Transcript of "The library intranet page and how to access online journals"
What is available on the intranet and how do I access online journals?<br />
Access the Intranet through the main Ruskin website:www.ruskin.ac.uk<br />See the next slide for log in details<br />
The link to the intranet is in the top right hand corner of the page.<br />Click Here<br />Put in your User name and Password<br />(This is the same user name and password that you would use to log in to a computer at the college)<br />
Our Intranet Page<br />The library intranet page has a list of a wide range of resources that can be accessed off campus. <br />Some of them are services that are subscribed to by the college, and some of them are sites offering access to information that we think may be helpful.<br /><ul><li>The Document Libraryincludes PDF documents that we have found or have been requested by tutors, useful websites for each course, a list of dissertations and student projects, lists of new books (updated monthly), a list of our current journal subscriptions, and a folder of library information.
Announcements- Keep up to date with library information (though you can also check the library facebook for this.</li></li></ul><li>Online Journals<br />
There are two main journal sites that allow access to journals that we subscribe to. <br />E-journals A-Z is the simplest interface if you want to read a particular journal.<br />Search EBSCO Journals allows you to search the journals we subscribe to for a subject that you are researching.<br />We also have links to some good free resources:<br />ROAR and OpenDOAR are free access repositories that mainly link to journal abstracts but can be useful for getting an overview of the amount and type of research that has been carried out.<br />
Search the library catalogue <br />An A-Z listing of the journals we subscribe to. Click on here to search for a journal.<br />Any usernames and passwords that you need should be in the notes section.<br />Search EBSCO journals allows you to search for subjects in journal articles<br />
Click here to get to the website.<br />Click ‘Titles’ to get to the search screen.<br />
Either type in the name of the journal you want and click search, or browse through the A-Z menu by clicking the letters<br />Click here to access the journals.<br />Click here to access the journal through the website of the publisher.<br />
This is an example of what an online journal looks like. This varies between publisher. Click on the Volume /Issue that you want to see and it will take you through to a list of the articles that are in the issue.<br />
You will usually need to click on ‘full text’ or ‘PDF’ to download and print the articles. You can also choose to view the abstract alone.<br />
This is an example of what a downloaded article will look like.<br />
I can’t access the journals! <br />When accessing the current year journals, your browser may block any pop-ups, which will stop the website from opening. When this happens, left click on the message telling you that pop ups are blocked, and choose either to ‘Temporarily Allow Pop-ups’ or ‘Always allow pop-ups from This Site’ <br />
‘Search EBSCO Journals’<br />Log in using the customer code: RUSKIN the username: LIBRARY and the password: CIVIL<br />
Browse Journals<br />Find a Specific Journal<br />Find an Article<br />