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1 White Rose University Libraries: sharing access, information & skills Maria Mawson Faculty Librarian for Social Sciences University of Sheffield The University Library.

2 09/05/2015© The University of Sheffield What materials do other libraries have? COPAC – union library catalogue combining the holdings of over 80 research libraries in the UK and Ireland It may be possible to view the library catalogues of institutions not included on COPAC via their web sites The Archives Hub lists unique archive collections from over 250 institutions in the UK The University Library.

3 09/05/2015© The University of Sheffield Borrowing from other university libraries SCONUL Access is a reciprocal library access and borrowing scheme covering White Rose and other university libraries. Register online from Your home institution will process your application and send you an to take to the institutions you want to use. The University Library.

4 Internet access at other university libraries The UK university wireless network is Eduroam. If you’ve connected to it at your own institution, your device should connect automatically when you visit other universities. For more information, check with your institution 09/05/2015© The University of Sheffield The University Library.

5 The British Library 09/05/2015© The University of Sheffield The University Library.

6 09/05/2015© The University of Sheffield The British Library Extensive collections, events and training for social science researchers Information on access to the reading rooms in London and at Boston Spa in Yorkshire The Libraries in Sheffield and York run regular free bus trips to Boston Spa EThOS – BL Electronic Theses Online Service The University Library.

7 White Rose open access repositories WRRO – White Rose Research Online. Shared open access repository for research outputs WREO – White Rose Etheses Online. Open access to doctoral theses 09/05/2015© The University of Sheffield The University Library.

8 Data for social science research Sources for social sciences datasets include UK Data Service UK Data Archive Information about research data management Digital Curation Centre UK Data Archive archive.ac.uk/create-managehttp://www.data- archive.ac.uk/create-manage 09/05/2015© The University of Sheffield The University Library.

9 Sharing literature search results EndNote Online - web based reference management software available in all three institutions. Use it to share access to sets of bibliographic references Similar functionality is also available in open access reference management software such as Mendeley and Zotero Most library catalogues also include the facility to information from searches to colleagues 09/05/2015© The University of Sheffield The University Library.

10 Research skills training The White Rose Libraries contribute to institutional research training programmes. Areas covered include literature search and review, reference management software, current awareness. Check our websites for details Vitae includes advice on developing your skills, including the Researcher Development Frameworkwww.vitae.ac.uk 09/05/2015© The University of Sheffield The University Library.

11 University of Leeds library web pages & contacts 09/05/2015© The University of Sheffield The University Library.

12 University of Sheffield library web pages & contacts 09/05/2015© The University of Sheffield The University Library.

13 University of York library web pages & contacts 09/05/2015© The University of Sheffield The University Library.

14 Any questions? 09/05/2015© The University of Sheffield The University Library.


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