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Published on October 8, 2008

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Geology/Geophysics 9580/9680 Library Workshop, October 8 2008, by Dan Sich, Earth Sciences, Planetary Science and Physics & Astronomy Librarian, University of Western Ontario
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Geology/Geophysics 9580/9680: The Library Workshop Dan Sich Earth Sciences, Planetary Science, and Physics & Astronomy Librarian October 8 th , 2008

Skills find articles using databases search by cited reference build a list of references, bibliography get article full text

find articles using databases

search by cited reference

build a list of references, bibliography

get article full text

Schedule RefWorks & RACER account set-up finding books finding journal articles & fulltext: GeoRef Web of Science SciFinder Scholar RefWorks (export, bib liography)

RefWorks & RACER account set-up

finding books

finding journal articles & fulltext:

GeoRef

Web of Science

SciFinder Scholar

RefWorks (export, bib liography)

 

Register for RefWorks You’ll use your RefWorks account throughout this session

You’ll use your RefWorks account throughout this session

 

 

Your @uwo.ca email address works best. Note: you will receive an email that contains UWO’s ‘group code’ for RefWorks. This group code lets you login to RefWorks from off-campus.

 

 

Register for RACER You’ll use your RACER account later in the session

You’ll use your RACER account later in the session

 

 

 

 

 

Your student ID number will be your RACER login

Your on-campus mail address

Library Catalogue Everything that the library owns Books, journals (not articles), etc. Books: introductions, basic info, data, etc. Search by keyword, title, author, etc.

Everything that the library owns

Books, journals (not articles), etc.

Books: introductions, basic info, data, etc.

Search by keyword, title, author, etc.

 

 

 

Get location, call number, status Use subject headings (none shown here) to find similar items See table of contents (none shown here) If signed-out (i.e. not in library), Request Item Send to RefWorks to add to your list of citations

Get location, call number, status

Use subject headings (none shown here) to find similar items

See table of contents (none shown here)

If signed-out (i.e. not in library), Request Item

Send to RefWorks to add to your list of citations

Your turn 3 minutes Search the library catalogue Ask us questions

3 minutes

Search the library catalogue

Ask us questions

Journal Articles & Databases Find peer-reviewed (scholarly) journal articles, conference articles, and review articles using journal article databases GeoRef (geology) Web of Science (citation searching) SciFinder Scholar (chemistry)

Find peer-reviewed (scholarly) journal articles, conference articles, and review articles using journal article databases

GeoRef (geology)

Web of Science (citation searching)

SciFinder Scholar (chemistry)

Scholarly vs. Popular Publications availability audience aesthetics authors topics length language advertizing sources, credits

availability

audience

aesthetics

authors

topics

length

language

advertizing

sources, credits

Peer-review process author writes paper, sends to publisher publisher sends to referees (experts) referees send feedback to publisher publisher decides to publish or not paper is published journal is distributed

author writes paper, sends to publisher

publisher sends to referees (experts)

referees send feedback to publisher

publisher decides to publish or not

paper is published

journal is distributed

 

 

 

Let’s add GeoBase and GeoRef In Process to our selected databases

 

 

Search tips identify concepts, keywords, synonyms use AND, OR, NOT, * (truncation) E.g., mineral* AND (mars OR martian) AND soil* limit date range, document type(s), etc.

identify concepts, keywords, synonyms

use AND, OR, NOT, * (truncation)

E.g., mineral* AND (mars OR martian) AND soil*

limit date range, document type(s), etc.

Look at Peer-Reviewed Journal (article)s

Use Descriptors to find similar articles Click Get it @ Western to find actual article

We have this article online. You can also link to the journal through the library catalogue (similar to doing a Journal Title search in the catalogue), but this doesn’t take you to the exact article.

