top 10 tips For Physics & Astronomy Library Resources &Services
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.
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.
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
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.
Off campus? use resources from home IMPORTANT to set up before connecting to library e-resources! Use the Proxy server or VPN
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.
..manage your documents Keep your PDFs, articles, Create bibliographies, download & import Refworks – free library license EndNote – for purchase (UCB discount). Use Others = Zotero, Mendelay….
DATA overload~~National Science Foundation, January 18, 2011Scientific Data Services = UCB library helpDMPTool = write a planMerritt = UC tool for managing, archiving & sharing digital content.EZID = find your papers anywhere, create DOIs & ARKs.
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,