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An introduction to the many resources available via the Evans Library website.

An introduction to the many resources available via the Evans Library website.

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  • 1. http://lib.fit.eduEVANS LIBRARY collectsthe most frequentlyused services here atEvans Library.
  • 2. http://lib.fit.edu The ACCOUNT section lets you manage your interlibrary loan requests; view TRACKS information; renew materials; and review your account for any bills, check- outs, holds, bookings, requests, or library messages.
  • 3. http://lib.fit.edu Find useful handouts and information in the INSTRUCTION section.
  • 4. http://lib.fit.edu The RESOURCES section collects many high-quality information discovery tools.
  • 5. http://lib.fit.eduA to Z Journal List: Analphabetical listing of the EvansLibrarys periodical titlesavailable in print, microform, orelectronic full text.
  • 6. http://lib.fit.edu Catalog: Here you can: • Find information on the books, periodicals, government documents, and multimedia owned by the Evans Library. • Use the drop-down menu in the default Quick Search to search all fields, title, journal title, author, subject, and more. • Use Advanced Searches to limit by call number, language, format, and date. • Use the truncation symbols (* for multiple- and ? for single-character searches) and the Boolean operators and, or, xor, not, and the plus or minus symbols (+ -).
  • 7. http://lib.fit.edu Databases/Indexes: Sources of articles, reports, and abstracts. Most databases require a TRACKS username and password for off- campus access. Some databases require the TRACKS username and password for on-campus access.
  • 8. http://lib.fit.edu Digital Archives include the Edmund Skellings Collection, which showcases and archives the lifetime contributions of the Poet Laureate of Florida, and the Edwin A. and Marion Link Collection, a digital archive and searchable database of resources donated by the Link family to Evans Library.
  • 9. http://lib.fit.edu Government Resources: A well-developed connection to federal, state, local, internat ional, and foreign government information.
  • 10. http://lib.fit.edu Internet Reference Sites collects online reference resources.
  • 11. http://lib.fit.edu Find a listing of search engines in the Internet Search section.
  • 12. http://lib.fit.eduInternet Sites: A collection oflinks to resources.
  • 13. http://lib.fit.edu Other Library Catalogs links to world-wide library catalogs, including those of the State University System of Florida (WebLUIS), the State Library of Florida, Floridas Community College Libraries system (LINCC), and Brevard County libraries.
  • 14. http://lib.fit.edu Reference Sources links to a Research Guide that includes selected standard reference sources (dictionaries, encyclopedias, and manuals) and non-traditional offerings.
  • 15. http://lib.fit.eduRefWorks is a citation managementtool that helps you keep track of yourresearch and to print bibliographies invarious citation styles.
  • 16. http://lib.fit.edu Search This Site allows you to search across the entire Evans Library website, except for the Library catalog.
  • 17. http://lib.fit.eduSites by Discipline is acollection of highlyrecommended sitesgrouped by discipline.
  • 18. http://lib.fit.edu The Services section links to academic support and network access information.
  • 19. http://lib.fit.edu The Academic Support Center, located in the Evans Library Pavilion, offers one-on- one tutoring, study groups, and a library of self- help materials.
  • 20. http://lib.fit.edu Use Ask a Librarian for research assistance via chat, e-mail or telephone.
  • 21. http://lib.fit.edu Course Reserves: Materials placed on Reserve by professors. Search by instructors name, course number, or course name. Copy the call number before asking for the item at the Service Desk.
  • 22. http://lib.fit.edu Faculty Purchase Request forms allow faculty members to submit purchase requests for curriculum-related library materials. Any questions about this service can be addressed by the applicable Information Advocate.
  • 23. http://lib.fit.edu Use Interlibrary Loan to request items that the Library does not own.
  • 24. http://lib.fit.edu The Library Reserve Services section includes guidelines, links to forms, and other information for instructors wishing to place material on reserve in the Library.
  • 25. http://lib.fit.edu Find out about the many Library resources and services available to Off-Campus students, faculty, and staff.
  • 26. http://lib.fit.edu Remote Access to secure areas of the Library is provided through the use of the Florida Tech TRACKS account.
  • 27. http://lib.fit.edu Reserve Library Rooms using your TRACKS user name and password.
  • 28. http://lib.fit.edu SmarThinking.com Tutoring offers online tutoring in math, writing, and other subjects.
  • 29. http://lib.fit.edu The Wireless Connectivity section provides information about the Evans Librarys wireless network and how to register to use the campus wireless network.