I’m going to talk about our role is to helping researchers find and use what they needWhat we have is physical and virtualLinking library content and collections to researchers strategiesnavigation, discovery, delivery and access: Researcher’s needsOther ways to get content we don’t hold: Interlibrary loans via the British LibrarySCONUL AccessCOPAC, Suncat and other open access content onlineM25 Consortium of Academic Libraries
Major research content via SciVerse Science Direct, EBSCOhost, Wiley Online Library, IEEE Xplore, SwetsWise, Springer Link, Web of Knowledge and moreResources support a range of disciplines & levelsAdvanced personalised features (especially in EBSCOhost) such as rss/email alerts, saved searches and options to share or bookmark in a wide variety of web tools Email, download, print and export resultsResources accessed via the Library & IT tab in the university portal
8,831 titles across 4 platforms MiL 6,200, Dawsonera 1,197, CBO & OSOResources support a range of disciplines & levelsCopy, download and printCan download to a compatible deviceResources accessed via the Library & IT tab in the university portalRecommend directing your students to e-books and we are investigating different ways of acquiring content including purchases and rentalsMyiLibrary – users view, search and access owned titlesDawsonera – users can search, preview, rent and access over 190,000 titles owned and non-ownedCambridge Books Online and Oxford Scholarship – Access to economics and business and management and economics and finance collections
Research active staff use it to manage research outputs, prepare for the REFBut anyone can use it to find Greenwich research past and present 4,513 live items nearly 800 are full text (789) 17.5%Subscribe to rss feeds by author, department, school etc., or just subscribe to the Twitter account of latest additions made live in GALAFeeds can be embedded on any website e.g. personal profile pages internally and externally and exported e.g. into Endnote Web or other reference managing toolsRecords are displayed as a citation with access to the full text where allowed and links to the publisher’s version using a doi
You can download digitised theses from eThos after registeringGALA theses are protected – cannot be printed or copiedFull text doctoral dissertations and master's theses available from the Humanities and Social Sciences Collection. Full Text includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses globally from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. Over 2.1 million titles are available for purchase as printed copies. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works.
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