pages and catalogue
  • Need to sign in when off campus
  • Full text may require use of resources in tandem
  • For bibliographic databases use to find out if we have access
  • Double check the catalogue if nothing found, or if ConneXions not available
  • Find a print version - make use of Document Delivery Service or SCONUL Access if we don’t have what you need.
accessing resources hands on
Accessing Resources Hands-on
  • Look at what is available at other institutions in print using COPAC or WorldCat
  • Try accessing e-resources from references-only database using ConneXions
  • Look at Document Delivery options for your department
  • Look at the information about SCONUL Access if you are not already a member
summary
Summary
  • Spend a little time thinking about
    • what sort of information you need and how you are going to search
    • what sort of resources you want and how you will access them
  • and you will save time by having a more relevant and useful set of results
  • Endnote saves you time and improves quality and consistency of citations and references
part 2
Part 2
  • Using citations and references
  • Finding related material
  • Styles of referencing in Endnote
  • Keeping up to date with new research

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