Effective research for civil & environmental engineering

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A PPT presented to civil and environmental engineering ME and PhD students.

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Effective research for civil & environmental engineering

  1. 1. University LibrariesEngineering and Architecture Library American University of Beirut January 23, 2013
  2. 2. Services
  3. 3. Important dates
  4. 4. Researching/Finding Material
  5. 5. Use Catalog toSearch for books,eBooks, & Thesis Use quotes when searching for exact phrases
  6. 6. E-ThesisPrint Book E-Book
  7. 7. E-Thesis E-Thesis can be accessed Online and downloaded On Campus only
  8. 8. Print Book You can access similar titles By clicking on Traffic Congestion here
  9. 9. E- BookOnline Access
  10. 10. E-books databases
  11. 11. Books (Print and Electronic),Theses, Projects, VideosEncyclopedias (Access Science,McGraw-Hill Encyclopaedia of Scienceand Technology )AUBCATAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) eBooksKnovel Engineering LibraryCRC Sci-TECHnetBASEEbrary , Springer eBooksElsevier eBooks
  12. 12. You can search allE-Book titles from all E-bookdatabases HereEspecially the ones that youWon’t find in the library catalog
  13. 13. Books (Print and Electronic), Finding Articles Theses, Projects, VideosUse search all to findprint books,Ebooks,& articles From alldatabases Encyclopedias (Access Science, McGraw-Hill Encyclopaedia of Science and Technology ) AUBCAT American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) eBooks Knovel Engineering Library CRC Sci-TECHnetBASE Ebrary , Springer eBooks Elsevier eBooks
  14. 14. List of CivilEngineering Databases
  15. 15. Environmental Sciences Resources
  16. 16. Water Resources
  17. 17. You may browse orsearch a specificjournal title orproceeding
  18. 18. Select an article andSavedSearch check who cited itAlert Icon means fulltext available
  19. 19. JournalAssessment Tools
  20. 20. JournalAssessmentDatabases
  21. 21. Cited By Databases &finding Influential Authors
  22. 22. An H-Index of # of papers # of citations5 means that 5 1 20of the author’s 2 18articles have 3 13received at 4 10least 5 citations 5 7each 6 3 7 2 8 1
  23. 23. Cited BySearching Using Scopus
  24. 24. Select Cited byto organize byhighly cited first
  25. 25. Cited BySearching Using WOSUse * to retrieveFiber and fibre
  26. 26. H-Index of author
  27. 27. Cited By Searching Using Google Scholar Click Hereto do exact phrasesearching in the titleto retrieve relevant results
  28. 28. Use advanced search to Search for dissertations by advisor, committee Member, Degree (MS, PhD) Not allPhD dissertations are available in full text
  29. 29. full textYou can limit bysubject or date
  30. 30. You mayclick on advisor to check other dissertations s/he advised
  31. 31. Use Google advanced search and limit to PDFto retrieve reliable reportsand conference articles
  32. 32. You can import citations from GoogleScholar and all databases and arrange them in folders and do the References according tostyle (ASCE,IEEE, ASME, APA,…)
  33. 33.  Table of Contents Alert Saved Searches Alert Google Scholar Alert
  34. 34. To set an email alertyou have to Register
  35. 35. To set an email alert OR a Saved Searchyou have to Register
  36. 36. Contact Me @:Engineering Library – Ext: 2630Email: kn07@aub.edu.lbWorking Hours:Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm

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