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1 UEL Library Resources - Databases Simone Okolo Subject Librarian – ADI 020 8223 2666

2 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!

3 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

4 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

5 Access all databases through the library homepage

6 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

7 Ebsco – full text journal articles Click on E for Ebsco

8 Click on off campus and you will be asked for Athens Account There is a Quick Guide available for each database

9 Click on Ebscohost Web

10 Click in box for Academic Search Complete and Business Source Complete. You could also try Greenfile

11 Click in full text box and enter search terms. Click on Search

12 Add to folder to save or click into full text

13 Ebsco Tips Check the right hand side of the result screen to results spilt into ‘Subject’ or ‘Publication’ Use the date option on the search interface to narrow down results.

14 Read article online or print, email or save. Save several articles in the folder and then email them all at one time.

15 Keynote – marketing info – log in with Athens Account

16 Do keyword search to bring up reports

17 Click on title to access report. Use index on right to navigate

18 Nexis for Newspapers. Click on N on A to Z list and choose Off Campus Enter search terms Narrow down by choosing Major Mentions

19 Narrow down further by choosing group of newspapers e.g. UK Broadsheets from Sources Click on Search Narrow down by date

20 Click on highlighted text to read it online. You can also save and email by clicking on icons on top right.

21 Euromonitor – for statistics and country reports. Click on E on A to Z list and enter Athens Account Do keyword search

22 Results

23 From Countries and Consumers, choose Consumer Trends and Lifestyles

24 Select country from Consumer Lifestyles or Country Pulse for detailed reports

25 For example

26 Jstor for academic articles. Access Jstor from A to Z list. Click on off campus and enter Athens Account. Enter search terms and click search

27 Save pdf of full text articles

28 Example of Jstor article

29 Project Muse – Click on P from A to Z list Click on browse and choose area

30 Click in box to ensure full text access

31 Then enter key word

32 Results!

33 Arts Bibiographies Modern- click on A on the A to Z list

34 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.

35 Info Skills – online tutorial covering referencing, resources etc.

36 Choose Arts and Humanities and enter search term

37 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

38 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

39 Contact Simone Okolo 020 8223 2666 Ask a Librarian – online chat available from Library Homepage

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