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1 Introduction to e-resources How the UL can help you find what you want on the web

2 You might want to … Find books and articles on your reading list Carry out a literature search for your dissertation Stay up-to-date with research in your field Manage the information you find

3 1. Finding specific items E-journal articles E-books

4 Start here …

5 Find your subject area

6 CrossSearch for e-journal articles

7 Advanced CrossSearch

8 E-journals A-Z

9 Find e-books

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11 CrossSearch

12 2. Doing a literature search Browsing for background information Searching for published work about an author or topic of your choice Degree of academic rigour

13 Explore your subject

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15 Thinking about your topic Napoleon OR Nelson (either name) Napoleon AND Nelson (both names) Napoleon NOT brandy (excluded word) “Napoleon Bonaparte” (as a phrase)

16 Thinking about your topic Trafalgar = naval OR sea OR maritime OR marine = battle OR conflict OR combat OR action …

17 Sample databases or via

18 3. Staying up-to-date Saved searches Citation alerts

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21 Get the most out of Google

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23 4. Managing your information (save and tag URLs) (reference management) EndNote or EndNote Web (via WoK)

24 Delicious

25 Zotero

26 Help and feedback Slides at Online help Evaluation forms


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