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Mark Your Calendar - Web of Science Training

The library recently subscribed to Web of Science and Journal Citation Reports.  On February 11th, a trainer from Thomson ISI, the database publisher, will be on campus to provide three Web of Science training sessions.  If you are doing serious research, Web of Science is one of our best resources so you should really consider making time for this unique opportunity. Training is open to faculty, staff, and students. Details for the training sessions are below.

Web of Science Training Schedule Wednesday, February 11th LIB401

10:30am-12:00pm

Web of Science End User Session

Audience: faculty, students, researchers, librarians Are you interested in discovering who is citing your work or the work of others? Learn how to use the Web of Science (Science Citation Index ExpandedTM, Social Sciences Citation Index®, Arts & Humanities Citation Index®) to utilize your research time more efficiently. This seminar covers:
  • The publication selection process
  • Using the search interfaces for topic, author, source title, and address searching, as well as more advanced set and field combination searching
  • How to expand your literature search using the unique Related Records® search
  • How to use cited reference searching to navigate the literature and discover who is citing your research and the research of others
  • How to use Refine and Analyze Results
  • E-mailing, saving, printing, or exporting your results
  • Saving a search history so you can use it later to find new information
  • Saving alerts to automatically run your profile against database updates

1:00pm-3:30pm

Web of Science Train the Trainer Session

Audience: librarians, those who will be teaching others to use Web of Science This workshop is designed to show you how to take full advantage of Web of Science, the Web interface for the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and to prepare you to teach others to use the database effectively. In addition to covering the index creation process, our trainers provide in-depth instruction on navigating the Web interface and developing successful search strategies. The workshop covers:
  • The publication selection process
  • Using the search interfaces for topic, author, source title, and address searching, as well as more advanced set and field combination searching
  • How to expand your literature search using the unique Related Records® search
  • How to use cited reference searching to navigate the literature and discover who is citing your research and the research of others
  • How to use Refine, Analyze Results, and Citation Reporting
  • WebPlus external search results
  • Citation Mapping
  • E-mailing, saving, printing, or exporting your results
  • Saving a search history so you can use it later to find new information
  • Saving alerts to automatically run your profile against database updates

3:30pm-5:00pm

Web of Science End User Session (Same as 10:30am session)

Audience: those that were unable to attend the 10:30 session We hope to see you there.
Published by root on 31 Jan

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