Urban planning spring 2014

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Urban planning spring 2014

  1. 1. University Libraries Engineering and Architecture Library American University of Beirut February 18, 2014
  2. 2.  Khaled Noubani - Engineering & Architecture Librarian - Ext: 2630 - Email: kn07@aub.edu.lb
  3. 3. Services Requesting Articles (DDS) Thesis Formatting Reserving a Carrel
  4. 4. Important deposit dates
  5. 5. Researching/Finding Material
  6. 6. Finding Encyclopedias
  7. 7. Use Catalog to Search for books, eBooks, & Thesis Use quotes “” when searching for exact phrases
  8. 8. Print Book E-Book E-Thesis
  9. 9. Print Book
  10. 10. E- Book
  11. 11. E-Thesis
  12. 12. Poster
  13. 13. Search all E-book databases and retrieve books not included in the catalog
  14. 14. Use search all to find print books,Ebooks, Articles, theses, & videos From library catalog & all databases Finding Articles
  15. 15. Book Click on more to a have a longer list to include or exclude a subject and to arrange the subject terms alphabetically Click on camera icon to save items & click on saved items below to email, export, or cite selected items Thesis Video Article
  16. 16. Finding a list of databases by Subject/ e.g. Urban planning OR Sociology
  17. 17. Databases • Academic Search Complete • JSTOR • Sociological Abstracts • Social Services Abstracts
  18. 18. Use Advanced Search To search a specific field (abstract Subject, keywords) for better results
  19. 19. Use quotes “” when searching for exact phrases
  20. 20. For more relevant results, Use Refine Results
  21. 21. To limit your search to abstract or title Use Advanced Search
  22. 22. Use Save This Search To get new results Whenever added To JSTOR
  23. 23. Check Items cites this item In JSTOR & Google Scholar & Use Journal Tracking To receive updates by email (eTOC)
  24. 24. Cited By Searching Using Google Scholar Click Here to do exact phrase searching in the title to retrieve relevant results
  25. 25. Lebanon News and Reports Index http://ulib.aub.edu.lb:8084/Articles.aspx Lebanese Newspapers http://www.aub.edu.lb/ulibraries/eresources/ Pages/results.aspx?type=News
  26. 26. Lebanon News and Reports Index is Accessible On Campus Only
  27. 27. Finding Theses from Other Universities
  28. 28. Use Advanced Search To search a specific field (abstract Subject, keywords) for better results
  29. 29. For better results, Use Narrow results by
  30. 30. Use Google advanced search and limit to PDF to retrieve reliable reports, government documents and conference articles
  31. 31. You can import citations from GoogleScholar and all databases and arrange them in folders and do the References according to style (ASCE,IEEE, ASME, APA,…)
  32. 32. Contact Me AT: Engineering Library – Ext: 2630 Email: kn07@aub.edu.lb Working Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm

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