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Top 10 2012 timed

  1. 1. top 10 tips For Physics & Astronomy Library Resources &Services
  2. 2. Find your LIBRARY HELP! We are here to help you Manage your library account Quiet study Printer / Scanner – use your Cal1Card Reserves - find New books every week! Best collection in the UC system, west coast and the US.
  3. 3. ArticlesLooking for articles on a topic? =search a database. Best for Physics & Astronomy (our access): INSPEC, Web of Science, Compendex OPEN: for preprints: arXiv, ADS Others: Melvyl, Google scholar.SpringerMaterials = Landolt Bornstein –For all subjects: UC Berkeley List.
  4. 4. eJOURNALS……………………
  5. 5. eJOURNALSKnow which article you need?have the journal name, article title, author, volume, page eJournals list – UCB A to Z – UC System Google works Melvyl works Link to Springer Downloads
  6. 6. BOOKS, eBOOKS, Proceedings, Journals 2 main catalogs:  OskiCat (UCB) = renew, holds, recalls, reserves  Locations: NRLF books & articles, LBNL now included  Melvyl (UC) = books, ebooks, articles & other collections.
  7. 7. Off campus? use resources from home IMPORTANT to set up before connecting to library e-resources! Use the Proxy server or VPN
  8. 8. ILL =- Interlibrary Loan Materials not at UC Berkeley Use Request in OskiCat Use Request in Melvyl Takes 1-3 weeks depending…. Check your ILL requests on online. Check Stanford – special arrangements.
  9. 9. KEEP UP ---Theres an app for that……
  10. 10. CURRENT~ how do you keep up?If most of our journals are online, how do you keep track…..Sign up for alerts, feeds, download journal APPS, use updates in Melvyl.
  11. 11. PDF Overload?
  12. 12. ..manage your documents Keep your PDFs, articles, Create bibliographies, download & import Refworks – free library license EndNote – for purchase (UCB discount). Use Others = Zotero, Mendelay….
  13. 13. DATA overload~~National Science Foundation, January 18, 2011Scientific Data Services = UCB library helpDMPTool = write a planMerritt = UC tool for managing, archiving & sharing digital content.EZID = find your papers anywhere, create DOIs & ARKs.
  14. 14. For Fun….. Free Speech Movement Café – in Moffitt Library Morison Library – for recreational reading Media Resources Center – view DVDs & videos Music Library – listen to music Other cafes: Yollies, Strada,

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