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ANNOUNCEMENTS
All WOU Libraries will be closed on Monday, 24 April 2017 in conjunction with the installation of Yang Di-Pertuan Agong XV.


OPERATION HOURS (PENANG) (SEMESTER MODE) (09 January 2017 - 04 June 2017)
Monday : 8.30 am - 5.30 pm
Tuesday-Friday : 8.30 am - 10.00 pm
Saturday-Sunday : 9.00 am - 10.00 pm

SEMESTER BREAK MODE [05 June 2017 - 09 July 2017]
Monday - Friday : 8.30 am - 7.30 pm
Closed on weekends.

REGIONAL CENTRE LIBRARIES
Tuesday-Sunday: 10.00 am to 7.00 pm.

Closed on public holidays.

              


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This guide presents a step-by-step approach in conducting library research. Browse through the sections and learn how to use valuable resources to find information.
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Introduction
 
Step 1:Develop your topic
 
Step 2:Find background information
  • Reference sources
 
Step 3:Use the library catalogue
  • Searching the catalogue
  • Tips for constructing searches
  • Using Boolean searches
  • Locating items
  • Understanding Call Numbers
  • Location Prefixes
  • Status
  • Reservation
 
Step 4:Search MyDigital Library
  • Electronic book databases
  • Electronic articles and theses databases
  • Electronic reference databases
 
Step 5:Find information on the World Wide Web
  • Search engines
  • Subject directories
  • Invisible web
 
Step 6:Review and evaluate your sources
 
Step 7:Cite your resources using a standard format
  • Keeping records
 
Reference services and information
  • Ask a Librarian
  • Instant messaging service
  • Document delivery
  • MyLibrary account
 
 
  
January-February 2017
 
Berita Harian                 Business Times
Guang Ming                    Kwong Wah Yit Poh
Malay Mail                      Nanyang Siang Pau
New Straits Times       The Star Online
The Sun Daily                Utusan Online