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1 Academic & Research Support Services at the University of Limerick Library Aoife GeraghtyHead of Information Services, Glucksman Library
2 The Library Building Term-time Opening Hours Mon-Fri 08.30-23.00 SatSunNote (Summer 2012)Postgraduate reading room with swipe access on 1st floor700s moved to 1st wing on 2nd floorReference moved to 1st floor landing
7 Borrowing books …20 items at any one time, for a period of 77 days.
8 Ordering Books and other material Faculty and staff can order books and non-book material, which will then be added to the library collections. Contact your Faculty Librarian for information on book-ordering procedures. It is essential that you send a copy of recommended reading to your Faculty Librarian to ensure that recommended materials are available for your students in good time.Departments are beginning work on departmental collection development policies. It would be worth getting involved in that process.
9 Requesting journals/databases Subscriptions are ongoing commitments, so requests take more time to process and decisions must be based on future budget planningMany of our journals and databases are paid for through the IReL (Irish Research eLibrary) consortium of the 7 Irish universities + RCSILocal subscriptions are paid for through the library budget or through departmental budgetsWhere a new course is planned, it is essential that funding for resources is included in the planning
11 Library & Information Resources Development Committee Chair: VP Academic & RegistrarFaculty Reps:Michael English (S&E)David Atkinson (AHSS)Ross Anderson (E&HS)Orfhlaith Ni Bhriain (IWAMD)Michele ODwyer (KBS)The library also meets regularly with student representatives
12 Departmental Collection Development & Management Policies – priority for 2012/13 Profile of the Department incl. profile of the Faculty Scope Budget Selection of Resources Collections Library Support for Resource Use Stock Review …
13 Visiting other Libraries Inter Library Loans (see Library webpage)SCONUL Access - a co-operative scheme that enables researchers to visit and borrow materials from more than 125 libraries in Ireland and the UK – get a SCONUL Access card from the Library Information Desk.Letter of Introduction (Faculty Librarian)
14 Training & Workshops for undergrads, postgrads, researchers … Finding Research Information & keeping up-to-dateMake effective use of the specific subject databases to locate journal articles, e-books and other sources on your topicLocate data for your ResearchFind specific types of information resources (e.g., theses, government information, patents, etc.)Update your information needs and awareness of the information cycle.Academic Reference ManagementChoose and Use bibliographic reference management software e.g. EndNote and Mendeley.Managing your research/using Endnote bibliographic software.Create an Endnote library of your research and produce a bibliography from this.Choose and edit different bibliographic styles.Getting Published & Maximising your ImpactStrategies for getting published – where, how, when?How to present your research – at conferences, in journals, networking opportunities.How to Identify suitable journals for publicationOpen access options.Understand journal impact factors, citation counts and h-IndexUse ISI to identify journal impact factors, citation counts and h-IndexEnsure your research output is accurately captured.Disseminate your ResearchUse other non-ISI tools – ABS, Scimago, Google Scholar and Publish or Perish.
15 Online training & development We offer online modules onDoing a Literature ReviewResearch Methods in the Arts & HumanitiesResearch Methods in the SciencesResearch Methods in the Social SciencesGetting Published in the ArtsGetting Published in the SciencesEthics 1 – Good Research PracticeEthics 2 – Working with Human SubjectsCareer Planning in the Arts, Humanities & Social SciencesCareer Planning in the SciencesProject Management in the Research ContextIntellectual Property in the Research ContextManaging your Research Supervisor or Principal InvestigatorSelecting a Conference, Presenting & NetworkingAvailable at:
16 Integrating Information Literacy into the Curriculum: a guide for faculty