We don’t appear to have this journal issue online Check the library catalogue for print or online version If we don’t have print or online, use Interlibrary Loan ($5 per article ; take 4-10 business days)

We don’t appear to have this journal issue online

Check the library catalogue for print or online version

If we don’t have print or online, use Interlibrary Loan ($5 per article ; take 4-10 business days)

 

 

 

Export selected references to your RefWorks account

 

 

 

Your turn 10 minutes Search GeoRef Get article fulltext Interlibrary Loan costs $5 per article Export citations to RefWorks Ask questions

10 minutes

Search GeoRef

Get article fulltext

Interlibrary Loan costs $5 per article

Export citations to RefWorks

Ask questions

 

 

Publication date? Brand new articles are usually not yet cited Read abstracts Refine Results Get it @ Western

Publication date?

Brand new articles are usually not yet cited

Read abstracts

Refine Results

Get it @ Western

Times cited? The older the article, the longer it’s been around to be read & cited by others Which are the most highly cited articles? Create Citation Report

Times cited?

The older the article, the longer it’s been around to be read & cited by others

Which are the most highly cited articles?

Create Citation Report

What are the most highly cited articles on this specific topic?

What are the most highly cited articles on this specific topic?

See who has cited this article (Times Cited) See who this article has cited (References)

See who has cited this article (Times Cited)

See who this article has cited (References)

… gets you a list of articles *in Web of Science* that have cited this article To export to RefWorks, select articles and click more options

… gets you a list of articles *in Web of Science* that have cited this article

To export to RefWorks, select articles and click more options

… then at the bottom of the page use Output Records For Step 3, Save to Plain Text

… then at the bottom of the page use Output Records

For Step 3, Save to Plain Text

Save File to desktop In a separate tab or browser, login to RefWorks

Save File to desktop

In a separate tab or browser, login to RefWorks

In RefWorks, select References > Import

In RefWorks, select References > Import

Import Filter/Data Source = ISI (Institute for Scientific Information) Database = Web of Science Import References into Folder (optional) Browse to your .txt file Encoding = ANSI – Latin I Click Import

Import Filter/Data Source = ISI (Institute for Scientific Information)

Database = Web of Science

Import References into Folder (optional)

Browse to your .txt file

Encoding = ANSI – Latin I

Click Import

You’ve imported your references successful Where are they? View Last Imported Folder or View > All References

You’ve imported your references successful

Where are they?

View Last Imported Folder or View > All References

All of your references are in one place From here you can make a Bibliography relatively easily (part of next week’s class) From here you can also use Get it @ Western

All of your references are in one place

From here you can make a Bibliography relatively easily (part of next week’s class)

From here you can also use Get it @ Western

Your turn 10 minutes Search Web of Science View Cited References Get article full text Export citations to RefWorks

10 minutes

Search Web of Science

View Cited References

Get article full text

Export citations to RefWorks

SciFinder Scholar Best database for chemistry You need to synchronize your password to access SciFinder Scholar via Sun Secure Global Desktop (i.e. to use SciFinder Scholar in the library) It’s easier to use the client at home or on your laptop (download instructions are linked) A web version is coming! Always click Exit when you are finished using SciFinder Scholar. We have only 8 ‘seats.’

Best database for chemistry

You need to synchronize your password to access SciFinder Scholar via Sun Secure Global Desktop (i.e. to use SciFinder Scholar in the library)

It’s easier to use the client at home or on your laptop (download instructions are linked)

A web version is coming!

Always click Exit when you are finished using SciFinder Scholar. We have only 8 ‘seats.’

How to synchronize your password

How to synchronize your password

 

 

Sun Secure Global Desktop login This is what you’ll see if you use SciFinder Scholar in the Library.

