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  • “ If you try and access e-resources via other routes look out for a links labelled “institutional login”, “UK federation login”, “Shibboleth login” or similar”
  • Library skills for BENGE1001

    1. 1. UCL Library Lynne Meehan (Room 314, Science library) Tel: 020 7679 2634 (ext 32634) Email: lib-sciteam@ucl.ac.uk Useful Links: http://delicious.com/LynneMeehan/biochem1
    2. 2. How and where to search <ul><li>Example search: </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing potential therapies for AIDS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Breakdown search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Biology of HIV/AIDS (factual book based) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Therapy Manufacture and Distribution </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Target Market (worldwide health data, statistical, epidemiological) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Considerations for Building and Location of manufacturing site (factual book based) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New therapies for HIV/AIDS (up to date research) Where to look for the information </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Factual/ book based information – Library catalogue <ul><li>http:// library.ucl.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Useful for searching for books on topics and for finding books on your reading list </li></ul><ul><li>QUIZ: Where would you find the book “ HIV/AIDS : a very short introduction” by Alan Whiteside? </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Factual Information – Knovel </li></ul><ul><li>Full text database of engineering text and reference books. </li></ul><ul><li>Useful for finding factual information </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the library website www.ucl.ac.uk /library </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Click on K </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Knovel </li></ul>
    5. 5. Statistic/Health Data - WHO <ul><li>WHOSIS www.who.int/whosis/en / </li></ul><ul><li>Produces prevalence of disease tables </li></ul><ul><li>Global Health Observatory Map </li></ul><ul><li>http:// gamapserver.who.int/mapLibrary </li></ul><ul><li>Produces Maps showing prevalence of disease </li></ul><ul><li>QUIZ: Using Whosis, can you find out what is the prevalence of HIV among adults aged over 15 per 100000 population in Mozambique? </li></ul>
    6. 6. Current research: Step 1: Define your topic <ul><li>Manufacturing potential therapies for AIDS </li></ul><ul><li>Key concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative terms </li></ul>Therapy HIV Pharmaceutical Biopharmaceutical AIDS Therapy or therapeutics HIV
    7. 7. Current research: Step 2: Combine your terms- Boolean <ul><li>All foods with raspberries All flavours of ice cream </li></ul><ul><li>Raspberry ice cream </li></ul>raspberries OR ice cream Ice cream AND raspberries Ice cream NOT raspberries
    8. 8. Current research: Step 2: More hints and tips <ul><li>Phrase search </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. “HIV” </li></ul><ul><li>Nesting </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. HIV and </li></ul><ul><li>(therapy or biopharmaceutical) </li></ul><ul><li>Wildcards </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. Wom?n </li></ul><ul><li>Truncation </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. Caus* </li></ul>
    9. 9. Current research: Step 3: Search the databases <ul><li>Database of engineering journals and conference proceedings </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the library website www.ucl.ac.uk /library </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Click on E </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Engineering Village </li></ul><ul><li>QUIZ: </li></ul><ul><li>Using Engineering Village find three articles on Biopharmaceutical manufacturing? </li></ul><ul><li>Use SFX to locate the articles? </li></ul><ul><li>Email yourself the records for the two articles? </li></ul>
    10. 10. Access to e-resources <ul><li>Most electronic resources can be accessed on or off campus </li></ul><ul><li>The best route to these is via the library website </li></ul><ul><li>You will need your UCL userid to log in </li></ul><ul><li>For further information go to http://www.ucl.ac.uk/library/e-res.shtml#res-home </li></ul>
    11. 11. Help! <ul><li>WISE: http:// www.ucl.ac.uk/moodle </li></ul><ul><li>Click on WISE, then Engineering and Built environment </li></ul><ul><li>Ask at the Enquiry Desk </li></ul><ul><li>Ground floor, Science Library </li></ul><ul><li>020 7679 7789 </li></ul><ul><li>Come and ask me </li></ul>
    12. 12. Thank you <ul><li>Please fill in the evaluation form at </li></ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/ljwdph </li></ul><ul><li>Lynne Meehan ( Room 314, Science library) </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: 020 7679 2634 (ext 32634) </li></ul><ul><li>Email:l.meehan@ucl.ac.uk </li></ul>

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