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Month: May 2013

Web of Knowledge Enhancements May 2013

Web of Knowledge enhancements 2013 Enhanced Author search There are 3 search options for retrieving papers associated with an author name 1. Select ‘Author’ from the Web of Science search menu 2. Use the Author Search Tool This allows selection of the research domain and institution 3. Search for papers using the Author Identifier (ResearcherID…

What to do with your search results ?

I had an enquiry recently about what can be done with results obtained from a database search on Proquest. There are quite a lot of options, especially if you create a personalised My Research account: Create an alert – Create and schedule alerts to deliver new documents matching your search as they become available in…

InCites – useful research analytics tool

InCites is a customised, citation-based research analytics tool on the Web from Thompson Reuters that enables you to evaluate institutional productivity and benchmark your output against peers worldwide. It uses data from the Web of Science database InCites supplies data and tools to produce targeted, customised reports. You can conduct in-depth analyses of your institution’s…

Reference Management tools

Reference management tools are useful for storing and sharing references and creating bibliographies and citing in texts. Different tools are available so you may wish to try them out, ask your supervisor, other colleagues and researchers in your department what they are using and look at their functionality before making a choice. CiteULike: A free…

New search discovery tool for City University Library

Be the first to try our new City University Library search discovery tool for your research and please give feedback. Library Services are launching a next-generation search tool, allowing users to search across a wealth of Library content. The product is currently being tested and will be launched later in the year. http://www.city.ac.uk/library/news/new-library-search…