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  1. 1. Resources for Research UK Vietnam Higher Education Partnership March 2019
  2. 2. Accessing our resources
  3. 3. Study and Research Resources Library Search MySubject – Library Guides Databases
  4. 4. Find out more UniHub > Study > Library > My Subject Library Guides
  5. 5. Library Search UniHub > Study > Library > Library Search
  6. 6. Journal databases UniHub > Study > Library > Databases Computing, Maths and Engineering or Science
  7. 7. IEEE Xplore
  8. 8. ACM Digital Library
  9. 9. Lecture Notes in Computer Science
  10. 10. Citation searching: Web of Science • Which articles have cited an earlier article • Find articles on similar/related subject • How many times an article has been cited • Best journals in your field
  11. 11. Web of Science UniHub > Study > Library > Databases > W > Web of Science Check ‘WebBridge’ to see if full text article is available See how many times article has been cited. Click on title for more information Click number of times cited to see list of citing articles
  12. 12. Web of Science (WoS) provides access to Journal Citation Reports Journal Citation Reports (JCR): • Systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world’s leading journals • Quantitative tools for ranking, evaluating, categorizing and comparing journals • Demonstrate most frequently cited journals in a field & highest impact journals • Are divided into two fields: Science and Social Sciences • Use citation trend data for 11,000 + journals from 25 million+ references indexed by WoS • Publish data annually for the previous year. Use them to find the most influential journals in your field and the best journals to be published in.
  13. 13. Create ‘Journal Citation Reports’ (JCR) You now have a number of options including creating a JCR for a specific journal and finding journals with the most impact in a particular field.
  14. 14. Ways of measuring journal impact • Total cites • Journal Impact factor • 5 year impact factor • Immediacy Index • Citable Items • Cited half-life • Eigenfactor Score • Article Influence Score
  15. 15. Finding Newspapers
  16. 16. Library Search and journal databases provide: • Access to quality information • Information not available elsewhere • Up-to-date • Focussed/specific • Full-text access • Access on/off campus • Personalize • Citation and journal impact info (Web of Science)
  17. 17. British & IEEE Standards UniHub > Study > Library > Databases
  18. 18. Google Scholar You may be able to access the full-text here Refine your search results here Create an alert for your search, so you can keep up-to- date with new publications
  19. 19. Referencing
  20. 20. Cite Them Right Online UniHub > Study > Library > Databases > C
  21. 21. Managing references: RefWorks UniHub > Study > Library > Databases > R > RefWorks (New)
  22. 22. Saving your references: Library Search > RefWorks
  23. 23. Budgets: Learning Materials 2018/19 All Schools • Databases £848,474 • Journals £619,908 • Books £451,197 Faculty of S&T • Databases £222,082 • Journals £136,015 • Books £464,250 Individual subscriptions • IEEE Xplore £99,389 • ACM Digital Library £3,329 • Lecture Notes in CS £17,019 • Science £13,240
  24. 24. Vanessa Hill Service Development Liaison Librarian

Editor's Notes

  • Students can also search individual databases.

    Choose individual database or select ‘Computing, Maths and Engineering’ or ‘Science’ from the drop-down menu.

    Or look at MyLibrary Subject Guides……..links on the page.

    IEEE Xplore
    Computer Source
    ACM Digital Library
    Science Direct

    IEEE Xplore
    Science Direct

    Nat Sciences:
    Proquest Natural Sciences Collection
    Science Direct

  • Access to quality technical literature from IEEE journals, transactions, magazines and conference proceedings, IET journals and conference proceedings and IEEE published Standards.

    Mainly from 1988.
  • Database of papers published and marketed by the ACM including journal and newsletter articles, and conference proceedings plus citations/abstracts to material from other publishers.

    Over 60 years coverage.
  • Searchable database of latest research and teaching in computing science.

  • Which articles have cited an earlier article ie. Way of looking forward in the literature-if have found excellent article, can use a citation index to see which articles have subsequently cited it
    Find articles on similar/related subjects: Citation implies subject relationship, so can find papers on a similar topic without using any keywords or subject terms
    Find out how many times a paper has been cited ie. gauge the usefulness/quality. esteem of a paper
    Determine which are the best journals in your field: citation data used to rank journals within particular subject areas…..useful way of seeing how journals perform in relation to others in the same subject area
  • Citation data and journal citation reports available from Web of Knowledge.

    The world’s leading scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities and proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions
    Web of Science comprises of a number of journal databases including:
    Science Citation Index Expanded (1970-present)
    Social Sciences Citation Index (1970-present)
    Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-present)
    Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science (1990-present)
    Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Social Science & Humanities (1990-present)
    Emerging Sources Citation Index (2015-present)

  • Finding UK and European newspaper articles.
  • CS £1397 IEEE Xplore £90,000 Summon £16k

    Access to quality academic information eg. Peer reviewed journal articles, conference proceedings , research etc
    Information not available elsewhere
    Focussed/specific....not designed to sell you things, search results not sponsored
    Full-text access
    Access on/off campus
    Personalize eg. In MyEBSCO, once signed up you can:
    Save preferences
    Organise research within folders
    Share folders
    Save search history
    Create email alerts/Rss feeds for searches and subjects
    Can provide citation and journal impact info > more info on next slide
  • Find journal articles, theses, books, and more, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.

    Search across many disciplines

    Locate the full-text document through your library or on the web

    Keep up with recent developments in any area of research

    Save items in a personal library
  • These students are using IEEE referencing style and Mendeley.
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