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  • INFORMATION RESOURCES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALGARVE Emília Lúcia Pacheco Librarian [email_address] Instituto Superior de Engenharia (Advanced Institute of Engineering ) May 2009
    • Which information resources are available at UAlg?
    • At ISE’s Library?
    • Electronic resources?
    • How can I find a book?
    • Where are the ISO standards?
    • What is B-on?
    • How to find Portuguese and European laws?
    • How to do a citation?
  • Available Services Biblioteca : Presentation Services Catalogues Electronic Resources Help and Tips Tematic Links
  • Services
    • Reading and group working rooms
    • Internet access for wireless and cable and computer terminals.
    • Reference desk
    • Loan and Inter-library ones
    • Photocopies
  • Inter-Library Loans (ILL)
    • You may search for books in other Portuguese libraries online catalogs and request this type of loan.
    • Prices may change according to the fees requested by other libraries.
      • online requests
  • Online demand request form
    • You may ask for loans at any library.
    • You may request reading rooms in any library.
    • Books from the Gambelas and Health Campuses may be returned at the Penha Campus’s libraries.
    • Working hours: Monday to Friday from 09:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
    • Overdue fees: 0,25 € for each day and per document.
        • Links
    Patrons may renew their loans for a new 7-day period with their username and password Easy search Advanced OPAC Search
  • Basic Search – Main Options
    • General Search (easier to access)
      • Simultaneously in all libraries
      • Displays information about book availibality
      • It may not be to reliable.
      • It is advised for searches by the exact title, author’s name, or subject.
  • You may select the following options: Título , Qualquer , Assunto e Autor Library Selection: Qualquer, EST , ESE , ESGHT , ESSAF , Central Loan status Green : Available Red : Not Available
  • Field: Qualquer campo Título Assunto Autor
  • Select library (Biblioteca): Qualquer – Search all Central – Library at Gambelas EST – Our library ESE – Education School ESGHT – Management School CDE – European Law Center ESSAF – Health School
    • Read results :
    • EST (est): Library
    • Descrição física: Type of document
    • Assunto : Subject
    • CDU (Universal Decimal Classification)
    • Shelf mark :
    • 69.003.121 MAR Ren – 69 Civil Engineering shelf
            • .003 management
            • .121 works budget
            • MAR Ren alphabetic book location
  • OPAC Search – Options
    • OPAC Bibliopac (recommended)
      • Exact search
      • More fields to specify your query
      • Reliable results.
      • Must search each library database at a time
      • Not allowed to see availability information
  • ou …
  • Catalogues
  • Bases do catálogo da BIBISE EST – ESPE EST – Base Geral EST – Normas EST - Revistas Select database
  • A…Z Allow index visualization
  • Search standards by no in field “ N.º de Registo” Ex: NP 405 Database EST-Normas
  • EST – Base Geral Our main database to find books, articles, CD’s
  • Article Abstract Full text (some documents ) Shelf mark – UDC Universal Decimal Classification to locate documents in bookshelf
  • Electronic resources
    • Databases
        • Referential databases – indexing articles (access restricted at UAlg web)
        • Full text databases – (access restricted at UAlg web)
        • Open access resources – (free access)
    • Electronic books (access restricted at UAlg web)
  • Databases location ou
  • Electronic resources menu : B-on Bases de dados Enciclopédias Legislação Mapas Normas Patentes Revistas Rede do INE Serviço de Alerta Teses e Publicações
  • Databases at UAlg
    • Thematic ones (index and abstracting by subject journals)
      • ASFA - Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
      • Biotechnology abstracts
      • CAB - agriculture, agronomy,
      • MathScinet
      • PsycInfo - Psychology
    • General ones
      • Web of knowledge (ISI) Web of Science + ISI Proceedings (seminars, workshops, conferences)
        • Current Contents Connect
        • Journal Citation Reports (statistics about publications, citations, and impact factor)
  • Full text resources
      • B-on
      • AMS electronic journals (American Mathematical Society)
      • Open Access resources ( DJOAJ - Directory of open access journal e PLos – Public Library of Science )
  • Open Access resources list Revistas / Journals Teses e Publicações / Theses
  • Dicionários de Engenharia Alimentar / Food Engineering Dictionaries
  • Divers resources Bases de dados Dicionários Jornais Legislação Livros electrónicos Mapas Normas Patentes Inf. Estatística Revistas Open Access Serviços Alerta Teses e Publicações
  • Standards in Portugal: National Law resources: Estatístical information: European Union Law:
  • Índice e acesso ao pdf
  • Biblioteca do Conhecimento Online
  • What is B-ON ?
