New researcher guide about keeping up to date

There is now a new guide for researchers about different ways to keep up to date available from the library. To take a look at the guide follow this link:

Researcher Guide: Keeping Current

And this guide can always be found in the in the researcher guides section in the research section of the library web pages:

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New library guides on searching for eBooks and Journals

We are pleased to announce the launch of two new library guides. The new library guides are:

And they can be found by going to the Library home page, clicking Subject Resources, clicking LibGuides and then looking in the Library Skills Guides section.

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New RefWorks guide available

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The new online RefWorks Guide is now available through our library guides website.

The guide takes you through accessing RefWorks, adding references, organising them, adding citations to an essay and creating a reference list. It also gives links to other guidance including videos.

Take a look at the guide here: RefWorks Guide

Links to the guide can always be found on the library’s RefWorks web page, within CampusMoodle and through our LibGuides site by following these steps:

  • Go to the library web pages
  • Click the Library Guides banner
  • Then locate the guide in the “All Guides” list
  • Or click “By Group” and choose the “Resources” group to see the list of resources guides and find the RefWorks guide.

 

5 database guides now available as online library guides

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5 database guides are now available through our library guides website.

These database guides give information about how to access the databases, how to search, how to get full text articles (or map data for Digimap), and, if available, how they link to RefWorks. Take a look at the guides here:

These guides can always be found through the library guides website:

  • Go to the library web pages
  • Click the Library Guides banner
  • Then locate the guides in the “All Guides” list
  • Or click “By Group” and choose the “Resources” group to see the lis

And you will also find links to them in the Library’s Finding Information module on CampusMoodle.

Downtime for Library Guides

On Friday night/Saturday morning there will be some downtime for our library guides. This will affect the:

  • Subject database guides
  • Library classes and drop-in sesisons guide

And you can see the full list of affected pages here: http://libguides.rgu.ac.uk/.

The company is undertaking this planned downtime to do some upgrades on their servers. The downtime will be:

  • 90 minutes on Friday, February 13th starting at 10pm U.S. EST / 7pm PST

This converts to 3am on Saturday 14th  in United Kingdom GMT time.

We apologise for the incovenience this will cause.