MSE 590 Library Literature Sources 3 2 2010


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MSE 590 Library Literature Sources 3 2 2010

  1. 1. Elizabeth Brown<br />Bartle Library LS 2504-C<br /><br />(607)777-4882<br /> Library Literature SourcesRefWorks, Zotero Citation Managers<br />MSE 590, March 3, 2010<br />URL:<br />
  2. 2. Some Quick Questions<br />The Libraries spends over $5,000,000 annually to purchase and access literature databases, journals, books, and websites.<br />TRUE<br />FALSE <br />The main literature database for Materials Science research articles is INSPEC.<br />TRUE<br />FALSE<br />Google Scholar covers the same journals, patents, conference proceedings and monographs as Web of Science.<br />TRUE<br />FALSE<br />
  3. 3. More Questions<br />The citation manager Zotero was named after a magical sorcerer in a Walt Disney movie.<br />TRUE<br />FALSE<br />Eugene Garfield, PhD, created the print Science Citation Index in 1945, which later was expanded and renamed the Web of Science.<br />TRUE<br />FALSE<br />Examples of free online materials scienceweb resources include Wikipedia,, and Google Scholar.<br />TRUE<br />FALSE<br />
  4. 4. Still More Questions<br />Citation Searching is where you try to complete the missing parts of a research article citation, such as author, title, journal volume, and page number, on the web.<br />TRUE<br />FALSE<br />Article preprints are documents that researchers initially decided to publish but can’t due to poor research methodology or other reasons. <br />A. TRUE<br />B. FALSE<br />
  5. 5. Summary<br />Library Services, Web Links<br />Library Licensed Resources: Web of Science: Science (all areas)INSPEC/Compendix: Physics, EngineeringScifinder Scholar on the Web: Chemistry, Biochemistry<br />Free Online Resources: article, data preprintsGoogle Scholar: general article, patent, report searches<br />Wikipedia – Engineering Portal: general information <br />Online Citation Managers:<br />Refworks: BU only<br />Zotero: freely available<br />
  6. 6. Library Services<br />Ask a Librarian:<br />Interlibrary Loan:<br />Materials Science Library Guide:<br />Physics Library Guide:<br />Citation Help:<br />Web Pages Checklist:<br />
  7. 7. Web of Science (Web of Knowledge)<br />
  8. 8. Web of Science – Search Result<br />
  9. 9. From just a single record within the Web of Science, expand your search by simply following the links designed to drive discovery.<br />2004<br />2003<br />Times Cited<br />2003<br />2004<br />Cited References<br />2001<br />Related Records<br />2000<br />1998<br />2004<br />1993<br />2002<br /> Citing <br />1999<br />… moving Backward in time via Cited References, Forward in time via Times Cited, and through Related Records. <br />1994<br />
  10. 10. INSPEC/Compendix<br />
  11. 11. INSPEC/Compendix – Search Result <br />
  12. 12. Scifinder Scholar on the Web<br />
  13. 13. Scifinder Scholar – Search<br />
  14. 14. Scifinder Scholar - Results<br />
  15. 15. Free Online Resources:<br />
  16. 16. Google Scholar<br />
  17. 17. Wikipedia: Engineering Portal<br />
  18. 18. Online Citation Managers<br />Keep track of your research<br />Keep links to online articles<br />Create bibliographies and reference lists for papers and research articles<br />Insert formatted footnotes, endnotes into documents.<br />Multiple citation formats available<br />Refworks – licensed<br />Zotero – free online<br />
  19. 19. Refworks<br />
  20. 20. Create an Account<br />Go to the Libraries’ Research Help page:<br /><br />Select RefWorks<br />Create an account<br />Begin importing references<br />GroupCode: RWSUNYBinghamton<br />
  21. 21. Add a New Reference<br />
  22. 22. Adding Records<br />Search Scifinder and Web of Science<br />Look for citations on Google Scholar <br />Import through link on results screen using Google Scholar<br />RefGrabBookmarklet/Extension:<br />
  23. 23. Import Records<br />
  24. 24. Organize Folders<br />
  25. 25. Folder References<br />
  26. 26. Create a Bibliography<br />
  27. 27. Final Sources Cited List<br />
  28. 28. Zotero Citation Manager<br />Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources. It lives in your web browser.<br />The name is loosely derived from an Albanian verb meaning "to master"."The etymology of Zotero". The Ideophone. January 25, 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-01.<br />Download:<br />
  29. 29. What it looks like<br />
  30. 30. Getting started with Zotero<br />Quick Start Guide:<br />Adding References<br />Formatting<br />Creating Bibliographies<br />
  31. 31. Adding and Viewing References<br />
  32. 32. Creating and Organizing Folders<br />
  33. 33. Creating a Bibliography<br />
  34. 34. Creating a Bibliography<br />
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