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Statistical sciences database resources 2014


Database resources for Geological Sciences at UCT Libraries. Featuring Web of Science, Scopus and Current Index to Statistics. How to export references to RefWorks.

Database resources for Geological Sciences at UCT Libraries. Featuring Web of Science, Scopus and Current Index to Statistics. How to export references to RefWorks.

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  • 1. PRESENTED BY JEN EIDELMAN UCT LIBRARIES 2014 E-mail: Telephone: 021 650 2773 Please contact me for individual and/or group research consultations or for any library queries. Statistical Sciences 2014 Database resources for Statistical Sciences This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution- NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
  • 2.  Where do I find the Databases?  Access from the library page:  Search & Find Databases A-Z  OR  Research Help SUBJECT GUIDE Statistical Sciences Guide Click on the tab: Databases – finding articles in journals  Web of Science/Scopus/Current index to statistics  Export references to RefWorks  Keeping up to date : Current Awareness; Alerting services  Interlibrary Loans Stats 2014 - Database resources
  • 3.
  • 4. Stats Database Resources Database resources
  • 5. This is where you will find a link to your Subject Guide: WHERE TO START? - Subject Guide On the Library Web Page:
  • 6. LINK TO SUBJECT GUIDES This is your subject guide:
  • 7. Databases for STATS
  • 8. Remember to think carefully about your search terms and use the following search operators (Boolean operators) to limit and refine your search: • AND to find records containing all terms • OR to find records containing any of the terms • NOT to exclude records containing certain words from your search Database searching
  • 9. Change drop down menu to topic Change timespan to limit your search to specific years
  • 10. Refine results of search here Choose how to sort the results of your search
  • 11. Click on FULL TEXT and then SFX
  • 12. The full text is available from ScienceDirect Click on the GO button. SFX will tell you if the article is available in full text or not. There is also a link here to the library catalogue (ALEPH) if you want to see if the print version is available.
  • 13. Click on Download PDF to get the full text.
  • 14. Save the article to your computer
  • 15. Tick the box. Export the information (bibliographic details) to RefWorks
  • 16. • Click on the ‘Search History’ tab • And then click on ‘Save History’ • Give your search a name • Click ‘Save’
  • 17. • Click on ‘My Tools’ • Click on ‘Saved Searches and Alerts’ to see all your saved searches
  • 18. Current index to statistics help file:
  • 19. Find journal title in eJournal portal or in the library catalogue (Aleph).
  • 20. Find eJournals
  • 21. eJournal Portal
  • 22. Fill in relevant information
  • 23. Download pdf / Export to RefWorks from EbscoHost
  • 24. Create Text File and import to RefWorks from Current index to statistics Change dropdown menu to BibTex Copy and paste to MS Word document and save as a text file (.txt)
  • 25. Import saved Text File in RefWorks from Current index to statistics
  • 26. Import saved Text File from CIS Change dropdown menus accordingly Select saved .txt file and click Import
  • 27. Databases: SCOPUS You do not have to sign in to use these databases, but if you register you can create your own profile, save searches and create alerts.
  • 28. • Search for articles using search terms in the search boxes • Add more search boxes if you like • Change the date range if you want to limit your search Databases: SCOPUS
  • 29. Databases: SCOPUS • 105 documents found • Refine results on left of page • Read the full text or click on SFX to see availability at UCT • Save your search (search can be re-run in ‘Settings’) • Set Alert
  • 30. Databases: SCOPUS - SFX The SFX screen will tell you if the article is available in full text or not. It also tells you in which database the article is indexed. In this case it is available from Wiley Online Library. Click on the GO button to get the full text.
  • 31. Databases: SCOPUS – Set Alert • Set a search Alert to your mailbox
  • 32. Databases: SCOPUS • Find saved searches in ‘Settings’ • Manage Alerts etc.
  • 33. Databases: SCOPUS – Export to RefWorks • Export selected article(s) to a Bibliographic Manager e.g. RefWorks
  • 34. The RefWorks login screen will open if you have not logged in previously Direct Import to RefWorks
  • 35. Direct Import to RefWorks
  • 36. Databases: SCOPUS – Author search • Find an author
  • 37. Databases: SCOPUS – Author search • Click on the hyperlink to view documents
  • 38. Databases: SCOPUS - Tutorials • Find more help using the tutorials/videos offered in the Scopus Database
  • 39. Keeping up to date Library Guide
  • 40. INTERLIBRARY LOANS You can request items that are not available at UCT via UCT Libraries Interlibrary Loans Department.
  • 41. Thank you!