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UCL LIBRARY SERVICES UCL Library Tara-Lee Platt t. platt@ucl. ac. uk

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES UCL Library Tara-Lee Platt t. [email protected] ac. uk

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Introduction q. Library essentials q. Library website q. Subject pages &

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Introduction q. Library essentials q. Library website q. Subject pages & WISE q. Searching UCL’s collections q. Finding journal articles q. Other libraries & inter-library lending q. Managing references

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Library Essentials q q q q UCL ID card Collections 10

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Library Essentials q q q q UCL ID card Collections 10 books Loan periods Fines (50 p per hour for 3 hour loans!) PIN number Self issue and return

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Library web pages http: //www. ucl. ac. uk/library

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Library web pages http: //www. ucl. ac. uk/library

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Subject guide q Computer Science and Psychology subject resources pages: q.

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Subject guide q Computer Science and Psychology subject resources pages: q. Computer Science at: http: //www. ucl. ac. uk/library/guides/subjcs. shtml q. Psychology at: http: //www. ucl. ac. uk/library/guides/subjpsych. shtml

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES WISE: Online library skills in Moodle q WISE: library skills modules

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES WISE: Online library skills in Moodle q WISE: library skills modules in Moodle q Include training on individual resources q. WISE for Built Environment, Engineering and Mathematical & Physical Sciences http: //www. ucl. ac. uk/library/wise. shtml

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Searching the collections: UCL Explore

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Searching the collections: UCL Explore

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Ebooks q UCL Explore q Safari q Synthesis Digital Library

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Ebooks q UCL Explore q Safari q Synthesis Digital Library

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Bibliographic Databases q Best way to search journal articles, technical reports,

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Bibliographic Databases q Best way to search journal articles, technical reports, newspapers etc. library databases q Enable subject searching across large collections of journals q Unlike internet search engines these only include reliable academic publications q You can collect results and easily email them to yourself or save or print them q Allows for very structured and specific searching, more powerful than Explore

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Search Strategy: example search Interaction design for culturally diverse users q

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Search Strategy: example search Interaction design for culturally diverse users q Possible key concepts (remember synonyms, alternative words) q. Interaction design or (“user interface” and design and interaction) q. Diversity or cultural difference*

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Search techniques q. Truncation/wildcards - *, $, ? qe. g. ergonomic*

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Search techniques q. Truncation/wildcards - *, $, ? qe. g. ergonomic* = ergonomic, ergonomics, ergonomically… qe. g. organi$ation = organisation or organization behavio? r = behaviour or behavior q. Phrase searching qe. g. “human computer interaction” q. Grouping using brackets qe. g. (diversity OR “cultural difference*) AND “interaction design”

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Boolean logic for combining search terms All foods with raspberries All

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Boolean logic for combining search terms All foods with raspberries All flavours of ice cream Raspberry ice cream Ice cream AND raspberries Ice cream NOT raspberries OR ice cream

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Key databases q Web of Science q SCOPUS q Large multidisciplinary

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Key databases q Web of Science q SCOPUS q Large multidisciplinary bibliographic databases q psyc. INFO q Bibliographic database indexing journals in all areas of psychology

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES If UCL doesn’t have it… q Other libraries: q British Library

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES If UCL doesn’t have it… q Other libraries: q British Library q COPAC: http: //www. copac. uk q Inter-library loan q Suggest books for purchase

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Managing references q Guide to citation methods & examples in WISE

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Managing references q Guide to citation methods & examples in WISE and on library website q End. Note software q. Instructions in WISE q. Training via the Doctoral School q. Arrange a 1: 1 session with Science Subject Librarian’s Team – [email protected] ac. uk

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Summary q. Subject resources & WISE q. Library collections q. Accessing

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Summary q. Subject resources & WISE q. Library collections q. Accessing e-resources and SFX q. Using library databases for subject searching q. Material outside UCL q. Help

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Help! q. Subject guides q. WISE q. Enquiry Desk q. Subject

UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Help! q. Subject guides q. WISE q. Enquiry Desk q. Subject librarian t. [email protected] ac. uk 020 7679 2634