Online resources for Education and Psychology

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Trinity College Library Dublin

Online resources for Education and Psychology

• Learning Outcomes

You should know about

online collections in the Library How to access them 24/7

Different routes to information: Guided approach (Subject Guides, resource by

subject) or Diving In (e.g. STELLA search) Education and Psychology examples: Finding

an E-book, article, E-thesis

Free resources: example – repositories Keeping track of references

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Overall resources for Education and

Psychology

• Before we discuss virtual (online)

library, you should also be familiar with the physical collections!

• Briefly: 6 million items incl. manuscripts, books, reports, journals, theses,

Govt./Official Pubs., CD/DVDs (e.g.

Dorothy Heathcote (educ. drama collection in Counter Reserve )APA DVDs (16 items) Trinity College Library Dublin

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Physical Collection Locations - Education,

Psychology

Main Book collection(open shelf ) Education Lecky (370)

Psychology Berkeley 150/Hamilton 616.89 Journals

Ussher basement and Stacks (closed access)

Theses (TCD higher degrees)

Stacks(print) some online in TARA

N.B.: up to 80% material in STACKS

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General Library overviews -support pages

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Shortcut to databases & e-books

See location and

layout of collections

Off-campus access support

Menu of online search tools

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Virtual

Library: Online collections

Virtual Library provides access to online

books, journals, catalogues, databases, repositories and other useful resources • Mainly purchased, some freely available • Available on and off-campus, 24/7

• Requires Internet connection plus your

college username/password (off-campus for purchased material)

• Recommended route is via Library website Trinity College Library Dublin

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Scope of Virtual collections

Overall collection

Mainly purchased (password required) – Databases (350: various formats) – E-Journals (73,000)

E-Books (285,000)

Free resources such as websites,

E-repositories (e.g. RIAN.ie, TARA (TCD repository), DRIS (digital collections TCD)

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24 hour ACCESS - troubleshooting

Password problems? Contact IS Services at:

helpdesk@tcd.ie

Still having problems viewing online resources on your own device, off campus?

Check that you are up to date with

• HTML5 browser (Firefox 23, IExplorer 10) – http://html5test.com/

• Java/Microsoft Silverlight/Adobe Flash ALL FREE

• Report broken links to cosullvn@tcd.ie

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Education & Psychology online – getting started

Exploring Library resources:

Dive in (using STELLA search box) or …

Use guided approach ?

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Education and Psychology resources – Guided

approach

Novice users – Start with guided option for subject overview, then dive in!

Subject Guides (SG)

customised pages written by subject

librarians giving contact details, tutorials/guides, links to key resources (databases,websites,etc..) (you may need to view more than one SG)

-Resources by Subject

Online resources (Databases, Journals, E-Books) organised by subject

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Guided approach -Subject Guides

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Select Education or Psychology from Subject Guides menu

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Subject Guides – Education & Psychology

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Recommended resources, guides and contact details

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GUIDED APPROACH – SEARCH COLLECTIONS MENU

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See subject overviews for resource type

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Databases and E-books - Subject

overview

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E-Journal subject overview

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Guided Approach -E-Book databases and

platforms

Trinity College Library Dublin 15

Making of Modern Law

Medieval and Early Modern Sources (MEMSO)

LION (LIterature Online)

Some TCD Library E-Book collections

E-books and Educ. series e.g. Education at a glance, PISA, etc.. Platform for individually purchased e-books Nursing/Psychology texts Reference e-books incl. psychology dictionary

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Guided Approach – Theses page

• See under USING THE LIBRARY>Theses

• Full text (free) TARA (TCD e-theses)(RIAN.ie - all Irish universities), European (DART-Europe), Australian

(ADT) Ethos (British Library) register to download (some require payment)

• Full text (purchased)

UK & IRL. – Proquest Dissertations &

Theses (PDTA) - gives details for ordering USA A&I (PDTA) (can purchase full e-thesis via database using credit card)

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Guided Approach - summary

• Resources organised by subject

• Gives good overview for novice and advanced users

• Useful alternative when STELLA results overwhelming or unsuccessful

• Necessary to know all resources for your subject area as STELLA does not search

all online databases in our collection (e.g.

Proquest databases (ERIC, Diss.& Theses) (Nov. 2014)

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Diving In – Stella search

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Type search keywords and then refine

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USING STELLA – pros. and cons.