    • b-on is the acronym for Biblioteca do Conhecimento Online (Online Knowledge Library), a virtual library born in Portugal on March 2004.
    • b-on includes some of the leading publishers of scientific publications and holders of international databases. b-on provides to the national scientific community a vast set of online articles, in fulltext, in the different areas of knowledge.  b-on provides access to more than 17 500 fulltext titles. Professors, researchers, students and others have access to the world’s scientific production through b–on.
  • Who can accede?
    • institutional users : anyone that carries out any type of activity in one of  b-on’s member institutions by holding an employment contract (researchers, faculty, technical employees, etc.) or by conducting that activity on any other basis (students, scholarship holders, etc.);
    • walk-in-users : anyone that is not an institutional user but has access to b-on’s contents from a member’s premises
    • Access to the full text of the subscribed contents is permitted to institutional users and to walk-in-users.
  • Witch are the editors ?
        • ELSEVIER;
        • WILEY;
        • SAGE;
        • SPRINGER (inclui KLUWER);
        • IEEE;
        • TAYLOR & FRANCIS;
  • How to search ? Choose a field option Write your keyword Do OK Select a thematic set
  • Quick search Not very experiment user “ Pesquisa Rápida”. “ search queries” or keywords
  • Processing search
  • Results presentation
  • Results read Context menu Number of results Visualization format Ranking Results navigation Results filtering
  • Results list Select SFX
  • SFX?
    • Gives you access information in context
  • Full text document
  • MetaSearch User who knows resources and categories
  • Keywords Resources selection Sets Boolean operators Fields Resources information Add resources to our sets
  • Journal title search
  • Personal area
      • Login e registration
      • Allow you to create personal information queries, resource shelf's
      • Alert creation
      • Change layout options
  • Registration and login
      • Catalogues (ISE Web)
      • Scirus (Search Engine for Science)
      • http://scholar . google .com/
    Search the Internet
    • Catalogues:
    • Ualg
    • Union Catalogues:
      • Porbase
      • FCT Revistas
      • INETI
    • Academic libraries
    • Foreign catalogues :
      • British Library
      • European Library
  • Search engine for scientific information
  • Guias e Ajudas
  • Reference manager software
    • EndNote Web (only in UAlg)
    • Zotero – Free software (
  • What is EndNote Web
    • To create and access your EndNote Web Library, you must sign in or register.
    • You can add references to your EndNote Web Library directly from Web of Science and other ISI Web of Knowledge products.
    • You can organize references in folders for access and use at any time--collections are retained between sessions.
    • You can create formatted reference lists in a variety of publishing styles.
    • You will be able to access your EndNote Web Library from any computer at the institution.
  • How to make a registration http:// / portal.cgi
  • A. Getting start
  • 1. Search online bibliographic databases
  • … add references
  • 2. Create manual references e outros campos: Abstract; DOI [Digital Object Identifier]; Original Publication; Reprint Edition; Keywords; URL; Author Address; Notes
  • 3. Import bibliographic references
  • B. Organizing You may share with other users of EndNote Web Create subject folders
  • C. How to format citations Select bibliographical style Select o format
  • Cite while you write
    • Seguir as instruções para descarregar e instalar o programa Cite While You WriteTM Plug-In para usar com o Word e assim poder introduzir as referências bibliográficas no momento em que faz a citação bibliográfica, formatar as citações e as bibliografias no Word:
    • Entrar no site do EndeNote registando-se e descarregar o programa clicando em Download Windows para salvar o EndNoteWeb.exe para o computador
    • Executar o programa
    • Verificar a instalação abrindo o Word e vendo se aparece a barra de ferramentas do EndNote
    • Verificar a instalação no Internet Explorer; caso não tenha o ícone do EndNote, seleccionar o menu Ver – Barras de ferramentas – EndNote Web
  • Add citations in Word
  • Seleccionar citação (2)
  • Inserir citação
    • Emília Lúcia Mariano Pacheco
    • [email_address]
    Obrigado Thanks to colleagues Margarida Vargues and Rosa Castro