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ASD Construction powerpoint

  1. 1. AD1003 Construction and Materials <ul><li>How to find articles using our online resources </li></ul><ul><li>How to find materials using dedicated online resources like Construction Information Service & Specify It (CIS) </li></ul><ul><li>How to locate books and journals from the RIBA and SCONUL Access </li></ul>If you get stuck you can always email Daphne your subject librarian email d.chalk-birdsall@londonmet.ac.uk
  2. 2. Construction and Materials <ul><li>How to find images from Bridgeman Library and Oxford Art Index </li></ul><ul><li>How to find materials using Materio at Commercial Road </li></ul><ul><li>Links on http://delicious.com/asdaphne </li></ul>Materio is not available at Holloway Road
  3. 3. Empire State Building NY
  4. 4. Bridgeman Art Library can help you build up ready made images and slideshow
  5. 6. Full text articles using subscription databases <ul><li>JSTOR </li></ul><ul><li>ScienceDirect </li></ul><ul><li>Ebsco Academic Search Premier </li></ul><ul><li>Economic & Social Data Service </li></ul><ul><li>Journals available on the Library Catalogue </li></ul>
  6. 7. New service Article Finder Plus Login MY ACCOUNT Good to way to start
  7. 8. Too Big?
  8. 9. Tall hut?
  9. 10. Paris Opera House Dangerous iron steel girders
  10. 11. Construction and Materials Online Resources ScienceDirect GreenFile on Ebsco Nexis UK Newspapers & Industry Cambridge Science Abstracts CSA illumina
  11. 12. List of Research Terms? <ul><li>Loadbearing v. frame construction </li></ul><ul><li>Structural Stability </li></ul><ul><li>Thermal insulation & capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Acoustic insulation </li></ul><ul><li>Sound absorption </li></ul><ul><li>Solar energy </li></ul><ul><li>Materials are analysed, fundamental characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Materio’ database and Commercial Road Library 'Materials Collection ' </li></ul>
  12. 13. Dubai Tower Too tall? Materials characteristics Animal,vegetable, Mineral? Structure : Sedimentary, igneous, fibrous, composite? Basic qualities e.g. Conductivity, ductility, elasticity? Ecology e.g. renewability, recyclability, bio-degradability, geographical origin
  13. 14. Traditional materials constructed non-traditionally
  14. 15. Small Study of a building like this hut on Hampstead Heath?
  15. 16. Library Services Web Site <ul><li>Online library catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>Subject Librarians details </li></ul><ul><li>Subject guides </li></ul><ul><li>Online resources listings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e-books, e-journals, online newspapers, conference proceedings, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Information on how to reference in your work </li></ul><ul><li>Online tutorials </li></ul>www. londonmet .ac. uk /libraries
  16. 17. Library Handout will give you details and reminders Good Luck with your Assignment

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