GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES HONOURS 2013 LIBRARY & INFORMATION SKILLS INTRODUCTION TO UCT LIBRARIES PRESENTED BY JEN EIDELMAN UCT LIBRARIES 2013 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: 021 650 2773 Please contact me for individual and/or group research consultations or for any library queries.
GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES HONOURS 2013 LIBRARY & INFORMATION SKILLS Finding material in UCT Libraries : ALEPH, e-journals, Primo, Subject Guide Doing your literature search : DATABASES (Boolean searching) Retrieving materials: SFX; e-Journals, ALEPH, SABINET; Interlibrary Loans Organising your results : RefWorks Writing help : Style Guides; Information Fluency Website; Referencing help Keeping up to date : Current Awareness; Alerting services Off-campus access: EZProxy
WHERE TO START? - Subject Guide On the Library Web Page: http://www.lib.uct.ac.za This is where you will find a link to your Subject Guide:
LINK TO SUBJECT GUIDES This is your subject guide:http://libguides.lib.uct.ac.za/geology
ALEPH – Library catalogue – Finding Maps • Choose Multi-field from the tool bar. • In the subject field type geology south africa • In the ‘limit search to’ section from the drop down menu in the ‘format’ section choose Maps.
ALEPH LOGIN: Insert your student or staff number hereYour password is your year of birth in the following format:YYYYMMDDe.g. 19801205
Exercise: Find this book in ALEPHUse the BROWSE function in ALEPH to find this book:Title: Encyclopedia of geology.What is the shelf number?
Lucky draw questions:Find this journal title in ALEPHUse the BROWSE function in ALEPH to find this journal title:Journal title: Journal of the geological society1.What are the dates of the print holdings?2. Do we have electronic access to this journal?
Finding e-journalsExample:Stimpson, Ian (2011)Japans Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami.Geology today. 27(3):96-98 NAME of journal Volume(issue):page numbers
Finding e-journalsLucky draw question: Find this journal articleXia, Shaohong. (2012).Three-dimensional tomographic model of the crust beneath the Hong Kong region.Geology. 40(1):59-62 Volume(issue):page numbersNAME of journal
SA CAT onWorldCat.orgIf you cannot find a journal title atUCT Libraries or if UCT Libraries doesnot have the date of the journalarticle that you need, you can searchSA CAT on WorldCat to find outwhether that journal is available atany other Southern African libraries.
INTERLIBRARY LOANShttp://www.lib.uct.ac.za/services/interlibrary-loans/ You can request items that are not available at UCT via UCT Libraries Interlibrary Loans Department. The request can be done online once you have registered with the Interlibrary Loans Department. Alternatively, you can visit the Department in the library and make the request in person. You will then be notified by e-mail when the article arrives in the library.
OFF CAMPUS LOGIN http://www.lib.uct.ac.za It is possible to access library resources off-campus. Use the OFF CAMPUS LOGIN BUTTON on the library webpage.
If you’re off campus you can still access UCT Libraries Catalogue, Databases and other resources USING the off campus login button on the library web page https://ezproxy.uct.ac.za/loginPhoto by Jen Eidelman
Primo – Books and More Selecting: UCT Libraries’ Books, DVDs etc. Always Sign in firstLogin using your studentnumber and your network password
Primo – Books and More Selecting: UCT Libraries’ Books, DVDs etc. 31. Choose the ‘Books and more’ tab and type your search term(s) 2. From the drop-down menu select ‘UCT Libraries’ Books, DVDs, etc.’This is the equivalent of searching in UCT Libraries catalogue (ALEPH). 3. Click Search.
Primo – Save and Alert – Books and More Selecting: All UCT Materials + Articles. 3 1. Choose the ‘Books and more’ tab and type your search term(s) 2. From the drop-down menu select ‘All UCT materials + Articles ’ This selection searches UCT Libraries catalogue (ALEPH) and the PRIMO central database. 3. Click Search.
Primo – Save and Alert – Books and More Selecting: All UCT Materials + Articles. Give your query a name. You can save the query and create an alert. The results of the search alert can be directed to your e-mail. Choose Save This service alerts you to items that have been added to the UCT Libraries physical collections and also articles that have been added to the resources in PRIMO Central.
Primo – Save and Alert – Books and More Selecting: All UCT Materials + Articles. To retrieve your saved search, go to eShelf
Primo – Save and Alert – Books and More Selecting: All UCT Materials + Articles. Choose the ‘Queries’ tab and click on the query name to re-run your saved search
Primo Lucky draw exerciseConduct a search in Primo, using theARTICLES tabSearch for a journal article using thesearch terms:Seamount subduction ANDTohoku earthquakeWhat is the name of the journal inwhich the article with all thesekeywords appears?
You do not have to sign in to use these databases, but if you register you can create your own profile, save searches and create alerts. Click on theYou can refine SFX button.your search here. This tells you the availability of the article.
The SFX screen will tellyou if the article isavailable in full text ornot.It also tells you in whichdatabase the article isindexed.In this case it is availablefrom ScienceDirect. Click on the GO button to get the full text.
Useful databases: GeoRef SA Geolit ScienceDirect Scopus SpringerLink Web of Science includes Wiley Online Library
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Retrieving materials• SFX button• Electronic Journals• ALEPH … for print availability at UCT• PRIMO… search and discovery tool• SABINET … availability in SA (SA Cat)• Interlibrary Loans http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/services/interlibrary-loans
Organising your results:RefWorks:www.refworks.com/RefworksRefWorks Guide:http://libguides.lib.uct.ac.za/refworks
Writing up … Writing guide: http://libguides.lib.uct.ac.za/geology-writing-guide Writing Help: UCT’s Writing centre http://www.ched.uct.ac.za/adp/writing/ Referencing Help at UCT Libraries. http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/research-help/referencing-help/ Style guides: Books at shelf numbers: 808.42 / 808.0665 / 808.0666 Referencing Guide http://libguides.lib.uct.ac.za/geology-referencing Information literacy: http://www2.lib.uct.ac.za/Training/Infolit/infolit/InfoLit.html
Keeping up to date: Current Awareness: Regularly run saved searches in latest updates of databases Alerting services : Journal Table Of Contents Alerts (Swetswise, EbscoHost, ScienceDirect) Search/Subject Alerts (Science Direct, Ebsco Host etc.) Citation Alerts (ScienceDirect)