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New Faculty & Grad Students: Library Orientation Library Instruction Fall 2007.

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1 New Faculty & Grad Students: Library Orientation Library Instruction Fall 2007

2 2 What we’ll cover… The Basics: WATCARD, Libraries & Hours, Services for Grad Students, Your Library Account, Your Liaison Librarian Books: TRELLIS (the Library catalogue) Connecting from Home Journal Articles: Research Databases/Journal Indexes, Electronic Journals Document Delivery: Articles & Books RefWorks: Bibliographic management software Help when you need it

3 3 Library Homepage (www.lib.uwaterloo.ca)www.lib.uwaterloo.ca

4 4 Your watcard Doe, Jane Your Barcode xxxxxxx

5 5 Libraries & Hours

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9 9 Always updated for today!

10 10 Services for Grad Students

11 11 Services for Grad Students

12 12 Services for Grad Students

13 13 Services for Grad Students

14 14 Your Liaison Librarian Subject specialist –Subject Guides Help with Library services & resources Literature research assistance Personal or group consultations Book purchase requests accepted

15 15 Your Liaison Librarian

16 16 Your Liaison Librarian

17 17 Who is Your Liaison Librarian

18 18 Your Library Account Books you have on loan –Borrow books for a term (unless recalled) Renew your books online – reminder sent near end of term Fines or other problems Holds, Recalls, Document Delivery

19 19 Your Library Account

20 20 Your Library Account

21 21 Your Library Account

22 22 TRELLIS

23 23 Your Library Account Online renewal

24 24 Any Questions? I need information about: remediation of oil spills

25 25 TRELLIS (the Library Catalogue) Find books, journals, government documents, conferences, theses, etc. …at UW, UG, WLU, & Annex Get item Location, Status, and Call Number Request items – books, copies of journal articles

26 26 TRELLIS

27 27 TRELLIS

28 28 TRELLIS

29 29 TRELLIS

30 30 TRELLIS

31 31 TRELLIS

32 32 TRELLIS Submit button

33 33 TRELLIS

34 34 TRELLIS

35 35 TRELLIS

36 36 TRELLIS

37 37 TRELLIS

38 38 Any Questions?

39 39 Connecting from Home Research Databases E-Journals Electronic Books E-Data

40 40 Connect from Home

41 41 Connect from Home proxy.lib.uwaterloo.ca

42 42 Research Databases Find journal articles, conference papers on a topic Comprehensive, quick Includes abstract, link to full text article Import into your citation database

43 43 Research Databases How to choose them: Dept. subject guide lists top choices Subject groups on Research Database page Updating frequency Multidisciplinary topic? Try several databases.

44 44 Research Databases

45 45 Research Databases

46 46 Research Databases

47 47 Research Databases

48 48 Research Databases

49 49 Research Databases

50 50 Research Databases

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52 52 Research Databases

53 53 Research Databases

54 54 Research Databases

55 55 Research Databases

56 56 Research Databases

57 57 Research Databases

58 58 Research Databases

59 59 Research Databases

60 60 Any Questions?

61 61 Document Delivery Article from a journal in TRELLIS? –TUGdoc –“request item from TRELLIS” Not in TRELLIS? –CISTI Source Largely science and technology, but some arts and social sciences –RACER (InterLibrary Loan) All Ontario university libraries plus… –“request item not in TRELLIS”

62 62 TUGdoc I need an article from volume 8... but it’s not online. I can request a copy!

63 63 TRELLIS

64 64 TUGdoc

65 65 TUGdoc

66 66 TUGdoc

67 67 TUGdoc Automatically entered Fill in this part Select

68 68 CISTI Source & RACER

69 69 CISTI Source & RACER

70 70 CISTI Source

71 71 CISTI Source fgh76630 ● ● ● ● ● ●●

72 72 CISTI Source

73 73 CISTI Source

74 74 CISTI Source

75 75 RACER

76 76 RACER

77 77 RACER “journal of environmental sciences”

78 78 RACER

79 79 RACER

80 80 RACER

81 81 RACER Automatically entered Fill in this part

82 82 RACER

83 83 Can’t wait? (for TUGdoc/CISTI Source/RACER) Find the book/ article at another Ontario library Visit the library in person… –Register WatCard with their circulation desk –Photocopy article(s) –Borrow book(s) directly …return books at UW!

84 84 Any Questions?

85 85 RefWorks What is RefWorks? A personal database designed to: –Manage/organize citations –Create bibliographies –Help you write your term papers Accessible from anywhere!

86 86 RefWorks Why use RefWorks? Keep track of articles on your topic – or several topics Create bibliographies easily and quickly in over 200 citation styles Submitting your article to more than one journal expecting different citation styles? –A click of the mouse will change the style to fit the requirements of the journal Insert references into a Word document and have in-text citations and the bibliography automatically generated using the Write-N-Cite module

87 87 RefWorks How do I access RefWorks? Click on the RefWorks link on the Library’s homepage (log in from anywhere using the Group Code given to you in the RefWorks message received when you register)http://refworks.scholarsportal.info/

88 88 RefWorks

89 89 RefWorks

90 90 Link to e-copy of paper

91 91 “Ask a Librarian” Your Liaison Librarian! Online Reference (Chat and MSN) Phone In person – info desk; office consult 6 ways to talk to us!

92 92 “Ask a Librarian”

93 93 “Ask a Librarian”

94 94 Any Questions?

95 95 Need more information? Contact your Liaison Librarian Attend another Library instruction session (http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/usered/index.html)http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/usered/index.html –Smart Searching: TRELLIS, Journal Articles, and the Internet –Find Books and More! (TRELLIS) –RefWorks.....GIS....Keeping Current....Web

96 96 THANK YOU!


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