This is what you’ll see if you use SciFinder Scholar in the Library.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to export from SciFinder Scholar to RefWorks while in the library : Select articles Save As Download on ‘sushi’ (K:) Type = Tagged Format (*.txt) Exit SciFinder Scholar

How to export from SciFinder Scholar to RefWorks while in the library :

Select articles

Save As

Download on ‘sushi’ (K:)

Type = Tagged Format (*.txt)

Exit SciFinder Scholar

Click the orange X

Click the orange X

Then you *should* get this screen If you don’t (if it crashes), then re-login to SciFinder Scholar and exit again. You should then see this screen. Click Retrieve your search results

Then you *should* get this screen

If you don’t (if it crashes), then re-login to SciFinder Scholar and exit again. You should then see this screen.

Click Retrieve your search results

Click download Browse to your file (or folder) Click your filename

Click download

Browse to your file (or folder)

Click your filename

Save the file to your desktop as file type Text Document Then go to RefWorks and References > Import

Save the file to your desktop as file type Text Document

Then go to RefWorks and References > Import

Notes on SciFinder Scholar Remember to click Exit when you are finished. These screen captures are for Sun Secure Global Desktop, which is what you’ll use if you use SciFinder Scholar in the library. It’s easier to use if you download the client to your own home or office machine. A web version is coming!

Remember to click Exit when you are finished.

These screen captures are for Sun Secure Global Desktop, which is what you’ll use if you use SciFinder Scholar in the library.

It’s easier to use if you download the client to your own home or office machine.

A web version is coming!

In RefWorks, select References > Import

In RefWorks, select References > Import

Import Filter/Data Source = CAS SciFinder Database = CAPlus Import References into Folder (optional) Browse to your .txt file Encoding = ANSI – Latin I Click Import

Import Filter/Data Source = CAS SciFinder

Database = CAPlus

Import References into Folder (optional)

Browse to your .txt file

Encoding = ANSI – Latin I

Click Import

RefWorks web application for citation management automatically formats notes, bibliographies Export citations directly from database, or import citations from .txt file use the Write-N-Cite plugin for Word

web application for citation management

automatically formats notes, bibliographies

Export citations directly from database, or import citations from .txt file

use the Write-N-Cite plugin for Word

 

Make a Bibliography using RefWorks Click Bibliography

Make a Bibliography using RefWorks

Click Bibliography

We need to add a more appropriate style to our list of Favorites E.g., American Geophysical Union, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, etc. Click Output Style > Access Output Style Manager…

We need to add a more appropriate style to our list of Favorites

E.g., American Geophysical Union, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, etc.

Click Output Style > Access Output Style Manager…

Choose the appropriate Output Style(s) from the list of the left E.g., American Geophysical Union, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, etc. Click Add to Favorites

Choose the appropriate Output Style(s) from the list of the left

E.g., American Geophysical Union, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, etc.

Click Add to Favorites

Select Output Style from drop-down Select References to Include (e.g., All References , Last Imported folder, another folder, All References , etc.) Click Create Bibliography

Select Output Style from drop-down

Select References to Include (e.g., All References , Last Imported folder, another folder, All References , etc.)

Click Create Bibliography

Creates a bibliography relatively easily Check the formatting for errors At home, you may want to use Write-N-Cite for MS Word

Creates a bibliography relatively easily

Check the formatting for errors

At home, you may want to use Write-N-Cite for MS Word

Your turn 10 minutes Create a bibliography using RefWorks and an appropriate style

10 minutes

Create a bibliography using RefWorks and an appropriate style

Questions & feedback On a piece of paper, briefly describe the one thing that you’re still confused about It doesn’t have to be something I covered in the session

On a piece of paper, briefly describe the one thing that you’re still confused about

It doesn’t have to be something I covered in the session

contact info Dan Sich, Earth Sciences Librarian phone: 519.661.2111 ext. 80962 eMail/MSN: [email_address] Subject: Geology/Geophysics 9580/9680 question Skype: dansich

Dan Sich, Earth Sciences Librarian

phone: 519.661.2111 ext. 80962

eMail/MSN: [email_address]

Subject: Geology/Geophysics 9580/9680 question

Skype: dansich

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