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Students based at Singapore Institute of Management (SIM): Journal Articles

This guide is for University of Southampton students studying at SIM.

Before you start

To access ebooks, ejournals and other online resources, you must begin by connecting to Southampton Virtual Environment (SVE).

You can connect to SVE from SIM, at home or from anywhere with an Internet connection.

Articles not at Southampton ot SIM

If you need a book, article or other item that is not available either at Southampton or SIM, you can try requesting it by Inter-Library Loan (ILL).

Important: whole publications (e.g. books, journal volumes) will be posted to you free of charge but you will have pay the cost of returning them to Southampton.  (Also note that, some libraries will not allow us to post publications overseas.)

Journal articles, book chapters and other extracts are usually provided as PDF files.

You can have up to 5 free ILLs per academic year.

Library Search help

The following page will provide you with training material about how to use Library Search.  See for example the 'Library Search quick guide'; 'Library Search advanced guide' and video: http://library.soton.ac.uk/library-search-help

Search strategies

By the end of this activity you should be able to:

  • explain what a search strategy is
  • identify key concepts and key words in a search question
  • use search tools and techniques, such as Boolean operators, phrase searching, and wild cards

Click on the link below to access the learning activity:

More Help

For help, please ask at the Tay Eng Soon Library, SIM.

Tel: (65) 6248 9601