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Published on February 4, 2014

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Introducing UCT Libraries 2014

INTRODUCTION TO UCT LIBRARIES PRESENTED BY JEN EIDELMAN 2014 E-mail: jen.eidelman@uct.ac.za Telephone: 021 650 2773 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons AttributionNonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

What you can expect to learn today  Save Time – Learn what the libraries have to offer & how to use the library resources. http://www.lib.uct.ac.za  Work efficiently - Learn how to search effectively http://libguides.lib.uct.ac.za/mcb-databases  Keep up to date - Learn how to get Alerts to your email account and to Save Searches. http://libguides.lib.uct.ac.za/sci-tech-uptodate  Be organized. Organise the results of your searches. - Introducing RefWorks to organise your work and create a reference list / reference help. http://libguides.lib.uct.ac.za/refworks http://libguides.lib.uct.ac.za/mcb-referencing-guide  How to Write up http://libguides.lib.uct.ac.za/mcb-writing-guide

WHERE TO START? - Subject Guide On the Library Web Page: http://www.lib.uct.ac.za This is where you will find a link to your Subject Guide:

LINK TO SUBJECT GUIDE This is your subject guide: http://libguides.lib.uct.ac.za/molecular_cell_biology

MCB Library Guide

New Library web site coming soon PREVIEW

ALEPH – Library catalogue http://www.lib.uct.ac.za

MCB Library guide: Finding Books

ALEPH – Library catalogue Using the SEARCH function How to find a book: See: http://libguides.lib.uct.ac.za/mcb-finding-books

ALEPH – Library catalogue Using the SEARCH function

ALEPH – Library catalogue Using the SEARCH function

ALEPH LOGIN: Insert your student or staff number here Your password is your year of birth in the following format: YYYYMMDD e.g. 19801205

ALEPH – Library catalogue Using the BROWSE function Exercise: Use the BROWSE function in ALEPH to find this book: Title: Oxford dictionary of biochemistry and molecular biology. What is the shelf number?

ALEPH – Library catalogue Using the BROWSE function

ALEPH – Library catalogue Using the BROWSE function

Lucky draw questions: Find this journal title in ALEPH Use the BROWSE function in ALEPH to find this journal title: Journal title: Microbiology 1.What are the dates of the print holdings? 2. Do we have electronic access to this journal?

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MCB Library guide: Finding Journals

Finding e-journals Type NAME of journal

Exercise: Find this e-journal Hutchinson, E.C. [et. al]. 2010. Author and Date of publication Genome packaging in influenza A virus. Journal of general virology . 91(2):313-328 Volume(issue):page numbers NAME of journal

Lucky Draw Question. Find this article using the e-journal portal: Noonan, J.P. 2009. Author and Date of publication Regulatory DNA’s and the evolution of human development. Current Opinion in Genetics and Development. Name of journal 19(6):557-564 Volume(issue):page numbers Is this journal also available in print at UCT Libraries?

WorldCat Local – Search & Discovery

INTERLIBRARY LOANS http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/services/interlibrary-loans/ You can request items that are not available at UCT via UCT Libraries Interlibrary Loans Department.

OFF CAMPUS LOGIN http://www.lib.uct.ac.za It is possible to access library resources off-campus. Use the OFF CAMPUS LOGIN BUTTON on the library webpage.

Let’s have a break! Photo by Jen Eidelman

SEARCHING DATABASES 1. Write down your topic in its simplest form Then break it up into CONCEPTS. The use of MICROORGANISMS in the Concept 1 FOOD Concept 2 & AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY Concept 3

2. Think of KEY WORDS that describe each of your concepts : The use of MICROORGANISMS in the FOOD & AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY Concept 1 Concept 2 Concept 3 CONCEPT 1 CONCEPT 2 CONCEPT 3 BACTERIA DAIRY AGRICULTURE FUNGI MEAT VEGETABLES

3. Construct your search strategy  Boolean logic provides the language you use to structure your keyword search … the search engine needs to know how your search terms relate to each other  In Boolean searching, you make use of the three Boolean operators: AND OR NOT

Use AND to combine different concepts : Bacteria AND Food BACTERIA FOOD

OR Use to enter keywords for the same (single) concept : dairy OR meat OR vegetables

Use NOT to get rid of unwanted results : bacteria NOT E. coli

The use of MICROORGANISMS in the FOOD CONCEPT 2 CONCEPT 1 Food Bacteria CONCEPT 3 Dairy Microorganisms Agriculture Meat Fungi Microorganisms OR Bacteria OR Fungi & AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY Vegetables Food AND OR Dairy OR Meat OR Vegetables AND Agriculture

4. Type your search strategy into the database search screen ONE SEARCH BOX: Use brackets to separate your concepts (MICROORGANISMS OR BACTERIA OR FUNGI) AND (FOOD OR DAIRY OR MEAT OR VEGETABLES) AND AGRICULTURE STRUCTURED SCREEN: MICROORGANISMS OR BACTERIA OR FUNGI FOOD OR DAIRY OR MEAT OR VEGETABLES AGRICULTURE

Useful databases:  Africa-Wide  Biological & Agricultural Index  Environment Abstracts  JSTOR (Journal archive)  PubMed  Science Direct / Scopus  Water & Oceans Worldwide - EBSCOHost  Web of Science includes Biological Abstracts, SCI (Science Citation Index).  Wiley Online Library

Web of Science Change drop down menu to topic Change timespan to limit your search to specific years

Choose how to sort the results of your search Refine results of search here

Web of Science - SFX Click on FULL TEXT and then SFX

SFX will tell you if the article is available in full text or not. The full text is available from Wiley Online Click on the GO button. There is also a link here to the library catalogue (ALEPH) if you want to see if the print version of Journal of Food Science is available.

Save the article to your computer

Web of Science – Export to RefWorks Tick the box. Export the information (bibliographic details) to RefWorks

Web of Science – Export to RefWorks

Web of Science – Export to RefWorks

Web of Science – Export to RefWorks

Web of Science Sign in to create a personal account

Click on the ‘Search History’ tab And then click on ‘Save History’ Give your search a name Click ‘Save’

Web of Science Saved Searches and Alerts Click on ‘My Tools’ and then ‘Saved Searches and Alerts’ to see all your saved searches

ScienceDirect Search for a journal article about the role of sugars in desiccation tolerance

ScienceDirect

Scopus

Scopus Click on link to view articles

If you’re off campus you can still access UCT Libraries Catalogue, Databases, RefWorks and other resources from the library page http://ezproxy.uct.ac.za Photo by Jen Eidelman

Finding material in UCT Libraries : Subject Guide, ALEPH (library catalogue), E-Journal portal, Doing your literature search : DATABASES (Boolean searching) Retrieving materials: SFX; ALEPH, SABINET; Interlibrary Loans Organising your results : RefWorks. See: http://libguides.lib.uct.ac.za/refworks Writing help : See: http://libguides.lib.uct.ac.za/mcb-writing-guide Referencing help. See: http://libguides.lib.uct.ac.za/mcb-referencing-guide Keeping up to date : Current Awareness; Alerting services. See: http://libguides.lib.uct.ac.za/sci-tech-uptodate Off-campus access: Use the button on the library page

Thank you!

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