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Overview of using library resources informs
Overview of using library resources informs
Overview of using library resources informs
Overview of using library resources informs
Overview of using library resources informs
Overview of using library resources informs
Overview of using library resources informs
Overview of using library resources informs
Overview of using library resources informs
Overview of using library resources informs
Overview of using library resources informs
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  • 1. Finding and Managing References
  • 2.  All logins use netID and PW LibCat/Voyager account for checking out books & other physical items Access online resources from library web site; EZ-proxy server login for off-campus “Get It for Me” (free) document delivery and interlibrary loan; your new best friend! OAL (Open Access Labs) account activation enables computing/printing in libraries & OALs
  • 3.  Activate your netID and PW at gateway http://gateway.tamu.edu Activate your OAL account (Gateway > Manage OAL Account > Activate My Account) Sign up for (free!) Get It for Me service http://getitforme.library.tamu.edu http://library.tamu.edu > Off-Campus Access > Review browser settings, etc.
  • 4.  Access all online resources from library web pages to enable linking to TAMU-licensed full text (even Google Scholar has a TAMU link on library home page) Problems? http://library.tamu.edu > “Off- Campus Access” or “Report Problems” or “Chat with us!”
  • 5.  Check out books, study rooms, wireless netbooks, iPods, Kindles, videos, music, etc. with your TAMU ID card Book group study rooms online http://library.tamu.edu/services/study- spaces Check your account & renew books online; click “My Library Record” in LibCat, http://libcat.tamu.edu No card yet? Don’t worry, a photo ID & your UIN will substitute
  • 6.  Access resources from library web site! Choose a search engine or database ( e.g., Google Scholar, Web of Knowledge, etc.) Search / refine your search; save your search strategy or set up search alerts if important Mark and save your citations to personalized database account, or email, download, or export citations to a citation manager such as EndNote, RefWorks, or Zotero, etc. Use Find Text@TAMU text retrieval options
  • 7.  TAMU site licenses for Endnote and RefWorks; free programs such as Zotero add-in for FireFox browser These programs are good for research group collaboration also, share your references See http://library.tamu.edu/help/help- yourself/citing-sources for more info, tutorials, scheduled training sessions Diagram next slide; overview of how it works
  • 8.  ISEN LibGuide page & my contact info http://guides.library.tamu.edu/IndustSysEngr Available for consultations in my office Evans 111L, or your location Chat with me, regularly scheduled Saturday afternoons http://guides.library.tamu.edu/AskTheLibrari es Make appointments by email or chat service Request a class, tour, class guidehttp://library.tamu.edu/services/tour-request

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