Library Resources for ECE 4416 Project

50 %
50 %
Information about Library Resources for ECE 4416 Project

Published on September 12, 2008

Author: dansich

Source: slideshare.net

Description

Library Resources for ECE 4416 Project; Dan Sich, ECE Librarian, UWO; Sept 11, 2008

Library Resources for ECE 4416 Project Dan Sich ECE Librarian Sept 11, 2008

I want you to be able to… find articles using journal article databases look critically at what you’ve found get article fulltext get patents & standards build a list of reference, bibliography teach your friends how to do (some of) this

find articles using journal article databases

look critically at what you’ve found

get article fulltext

get patents & standards

build a list of reference, bibliography

teach your friends how to do (some of) this

Schedule RefWorks account set up overview of different sources search tips library catalogue , EngNetBase Inspec (find articles) & getting article full text RefWorks (exporting to) Standards, Patents RefWorks (create bibliography) Questions & feedback

RefWorks account set up

overview of different sources

search tips

library catalogue , EngNetBase

Inspec (find articles) & getting article full text

RefWorks (exporting to)

Standards, Patents

RefWorks (create bibliography)

Questions & feedback

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

You’ll use your RefWorks account later in the session

 

 

@uwo.ca works best

(Some) Types of Information Sources Websites Books, Handbooks, and Encyclopedias Magazines / Trade Publications Scholarly Journals Standards Patents

Websites

Books, Handbooks, and Encyclopedias

Magazines / Trade Publications

Scholarly Journals

Standards

Patents

This diagram has been adapted from Evolution of Scientific Information . [From Allan Kent and Harold Lancour, eds., Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science (New York, 1979), s.v. ”Scientific Literature,” by K. Subramanyam, 394]. Available at http:// library.wooster.edu/sciref/Tutor/EvSciInfo/evsciinfo.php (retrieved Sept 3, 2008). Thanks to Timken Science Library, College of Wooster.

Websites are good for… verifying information finding company & product information bridging gaps in the search process

verifying information

finding company & product information

bridging gaps in the search process

Books are good for finding… introductions to topic reliable information lists of references numerical data

introductions to topic

reliable information

lists of references

numerical data

Library Catalogue Where the books are, along with… Everything the library owns, including… Search by keyword, author, publisher, etc. Note: you can’t search for journal articles here, but you can search for journals (print and online versions)

Where the books are, along with…

Everything the library owns, including…

Search by keyword, author, publisher, etc.

Note: you can’t search for journal articles here, but you can search for journals (print and online versions)

 

Your turn 5 minutes Find something interesting in the library catalogue Ask us questions Help each other

5 minutes

Find something interesting in the library catalogue

Ask us questions

Help each other

ENGnetBASE CRC engineering handbooks Fulltext (PDFs) Topics covered include: electric power and distributed generation, electric packaging, mechatronics, wireless communication and digital signal processing, etc.

CRC engineering handbooks

Fulltext (PDFs)

Topics covered include: electric power and distributed generation, electric packaging, mechatronics, wireless communication and digital signal processing, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: you need to click on Table of Contents hyperlinks to see chapter PDFs

Note: you need to click on Table of Contents hyperlinks to see chapter PDFs

Your turn 5 minutes Find something interesting in ENGnetBASE Click on links in Table of Contents to see chapter PDFs Ask us questions Help each other

5 minutes

Find something interesting in ENGnetBASE

Click on links in Table of Contents to see chapter PDFs

Ask us questions

Help each other

Magazines & trade publications are good for finding… industry news product news & reviews practical information insights from practicing engineers

industry news

product news & reviews

practical information

insights from practicing engineers

Interlude: scholarly vs. popular publications availability audience aesthetics authors topics length language advertizing sources, credits

availability

audience

aesthetics

authors

topics

length

language

advertizing

sources, credits

You can find magazines & trade publication articles using: ABI/Inform – Trade & Industry CBCA Business You can search both at the same time by clicking “Select multiple databases” … or ask me about other appropriate search engines Note: the above two databases are fulltext

ABI/Inform – Trade & Industry

CBCA Business

You can search both at the same time by clicking “Select multiple databases”

… or ask me about other appropriate search engines

Note: the above two databases are fulltext

Your turn 10 minutes Find relevant news, reviews, etc. in ABI/Inform – Trade & Industry , CBCA Business and/or others Ask us questions Help each other

