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Ideas and Exposition + Critiques and Expression: UTW1001C

Library Hacks

1. Getting past paywall: LibKey nomad

2. Getting past paywall: proxy bookmarklet

3. Link NUS Libraries to Google Scholar

- Set up LibKey Nomad

https://libguides.nus.edu.sg/findfulltext/libkeynomad

- Go to Google and type in the search box

Toward a Theory of Offense: Should You Feel Offended

 

 

- Click on Download PDF to access the article using your NUSNET ID and password

 

 

- Install the proxy bookmarklet     

https://libguides.nus.edu.sg/findfulltext/proxybookmark

- Go to Google and type in the search box

The Ethics of Legal Coercion

 

- Click on the bookmarklet link at the toolbar.

- Next, access the full-text by authenticating using your NUSNET ID and password.

- Set up FindIt!@NUS Libraries

https://libguides.nus.edu.sg/findfulltext/findit

- Go to Google Scholar and type in the search box

Constitutionalizing the harm principle

 

 

- Use the FindIt@NUS Libraries link to access the article by authenticating using your NUSNET ID and password.

 

 

 

Session Content

1. Ideation & Search Tools

- Ideation

Using 5W IH framework: What, When, Where, Who, Why, How

- Which search tool?
FindMore, Database
or Google Scholar

2. FindMore: One Search

- Go to https://lib.nus.edu.sg

- Enter the keywords in the search box, e.g. "harm principle"

- The results are sorted by relevance.

- Click on the facets on the left panel to refine the search.

- Mark each item to save in 'Saved Items' folder.

- The saved results can be exported, printed or emailed.

3. Database: ProQuest

- Enter the search terms in the search

box, e.g. "legal moralism"

- The results are sorted by relevance.

- Click on the filters to refine the search.

- Mark each item of interest and the

saved results will be shown in the Selected Items folder.

- Create an account to save the items and these can be accessed when you are logged in to ProQuest.

4. Database: HeinOnline

- Enter the search terms, e.g.

"legal paternalism"

- The results are sorted by relevance and can be refined using the filters on the left. An account can be created to save results.

- The feature 'Search within results' can further narrow the search.

- The example below shows narrowed results when the feature 'Search within results' is used.

5. Evaluation of information sources

- Use the CRAAP Test

- This quick test helps you to assess the quality of the sources you have found: Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy and Purpose.

 

6.Citation

- Cite your information sources to avoid plagiarism.

When to cite?

- direct quote from a source

- paraphrase or summarise from a source

- self referencing

- use of works created by others

- Check out the citation styles:

https://libguides.nus.edu.sg/citation/overview

- Examples of citations using APA style:

 

 

 

 

Research Librarian

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Lynette Lim
Contact:
NUS Central Library
+65 6516 8128
clblimkc@nus.edu.sg
Subjects: Music

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