Tuesday, May 15, 2012

New e-Resources

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* TOP TEN TIPS FOR ONLINE RESEARCH *

TIP 1:  EBRARY : Academic Complete
e-books have arrived. A wide range of electronic books are now available.
http://site.ebrary.com/lib/whitireiapolytechnic/home.action 
Quick Guide and Quick Start Video.

TIP 2 :  PROQUEST
New platform. New and improved!
http://search.proquest.com/index
Download: Quick Start Guide [3.55MB PDF]

TIP 3 : SUMMON on campus

A new search tool is here.
Searches our library collections of books and articles.
A great starting point for student and staff research.

http://whitireia.summon.serialssolutions.com/
Try: Find e-journals & Citation Linker


TIP 4 : OFF CAMPUS?
Remember to go to MyAthens and use your Athens login.
This is a service provided by the Library.

See: https://auth.athensams.net/?view=15951041&ath_dspid=ATHENS.MY&ath_returl=/my/

Alternatively, use your VPN login. This is a service provided by ICT (Information and Communication Technology Services). See: VPN userguide [PDF 778KB]. Once logged into VPN, follow the links to the library pages.For help with using VPN, contact helpdesk@whitireia.ac.nz

TIP 5 : eTV
NZ & international television programmes are available online.
Ask a librarian for your eTV login.
See: http://www.etv.org.nz/education/login.php


TIP 6 : Get SMART
A new and improved Library Catalogue is here.  Click here to do a search.
SMART membership is now available. SMART allows access to 23 libraries in the Wellington region: including Hutt City, Porirua, Kapiti, Masterton, WelTec, and Whitireia NZ.


TIP 7 : A-Z DATABASES AND eJOURNALS
Visit this Whitireia webpage for a listing of all the databases and eJournals held by the Library: http://www.whitireia.ac.nz/resources/Pages/A-ZLibraryDatabasesandeJournals.aspx


TIP 8 : Get WISER : for information skills

TIP 9 : CATALOGUES : for published works

TIP 10 : DATABASES and eJOURNALS : for online information
Instructions
  • These resources are protected by copyright. They are provided by Whitireia Library for use by individuals who are registered Whitireia staff and students for the purposes of personal use and research. By accessing these databases you agree to these terms and conditions of usage. Your continued access to and usage of these databases indicates your agreement to abide by these terms and conditions.
  • Use Athens Login for off-campus access.

Get WISER

CATALOGUEs

Databases

eJournals


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