VIS4310 Introduction to Museum Studies Exploring Library’s resources Lingnan University Library Sep 2013 Terence Cheung – Reference Librarian Tel: 2616 8572 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org What library service do you use? What sources do you use for your research? Any problems? Today’s Contents • Basic Research Concept & Searching Techniques • Library Catalogue & 1-Search • Consolidated Databases EBSCOhost JSTOR • Databases related to Visual Studies ARTstor Grove Art Online (Oxford Art Online) • News database – Factiva • Theses & Dissertations • Google Scholar • Plagiarism • Citation – Chicago Citation Style • Q&As Make the things right at the beginning. Good investment of time. http://tomfishburne.com/2012/11/creative-brief-2.html By the end of this workshop, you will be able to: • have an overview on different types of library & internet resources in order to select the most appropriate tools in doing research. • apply different search strategies in using the library online catalogue, 1-search, and other Visual Studies related databases in order to extract relevant information efficiently and effectively. • Have an understanding of the basic knowledge on citation and using Chicago style of citation What do you do before you do a research? What Who Why Which Where When Don’t need all the answers at the beginning!!! Research Techniques Boolean Operators AND – both terms will appear in the result. e.g. museum AND film OR – at least either one of the terms will appear in the result. e.g. film OR movie NOT– only find items that do not contain the search term. e.g. film NOT comedy museum AND film OR movie What will you find? Research Techniques Parenthesis ( ) Use parenthesis ( ) to group words together and set the order of the search when using Boolean Operators. e.g. use museum AND (film OR movie) will find items with museum and film or items with museum and movie in the result. Research Techniques Phase Search “ “ Use quotation mark for the exact phase. e.g. use “art history” will find the exact phrase art history in the result instead of items contains art and history separately. Research Techniques Wildcards ? Use question mark for one letter truncation. e.g. use wom?n will find women or woman in the result. * Use asterisk for several letters truncation. e.g. use behavior* will find behavior, behavioral, behaviorist, behaviorism, or behaviorally in the result. Evaluating Information • Authorship and Publishing Body: WHO is the author / publisher? • Target Group: WHO is the intended audience? • Currency: WHEN was the information released? • Purpose: WHY this information was written? • Referral: HOW did the author find this information? Are there references to other sources? • Accuracy : Is the information accurate? Guides@LU Guide for research and using databases Guide for Cultural Studies We have over 260 databases. Good and Bad!!! Databases by types, subjects, A-Z Use the database’s user guide User Guide 1-Search Input the search terms Click this icon to save the article to the list. Narrow down your search by different criteria Research Techniques How to narrow down your search • Use more search terms • Limit the time frame • Limit to scholarly publications • Select appropriate content types • Select appropriate subject • Select appropriate sources 1-Search Advanced Search Advanced Search Search by title, author, publication, etc. Search by title, author, publication, etc. Sort the results by : -relevance -date To limit your search (to have more precise results) by selecting these facets 23 How to View the Full-text ? Click “Full Text Online” to see the online journal article, normally you will be linked to a “Check for Full Text” page 24 How to View Full-text ? Click “Article”, then a new webpage , containing links to view the article, will appear. Click “Journal” and access the journal article by year/volume /page 25 Exercise 1: Which of the following is the title of the dissertations/theses on the topic of marketing of museum published in 2001? A. Investigation of the current marketing practices and consumer orientation in Ontario museums B. Adopting marketing strategies in museums C. Museum marketing: competing in the global marketplace D. Museum management and marketing 26 Exercise 1: Which of the following is the title of the dissertations/theses on the topic of marketing of museum published in 2001 The answer is B • Perform a keyword search on “marketing” and “museum” • Limit the search to “Dissertation/Thesis” • Limit the search to the year 2001 27 EBSCOhost EBSCOhost – Academic Search Premier EBSCOhost – Academic Search Premier EBSCOhost – Academic Search Premier JSTOR 32 32 JSTOR Full-text 33 33 ARTstor 34 34 ARTstor Limited by “Classification” ,“Geography”, etc. 35 