10 minutes

Find relevant news, reviews, etc. in ABI/Inform – Trade & Industry , CBCA Business and/or others

Ask us questions

Help each other

Journal Articles are good for finding… peer-reviewed , scholarly research narrow, focused, specific information

peer-reviewed , scholarly research

narrow, focused, specific information

Interlude: the 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

Scholarly Journal Articles & Databases are good for finding… Scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles and conference articles Review articles: overview of what has been published to date

Scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles and conference articles

Review articles: overview of what has been published to date

A few Journal Article Databases relevant to your project Inspec (ECE) & Compendex (eng) IEEE Xplore (fulltext) Web of Science (cited reference searching – powerful feature) Google Scholar (easy to use, but incomplete; don’t use this exclusively, or you may miss important research & developments related to your topic) … or ask me about other appropriate search engines

Inspec (ECE) & Compendex (eng)

IEEE Xplore (fulltext)

Web of Science (cited reference searching – powerful feature)

Google Scholar (easy to use, but incomplete; don’t use this exclusively, or you may miss important research & developments related to your topic)

… or ask me about other appropriate search engines

Search tips identify key words use synonyms, AND, OR, NOT, * E.g., mouse AND emulat* AND disab* emulat* = emulation, emulator, emulate, emulates… (Note: Inspec & Compendex have ‘autostemming’ feature, so no need for *) limit date, language, document type(s)

identify key words

use synonyms, AND, OR, NOT, *

E.g., mouse AND emulat* AND disab*

emulat* = emulation, emulator, emulate, emulates…

(Note: Inspec & Compendex have ‘autostemming’ feature, so no need for *)

limit date, language, document type(s)

 

Finding relevant articles Select Controlled Vocabulary Select Classification Codes Search within your results, or search entire database Click “include” at bottom of page

Select Controlled Vocabulary

Select Classification Codes

Search within your results, or search entire database

Click “include” at bottom of page

 

Abstract = concise description of contents of article Get it @ Western links to fulltext (when it exists) and/or print versions

Abstract = concise description of contents of article

Get it @ Western links to fulltext (when it exists) and/or print versions

We have this article online (The online journal will show up in the library catalogue as well)

We have this article online

(The online journal will show up in the library catalogue as well)

We don’t have this journal issue online; check the library catalogue for print version; if we don’t have print, use Interlibrary Loan ($5 per article)

We don’t have this journal issue online; check the library catalogue for print version; if we don’t have print, use Interlibrary Loan ($5 per article)

Interlibrary Loan (RACER) For articles (photocopies) and books (loans) that UWO doesn’t have $5 per article Takes 4-10 business days (on average) Standards and theses are difficult to obtain through ILL

For articles (photocopies) and books (loans) that UWO doesn’t have

$5 per article

Takes 4-10 business days (on average)

Standards and theses are difficult to obtain through ILL

Exporting citations to RefWorks You can do this from Inspec & Compendex, Web of Science, and a lot of our other databases Instructions are on my ECE 4416 webpage

You can do this from Inspec & Compendex, Web of Science, and a lot of our other databases

Instructions are on my ECE 4416 webpage

 

 

Your turn 10 minutes Find interesting journal articles, conference proceedings, etc. in Inspec and/or Compendex Get fulltext articles or find out if print is in catalogue Export citations to RefWorks Done? Try other journal article databases Ask us questions Help each other

10 minutes

Find interesting journal articles, conference proceedings, etc. in Inspec and/or Compendex

Get fulltext articles or find out if print is in catalogue

Export citations to RefWorks

Done? Try other journal article databases

Ask us questions

Help each other

RefWorks Web app for citation management automatically formats notes, bibliographies works with many of our databases (not just Inspec & Compendex) Database-specific export & import instructions are linked from my ECE 4416 page Use the Write-N-Cite plugin for Word; it’s linked under “Tools” in RefWorks

Web app for citation management

automatically formats notes, bibliographies

works with many of our databases (not just Inspec & Compendex)

Database-specific export & import instructions are linked from my ECE 4416 page

Use the Write-N-Cite plugin for Word; it’s linked under “Tools” in RefWorks

 

We want to make a Bibliography, IEEE-style

We want to make a Bibliography, IEEE-style

We need to add IEEE-style to our list of Favorites

We need to add IEEE-style to our list of Favorites

Find IEEE on the left Highlight it Click “Add to Favorites” Click “Back to Previous Page”

