Cross Posted: Ejournals and Information Retrieval Skills for Dist
ance Learners Tutorials
dmh15 at leicester.ac.uk
Wed Oct 11 10:42:38 EDT 2000
For Your Information - Cross Posted
The following tutorials are posted to encourage and inspire others and of
course to get any comments or feedback to improve them. My appreciation goes
of course to all those in libraries around the world who have done tutorials
in the past and provided the inspiration.
 Electronic Journals Tutorial
This tutorial is designed to help you navigate through the scholarly
electronic journal maze, enabling you to access the information in a time
and efficient fashion. Using a mixture of information and practical
exercises you are encouraged to work through this tutorial, at your own
pace, using the contents listing on the left of the screen. Topics covered
include: Understanding the different types of journals; How to locate an
electronic journal; Who supplies electronic journals; What passwords are
required; Understand the issues regarding on campus and off campus access;
Aware of copyright restrictions and Know where and how to set up current
 Information Retrieval Skills for Distance Learners
This tutorial will guide you step by step through the basic knowledge you
will need to be able to retrieve information from a variety of sources.
Using a mixture of information and practical exercises you are encouraged to
work through this tutorial, at your own pace.
Ms Danielle Hinton
ELITE Project Officer
University of Leicester,
PO Box 248, University Road,
Leicester LE1 9QD, UK.
Telephone: +44 (0) 116 252 5087
Fax: +44 (0) 116 252 2066.
E-mail: dmh15 at leicester.ac.uk
ELITE WWW: http://www.le.ac.uk/li/distance/eliteproject/index.htm
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