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Introduction to library services, the library web page and a science database for first year biology students.

Introduction to library services, the library web page and a science database for first year biology students.

by: Maureen Simari

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  • Navigating the Libraries at Wayne State University Maureen Simari Wayne State University Science & Engineering Library
  • Navigating the Libraries
    • Services & Computing
    • Library Web Page
    • Web of Science Database
  • 5 Libraries at WSU As well as: Shiffman Medical Library Neef Law Library Purdy/Kresge Library - PK David Adamany Undergraduate Library - UGL Science & Engineering Library - SEL
  • Reference, Circulation & Reserves Reference Desk Circulation Desk Reserves Desk
  • Library Web Page www.lib.wayne.edu
  • Navigating the Libraries Services
  • Navigating the Libraries Computing
  • Navigating the Libraries
  • First Year Student Web Page
    • Campus Information
    • Services
    • Save time…upfront information on one page
  • Biology Tutoring & Supplemental Instruction
  • Looking for Articles What is the Difference?
    • Scholarly:
      • Authors are authorities in their fields/specialists/
      • experts/scholars/
      • researchers
      • Include author’s credentials
    • Popular:
      • Authors are magazine staff members or free lance writers/
      • generalists
      • Often exclude author’s credentials
  • What is the Difference?
    • Scholarly:
    • Popular:
  • Navigating the Libraries
    • Web of Science Database
      • Location on Library Web Page
      • Location in Subject Guide
  • Web of Knowledge Database From: WEB OF SCIENCE Nov. 2008 ISI WEB OF KNOWLEDGE Platform Creating and Supporting Research Pathways for Students, Faculty, Researchers, and Information Professionals David Horky, Jeff Dougherty, Thomson Reuters
  • Navigating the Libraries Review…..
    • Services & Computing
    • Library Web Page
    • Web of Science Database
  • From: WEB OF SCIENCE Nov. 2008 ISI WEB OF KNOWLEDGE Platform Creating and Supporting Research Pathways for Students, Faculty, Researchers, and Information Professionals David Horky, Jeff Dougherty, Thomson Reuters
  • Common categorization schemes for use in refining results from multiple databases . Refine by a variety of fields in addition to Subject Areas and Categories. From: WEB OF SCIENCE Nov. 2008 ISI WEB OF KNOWLEDGE Platform Creating and Supporting Research Pathways for Students, Faculty, Researchers, and Information Professionals David Horky, Jeff Dougherty, Thomson Reuters
  • Web of Science Database Quality Publications of Influence For every title indexed -- Publisher-Neutral Editorial Evaluation and Selection. Diversity Coverage of all disciplines : Natural Sciences – 7,710 Social Sciences – 2,385 Arts & Humanities – 1,265 10,760 unique titles Depth Natural Sciences – to 1900 Social Sciences – to 1956, with an initiative under way to reach back to 1900. Arts & Humanities – to 1975
    • Peer Reviewed Articles
    • Editorial Scope:
      • Topics covered
      • Content (original papers & review articles)
      • Appropriate intellectual level
    From: WEB OF SCIENCE Nov. 2008 ISI WEB OF KNOWLEDGE Platform Creating and Supporting Research Pathways for Students, Faculty, Researchers, and Information Professionals David Horky, Jeff Dougherty, Thomson Reuters
  • Navigating the Library
    • “ The world does not run on information; it runs on relationships. However, information enables us to have different relationships.”
    • from Information Technology As A Change Agent Jan/Feb 1999 by Diane Oblinger