Find IEEE on the left

Highlight it

Click “Add to Favorites”

Click “Back to Previous Page”

Select IEEE Output Style Select File Type Select which References to Include Note: you can put references into Folders Click “Create Bibliography”

Select IEEE Output Style

Select File Type

Select which References to Include

Note: you can put references into Folders

Click “Create Bibliography”

 

Your turn 5 minutes Create a bibliography using RefWorks Use IEEE Output Style Note: you don’t have to create a bibliography every time you add references to your RefWorks database Ask questions Help each other

5 minutes

Create a bibliography using RefWorks

Use IEEE Output Style

Note: you don’t have to create a bibliography every time you add references to your RefWorks database

Ask questions

Help each other

Standards are… guidelines procedures rules details on ways of doing things expensive sometimes available through the library

guidelines

procedures

rules

details on ways of doing things

expensive

sometimes available through the library

We have ASTM, CSA and IEEE standards

We have ASTM, CSA and IEEE standards

Patents… grant exclusive rights use technical, legal jargon contain drawings contain technical information rarely found elsewhere are sometimes available free online are difficult to describe when you don’t know exactly what you’re looking for

grant exclusive rights

use technical, legal jargon

contain drawings

contain technical information rarely found elsewhere

are sometimes available free online

are difficult to describe when you don’t know exactly what you’re looking for

 

Inventor: George Van Eps Key words: guitar, damper…? From Google: George Van Eps' Patent for a Guitar Damper, 1950. Patent Number: 2,628,524 Describe the thing

Inventor: George Van Eps

Key words: guitar, damper…?

From Google: George Van Eps' Patent for a Guitar Damper, 1950. Patent Number: 2,628,524

Canadian Intellectual Property Office US Patent Office European Patent Office … all have their own websites There are many free patent databases

Canadian Intellectual Property Office

US Patent Office

European Patent Office

… all have their own websites

There are many free patent databases

Questions & feedback On a cue card, briefly describe the one thing that you’re still confused about It doesn’t have to be something I covered in the session Ask questions now Take my business card

On a cue card, briefly describe the one thing that you’re still confused about

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

Ask questions now

Take my business card

Questions? Contact info: Dan Sich, ECE Librarian phone: 519.661.2111 ext. 80962 eMail/MSN: [email_address] use eMail subject: ECE 4416 question Skype: dansich

Dan Sich, ECE Librarian

phone: 519.661.2111 ext. 80962

eMail/MSN: [email_address]

use eMail subject: ECE 4416 question

Skype: dansich

Add a comment

Related presentations

Related pages

Library Resources for ECE 4416 Project - Technology

Library Resources for ECE 4416 Project; Dan Sich, ECE Librarian, UWO; Sept 11, 2008
Read more

4416 - Documents

Library Resources for ECE 4416 Project Comments. RECOMMENDED. RECOMMENDED. Library Resources for ECE 4416 Project. Login or Join. Processing Login successful.
Read more

ECE 4416 / ES 1050 - Electrical and Computer Engineering ...

Electronics Shop Projects; ECE 4416 / ES 1050; ... Resources for ECE 4416 and ES 1050 Students ... Libraries. Maps ...
Read more

ECE 4416 Presentations - Electrical and Computer ...

ECE 4416 Presentation Day: ... Project Title; ... Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Thompson Engineering Building, ...
Read more

Ece Library - Documents

Download Ece Library. Transcript ...
Read more

Curriculum Resources in ECE - Documents

Curriculum Resources in ECE. ... Early 1900’s Patty Smith Hill McMillan Nursery School WPA Nurseries Lanham Act High/Scope Perry Preschool Project 1953 ...
Read more

Lan Resources FREE Download - Ebookscenter

- Human Resource Plan Template Free Project ... - Wireless LAN Technology ECE Users ... only at our library now. resources accessible to all employees ...
Read more

ECE student projects - Cornell University ECE Projects

Electrical and Computer Engineering Projects: ... NRF24L01 library for PIC32 ... ECE independent study project, ...
Read more

ECE 4416 Research Skills Workshop 2009 - Education

1. ECE 4416 Research Skills Workshop Dan Sich, ECE Librarian Allyn and Betty Taylor Library September 17 & 24, 2009. 2. Today you will learn about:
Read more