College of Science Library PresentationPresentation Transcript
Library Resources & Services (Or, Who we are & what we do)Kristy Padron, MLISAssistant University Librariankpadron@fau.eduhttp://wise.fau.edu/library
Who we are & what we do (Top Left) Sean Connery, The Name of the Rose (1986) (Bottom Left) Benjamin Franklin (Bottom Mid) Rupert Giles & Buffy, Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1990s) (Bottom Right) J. Edgar Hoover (1924)
COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT Hereford Cathedral Chained Library: Hereford, England Library of St. Walburga: Zutphen, Netherlan ds
Print & Electronic Formatshttp://www.library.fau.edu/depts/cd/colldev.htm Print & electronic formats (online journals, eBooks, st reaming video) Make requests for book or resource purchases. Contact your subject liaison. FYI - Materials Reduction Site: http://www.library. fau.edu/depts/cd/ budget/main.htm
Journals & DatabasesAvailable at http://wise.fau.edu/library/ecollect/ecollect.php. SearchWise: a web-scale discovery tool. Electronic Collection Page: see new acquisitions and product trials.
LIBRARY INSTRUCTIONRequest a Session: http://www.library.fau.edu/depts/ref/instsrv/instsrv.htm Librarians can provide (by appointment) class sessions & consultations. Identify various types of information resources in subject area. Locate professional literature. Summarize the creation and distribution of new knowledge.
Subject & Class LibGuidesLibGuides: http://libguides.fau.eduResources in the Sciences: http://tiny.cc/science_libguides Access the Libraries’ resources within a subject area. Class LibGuides are available by request.
Tutorials & WebcastsSee our online tutorials at http://www.library.fau.edu/depts/ref/instsrv/webtut.htm. Tutorials are quick lessons in using library resources and academic issues. LibGuides and tutorials can be added to BlackBoard’s Course Materials.