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Welcome  This session will update you on :  resources on the UTS Library website  business and leisure databases  electronic journals and journal articles.

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1 Welcome  This session will update you on :  resources on the UTS Library website  business and leisure databases  electronic journals and journal articles  help with Harvard(UTS)

2 Getting access to resources  you have 24 hour access to the Library’s electronic resources  you can log in at home, work, the Library, Business Faculty labs, UTS computer labs  how? You need to activate your UTS webmail username and password https:// .itd.uts.edu.au/ / https:// .itd.uts.edu.au/ /  then use the username and password to access the Library

3 E-readings  lecture notes and selected resources for your subject like journal articles and book chapters can be found under: Subject Resources  search by subject name or number 27717

4 E-Readings Subject number

5 Selected items for 27717

6 Using the new Library catalogue

7 City campus items can be requested to be picked up at KC

8 Finding books  use Title in the Library catalogue to find known items. E.g. type “StadiamAtlas”  use Keyword to find items on a topic. E.g. type “short break holiday” in the keyword search  you can request a city copy to be sent to Kuring-gai for pick up

9 StadiamAtlas: technical recommendations for grandstands in modern stadia. Nixdorf, S

10 My Library My Library has many functions:  renew items  keep your Library reading history  export records

11 New feature – your reading history in My Library

12 Other resources  items can be requested and borrowed from other NSW and interstate Universities  pick them up from the desk at each campus Library  delivery in 2-4 working days  go to the Bonus icon or via the catalogue

13 Accessing books from other Universities – use BONUS

14 Electronic journal – Managing Leisure: an international journal

15 Available online from many databases Online sources for Managing Leisure Ingenta ConnectIngenta Connect January Business Source PremierBusiness Source Premier January Informaworld Journals January Informaworld Journals Available in print Kuring-Gai Campus mana

16 Full text article available PDF full text

17 Finding articles in different leisure and business databases Leisure & business databases  ABI/Inform (Global)  Business Source Premier  Expanded Academic Index  Newsbank or Factiva (newspapers)  Science Direct  Sociological abstracts

18 Humanities databases Arts databases  Project Muse  Social Science citation index  Art Abstracts  Academic Research Library

19 Find databases: Subject – Business – Leisure, Sport and Tourism

20 Connecting to databases (2) Scroll down to the database you want and then click on the database name

21 ABI/INFORM -Global

22 Full text available

23 Using  many databases do not hold the full text of an article  use the link to find it on another UTS subscription database  it will take you to the article if UTS has a subscription

24 Link via

25 Tips on research topic searches  break your topic up into keywords to find articles, reports and information  use synonyms i.e. event or budget travel or hostels  limit your research to recent articles

26 What are refereed journals?  refereed journals have an editorial board to approve publication, a reference list and up to date contact details  they are also known as peer reviewed articles

27 Database search techniques  use the connecting words and/or  the truncation symbol * enables a word to be searched by its stem, eg. manag* searches for manage, manager, management, etc.  the wildcard symbol ? ensures different spellings are searched, eg. Globali?ation searches for globalisation (AUS) or globalization (USA)

28 Other leisure, sport and arts resources – study guides

29 Online Reference books Use the Find database tool to find electronic reference books and resources  Australian Bureau of Statistics  Britannica Online  Oxford Reference Online

30 Australian Bureau of Statistics

31 Tourism statistics  Australian Bureau of Statistics  TRA – Tourism Research Australia  Study guide – leisure, sport and tourism resources/study-guides/leisure/leisure-studies/statistics

32 Tourism Research Australia

33 Britannica Online

34 Oxford Reference Online: Qualitative research

35 Library training sessions – Harvard (UTS) Library training sessions can be booked online for help with referencing software  Endnote – download from website  Refworks – log on via Library catalogue

36 Endnote via the Library web page

37 Accessing Refworks via the Library catalogue

38 Contact a UTS librarian

39 Instant messenger - chat  Library Chat service is operating between 1pm to 6pm, Mondays to Thursdays and 1pm to 5pm Fridays  The Library is now on Facebook and Twitter for more updates

40 Your contacts  Primary Contact: Tel:  Other members of the Business and Law team are available to assist you: Tel: Tel: Tel: Tel:


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