SCOPUS LUNCH & LEARN

SHU now subscribes to SCOPUS, the largest abstract and indexing database of peer-reviewed literature featuring smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.

Come and join us for a live demonstration of SCOPUS and Q & A session on FRIDAY MARCH 6TH, 2015 in the Beck Rooms

Bring your laptop so that you can try SCOPUS features for yourself and see what it can do for your research needs. There will be 2 sessions, so please sign up for one or both and enjoy A DELICIOUS LUNCH and great conversation between sessions.

  1. Session I:   11.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.
  2. Session II: 1.00 – 2.00 p.m.

All SHU Faculty, Administrators and Graduate students are cordially invited to attend.

Please RSVP to Lisa Rose-Wiles, Lisa.Rose-Wiles@shu.edu

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New Databases for Spring

Enhance your research this semester with the following new databases:

Early American Newspapers, Series I (1690-1876)
First World War: Personal Experiences
IOP Science
Jewish Life in America, c1654-1954
JSTOR / Religion & Theology
Medieval and Early Modern Sources Online (MEMSO)
Scopus
Statistical Abstracts

Visit us at http://library.shu.edu/databases.

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Research starters

Check out a new feature of the library’s SHUsearch.  “Research Starters” give a brief overview of many broad topics.  This can be very useful for student research papers. Try typing Global Warming in the search box on the library home page.

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Library news for December 23, 2014 – January 5, 2015

The Library’s interlibrary loans services, which consist of ILLiad, RapidILL, and EZ-Borrow, will be unavailable between December 23, 2014 – January 5, 2015.

Please note that the Library will be closed from December 24 until January 5.

On Saturday January 3, 2015, the Library will be undergoing a scheduled technology upgrade.  During this upgrade, certain online search features will not be available for approximately 15 hours.

The following search features will be available to users on that day:

SHUsearch

Databases

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Reminder: Pharmaceutical Substances Database Trial

The University Libraries remind you that the trial to this database will be ending soon, so if this is of interest to you and you have not yet had time to explore it, please check it out at this link and give us your feedback.

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Annoucing the arrival of SCOPUS

The university libraries are delighted to announce that we now have a subscription to SCOPUS.   You can find it  from the library home page  Database A-Z & By Subject Lists

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world’s research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.

Training and support videos for SCOPUS can be found here

 

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New Science Journals Package

We are delighted to announce that we have just acquired IOPScience, a package of over 70 current journals from the Institute of Physics and its publishing partners.  These are primarily Physics journals, but some should be of interest to chemists, mathematicians and environmental scientists.

Take a look at IOPScience and see what you think.

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Pharmaceutical Substances Database Trial

We have a trial in place for a new produce, Pharmaceutical Substances (provided by Thieme). Here is an overview and Here is a flyer describing it and providing guidance on searching the database.

Pharmaceutical Substances can be accessed from the library database trials page, or this direct link.

Although this is chemistry-oriented, any of you who work in the area of pharmaceuticals may find it useful.

Please do take a look and let me know if you would be interested in having the library purchase a subscription.

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ebrary books featured in ProQuest database search results.

In a recent enhancement to ProQuest’s platform, eBooks from ebrary are now included in ProQuest database search results.

If you search any ProQuest database, including ProQuest Central, you will see a tab marked “ebrary books” next to your total search results.

You can also search for eBooks right in the recently updated  ebrary database.

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Interested in computer science?

Check out the The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Digital Library.
ACM publishes, distributes, and archives original research and firsthand perspectives from the world’s leading thinkers in computing and information technologies. ACM offers over two dozen publications that help computing professionals negotiate the strategic challenges and operating problems of the day.

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