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UEL Library Resources - Databases Simone Okolo Subject Librarian – ADI 020 8223 2666 S.N.Okolo@uel.ac.uk
In this presentation we will look at databases Databases store articles on line. They can be accessed by Athens Account. They can be searched by key word. They contain academic material. Don’t Google – use the databases!
Athens Account To access any of UEL electronic resources, you will need a username and password (Athens Account) Your Athens account has been set up for you and the information email to you. Username uel12u followed by your student number e.g. uel12u3321254 Password your date of birth eg. 06-Mar-66
The following are useful databases for ADI Ebsco – journal articles (including business) Keynote - fashion marketing Nexis - newspapers Euromonitor – country reports and statistics Jstor – academic journal articles (including history) Project Muse – full text articles – Media and Cultural Studies Arts Bibliographies Modern – abstract database for art/photography
Access all databases through the library homepage
Accessing Databases For a list of electronic resources, click on Subject Page link, and access the Arts and Digital Industries page Access databas es by clicking on 1 st letter of name
Ebsco – full text journal articles Click on E for Ebsco
Click on off campus and you will be asked for Athens Account There is a Quick Guide available for each database
Arts Bibiographies Modern- click on A on the A to Z list
Referencing If you consult a source such as a journal and use it in your assignment, you must acknowledge this by referencing For information on using the Harvard style of referencing, see the library homepage and the Info Skills Tutorial. “Cite Them Right” is an excellent guide to referencing and the ebook is available from UEL PLUS, under Campus Bookmarks.
Info Skills – online tutorial covering referencing, resources etc.
Choose Arts and Humanities and enter search term
If article is not available elctronically, then type the title into the library catalogue to see if we have the hard copy. Click sfx button to see if article is available full text on another database
Interlibrary Loan If we don’t have a book or journal at UEL, you can get request it via Interlibrary loan. Please check the library website for instructions. See link below. Interlibrary Loans
Contact Simone Okolo 020 8223 2666 S.N.Okolo@uel.ac.uk http://www.uel.ac.uk/lls/services/artdesign Ask a Librarian – online chat available from Library Homepage