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Planetary Science and Exploration Research Forum talk on "Shortcuts for literature searching" by Physics, Astronomy, Earth Sciences and Electrical & Computer Engineering Librarian Dan Sich at the ...

Planetary Science and Exploration Research Forum talk on "Shortcuts for literature searching" by Physics, Astronomy, Earth Sciences and Electrical & Computer Engineering Librarian Dan Sich at the University of Western Ontario, October 23, 2009

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    • Shortcuts for literature searching Dan Sich Research & Instructional Librarian Oct 23, 2009
    • About you
      • Department?
      • Mac or PC?
      • Browser of choice?
      • How do you find papers?
      • GeoRef, GeoBase, SciFinder, BIOSIS, arXiv, ADS, Inspec, other databases?
      • Other tools? (e.g., Papers, RSS feeds?)
    • Topics
      • Alerts:
        • Citation alerts in Web of Science, Scopus
        • Journal volume/issue alerts
      • Access:
        • Google Scholar preferences
        • Get it @ Western, Interlibrary Loan
        • EZ Proxy bookmarklet, LibX
      • eBooks, book order requests
    • Web of Science, citation alerts
      • Who is citing you?
      • Find article(s)
      • Create Citation Alert
      • Email or RSS feed
      • Note: must do once for each paper
    • Scopus, citation alerts
      • Who is citing you?
      • Author/Affiliation search
      • Click Details next to author name
      • Cited By: E-mail alert
      • Note: must do once for each spelling of author name
    • Journal table of contents alerts
      • Elsevier journals (e.g., Icarus)
      • Go to publisher’s website
      • Register for account
      • Volume/issue alert (or RSS feed)
      • Alerts sent as volumes/issues published
    • Google Scholar preferences
      • add Library Links for University of Western Ontario
      • Get it @ Western links appear
      • Google Scholar also gives some, but not all, citation information
    • Get it @ Western
      • Is Full Text available?
      • Check Holdings (ISSN search)
      • Search catalogue (by Journal Title or by Keyword for conference proceedings)
      • Is full text free on the web?
      • Interlibrary Loan
    • Interlibrary Loan (RACER)
      • journal issue not in library catalogue?
      • free photocopies of articles, yours to keep
      • averages 4-10 business days
      • Need to create a RACER account
      • Three ways to create request:
        • Link from Get it @ Western (quickest)
        • Search RACER by “journal title”
        • Use Blank Request Form (slowest)
    • Off-Campus Access
      • for databases, online journals, eBooks
      • EZ Proxy bookmarklet
      • LibX
    • LibX
      • browser add-on
      • for Firefox or Internet Explorer
      • right-click proxy re-load
      • search box, right-click search functionality
      • drag-and-drop to ‘Scholar’
      • embedded Get it @ Western cues
      • doesn’t play nice with mail.uwo.ca
    • Books
      • in library catalogue: eBooks search
      • Interlibrary Loan
      • in library catalogue: Recommend a Purchase
    • Review
      • Citation Alerts: Web of Science & Scopus
      • Volume/issue alerts for journals
      • Get it @ Western, Interlibrary Loan
      • Off-Campus Access, LibX
      • eBooks, book order requests
      • library page for Planetary Science
    • Questions?
      • Dan Sich
      • email: dsich2@uwo.ca
      • phone: x80962