1.2.2 Locate your references
Now that you know what type of publications your references are, you can locate them.
To locate a book, book chapter, newspaper article or journal article, you have the option of using either:
1. ECU Library catalogue or
To locate a book:
Identify the book's author and title from the reference, as indicated in the following example:
1. Using the Library Catalogue search for the book by title or author. Exact title is preferred, as an author search will find all books written by the author.
To locate a book chapter:
1. Using the Library Catalogue, search for the title or the editor/author of the book (not the chapter title or chapter author).
To locate a journal, newspaper or magazine article:
Identify the title of the journal as per the following example:
2. Using Library One Search, type in an author's name and part of the article's title in inverted commas.
Most articles that are available online via ECU can be searched in Library One Search. However, if you don't locate the article in Library One Search, then you need to check the catalogue, searching by Journal Title. This will also find articles that are only available in print.
To locate a Web page:
A URL should be provided. Access the resource by entering the URL in the address bar of your Internet browser e.g. Internet Explorer.
You have searched the catalogue and located your reference. Can you find it on the library shelf?
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