Library Tips & Tricks - Faculty Workshop Spring 2009

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Library Tips & Tricks - Faculty Workshop Spring 2009

  1. 1. ED WALTON Tips and Tricks to Using Online Library Resources
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Proxy Server (EZProxy) </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NetLibrary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CredoReference </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Electronic Journals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MyQuest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AtoZ Journal Tracker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating Links / Proxy Server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special Resources </li></ul></ul>University Libraries Website
  3. 3. Proxy Server (EZProxy) <ul><li>Permission to Access University Libraries’ Databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The University Libraries Subscribes to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>56 Journal Databases </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 E-book Databases </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database Access is via IP Authentication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All SBU Subscriptions are IP Accessible </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Vendor’s Server Looks at Your Computer’s IP Address </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Valid IP: Access Granted to Database </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Invalid IP: Taken to a Login Screen </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What does the Proxy Server Do? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enables Users to Associate with an SBU’s IP Address </li></ul></ul></ul>University Libraries Website
  4. 4. Proxy Server (EZProxy) <ul><li>Importance? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows Access to Databases Off-Campus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows Direct Linking to Journal Article </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Server URL: http://eagle.sbuniv.edu:2048 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Username & Password = Novell /Bb(Angel)/GroupWise Login </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prefix for Coding a Link: http://eagle.sbuniv.edu:2048/login?url = </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: http://eagle.sbuniv.edu:2048/login?url= http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=ip,url,cookie,uid&db=f5h&AN=J0E208986066909&loginpage=custlogin.asp&site=ehost-live&scope=site </li></ul></ul>University Libraries Website
  5. 5. E-Books <ul><li>25,205 Titles Available </li></ul><ul><li>All E-Books Accessible via Catalog </li></ul><ul><li>NetLibrary Interface </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create an Account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Navigating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linking to a Page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linking to a Book </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CredoReference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Navigating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linking to a Page </li></ul></ul>University Libraries Website
  6. 6. Electronic Journal <ul><li>MyQuest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Federated Search Engine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>56 Databases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to Search Multiple Databases at One Time </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AtoZ Journal Tracker </li></ul><ul><ul><li>27,124 Full-Text Journal Titles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find Where to Get Access to a Particular Title </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-Journals from EBSCO = Electronic Subscription Ex: Journal of Biological Chemistry Ex: Religious and Theological Abstracts </li></ul></ul>University Libraries Website
  7. 7. Electronic Journal <ul><li>Creating Links </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Proxy Prefix for Coding a Link: http://eagle.sbuniv.edu:2048/login?url = </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generally: URL in Address Box is Temporary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Finding the URL to Use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requires PERL Linking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EBSCO Databases – Use of Persistent Link </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ACS – Use Permalink </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Address URL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ERIC </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ProQuest Psychology Journal </li></ul></ul></ul>University Libraries Website
  8. 8. Electronic Journal <ul><li>Special Resources (Some) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Country Reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Business Source Premier </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ex: Search for Russia Country Report </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consumer Reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple Databases </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MasterFile Premier </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SO Journal Name = Consumer Reports </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CLIO Notes (Time Lines) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>American History & Life </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Historical Abstracts </li></ul></ul></ul>University Libraries Website
  9. 9. Electronic Journal <ul><li>Special Resources (Some) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Express Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Practice Tests </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tutorials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newspaper Source </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>35 National & International Papers (Full) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>350 Regional Papers (Selective) </li></ul></ul></ul>University Libraries Website
  10. 10. Questions <ul><li>Is there something you would like to know that I did not cover in the presentation? </li></ul>

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