28/07/2014

ARChem is currently suspended

Please be aware that ARChem is currently suspended.  ARChem has transferred out of the The Chemical Database Service (CDS) and will now be provided by Wiley.  ARChem is suspended while they explore alternative ways to enhance the product.  We have removed the link to ARChem from the library catalogue.

23/07/2014

Postgraduate Training Sessions







Dear all,
The following training sessions are being advertised by the Library and Archives Service for all Postgraduate Students.  To book a place on any of the following please email libsupport@bangor.ac.uk  giving you name and School and indicating which sessions you would like to attend,
Thanks,
Beth Hall
Academic Support Librarian


 
Finding and Managing Information
·         Searching techniques, using electronic databases, advanced searching, systematic reviews, intelligent web searching
·         Critical evaluation
·         Keeping up to date with new research – current awareness, saving and repeating search strategies
·         Demo of Refworks (create new folders of references, add references manually and automatically from the library catalogue and from Databases such as Web of Sciences, add citations in MS Word to build a bibliography automatically with many options of different format styles such as Harvard, APA and particular journal’s styles) and discussion on other referencing tools

Session 1 - Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences – 24th July 1-3pm - Main Arts Room G1
Session 2 - Sciences – 25th July 1-3pm Thoday G2

Getting Published
·         Publication strategy and planning
·         Where to publish
·         Impact factors
·         Open Access Publishing
·         Book commissioning and journal editors
·         Copyright

Session 3 - Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences – 28th August 1-3pm - New Arts - Room 326
Session 4 - Sciences – 29th August 1-3pm Thoday G2

Research Data Management

·         Why data management and planning is vital
·         Data storage options
·         Data preservation, reuse and archiving
·         Data curation: labelling and describing data sets
·         Keeping research data secure and confidential

Session 5 - Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences – 18th September 1-3pm -  New Arts - Room 326
Session 6 - Sciences – 19th September 1-3pm Thoday G2

11/07/2014

Web of Science (Resolved)

Due to scheduled maintenance, Web of Science may be unavailable intermittently from Sunday July 13, 2014 at 14:00 until Monday July 14, 2014 at 02:00.