Information resources and tools available via the library
Introduction to library services, resources, and tools for ENCS 6931 Session given by Joshua Chalifour Find help here: www.concordia.ca/library/guides/encs What we will cover 1) Information finding techniques
Stating the problem Accessing the research 2) Tips and tools for citing 3) Resources to support your projects 4) Getting help Finding information
You will need to find information Progress reports Resources you consulted to learn about issues you worked on? What did you use and did it help you on the job? Final Report Introduction Literature review? Refer to current research in journal and conference papers
Think about your project Brainstorm ideas and explore a few Group the research into topics and determine your focus Start searching specifically for your focus Track terms used to describe the research search strategies useful databases
references that you find (youll need these later) Be selective (dates, sources, etc.) Getting started with your research Background information or just starting out? http://library.concordia.ca Finding research with databases
or Google Scholar OR ocean Search operators: AND OR 145 vs. 2312 results Accessing print and electronic resources Locate articles library.concordia.ca/help/finding/articles/?guid=locate
Find books library.concordia.ca/help/finding/books.php BCI card library.concordia.ca/find/bci-card.php Interlibrary loans library.concordia.ca/find/interlibrary-loans How to use Concordias system to locate articles or
books How to get articles or books when the library doesnt have them Tips and tools for citing
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Concordia Library Library will will Concordia discontinue use use of of RefWorks, RefWorks, discontinue Spring 2020.
2020. Spring How to cite & prepare bibliographies library.concordia.ca/help/citing Citation management tool? Zotero or RefWorks E-mail: [email protected] for help
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Resources to support your projects Literature review Synthesis Introduces the issues Gives background Gives justification for what youre doing
Evaluate what others have written relationships between the literature what has been learned flaws gaps But how? & What should it
look like? Guides to writing theses, reports, etc. Scientific Papers and Presentations Martha Davis, Kaaron J. Davis, Martion M. Dunagan http://clues.concordia.ca/record=b2855203 A Guide to Writing as an Engineer David Beer and David McMurrey http://clues.concordia.ca/record=b3011723
Copyright 2013 Elsevier Inc. Quick guide for writing a literature review http://library.concordia.ca/help/writing/literature-review.php Oral communication excellence for engineers and scientists: based on executive input Engineering students and practicing engineers generally cannot give [electronic resource]
By Judith Shaul stellar presentations or communicate flawlessly by phone, in meetings, and in teams. They have little notion about which medium (in-person, Norback voicemail, E-mail, IM, texting) is most effective in particular situations. And students and professionals are not aware of how to use oral communication to network on the job Engineering your writing success: how engineers can master effective on-the-job
communication skills Locate in the library at this call number: T 11 V55 1996 By James E. Vincler & Nancy Horlick Vincler Guide to research projects for engineering students: planning, writing and presenting Locate in the library at this call number: TA 160 L46 2016
How to Communicate in Business [electronic resource] By David Silk This book aims to help engineers to communicate effectively with non-engineers, in the business context. It will also be useful to people from
other technical or numerate backgrounds. By Eng-Choon Leong, Carmel Lee-Hsia Heah, Kenneth Keng Wee Ong This book gives instructions, checklists, and other guidance to
students that are embarking on a research project. It helps students plan and conduct research projects, write up the results, and present them. 5 floor T11 th Writing guidelines for common
engineering documents, preparing presentations, writing reports + Recommended pages Library guides Engineering and Computer Science Subject & Course guide http://www.concordia.ca/library/guides/encs.html Co-op Work Term Report http://www.concordia.ca/library/guides/encs/encs-coop-report.html
Course Guide for Technical Writing & Communication http://www.concordia.ca/library/guides/encs/encs282.html Writing Guides for Engineers http://www.concordia.ca/library/guides/encs/engineering-writing.html How to get help In person at the reference desk or Web site Subject guides
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