Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Orradre Library Reference and Research Services - In-person, e-mail and new 24X7 web-based service ERes (Electronic Reserve System) Interlibrary."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to Orradre Library Reference and Research Services - In-person, e-mail and new 24X7 web-based service ERes (Electronic Reserve System) Interlibrary Loan Services Group Study Rooms (reserve at the circulation desk) Quiet Study Areas PC Lab (run by IT - 2nd floor) Photocopiers, Printers available In-Person and Remote Access to Resources Government Documents
Your Access Card: Don’t Leave Home Without It Your Access Card is Your Library Card--Your Record is Identified by the Barcode on the Back Validate Your Card at the Circulation Desk BEFORE Borrowing Items or Accessing any Databases. Your Access Card Also Allows You to Print and Photocopy Pages While Using Library Computers. Your Access Card is Required for Library Entrance Between 11 PM and 2 am Sunday-Thursday.
Beginning Your Search for Engineering Information Go to the Library’s website: http://www.scu.edu/library Use our online catalog -- OSCAR at: http://sculib.scu.edu for searching all materials EXCEPT journal articles. Journal titles are searchable, but not articles within them. For articles--on the library’s home page, select the subject engineering under “Research Guides.” Then go to “Electronic Databases for Engineering Research.” Use the appropriate database to identify the article you need. Note the symbols before the database names which tell you whether a database is on CD ROM only or is in full-text, etc.
Electronic Databases For Computer Engineers ACM Digital Library* Applied Science and Technology Index (FirstSearch) EI Engineering Village 2* IEEE Xplore InfoTech Trends Internet and Personal Computing Abstracts (FirstSearch) Papers (FirstSearch) Proceedings (FirstSearch) * Denotes Full-text databases.
Not at Orradre? After Checking OSCAR and the Electronic Journal List, We Don’t Have What You Need… Continue Your OSCAR Search by clicking on the Link+ icon to search in other libraries in the area. Click on “Request This Item” to borrow the item. If you have no luck with Link+: Fill out our Interlibrary Loan form online at: http://www.scu.edu/SCU/Library/Orradre/services/bx/
Electronic Reserve Items (ERes) To see materials your instructor has placed on reserve: Go to: http://eres.scu.edu/ Or click on “Connect to ERes” on the main OSCAR page, or clicking on “course reserves” on the main Orradre Library page. ERes is searchable by instructor name or course number.
Questions?? To ask a question electronically click on the “Ask a Librarian” button on our website. Directional, procedural questions? Call our Help Desk. Reference/research questions? Call the Reference Desk. Doing in-depth research for a paper, project, etc. and need a consultation appointment? E-mail or call the Engineering Librarian. All the contact information is provided in the Green and Blue brochures.