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How to use Zetoc, Copac and the Archives Hub.

How to use Zetoc, Copac and the Archives Hub.

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  • 1. Zetoc, Copac and the Archives Hub
    Lisa Jeskins
    Promotions & Outreach: Library & Archival Services
  • 2. During today’s session you will:
    Use Zetoc to find journal articles and set up email alerts
    Practice using Copac to find books, journals, theses, audiovisual materials etc.
    Search the Archives Hub to find primary source materials
    How to find primary and secondary source materials for your research
  • 3. Online resources that enable you to find:
    Primary source materials
    Diaries, letters, manuscripts, meeting minutes, notebooks etc.
    Secondary source materials
    Books, journal articles, journals, conference papers, theses, audiovisual materials etc.
    What are Zetoc, Copac and the Archives Hub?
  • 4. Zetoc
    “My time is everything, it’s at a premium, I would not have the ability to wade through journals in vastly diverse subjects like for example, fragrance chemistry. Zetocfixes this by doing all the work for me in that respect and without it I would not be able to maintain the scope of my journal searches.” Researcher/Lecturer, Entymology
    Copac
    “I often go to Copac as the fastest and most efficient way to find where the resource I want is and also use it to find details of new resources that might be of use. I also use the subject keywords to look for related things.” Postgraduate student, Law
    Archives Hub
    “The Archives Hub searches across a broad range of archives, provides detailed collection and often item information, which is invaluable, and in addition, the direct details for contacting and visiting the archives, all in one place. This saves me time and makes my research more efficient.” Postgraduate Student, Medieval Studies
    Why use Zetoc, Copac and the Archives Hub?
  • 5. Electronic table of contents to 20,000 British Library journals
    All journals in database are those requested from the BL for inter-library loan
    Also includes conference papers and abstracts
    Zetoc
  • 6. Copac provides free access to merged online catalogues of nearly 60 libraries in the UK and Ireland, including the British Library
    Login enables you to save searches and create online bibliographies
    Copac
  • 7. Search archives descriptions from nearly 200 UK institutions.
    Collections on the Hub range from the archives of industries, institutions and researchers to the letters and manuscripts of writers and poets.
    Archives Hub
  • 8. Any questions?
    Helpdesk Emails:
    archiveshub@mimas.ac.uk
    copac@mimas.ac.uk
    zetoc@mimas.ac.uk