Last Updated: 08 Aug, 2018     Views: 0

You can improve the quality references associated with you readings by editing the metadata. 

You can do this when you are creating your bookmark or by selecting 'Edit metadata' in with the Student view (3 dots menu) or the Edit view (note you must be logged in and have List publisher access to do this).

Below is a table showing the most appropriate details to include with each resource type. 

Please note this table may be updated.

For further assistance contact the library.

 

 

 

What are you bookmarking?

Resource type and fields

Notes

 Journal Article

 

Check both tabs

 

Tab 1: Resource Type- Article

Title (Sentence case)

Author

Date (Year only)

Volume

Issue

Pages

DOI (if available)

 

Tab 2: Resource Type- Journal

Title 

EISSN & ISSN (if available)

 

  • Remove web address for subscribed materials, ensure  it is linked to the Open URL.

  • Avoid bookmarking from PDFs bookmark from Abstract  page instead.

  • Request digitisation for any articles not linked to an online source (if you have your own PDF you can upload it as part of the Request digitisation process).

  • If you are having trouble bookmarking from a particular  database check the FAQs to see if there is a workaround.

 Book

 

Resource type Book

Title

Author (or Editors for edited books)

Date

Edition (if not first)-Nth ed.

ISBN10 or ISBN13

Print

Publisher

Place of publication (City, state abb. if USA; City, Country if outside USA)

eBook

Web address (only for whole book)

DOI (if available for whole book)

 

  • Request digitisation for print only materials- including prescribed texts. We can only scan up to one chapter or 10% of the total book under copyright law.
  • Remember eBooks may have limited concurrent user if  it is a purchase, or if in a subscribed database they may not be permanent. When bookmarking these items  add a library note so access can be checked.
  • Some eBooks allow bookmarking direct to chapters others do not
 Chapter of Book

 

 Bookmark from Book entry and edit metadata as per book  then Add field "Has part..."

Chapter title

Author of chapter (if different to book author)

Page range

eBook

Web address for chapter (remove Web address from Book tab)

DOI for chapter (if available)

 

  • Request digitisation after Bookmark has been added to  list. We can only scan up to one chapter or 10% of  the total book under copyright law.
  • Remember eBooks may have limited concurrent user if  it is a purchase, or if in a subscribed database they may not be permanent. When bookmarking these items  add a library note so access can be checked.
 Webpage/ Website

 

Resource type- Webpage or Website

Title

Author (May be organisation not individual)

Date (if available)

Web Address

 

  • A website is the whole site it will not have any / at the end e.g. https://www.jcu.edu.au/
  • A webpage is a sub-section of the website and will be separated from the main URL with / e.g https://www.jcu.edu.au/library
  • Just because something is online that does not mean you must bookmark it as a website/webpage, it may actually be an article, book, or document. 
Document

 

Resource type- Document

Title

Author

Date

Web address

 

  • Request digitisation for any documents not linked to an online source (if you have your own PDF you can upload it  as part of the Request digitisation process).

 Newspaper article/Magazine/

Newsletter

 (Bookmark as Article in  Journal-the above options are not currently available)

Tab 1: Resource Type Article

Title (Sentence case)

Author

Date (dd/mm/yyyy e.g. 27/02/2009)

Pages

Web address

Tab 2: Resource Type Journal

Title (Title Case)

ISSN (make sure there is a hyphen in the middle)

 

  • Request digitisation for any articles not linked to an online source (if you have your own PDF you can upload it as part of the Request digitisation process).

 Any video/sound recording

 (Including YouTube, TedTalks etc.)

 

Resource type- Audiovisual

Title

Author

Date (yyyy/mm/dd e.g. 2009/02/23)

Web address

 

  • Include format type in square brackets after the title  e.g [Video file] for YouTube videos or [Audio file] for Soundcloud

 Brochure

 Bookmark as document

 

Resource type- Document

Title

Author

Date

Web address

 

  • Request digitisation for any articles not linked to an online source (if you have your own PDF you can upload it as part of the Request digitisation process).
 Encyclopedia or dictionary

 

Bookmark as a chapter of a book.

 

 
Report

 

Bookmark as document or article depending on format. Very variable choose closest relevant format.

 

 

Case Study

Bookmark as document

 

Resource type- Document

Title

Author

Date

Web address

 

 

 

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