Researching the Animal Sciences/Wildlife Biology Literature Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 3:30 – 5pm
Campus Location:Peter J. Shields Library
Room:Shields Library Instruction Lab, Room 165
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Cost:Free
Event Type:Free Events, Workshops and Training
Presented by:Shields Library
Sponsored by:University Library

Dependent on the subject interests of attendees, bibliographic databases and library resources from the appropriate animal-related Subject Guides will be presented. Potential Subject Guides to be covered are: Animal Sciences/Wildlife Biology, Entomology and Nematology, Fisheries and Aquaculture, and Marine Biology and Oceanography. Relevant e-book collections will also be discussed.

Database searching strategies covered include: topic/keyword, title and author searching; using the wildcard and limits; and using the thesaurus, index, and search history features. Current awareness (update/alert) services, citation searching, and how to use UCD-eLinks will also be discussed. Learn about Journal Citation Reports which indicates the top journals in each discipline. A brief overview of data management tools from the UC Curation Center will be provided.

Please register for a seat.

Questions? Contact Ruth Gustafson, ragustafson@ucdavis.edu.

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