• Positives

 Catalogue and search

engine in one

Extensive

search(indexes

material outside our collection)

Journal article

search

 Good for exploring

topic

Results organised in

user-friendly Facets

• Negatives

– Large ResultsLinks to full text

sometimes tricky – Some results not in

our collection (use “Lib. catalogue only”) – Not all databases

included in search; therefore familiarity with overall resources in your subject is

advisable Trinity College Library Dublin

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Search tips in STELLA search

Counteract spelling variations with * wom*n will display results for women and woman • Counsel* will display all variants (counsel,

counseling, counselling, counselor, counsellor..)

Adolescen* will display adolescent(s), adolescence..

Other shortcuts for STELLA search box

Title: t: (A modest proposal)

Author: a: (Swift, Jonathan)

Subject: d: (satire) (d refers to descriptor or subject label)

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Subject overview (Education) STELLA search

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Subject overview (Education) STELLA

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Select Format

facet to see

range of material on education

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Subject overview (Psychology) STELLA search

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Subject overview (Psychology) STELLA search

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Select Format

facet to see

range of material on psychology

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Diving in – Using STELLA for known item

• Specific reference

E-Book (Psychology):

Mruk, Christopher J.(2013): Self-esteem and positive psychology: research, theory, and practice.

Journal article (Education): Heifetz, R When leadership spells danger.

In: Educational Leadership, vol. 61(7), 2004, pp33-37

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E-Book title search STELLA

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E-Book title search STELLA

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Limit by Library collection

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E-Book title search STELLA

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Select link to access title

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E-book search in STELLA search

You can:

• Search by title (integrated into catalogue) • Do topic search and refine results by

FORMAT facet to find E-books(if available) • Use E-book databases or platforms e.g.

Safari, ECCO, EEBO, OECDiLibrary, MyiLibrary, Books@OVID)

• Free E-books (e.g. govt./org. reports) in catalogue and do not require password

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Journal article search STELLA

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Journal article search STELLA

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Problems accessing journal articles STELLA

• If PDF or HTML fulltext options not readily

available, select to find full text

• You can also double-check by searching by JOURNAL TITLE and work down to article level

• N.B. Select the option which offers the year you require

• Remember if we don’t have it online we may have a print edition of the journal

• If not, contact fitzgey@tcd.ie for help Trinity College Library Dublin

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Free online resources via Library website

Free Journals: DOAJ.org

Free Databases/Repositories: included in database listings See “ free

resource”.. in link

Free Theses: see Theses page(Using the Library >theses)

Free E-Books: most searchable through STELLA search.

• Look at Subject Guide for resource tips

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Free Resources – Repositories

• Use Subject Guides/Databases &

E-books for overview and access • Many indexed by Google Scholar

Irish repositories useful for current Irish

research (fulltext conf. papers, theses, journal articles, policy papers etc.)

Authority: reputable organisations quality output

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TCD repository TARA

Trinity College Library Dublin

TARA, Trinity’s Institutional Repository

stores, catalogues, indexes, distributes and preserves the research outputs of Trinity College Dublin.

RSS, Trinity’s Research Support System Academic staff create CVs here.

They input information on their academic interests, research expertise and publications.

RSS links seamlessly to TARA

TARA holds the full text of Trinity researchers’ publications. TARA is searchable from the public Web, i.e. you can google it.

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Free online resources: Repositories(TCD)

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TARA (TCD) , RIAN (all Irish university outputs)

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RIAN.ie – Irish Universities’ repository

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Limit by institution or format

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HSE Repository LENUS via Library

website

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LENUS (HSE) Repository example

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Repositories – HSE LENUS example

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Managing your e-references

• Whether you are searching online resources

directly or via STELLA search ALWAYS keep track of references

• In STELLA mark items for emailing,

exporting to Endnote or adding to lists in your

library account

• In online databases, Sign up for a virtual account and refs.+searches will be stored • Use ENDNOTE ref. software as central

location to save all refs.(See Endnote link on library website)

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Getting Help – Electronic Resources

Queries about electronic resources in TCD Library?

For SUBJECT queries, contact your Subject Librarian

www.tcd.ie/Library/support/subjects/education www.tcd.ie/Library/support/subjects/psychology

For TECHNICAL queries, contact cosullvn@tcd.ie

For general queries, contact the Duty Librarian (24 hour email: dutylibrarian@tcd.ie)

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Online resources for Education and Psychology - Summary You should know about

online collections in the Library

How to access them 24/7

Different routes to information: Guided

approach (Subject Guides, resource by

subject) or Diving In (e.g. STELLA search)

Education and Psychology examples: Finding an E-book, article, E-thesis

Free resources: example – repositories

Keeping track of references

Where to get help

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