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    • 1. INTRODUCING THE SCIENCE READING ROOMS
    • 2. The British Library’s Collection
      • Founder collections
      • 18 th century - British Museum
      • 19 th century - Patent Office Library
      • 20 th century - National Central Library &
      • National Lending Library
      • 1973 - The British Library founded
      • 1997 - Move to St Pancras
      • 2004 - Integrated Catalogue & Single collection
    • 3. The British Library’s Collection
      • Science Technology & Industry
      • Document Supply Centre
      • Humanities
      • Acquisitions
      • Legal Deposit
      • Purchased
    • 4. Science Reading Rooms
      • Location
      • Social Science - Floor 1 - engineering
      • Science - Floor 2 - biology, medicine
      • Science – Floor 3 - biochemistry, physical sciences
      • Collection coverage
      • Research and professional level ; all languages
      • Open Access
      • Journals from 1997
      • Books from 2003
    • 5. Document Supply
        • Photocopies
        • Loans
        • Interlibrary Lending / BL account customers
        • BL Direct http:// direct.bl.uk with credit card payment
    • 6. Printed Resources
      • Serials
      • Peer reviewed journals
      • Magazines - trade, professional
      • Abstracting and indexing publications
    • 7. Printed Resources
      • Books
      • Research monographs
      • Reference books (pharmacopoeias, professional directories)
      • Student textbooks
      • Rare books and manuscripts
    • 8. Printed Resources
      • Other publication types
      • Theses - UK doctoral
      • Conference proceedings
      • Reports & grey literature
      • Patents
      • - as intellectual property
      • - as information resource
      • Market research reports
      • Official publications
    • 9. Shelfmarks
        • A book: Cooper, Geoffrey. The cell. 2004
        • (B) 571.6
        • type subject code
      •   m06/14513 DSC
      • A journal : Cell
      • (P) KH 66 -E (9)   type subject code language code sequence no .
        • 3097.600000 DSC
    • 10. Using the Integrated Catalogue at Home
      • Searching available 24 hours via http://catalogue.bl.uk
      • Requesting available during reading room opening hours Monday-Saturday
      • Science enquiry desk
        • [email_address]
        • T- 020 7412 7288
        • F - 020 7412 7217
        • http://www.bl.uk
    • 11. Ordering from Storage
      • Science
      • Orders for all titles before 1997 (journals); 2003 (books)
      • Humanities
      • Orders for all titles & all years
      • Science & society, student texts and popular science
      • DSC
      • STM journals & books not held in London
      • Theses, conference proceedings, grey literature
      • Orders for all titles & all years
    • 12. Ordering from Storage
      • Ordering by the catalogue
      • Delivery - 70 minutes / 2 hours / 6 hours / 48 hours
      • Kept for 3 more working days
      • Integrated Catalogue http://catalogue.bl.uk
      • Ordering on forms
      • DSC serials only
      • Recent issues (<6mths) - “Loan Ban” - photocopies only
      • Delivery - 48 hours
    • 13. Electronic Journals
      • On workstations in Science Reading Rooms 2 & 3
      • Reading room home page
      • ESTAR
      • Publisher collections
      • CD ROMs accompanying journals are stored in
      • Science 3 (ask at the Science 3 Enquiry Desk)
    • 14. Electronic Databases
      • On workstations in Science Reading Rooms 2 & 3
      • Reading room home page
      • General databases
      • Web of Knowledge (Science Citation Index), SCOPUS
      • Subject databases
      • Biological Abstracts, SportDiscus
      • Full text
      • Environment Now, Ullman's Encyclopedia of Chemical Industry