All eyes are focused on the East coast this week as Hurricane Sandy prepares to make landfall. Here are some great web resources to help you stay on top of the situation: USGS – Flood Information – Hurricane Sandy – In anticipation of the arrival of Hurricane Sandy, the USGS has deployed storm tide sensors real-timeContinue reading “Hurricane Sandy Resources”
This week (October 22-26), education and research institutions all over the world are celebrating Open Access Week. Open-access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. If you are interested in learning more, the UI Libraries has created a guide to open access for UI researchers. ManyContinue reading “Open Access Week”
Do you use Web of Knowledge or Web of Science? Some new enhancements were added to the abstract and citation database this week, including improvements to the Author Search (previously known as Author Finder), editing results sets, ReseacherID, Citation Alerts and the new Data Citation Index. To learn more, view this short video or read the WebContinue reading “Web of Knowledge Enhancements”
Web of Knowledge/Science Maintenance Alert Please be advised that scheduled maintenance will take place beginning on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 1400 GMT (9:00AM CDT) and ending by Monday, October 22, 2012 at 0200 GMT (9:00PM CDT). Web of Knowledge may not be available during that period. We apologize for any interruption this may cause.
Please join the Sciences Library for: Lunch @ the Library: Web of Science & Scopus Workshops At 12:30-1:20pm on Wednesday, October 10th & 17th in 102 SL (Sciences Library classroom) You may bring your lunch. Coffee and cookies will be provided. In this workshop, you will learn how to: Access Web of Science & ScopusContinue reading “Web of Science & Scopus Workshops”
I’m Sara Scheib, the new Sciences Research & Instruction Librarian. I am looking forward to meeting with students and faculty members in the Sciences departments. I earned my MA in Library & Information Science at the University of Iowa, and my BA in International Relations from Beloit College. I have several years of library experience atContinue reading “New Sciences Research & Instruction Librarian”