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Using Science Databases: Web of Science and Scopus Workshop - Innocent Awasom and Jessica L. Simpson

Using Science Databases: Web of Science and Scopus

Texas Tech University Libraries provides access to Web of Science and Scopus databases, excellent multidisciplinary citation databases.  Especially in the scientific fields, continuing research is dependent on previous work.  Learn advanced techniques that will help you perform better research.  Take advantage of these comprehensive science indexes to their fullest extent by learning to search and use what you find to broaden your understanding about your research topics.  Learn how to use the information about the library item, the metadata, from indexed item records to retrieve results relevant to your research, eliminating wasted time.  Evaluate fields of study, researchers, or research topics using database analytics tools.  Get access to the full-text article by searching library databases or requesting items through interlibrary loan.

Bullet points:

  • Use Advanced Search and find the full-text, wherever it may be

  • Learn how to perform citation searches

  • Use analytics tools to find publication trends

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Use Advanced Search to retrieve more relevant results

  2. Learn how to perform citation searches

  3. Use analytics tools to find publication trends

  4. Find full-text, wherever it may be

Dates/Time: 

Session 1: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 12:00-1:00 PM

Session 2: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 5:00-6:00 PM

Audience: Undergraduates and Graduates

Presenter(s): Innocent Awasom, Jessica Simpson

Related LibGuide: Using Science Databases: Web of Science and Scopus by Jessica Simpson

Date:
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
Lab 150
Campus:
University Library
Categories:
Workshops
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Event Organizer

Denise Caspell

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