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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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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Include E-Databases & E-Book Collections
  • Search by Keywords
  • Browse by Subject or Title
major education databases
Major Education Databases
  • 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

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
  • 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

Enter

keywords

Search

Results

Limit your search

example
Example
  • 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

Full Text available

searching tips expand your search
Searching tips: Expand your search
  • 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
  • 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

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ERIC EBSCOHost – Refine your results by Subjects, Peer-reviewed Journals, Year, etc.
try it yourself1
Try it yourself
  • 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 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

e g search small class education
E.g. search small 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!Q&A

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