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  • 1. CHE1004W
    Design Project
    LIBRARY SKILLS
  • 2. CHE1004W Design Project
    LIBRARY SKILLS
    • REFERENCE BOOKS (Encyclopedias, handbooks, etc.)
    • 3. BOOKS… Finding books in the Library
    • 4. JOURNAL ARTICLES… Searching for articles on your topic
    • 5. INTERNET … Evaluating information on the Web
  • CHE1004W Design Project
    LIBRARY SKILLS
    • REFERENCE BOOKS (Encyclopedias, handbooks, etc.)
    • 6. BOOKS… Finding books in the Library
    • 7. JOURNAL ARTICLES… Searching for articles on your topic
    • 8. INTERNET … Evaluating information on the Web
  • LIBRARY ENTRANCE
  • 9. REFERENCE BOOKS
  • 10. REFERENCE BOOKS
  • 11. DSR 660.2842 HAND
    DSR 660 RULE
    DSR 660.283 CHER
    (ONLINE) and in print at DSR 660.03 KIRK
    ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA
    DSR 669 META
    DSR 669 HAND
    DSR 660.0212 HAND
    DSR 503 MACG
  • 12. http://www.lib.uct.ac.za
    To access:
    • The library guide for this project
    • 13. Electronic resources … online reference books, databases, electronic journals
  • CHE1004W Design Project
    LIBRARY SKILLS
    • REFERENCE BOOKS (Encyclopedias, handbooks, etc.)
    • 14. BOOKS… Finding books in the Library
    • 15. JOURNAL ARTICLES… Searching for articles on your topic
    • 16. INTERNET … Evaluating information on the Web
  • 17. BOOKS
  • 18. SearchALEPH
    Get SHELF NUMBER
    FINDING BOOKS …
    Find book on shelf
  • 19. HANDS-ON EXERCISE: Find books using ALEPH
    http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/
    SEARCH for books on these topics :search 1. extractive metallurgy search 2.hydrometallurgy OR pyrometallurgy
    Write down the SHELF NUMBERS
    Are the books on the shelf, or out on loan?
    Use BROWSE to find books on metallurgy
  • 20. CHE1004W Design Project
    LIBRARY SKILLS
    • REFERENCE BOOKS (Encyclopedias, handbooks, etc.)
    • 21. BOOKS… Finding books in the Library
    • 22. JOURNAL ARTICLES… Searching for articles on your topic
    • 23. INTERNET … Evaluating information on the Web
  • JOURNALS
    WHAT ARE ACADEMIC JOURNALS?
    • Published regularly (up to date)
    • 24. Collections of articles by researchers and practicing engineers
    • 25. Communicate research findings / report on case studies
    • 26. Peer reviewed
  • UCT Libraries subscribe to over 91,000 journals
    More than 63,000 of these are electronic journals on the Web
    Where to find the print journals …
  • 27. Latest volumes of journals
  • 28. Research Wing
    Latest journals (2011)
  • 29. For older print journals … go past the Loans Desk
  • 30. Go past Short Loans
  • 31. past the zebra couch
  • 32. Down spiral stairs to Lower Level
  • 33. On Lower Level …
    take stairs to basement
  • 34. Older Chem Eng journals
  • 35. FINDING JOURNAL ARTICLES
    e-Journals… on the Web
    SearchDATABASES
    Print Journals… on the shelves
    GET ARTICLES
    Choose relevant articles
  • 36. BOOLEAN SEARCHING
    Boolean operators: AND OR NOT
    AND … to combine DIFFERENT concepts
    ZINC ANDEXTRACTION
    OR … to search using several terms for the SAME concept
    MILLINGORGRINDINGORCRUSHING
    NOT … to get rid of concepts you don’t want in your search
    METALSNOT COPPER
  • 37. Demo of database searching :
    Ei Compendex …
  • 38. Hands-on exercise: search for journal articles
    EiCompendex/ Web of Science
    CSA Technology Research Database / ScienceDirect
    Example search strings:
    zinc ore
    AND
    extraction OR recovery OR processing
    pretreatment OR milling OR crushing
    zinc ore
    AND
    extraction OR leaching OR concentration
    zinc ore
    AND
    electrowinningOR recovery
    zinc ore
    AND
    zinc carbonate ore OR hydrozinciteORsmithsonite
    zinc oxide ore OR hemimorphiteORwillemite