ANNOUNCEMENT

For the record, starting this February 2017, the library will no longer provides NVivo classes due to some technical problems. However, we provide four (4) pre-installed Nvivo software (Pro License version 10) terminals to be used by students. The terminals are accessible in computer lab PHS1, Post graduate room PHS1, and computer lab PHS New building. Any enquiry please email at cramlah@usm.my or contact 04-6535350.

NVivo Training to begin in 28 October 2016 and onwards

Greetings,

We would like to inform about NVivo training will first conduct on 28 October 2016 (Friday).

Let’s join the NVivo Training session.

About:

You might be working with qualitative data to evaluate social policy, review patient feedback, research youth culture, or undertake postgraduate research. The challenge with this sort of research is that once you’ve collected your information, what do you do with it? How do you quickly find the valuable answers that respondents are giving you from the collection of data you have across numerous sources? That’s where NVivo comes in. NVivo is software that supports qualitative and mixed methods research. It’s designed to help you organize, analyze and find insights in unstructured, or qualitative data like: interviews, open-ended survey responses, articles, social media and web content. When working with qualitative data, if you don’t use NVivo, your work will be more time consuming, challenging to manage, and hard to navigate. Importantly, completing this kind of research without software can make it very hard to discover connections in your data and find new insights that will give you an edge. NVivo gives you a place to organize and manage your material so that you can start to find insights in your data. It also provides tools that allow you to ask questions of your data in a more efficient way. By using NVivo to support your research project you can: Work more efficiently Save time Quickly organize, store and retrieve data Uncover connections in ways that aren’t possible manually Rigorously back-up findings with evidence With NVivo, your research is portable. You can work in the field, at work, at home – anywhere. NVivo also keeps your projects secure. If you want to collaborate – NVivo offers a team-based solution too.

NVIVO 10: BASIC

  • Introduction to NVivo
  • Getting Started
  • Add Source Materials
  • Code Your Data & Create Nodes
  • Query
  • Visualization

Information for participant please refer below:

  1. Maximum number of participant is 10 only
  2. We would like to encourage you to come early for any possible preparation
  3. You need to bring your own laptop (kindly bring extension if possible)
  4. All participants need to install the trial version of NVivo 10 here http://www.qsrinternational.com/nvivo-support/downloads

Jom Cari Maklumat @ Perpustakaan 2016

Assalamulaikum wbt dan Salam Sejahtera..

 

Tahniah dan syabas, Selamat datang kepada Pelajar Baru Sesi 2016/2017.

Untuk makluman, Perpustakaan akan mengadakan sesi latihan singkat untuk pelajar baru yang dinamakan Jom Cari Maklumat @Perpustakaan. Latihan ini sangat baik untuk meningkatkan kemahiran pencarian maklumat dengan lebih efisien dan tangkas.

Dapatkan maklumat lanjut disini.

URL: https://referencephsusm.wordpress.com/jomcari

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The latest update for EndNote online

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SPIRESS Mobile Android App

Greetings,

We would like to inform the launch of SPIRESS Mobile Android App for USM customers. The Mobile App provide multiple features that can help you to enhance the efficiency of research activities.  You are also now have a convenient way to get help from the librarians by using this mobile app. Install it right now!!

Features:

  • Research News Feed
  • Workshop Registration Forms
  • Chat with the librarians
  • Facilitators background

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Proclamation statement
The mobile apps were developed by USM Librarians with collaboration UiTM Faculty of Information Management students. The app is a Beta version with two options available. There are Full version with a complete features and another one is Lite version with a minimum features. You are need to install the mobile app through internet browser (e.g.: Google Chrome) in your smartphone. Please get instructions from the Reference & Research Librarians or read the guide (click here) before downloading the mobile app. Please do not hesitate to try out the SPIRESS Mobile Android App. Please give feedback about this mobile app by email to akmal_ahmat@usm.my. Your support and cooperation are much appreciated.