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Statistical Sciences 2014
Database resources for Statistical Sciences
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Where do I find the Databases?
Access from the library page: http://www.lib.uct.ac.za
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Research Help SUBJECT GUIDE Statistical Sciences Guide
Click on the tab: Databases – finding articles in journals
Web of Science/Scopus/Current index to statistics
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Stats 2014 - Database resources
This is where you will find a link to your Subject Guide:
WHERE TO START? - Subject Guide
On the Library Web Page:
LINK TO SUBJECT GUIDES
This is your subject guide:
Databases for STATS
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terms and use the following search operators
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• AND to find records containing all terms
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Select saved .txt file and click Import
You do not have to sign in to use these databases, but if you register you can
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Databases: SCOPUS - SFX
The SFX screen will tell you
if the article is available in
full text or not.
It also tells you in which
database the article is
In this case it is available
from Wiley Online Library.
Click on the GO button to
get the full text.
Databases: SCOPUS – Set Alert
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• Manage Alerts etc.
Databases: SCOPUS – Export to RefWorks
• Export selected article(s) to a
Bibliographic Manager e.g. RefWorks
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