You’ll always have to login for ebooks• Logging in tells the ebook provider that you are one of our students.• Just your normal login.• Choose length of time, from a list of options.• Book ‘disappears’ at end of time. No fines!
Ebooks and Kindles• You can read an ebook on a Kindle• Depends on the provider, but you might need to download a chapter at a time• Hannah’s blogpost - http://whittakerlive.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/ but-can-i-read-your-ebook-on-my-kindle.html
More electronic stuff• We subscribe to journals,• Databases,• Streamed sound• All can be found on the Library/IT website or by going to the Moodle link to our catalogue
The Library/IT website• www.rcs.ac.uk > About Us > Library/IT• Two pages – one is complete electronic AZ, the other is just for databases like Oxford Music Online, and streamed sound.
If you’re in Moodle …• Look for the Useful Links tab – which takes you to the catalogue.• The catalogue has a link to the Library/IT page• Let’s try the Moodle route:- http://inspire.rcs.ac.uk/my/
Electronic journals• We have a lot of different music journals• We also have a database full of back-issues. It’s called JSTOR• The Moving Wall (!)• You’ll have to login if you’re off-site• Shibboleth (identifying yourself as “one of us”)
Databases• Oxford Music Online – a music encyclopedia• RILM – an index of journal articles and books about music (useful for researching a topic)• SCRAN – Digitised Scottish resources - images and audiovisual media• There’s more – take a look for yourself!
And streamed sound• Classical Music Library (Alexander Street Press)• Naxos• If off-site, you need to ……….?• Because you need to identify yourself as ……?• The CML login uses Shibboleth.• It’s DIFFERENT for Naxos external access. (Shhh!)
The End• Take a look at the Electronic Stuff leaflet• Ask me!• Or any other library staff