Wednesday, 22 February 2012

ACM webinar

Need some help with the ACM database? An ACM training webinar will take place at 4pm tomorrow 23/2/2012. This training session will provide a general introduction to the ACM Digital Library. Depending on the uptake there maybe be an opportunity to answer specific questions and conduct specific searches.

The following details will enable you to join the meeting: 
  1. Link to Use your microphone and speakers (VoIP) - a headset is recommended. 
  2. Or, call in at +353 (0) 15 290 180.
  •  Access Code: 844-410-094
  • Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting
  • Meeting Password: acmdltraining
  • Meeting ID: 844-410-094
Due to limited number of 25 participants allowed for this training session, login to the session will be based on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Short Loan additions

New titles in the  Library Short Loan Collection for DT204 haematology students include

AABB Technical Manual 17th edition: 2011

Dacie & Lewis 11th edition: 2012

Monday, 20 February 2012

New eBooks

A number of new eTextbooks are now available:

Delves: Roitt's Essential Immunology (2011) Wiley.
Akers: Sterile Drug Products (2010), Informa.
Jenkins: Embedded Generation (2000), IEE.

Access via the MyiLibrary eBook collection or do a title search on the Library Catalogue and link directly to the ebook.

Monday, 6 February 2012

Reaxys Training

 A few places are still available on the Reaxys chemical database training.

  • Date: Friday 24th February
  • Time: 10am
  • Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours
  • Location: Aungier St Library Training Room

Enquiries from chemical sciences postgrads, researchers and academic staff welcome. Contact Kevin St Library at 402-4894 or email Julie de Foubert.

New book additions

New book additions and editions for Kevin St in January 2012 can be viewed here.

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Science search engines

A few science search engines have crossed our radar recently.  SCIRUS is probably the one most well known to students after the big G and Yahoo et al, but have a look at these ones and see what you think.....useful or useless?