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IRRI LIB TOUR PROJECT

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  • 1. Welcome to the IRRI Library and Documentation Service
  • 2. Its Mandate
    • to link rice and rice-related information with scientists worldwide
    • started operations in 1961
  • 3. The Clients
    • Walk-in clients – IRRI staff, students and faculty from UP and other universities, researchers from other organizations, the public
    • Everyone is welcome to use our facilities as long as space permits
    • Remote clients – Scientists from more than 40 countries all over the world are the recipients of our services .
  • 4. Resources- Rice Literature
    • This Library has the world’s most comprehensive collection of
    • technical rice literature ,
    • both published and unpublished, and written in more than 80 languages by scientists worldwide.
  • 5. Resources – Other Subjects
    • Aside from rice, publications on agriculture and related subjects in the social, natural and applied sciences are also available
  • 6. Monographs
    • 159,000+ volumes of books, pamphlets and reprints
    • classified according to the Library of Congress (LC) Classification System with slight modifications to cover all aspects of the subject “rice”
    • filed in the Book Stacks (lower level)
  • 7. Serials
    • 1,500+ active journal titles
    • Arranged alphabetically by title in the
    • Journal (upper) Stacks
    • More than 500 Electronic Journals (Full Text access or TOC and abstracts)
    • LanTEEAL (The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library)- 115 full text basic agricultural titles available via the LAN
  • 8. Non-print Materials
    • Maps
    • Microfilm and Microfiche
    • Videocassettes
    • Computer Disks
    • CD-ROM
    • DVDs
  • 9. Electronic Resources
    • The Library’s web site, the online catalog and the rice database carry hyperlinks to full text electronic resources such as :
    • E- Journals & Newspapers (500+)
    • (full text articles)
    • E-Reference Books (full text)
    • Web Sites - Institutions and Organizations
    • E-Databases – Special subject databases; Catalogs of various libraries and subject specialized databases
  • 10. Access Points to Information Resources
    • Via the Library’s web site at http://ricelib.irri.cgiar.org
    • Open 24 hours a day from any location with Internet connection
    • The online catalog – 78,000+ entries
    • The rice database – 267,000+ entries
    • Links to other databases and Library catalogs
  • 11. Regular Services
    • Circulation
    • Interlibrary Loans
    • Reference
  • 12. Special Services
    • Current Awareness through:
    • Library’s home page
    • Rice Literature Update (issued twice a year)
    • Monthly List of New Acquisitions
    • Table of Contents and Journal Articles Alerting Services
    • List of Forthcoming Conferences
    • Regular announcements on the electronic “IRRI Bulletin” and the Public Announcements wiki
    • Blogs
  • 13. Special Services
    • Computerized Literature Searches using:
    • our online catalog
    • rice bibliography database
    • online Databases - Web of Science (Current Contents Connect), CABDirect, Agricola, AGRIS, etc.
  • 14. Special Services
    • Document Delivery
    • Rice articles are delivered free of charge to developing countries
    • Conventional - photocopied documents sent by mail - free to developing countries; US$0.20 per page + postage to developed countries
    • Electronic – pdf files via e-mail attachments (through Ariel) - free to developing countries; others at US$10 per article scanned
  • 15. Other Services
    • Procurement of books for other units in IRRI
    • Bindery services
    • Audio-Visual Learning Center
    • Training of IRRI staff on database creation & management using ProCite, EndNote, or WebAGRIS
    • Training of Librarians of other institutions
    • Conversion of print documents or microforms into e-format
  • 16. Hours of Service
    • Mondays to Fridays
    • 8:00 - 12:00 noon
    • 1:00 - 5:00 PM
  • 17. The Staff
    • 4 professional librarians :
    • Chief Librarian
    • Assistant Chief Librarian
    • Senior Librarian - Catalog
    • Senior Librarian – Electronic Resources & Serials
    • 8 paraprofessionals (Library Assistants )
  • 18. Publications
    • Rice Literature Update (semiannual) in print and CD-ROM
    • International Bibliography of Rice Research, 1951-2004 (CD-ROM)
    • Theses and Dissertations on Rice Available in the IRRI Library (annual)
    • Annual report
    • List of New Acquisitions (monthly)
    • Information Sheets
    • Useful Web Resources (annual)
    • Papers/posters presented in local and international conferences
  • 19.
    • Pls. visit the IRRI Library’s Web Site at
    • http://ricelib.irri.cgiar.org
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  • 23. Record with link to the full text
  • 24.  
  • 25. Finding E-Journals
  • 26.  
  • 27. Finding E-Reference Sources
  • 28. Online Databases
  • 29. Other Library Catalogs
  • 30. Other Links
  • 31. More links
  • 32. Thank you.
    • Presented by: Rowena M. Andaya

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