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  • Optimising Library Resource for Your

    Research

    INFORMATION

    SEARCHING

  • MAIN LIBRARY & BRANCHES

    Perpustakaan Sultanah Zanariah,

    UTM Johor Bahru

    Perpustakaan UTM Kuala

    Lumpur

    Perpustakaan Raja Zarith

    Sofiah

    Institute of Bioproduct

    (IBD) Library

    UTM Razak School Library, Kuala

    Lumpur

    MJIIT Library, Kuala

    Lumpur

    12 Faculty Libraries

  • • 642,639Printed Books

    • 8,920Serial Publication

    • 3,201,670Electronic Media

    • 47Database Title

    • 42,375Cartographic Materials

    • 215,026AV Materials

    LIBRARY COLLECTION

  • WHAT WILL BE COVERED?

    Library Portal

    • OPAC

    • Library Account (Renewal & Reservation Online, Check Fines)

    Online Resources

    • Subscribed Online Databases

    • E-Journal

    • E-Books

    • Summon

    UTM Library Services

    • Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

    • In processing Items Request

    • Reference to Other Libraries Request

    Thesis Requirement

    • Endnote

    • Turnitin

    • Writing References (refer to UTM e-Thesis Manual)

  • HOW TO START SEARCHING FOR

    RESOURCES?

    Task Definition

    Information Seeking Strategy

    Location and Access

    Evaluation

  • STEP 1: TASK DEFINITION

    Group Projects Assignments

    Current Issues

    Curiousity

  • STEP 1: TASK DEFINITION

    1. Topic basic search statements

    2. Delete insignificant words

    3. Identify significant keywords

    • Narrow/broader terms, synonyms,

    alternative phrase

    • A, an, the, for and etc

    4. Add in search techniques

    • Boolean operators – AND, OR, NOT

    • Phrase searching – “xx”

    • Nesting

  • NARROW / BROAD TERMS

    Main idea

    Narrower

    term

    Proton

    Fiat

    Related terms/

    Synonyms

    Automobiles

    Broader terms

    Transportation

    Vehicles

  • BOOLEAN OPERATOR : AND

    a AND b

    Security AND E-commerce

    a b

    • Narrows your

    search

    • Use to

    combine

    different ideas

  • a OR b

    a b

    BOOLEAN OPERATOR : OR

    Security OR E-commerce

    • Broadens

    your search

    • Also use for

    synonyms

  • a NOT b

    a b

    BOOLEAN OPERATOR : OR

    Security NOT E-commerce

    • Excludes

    certain terms

    • Use to make

    the search

    more specific

  • STEP 2: INFORMATION

    SEEKING STRATEGY

    What sources can

    I use?

    Which Sources are

    the BEST for my needs?

  • Printed

    OPAC (LESTARI)

    Electronic

    Online databases

    VITAL (DMS)

    LIBRARY RESOURCES

    BOOKS

    JOURNALS

    THESES

    eBOOKS

    eJOURNALS

    eTHESES

    eSTANDARDS

    NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

    PAST YEAR EXAM PAPERS

    PROCEEDINGS/ CONFERENCE

    PAPERS

  • STEP 3: LOCATION & ACCESS

    Where?

    How?

  • LIBRARY WEBSITE

    http://library.utm.my

  • LESTARI – OPAC

    1. Library – Which library/branches 2. Call Number – Address of the item 3. Material – Type of material 4. Status – Status of the material.

    Open access – available, due, in cataloguing etc.

    1 2 43

  • WHAT IF IT IS NOT AVAILABLE

    IN THE LIBRARY?

     ‘In Processing’ Items Request

    Hold/Reserve Book

     Interlibrary Loan

    Visit to Other Libraries Application

  • WHAT IS

    INTERLIBRARY LOAN (ILL)?

    Service which helps user obtain materials that are unavailable in the UTM Library

    Only for theses (within UTM), printed books & unsubscribed articles from database

    1

    2

  • HOW TO APLLY ILL ?

  • MY LIBRARY ACCOUNT

    • Borrowing records

    • Online renewal

    • Book hold/reservation

    • Check fines

    • Update PIN or address

  • ONLINE DATABASES

    LOGIN WITH ACID/ISID ACCOUNT

    http://ezproxy.psz.utm.my/login

  • A-Z list of

    subscribed

    online

    database

    titles

    including e-

    journal,

    e-book,

    e-standard,

    e-thesis,

    e-proceeding

    etc.

    There are more than

    40 specialized databases

    that the Library subscribe to which are not available on Google® or other common

    search engines.

    ONLINE DATABASES

  • VITAL - DOCUMENT

    MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (DMS)

    Digital collection of the University’s

    intellectual property or

    research output

    Conference proceedings

    UTM theses collection

    Journal articles

    Past years examination

    papers

    Newspaper articles on

    UTM

  • WHERE TO LOG IN DMS?

     Log in using ACID/ISID account

     Choose Restricted Repository

  • STEP 4: EVALUATION

  • A.S.P.E.C.T

    Authority Is there an author’s name?

    Can you locate author’s credentials?

    Evidence of author expertise in subject?

    Similar works by this author?

    Personal recommendations for this

    author?

    Publisher’s credentials and reputation?

    Similar works from this publisher?

  • A.S.P.E.C.T

    Source Is information presented as fact? If yes…

    Does the author provide documentation?

    (Bibliography, Footnotes, etc.)

    If documentation/sources are included,

    are they from credible sources?

  • A.S.P.E.C.T

    Purpose Was this source written to inform and educate?

     Does the source argue a perspective or specific

    opinion?

     Is the source intended to entertain or sell?

     Is the content aimed at a general audience, or is it

    written for readers with expertise in the subject?

     Is the source too basic, too technical, too

    advanced?

     Is the source just right for your research

    needs?

  • A.S.P.E.C.T

    Evenness Does the author recognize other points of

    view?

    Is the information presented objectively

    If the source is biased, does the author

    acknowledge the bias?

  • A.S.P.E.C.T

    Coverage Is the information new? Does it support

    what you have found in other sources?

    Is the source comprehensive or inclusive

    enough for your needs?

    Does this source provide information that

    is relevant to your needs?

  • A.S.P.E.C.T

    Timeliness

    • When was the source published?

    • Is the date appropriate for your topic?

  • ENQUIRY?

    lib-enquiryjb@utm.my

    lib-enquirykl@utm.my

    http://library.utm.my/

    /perpustakaansultanahzanariah

    http://lib-enquiryjb@utm.my/ http://lib-enquirykl@utm.my/ http://library.utm.my/

  • Perpustakaan UTM