E-poster: What's Shaking Under the Dome? New and Notable Library Services

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Come check out some of the new, exciting, or lesser know services and resources from the library. This session will give a quick overview of new services such as the bX recommender service, a tool that enhances research by generating scholarly article recommendations; research guides tailored for your classes that can be embedded into Blackboard; LibX, a toolbar for the Firefox web browser that makes accessing library subscription resources easier; and a number of mobile resources to keep you connected to library research on the go!

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E-poster: What's Shaking Under the Dome? New and Notable Library Services

  1. 1. What’s Shaking Under the [Info]Dome? New and Notable Library Services
  2. 2. bX <ul><li>Another way to discover articles on a topic </li></ul><ul><li>Article recommender service </li></ul><ul><li>Works like Amazon’s suggestions </li></ul><ul><li>Based on usage at scores of institutions and thousands of users </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations restricted to our online subscription </li></ul>
  3. 5. LibX Toolbar <ul><li>Carry the library everyway you travel on the web </li></ul><ul><li>Easy add-on to Firefox or IE </li></ul><ul><li>Install from the Help - Library Tools & Widgets </li></ul>
  4. 6. LibX Toolbar <ul><li>Searches </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The PAC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Circuit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link+ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal List </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Scholar </li></ul></ul>
  5. 8. Highlight title and right-click
  6. 10. Research Guides of All Kinds
  7. 11. General Research Guides <ul><li>All majors and programs </li></ul><ul><li>Embeddable into Blackboard </li></ul>
  8. 12. Class Guides <ul><li>Resources just for your class </li></ul><ul><li>Embeddable into Blackboard </li></ul>
  9. 13. Special Guides <ul><li>By format </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cited Reference Searching </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How To Guides </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Citing Your Sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blackboard linking </li></ul></ul>
  10. 15. Tutorials <ul><li>Library basics </li></ul><ul><li>Plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Research Tutor </li></ul><ul><li>Find more at http: //infotutor . sdsu . edu/ </li></ul>
  11. 16. Videos <ul><li>Library tour </li></ul><ul><li>http: //infotutor . sdsu . edu/tour/librarytour . cfm </li></ul>
  12. 17. New Databases <ul><li>Dictionary of Literary Biography </li></ul><ul><li>Something About the Author </li></ul><ul><li>Literature Criticism </li></ul>
  13. 18. Mobile Services <ul><li>Text call numbers </li></ul><ul><li>QR codes </li></ul><ul><li>Search for books and more </li></ul>

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