Monday, 25 October 2010

New E-Resources: ACS Legacy Archives and ASCE Research Library


We have 2 new e-resources available via the Library & IT tab in the portal.
ACS Legacy Archives
This online database provides full-text searching and instant access to all titles, volumes, issues, and articles published by the ACS from 1879 to 1995. Archives articles are delivered in PDF format.
ASCE Research Library
The ASCE Research Library is a comprehensive online tool for locating articles of interest across all disciplines of civil engineering. The Research Library provides you with access to more than 40,000 full-text papers from ASCE Journals and Proceedings.

How to access
To access both resources on campus:
Login to the portal with your computer ID and password
Select the My Learning link. 
In the Search the Library portlet, select the Online databases and academic journals link.
Scroll down to the resource in the list on the next page.
Select the name of the resource to be transferred to the search screen.

Friday, 8 October 2010

Logging in to e-resources

The University uses single-sign on to authenticate our students and staff and provide access to our e-resources on and off campus. This has to be done via the University of Greenwich portal. We do not use individual Athens usernames and passwords.
  • Login to the portal with your computer ID and password.
  • Select the My Learning link.
  • In the Search the Library portlet, select the Online databases and academic journals link.
  • On the next page the e-resources are arranged alphabetically by title.
  • Scroll down to the resource in the list on the next page.
  • Select the name of the resource to be transferred there.
Find out more on our LibGuides page.

Thursday, 7 October 2010

Web of Knowledge enhancements

Get the most out of Web of Knowledge by exploring these features:

ResearcherID
  • Highlight the impact of an author’s work with citation counts for papers indexed in Web of Science.
  • Use EndNoteWeb to manage a personal publication list for ResearcherID.
  • Explore the world of research with an interactive map that can help locate researchers by country and topic, or use the new country tag cloud.
Endnote Online

  • EndNoteWeb is available free as part of Web of Knowledge and allows you to create bibliographies and share them with others.
  • Reasearchers can use it to manage publication lists for ResearcherID.
Endnote Web can be accessed via Web of Knowledge from the Library Databases page in the University of Greenwich portal.