Library support for researchers 7 June 2011


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Learning Services presentation at the Roles and Responsibilities Day for PhD researchers. Held at Medway Campus, University of Greenwich, 7 June 2011.

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  • You will see a link “SFX@University of Greenwich”
  • Currently 105 universities participating. Latest newsletter states “It is currently taking an estimated 90 working days to digitise and make available a thesis, rather then the original expectation of 30 days.”
  • Link to web page is at the end.
  • Library support for researchers 7 June 2011

    1. 1. Library support for researchers<br />
    2. 2. Our role<br />Linking library content and collections to researchers strategies<br />Cataloguing, navigation, discovery, delivery and access: Researcher’s needs<br />
    3. 3. What we have and how to access it<br />Major research content via SciVerse Science Direct, EBSCOhost, Wiley Online Library, Taylor & Francis, SwetsWise, Springer Link, Web of Knowledge, RSC Journals PLUS Archive & more<br />Alerts, saved searches features<br />EndNote Web for managing references<br />Resources accessed via the Library & IT tab in the university portal<br />
    4. 4. E-books<br />MyiLibrary – over 4,000 titles<br />Dawsonera - search, rent and preview over 130,000 titles<br />Cambridge Books Online - 981 titles in 3 collections<br />Oxford Scholarship Online - 433 titles in 2 collections<br />
    5. 5. Google Scholar linking<br />If you are logged into the portal and using Google search or Google Scholar you will find that the underlying shared technology enables Google to recognise that you are from the University of Greenwich and link to full text content subscribed to or paid for by the library. This depends on compatibility with specific databases, e-resources and publishers<br />
    6. 6. Greenwich Academic Literature Archive<br />
    7. 7. eThos<br />eThos is the British Library’s Electronic Theses Online System - all UK doctoral theses will be digitised by the British Library<br />You will need to submit an electronic copy of your thesis <br />You can download digitised theses from eThos after registering<br />
    8. 8. Other available services<br /><ul><li>Interlibrary loans via the British Library
    9. 9. SCONUL Access
    10. 10. Quick links via the portal
    11. 11. JISC Collections e.g. COPAC, Suncat including Directory of Open Access Journals
    12. 12. M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries</li></li></ul><li>Research networks<br />Mendeley<br />ScienceBlogs<br />ResearcherID<br /><br />Research Blogging<br />ResearchGate<br />SciVee<br />Zotero<br />Public Library of Science<br />
    13. 13. Most importantly<br />Contact your Academic Services Librarian for support and assistance in making the most effective use of library services and resources<br />
    14. 14. Keeping in touch<br />Blogs: <br />Learning Services<br />Research Support<br />Twitter and<br />Facebook <br /> Drill Hall Library<br /> Learning Services<br />
    15. 15. Links<br />Access Schemes and Services<br />SCONUL Access<br />M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries<br />COPAC<br />British Library<br />Ethos<br />JISC Services<br />Journals<br />SUNCAT<br />Directory of Open Access Journals<br />Images Attribution<br />'wonderland'<br />'Longleat Hedge Maze‘<br />'don't panic!‘<br />
    16. 16. Thank you<br />Nadine Edwards <br />Senior Academic Services E-Librarian<br />Dreadnought Library<br />Greenwich Campus<br />Tel. 020 8331 9781<br />Email:<br />