Introduction to Library Services and the Tuskegee University Engineering Library
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Information about the Tuskegee University Engineering Library. Also, information about using and locating resources within the Tuskegee University Libraries System.

Information about the Tuskegee University Engineering Library. Also, information about using and locating resources within the Tuskegee University Libraries System.

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  • 1. Introduction to Library Services and the Tuskegee University Engineering Library Monday, August 20, 2012 Leigh A. Jones, JD, MSLS Engineering Librarian ljones@mytu.tuskegee.edu
  • 2. The Tuskegee University Libraries www.tuskegee.edu/librariesThe Tuskegee University Libraries System consists of the following: Ford Motor Company Library (Main Library) Architecture Library Engineering Library Veterinary Medical Library University Archives Legacy Museum
  • 3. Tuskegee University Engineering LibraryLocated in Luther Hilton Foster Hall(Entrance Level) Phone: (334) 727-8901Fall 2012 Hours Library EmployeesMonday – Thursday8:00am – 6:00pm Leigh A. Jones, JD, MSLSFriday Engineering Librarian8:00am – 4:30pm ljones@mytu.tuskegee.edu*Note: Additional hours are provided by the Main Shrikant Diskalkar Library. Any changes in Engineering Library Assistant hours will be posted. sdiskalk@mytu.tuskegee.edu
  • 4. Explore Our Website www.tuskegee.edu/libraries Follow Us on Twitter @TuskegeeEngLib Like Us on Facebook Tuskegee University Engineering Library Read Our Engineering Library Blog tuengineeringlibrary.wordpress.comConnect to the TuskegeeUniversity Engineering Library
  • 5. Locating Resourceswww.tuskegee.edu/librariesTo begin your search for library resources, visit thewebsite of the Tuskegee University Libraries.
  • 6. Locating Resources: Library CatalogUse the Library Catalog to locate in-house books,journals (print), media, etc.
  • 7. Locating Resources: Electronic JournalsUse the Electronic Journals link to locate journals thatare in digital format.
  • 8. Locating Resources: Electronic JournalsYou can use Serials Solutions to search for journals bytitle or to browse journals by subject.
  • 9. Locating Resouces: Find Articles(Databse Searching)Use the Find Articles link to search our databases forinformation specific topics. You can browse our databases by subject, or you can use the alphabetical list to locate them.
  • 10. Locating Resources: Electronic Articles(Database Searching)Scopus is one of the databases in our collection. It isan excellent resource for citation searching.
  • 11. • Academic Search Premier • LexisNexis Academic (AVL) • MasterFILE Premier• Engineering Village • Oxford Journals• Expanded Academic ASAP • Science Direct• IEEE Xplore (All-Society • Scopus Periodicals) • WorldCat (AVL)• Infotrac General OneFile• JSTORLocating Resources: RecommendedDatabasesThese are some of the databases in our collection thatcan be used to locate information in the field ofEngineering.
  • 12.  Your username and password for the Tuskegee University domain is assigned by Campus Technology (334-727-8040). For problems with database access, contact the Main Library’s Computer Lab at 334-724-4740. (All questions concerning usernames and passwords should be directed to Campus Technology.)Off-Campus Database AccessWith your username and password, you can use thelibrary’s online resources from anywhere.
  • 13. Locating Resources: GovernmentInformation Tuskegee University is a Federal Depository Library. Information about the Federal Depository Library Program can be found at www.fdlp.gov. For assistance, contact your Engineering Librarian or visit the Government Documents Librarian. (The Government Documents Department is located in the Main Library.) Government Information Online (GIO) http://www.govtinfo.org This is an email and online chat reference service that you can use if you have any questions about locating Government Information.
  • 14.  Requests can be made by completing and submitting the form located at http://www.tuskegee.edu/libraries/about_the_libraries/library_forms.aspx . The ILL Department is located on the third floor of the Main Library.Access to Resources Outside of OurCollection: Interlibrary Loan (ILL)If we do not have an item in our collection, we canoften borrow it from another institution.
  • 15. Communicate with your Librarian. Always feel free to ask questions, and express your concerns.Most Important Thing toRemember