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1 So you have a research project in Computational Chemistry 4241 September 10, 2014 Brian McNally

2 Agenda 1. Getting to the Library’s new homepage 2. Layout of our new homepage 3. Library catalogue 4. Finding books 5. A-Z list of databases 6. Journal Finder 7. Subject guides 8. Online reference resources 9. Interlibrary Loan Request Form 10. Services for students – REFWORKS – CAUL/ASIN card

3 Browser of Choice: Chrome – Firefox – Internet Explorer – Safari To open the library main homepage use or bookmark this URL: If you want to go immediately to the catalogue use/bookmark this URL:

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7 Google search is usually a simple “and” search. Boolean searches use other operators: 1.And – both words included 2.Or – either word must be present 3.Not – item is deleted from search if word is present 4.Adj – words must be side by side in order entered 5.Near – words must be side by side in any order 6.Near3 or Adj3 – words are separated by up to three words 7.Same – words appear in the same field 8.With – words appear in the same sentence 9.Truncation symbols vary – check help file 1.Plant* or plant$ or plant# or plant? or plant! 1.Plant or plants or plantation or planting or planted 2.Wom#n wom?n or wom*n 1.Women or woman 10.Fuzzy logic 1.Change, changed, changing, changes searched when change is searched 2.Mouse and mice is searched when mouse is searched 11. letter by letter searching 1.“ion” – ion or ions or ionization reaction cation anion

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42 REFWORKS Off Campus Access Group Code RWMTA Ways REFWORKS can be used: 1. Keep track of references 2. Share references with a group 3. Prepare bibliographies for papers, theses, and books 4. Prepare lists of items from our library catalogue and elsewhere 5. Prepare reading (read) lists 6. Inserting references in a paper and preparing works cited (WNC) Write-N-Cite is integrated with Microsoft Office 7. Keep track of, share, and store PDF files 8. Merge lists and remove duplicates 9. Style Guides from several hundred of publishers 10. Mobile app – accessible from anywhere with Internet connection

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48 PROLA PROLA The server was launched in 1998, with an archive of online copy of Physical Review from 1985 through Starting in January 2001, it was expanded to include all APS journal content back to We also have begun a year- by-year migration of recent material into PROLA. For the year 2003, 1999 material has been migrated. In 2004, 2000 will be migrated and so forth. Reviews of Modern Physics is now part of PROLA as well. The complete archive consists of all of Physical Review back to 1893, all of Physical Review Letters back to 1958, and all of Reviews of Modern Physics back to So for most titles content from 2009 has been added or will be shortly.

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54 Other Services ASIN Card [Atlantic Scholarly Information Network] Obtain from Access Services before you travel Borrow there and return here

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56 Bookmyne Versions iPhone iPad iTouch these were the release versions Android version Bookmyne 4.0 is also available. Initial number of potential SIRSIDYNIX clients using RIM Blackberry was too low to merit development of a Blackberry version However, Bookmyne version 5, to be released later this year, is being developed in such a way that it will work on the new Blackberry devices being released.

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58 FaceBook APP Although FACEBOOK APP is available we are still in the testing and policy creation mode. Please feel free to give it a try. We would appreciate any feedback you might have.

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60 Contact Information Brian McNally Office M11 R.P. Bell Library

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