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2 About the Library The University Library was established in October Main Library in building 21 Web-based and integrated library system, known as VIRTUA Library System Main Departments in the library: Circulation Department Reference Periodical Media- Audio Visual Technical -Cataloguing and Classification & System

3 Electronic resources Wireless network in the library OPAC- Library material, Library catalogue E-References tools Dictionaries Encyclopedias Directories Learn English Online Abbreviations, Almanacs and world records etc. E- Resources Databases E-Journals E-Books, Dissertation and theses etc. 3

4 Library Resources E-Resources Library subscribes 2 e-books databases E-brary CRCnet base More than 85 thousand e-books CRC is award-winning database platform 4

5 Library Subscribes Library subscribes most popular databases JSTOR ProQuest Central Academic Search Premier Academic one file EduSearch Science Direct and more 5

6 Resources Statistics Print Books Journals 241 Reference Material 1169 Electronic e-Books- more than Journals-more than Reference Tolls 39 Dissertations & Theses- over 1 Million 6

7 Services Reading Halls for F & M patrons Printing & Photo copying Wireless Wi-Fi Reference Services Circulation Services Self check-out, check-in & Renewal Group Study room Media Services 7

8 Library Policy for check-out 8

9 Information on Google 9 Is every thing on the internet? Not a review process Not free Not organized Not comprehensive Not permanent

10 what you find on Internet 10 Judge for yourself Accuracy: Does the information presented seem accurate? Are the facts verifiable? Authority: Who is the author? What expertise does he or she have on this topic? Objectivity: What is the stated purpose? What opinion is presented Currency: On what date was the page created? Is it current information? Use: Would you quote information from this site in a college research paper?

11 Library is the best place 11 Librarians select: Library resources go through a review process. Library resources are free you Reliable Historically relevant valuable organized kept permanently and personal assistance

12 How to get library 12 University Home page Put cursor on Resources and click on Academic services 1 2 Click Main Library

13 Resources on the Library Website 13 Search Catalog E-resources Reference Request Forms

14 E-Resources on the library website 14 Library Catalog Databases Reference Tools Ebrary CRC

15 Online Reference tools 15

16 library Catalog 16

17 Search Result 17

18 Item details 18

19 Status of item 19

20 For renewal book/Item 20

21 Check one of them for renewal 21

22 Renewal Successful 22

23 For Reserve an Item Online 23

24 Reserve an Item 24

25 Find your reserve item on Circulation 25

26 Types of Databases 26 The three types of databases are: library catalog and article indexes. e-Books Library catalogs organize Print and audiovisual material Publisher databases organize E-journals, periodicals, magazines, newspapers, e-books, theses, digital collections and audio visual

27 E-resources 27 Click Databases E-Books

28 Databases by Subject & Title A-Z 28 Click Databases by Subject or scroll down and look at A-Z Alphabetical list

29 Databases by Subject 29 Click on S for Science & Tech

30 Information Retrieval Systems/Techniques 30 Truncation & Wildcards Example: Environ* will search- environment, environments, environmental. Example: wom?n will search - women or woman. Boolean - AND, OR and NOT determine logical relationships between terms

31 Narrowing a topic 31 You could narrow the topic of TOEFL even more by adding a sub-topic. TOEFL TOEFL Practice English Language United States What are requirements of TOEFLE in the United States ?

32 E-brary (e-books database) 32

33 Search options 33

34 More options 34

35 Print Option & more 35

36 University of Nizwa ALPSP, Award for Best e-Book Publishing 2010 winner

37 Starting at crcnetbase.com, you will see the home page, if you are accessing through your university, you will see the universitys name beside Access Provided by

38 If the full access content only box is checked, you will only see content you can access when browsing and searching The Homepage

39 You can begin general searches here or click on advanced search below the search bar for searches with more detailed information You can start to browse content by choosing one of the subject areas here or click on browse content in the navigation bar The Homepage If you have not yet registered, click here to register before beginning your research

40 You will now see the total number of books for each subject Browsing You will also see the sub- categories of Biomedical Science and how many books are in each The list of books appear here alphabetically

41 You can now login Registration Fill in your information here an click register

42 You will now see Welcome and then your name

43 You can start to browse content by choosing one of the subject areas here or click on browse content in the navigation bar Lets click on Biomedical Science The Homepage If you have not yet registered, click here to register before beginning your research Mohammad Aslam

44 Includes image and full-text online access to back issues of selected scholarly journals in more than 40 subjects area JSTOR Periodicals Databases

45 Home page 45 Register with MyJSTOR account in order to: 1. Save citations 2. and export saved citations 3. Save and run searches 4. Receive alerts for saved searches, tracked journals and tracked citations 5. Download book chapters for later reading

46 46 Advance search Simple Search

47 47 Check it within result Dont Check it if you want full text only, it includes external links

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