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Database resources for Geological Sciences at UCT Libraries. Featuring Web of Science, Scopus and Current Index to Statistics. How to export references to RefWorks.

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Statistical sciences database resources 2014

  1. 1. PRESENTED BY JEN EIDELMAN UCT LIBRARIES 2014 E-mail: Telephone: 021 650 2773 Please contact me for individual and/or group research consultations or for any library queries. Statistical Sciences 2014 Database resources for Statistical Sciences This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution- NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
  2. 2.  Where do I find the Databases?  Access from the library page:  Search & Find Databases A-Z  OR  Research Help SUBJECT GUIDE Statistical Sciences Guide Click on the tab: Databases – finding articles in journals  Web of Science/Scopus/Current index to statistics  Export references to RefWorks  Keeping up to date : Current Awareness; Alerting services  Interlibrary Loans Stats 2014 - Database resources
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  4. 4. Stats Database Resources Database resources
  5. 5. This is where you will find a link to your Subject Guide: WHERE TO START? - Subject Guide On the Library Web Page:
  6. 6. LINK TO SUBJECT GUIDES This is your subject guide:
  7. 7. Databases for STATS
  8. 8. Remember to think carefully about your search terms and use the following search operators (Boolean operators) to limit and refine your search: • AND to find records containing all terms • OR to find records containing any of the terms • NOT to exclude records containing certain words from your search Database searching
  9. 9. Change drop down menu to topic Change timespan to limit your search to specific years
  10. 10. Refine results of search here Choose how to sort the results of your search
  11. 11. Click on FULL TEXT and then SFX
  12. 12. The full text is available from ScienceDirect Click on the GO button. SFX will tell you if the article is available in full text or not. There is also a link here to the library catalogue (ALEPH) if you want to see if the print version is available.
  13. 13. Click on Download PDF to get the full text.
  14. 14. Save the article to your computer
  15. 15. Tick the box. Export the information (bibliographic details) to RefWorks
  16. 16. • Click on the ‘Search History’ tab • And then click on ‘Save History’ • Give your search a name • Click ‘Save’
  17. 17. • Click on ‘My Tools’ • Click on ‘Saved Searches and Alerts’ to see all your saved searches
  18. 18. Current index to statistics help file:
  19. 19. Find journal title in eJournal portal or in the library catalogue (Aleph).
  20. 20. Find eJournals
  21. 21. eJournal Portal
  22. 22. Fill in relevant information
  23. 23. Download pdf / Export to RefWorks from EbscoHost
  24. 24. Create Text File and import to RefWorks from Current index to statistics Change dropdown menu to BibTex Copy and paste to MS Word document and save as a text file (.txt)
  25. 25. Import saved Text File in RefWorks from Current index to statistics
  26. 26. Import saved Text File from CIS Change dropdown menus accordingly Select saved .txt file and click Import
  27. 27. Databases: SCOPUS 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.
  28. 28. • Search for articles using search terms in the search boxes • Add more search boxes if you like • Change the date range if you want to limit your search Databases: SCOPUS
  29. 29. Databases: SCOPUS • 105 documents found • Refine results on left of page • Read the full text or click on SFX to see availability at UCT • Save your search (search can be re-run in ‘Settings’) • Set Alert
  30. 30. 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 indexed. In this case it is available from Wiley Online Library. Click on the GO button to get the full text.
  31. 31. Databases: SCOPUS – Set Alert • Set a search Alert to your mailbox
  32. 32. Databases: SCOPUS • Find saved searches in ‘Settings’ • Manage Alerts etc.
  33. 33. Databases: SCOPUS – Export to RefWorks • Export selected article(s) to a Bibliographic Manager e.g. RefWorks
  34. 34. The RefWorks login screen will open if you have not logged in previously Direct Import to RefWorks
  35. 35. Direct Import to RefWorks
  36. 36. Databases: SCOPUS – Author search • Find an author
  37. 37. Databases: SCOPUS – Author search • Click on the hyperlink to view documents
  38. 38. Databases: SCOPUS - Tutorials • Find more help using the tutorials/videos offered in the Scopus Database
  39. 39. Keeping up to date Library Guide
  40. 40. INTERLIBRARY LOANS You can request items that are not available at UCT via UCT Libraries Interlibrary Loans Department.
  41. 41. Thank you!