35 ARTstor – Exercise Try to search a Chinese painting on Chinese woman within the classification of “Fashion, Costume and Jewelry”. Which is the one you found? A. C. B. D. 36 36 ARTstor – Exercise Try to search a Chinese painting on Chinese woman within the classification of “Fashion, Costume and Jewelry”. Which is the one you found? The answer is C • Perform a keyword search on “Chinese woman” • Limit the search to “Fashion, Costume and Jewelry” under classification 37 37 37 Grove Art Online (Oxford Art Online) 38 38 Grove Art Online e.g. Francois Boucher 39 39 39 Grove Art Online 40 40 40 Grove Art Online & The Oxford Companion to Western Art Enlarge image Biography 41 Grove Art Online 42 42 42 Factiva Factiva Factiva Dissertations Dissertations Google Scholar Click “Settings” Google Scholar Click “Library links” Search “Lingnan University” & “WorldCat” Google Scholar Google Scholar Findit@Lingnan links will appear next to those items which are held by Lingnan University. What is Plagiarism? According to Oxford English Dictionary , Plagiarism refers to: The action or practice of taking someone else‘s work, idea, etc., and passing it off as one's own; literary theft. A particular idea, piece of writing, design, etc., which has been plagiarized; an act or product of plagiary. Plagiarism -- 學術剽竊 (online video) : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0R4WzbOGIY&feature=youtu.be Plagiarism: How to avoid it (Bainbridge College) (Online video) : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2q0NlWcTq1Y User Guide: http://libguides.ln.edu.hk/bibliography_plagiarism 52 Citation Citation Citation Citation Chicago-Style Citation Chicago citation style - Books and journal articles by Genesee Community College http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pUE_hdNjSo& list=UUA4TVHj1LmiEyTO-3kwOAiw Chicago-Style Citation • Book – one author Notes 1. Michael Pollan, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (New York: Penguin, 2006), 99–100. 2. Pollan, Omnivore’s Dilemma, 3. Bibliography Pollan, Michael. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. New York: Penguin, 2006. Chicago-Style Citation • Journal article Notes 1. Joshua I. Weinstein, “The Market in Plato’s Republic,” Classical Philology 104 (2009): 440. 2. Weinstein, “Plato’s Republic,” 452–53. Bibliography Weinstein, Joshua I. “The Market in Plato’s Republic.” Classical Philology 104 (2009): 439–58. Chicago-Style Citation • Book published electronically Notes 1. Philip B. Kurland and Ralph Lerner, eds., The Founders’ Constitution (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987), chap. 10, doc. 19, http://presspubs.uchicago.edu/founders/ (accessed February 28, 2010). Bibliography Kurland, Philip B., and Ralph Lerner, eds. The Founders’ Constitution. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987. http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/. (Accessed February 28, 2010.) Chicago-Style Citation • Article in an online journal Notes 1. Gueorgi Kossinets and Duncan J. Watts, “Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network,” American Journal of Sociology 115 (2009): 411. doi:10.1086/599247 (Accessed February 28, 2010). Bibliography Kossinets, Gueorgi, and Duncan J. Watts. “Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network.” American Journal of Sociology 115 (2009): 405–50. doi:10.1086/599247 (Accessed February 28, 2010). Chicago-Style Citation • Electronic source caption Chicago-Style Citation • Electronic source caption Chicago-Style Citation Electronic source caption Figure 3. Leonardo da Vinci: ‘Mona Lisa’, panel, 600×470 mm, c. 1500–07 (Paris, Musée du Louvre); Photo credit: Réunion des Musées Nationaux/Art Resource, NY." In Grove Art Online. Oxford Art Online, http://www.oxfordartonline.com/ subscriber/article/img/grove/art/ F014932 (accessed September 22, 2011). Chicago-Style Citation Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide .html The Chicago manual of style online [electronic resource] http://www.library.ln.edu.hk/eresources/restrict/chicagom anual.html Chicago-Style Citation - Exercise 1. Form a group of 2-3 persons. 2. In the given envelop, you will find pieces of paper with parts of a citation. 3. One set in pink (for book) and one set in blue (for journal article), separate them first. 4. Make one Chicago-style citation note for a book (pink). 5. Make one Chicago-style citation bibliography for a journal article (blue). 6. The fastest team with the correct answer is the winner. The next best thing to knowing something is knowing where to find it. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author. Library Workshops http://www.library.ln.edu.hk/services/workshops Need Help? 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