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Library Support for Researchers presentation at the PhD induction at Greenwich Campus. 15 October 2013..

Library Support for Researchers presentation at the PhD induction at Greenwich Campus. 15 October 2013..

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  • Currently 115 universities participating. Latest newsletter states “It is currently taking an estimated 30 working days to digitise and make available a thesis” cost is just over £40 plus VAT per digitised itemElectronic copies of theses awarded at the university are passed to me for inclusion in GALAThesis PDF files are locked down in GALA (agreed with Alan Reed, Director of Postgraduate Programmes) – they can be viewed and downloaded but not copied or printed.
  • You will see a link “SFX@University of Greenwich”
  • Currently 115 universities participating. Latest newsletter states “It is currently taking an estimated 30 working days to digitise and make available a thesis” cost is just over £40 plus VAT per digitised itemElectronic copies of theses awarded at the university are passed to me for inclusion in GALAThesis PDF files are locked down in GALA (agreed with Alan Reed, Director of Postgraduate Programmes) – they can be viewed and downloaded but not copied or printed.
  • Link to web page is at the end.

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  • 1. Our role • Linking library content and collections to researchers strategies • Cataloguing, navigation, discovery, delivery and access: researcher’s needs
  • 2. What we have and how to access it • Major research content via SciVerse Science Direct, SCOPUS, EBSCOhost, Wiley Online Library, IEEEXplore/IET Library, SAGE Journals, SwetsWise, Springer Link, JSTOR, Web of Knowledge, RSC Journals PLUS Archive & more • Alerts, saved searches features • EndNote Web for managing references • Resources accessed via the Library & Computing/IT tab in the university portal
  • 3. eBooks • MyiLibrary – over 7700 titles • Dawsonera - search, rent and preview over 287,000 titles • Cambridge Books Online - 981 titles in 3 collections • Oxford Scholarship Online - 433 titles in 2 collections
  • 4. Moodle help Help getting started for all students new to the university Aims to help you use information effectively and ethically in your academic work. Includes sections on referencing and plagiarism
  • 5. Google Scholar linking • If you are logged into the portal and using Google search or Google Scholar you will find that the underlying shared technology enables Google to recognise that you are from the University of Greenwich and link to full text content subscribed to or paid for by the library. This depends on compatibility with specific databases, e-resources and publishers
  • 6. Greenwich Academic Literature Archive
  • 7. Digitised theses • EThOS is the British Library’s Electronic Theses Online System – for UK doctoral theses digitised by the British Library • Download digitised UK theses from EThOS & GALA • Access theses via ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database in the portal – 2 collections
  • 8. Other available services  Document delivery via the British Library  SCONUL Access  JISC Collections e.g. COPAC, Suncat  Directory of Open Access Books  Directory of Open Access Journals  M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries
  • 9. Research networks • • • • • • • • • Mendeley http://www.mendeley.com/ ScienceBlogs http://scienceblogs.com/ ResearcherID http://www.researcherid.com/ Academia.edu http://academia.edu/ Research Blogging http://researchblogging.org/ ResearchGate http://www.researchgate.net/ SciVee http://www.scivee.tv/ Zotero http://www.zotero.org/ Public Library of Science http://www.plos.org/
  • 10. Most importantly • Contact your Academic Services Librarian for support and assistance in making the most effective use of library services and resources
  • 11. Keeping in touch • Blogs: Learning Services http://uoglibrary.blogspot.com/ Research Support http://uogresearchsupport.blogspot.com/ • Twitter http://twitter.com/uoglibraries and http://twitter.com/drillhalllib • Facebook http://on.fb.me/iv7kmo Drill Hall Library
  • 12. Links Access to external resources • • • SCONUL Access http://www.access.sconul.ac.uk/ M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries http://www.m25lib.ac.uk/ British Library http://www.bl.uk Finding scholarly content • • COPAC http://www.copac.ac.uk/ SUNCAT http://www.suncat.ac.uk/ Open Access • • • Directory of Open Access Books http://www.doabooks.org/ Directory of Open Access Journals http://www.doaj.org/ Ethos http://ethos.bl.uk/ Images Attribution • • • 'wonderland' www.flickr.com/photos/8549467@N06/3041662658 'Longleat Hedge Maze‘ www.flickr.com/photos/90514086@N00/952953634 'don't panic!‘ www.flickr.com/photos/20771223@N00/15529699
  • 13. Thank you Nadine Edwards Senior Academic Services E-Librarian Dreadnought Library Greenwich Campus Tel. 020 8331 9781 Email: en16@gre.ac.uk