Presentation on theme: "New Faculty & Grad Students: Library Orientation Library Instruction Fall 2007."— Presentation transcript:
New Faculty & Grad Students: Library Orientation Library Instruction Fall 2007
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
18 Your Library Account Books you have on loan –Borrow books for a term (unless recalled) Renew your books online –E-mail reminder sent near end of term Fines or other problems Holds, Recalls, Document Delivery
24 Any Questions? I need information about: remediation of oil spills
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
61 Document Delivery Article from a journal in TRELLIS? –TUGdoc –“request item from TRELLIS” Not in TRELLIS? –CISTI Source 1993- Largely science and technology, but some arts and social sciences –RACER (InterLibrary Loan) All Ontario university libraries plus… –“request item not in TRELLIS”
62 TUGdoc I need an article from volume 8... but it’s not online. I can request a copy!
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!
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 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 RefWorks How do I access RefWorks? Click on the RefWorks link on the Library’s homepage http://refworks.scholarsportal.info/ (log in from anywhere using the Group Code given to you in the RefWorks e-mail message received when you register)http://refworks.scholarsportal.info/
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 2.0...