Archive for February, 2009

Nature Geoscience

27 February 2009

Thanks to funding obtained in the supplemental budget, the UHM Library now has an electronic subscription to Nature Geoscience. UHM faculty, staff and students can access this through Hawaii Voyager, the Electronic Resources Gateway, or by using the Find It link in our subscription databases.

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New Journals in JSTOR Biological Sciences collection

24 February 2009

The following journals have been added to the JSTOR Biological Sciences collection.

Behaviour. Supplement
Release Content: Nos. 1 – 20 (1950 – 1977)
Publication of this title ceased in 1977.

Systematic Botany Monographs
Release Content: Vol. 1 (October, 1980) – Vol. 66 (September 29, 2003)
Moving Wall: 5 years

Water Environment Research [1992-2001]
Previous Title: Research Journal of the Water Pollution Control Federation [1989-1991]
Previous Title: Journal (Water Pollution Control Federation) [1960-1989]
Previous Title: Sewage and Industrial Wastes [1950-1959]
Previous Title: Sewage Works Journal [1928-1949]
Release Content:
Vol. 1, No. 1 (October, 1928) – Vol. 73, No. 6 (November/December, 2001)
Moving Wall: 7 years

These titles and the entire JSTOR collection can be accessed through the UHM Library Electronic Resources Gateway.

EndNote Basics Workshop for Faculty and Staff

19 February 2009

Some faculty have requested that we offer an EndNote Basics Workshop for faculty and staff so we have set one up….

Tuesday, 17 March from 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Participation in this workshop is limited to faculty and staff in my liaison departments. Space is limited so reservations are REQUIRED. Please email me – eherring@hawaii.edu – if you want a spot in this session. Please include your name, department and phone number in your email message.

More EndNote Basics Workshops!

12 February 2009

Our first three EndNote Basics workshops for UH Manoa graduate students filled right away so Science & Technology librarians Allie Jordan and Sarah Myhre have scheduled NINE MORE!

These workshops will cover essential EndNote functions – perfect for the beginner or those who are not familiar with EndNote X2. Topics that will be covered include:

* Navigating the EndNote program and learning where to get help with EndNote
* Creating a new EndNote Library
* Managing your preferences in EndNote
* Selecting a citation style for your references
* Importing references from a database and manually entering a reference into an EndNote Library
* Setting up groups to organize references in your EndNote Library
* Using the Cite While You Write function in MS Word
* Uploading images and figures into an EndNote Reference

UH Manoa graduate students can reserve a space in one of the new workshops at the Web site,

http://www.hawaii.edu/sciref/Endnote/endnote_workshops.html

Sci/Tech Librarian Office Hours

6 February 2009

Starting next week, my fellow Science & Technology Reference Librarian, Sara Rutter, and I will have office hours when you can count on us being available. My office hours will be W 2-3 pm and Th 10-11 am. Feel free to stop by with your questions about library services and resources…. or just to talk story. Of course, you can still make an appointment for an individual consultation outside of these hours. My office is adjacent to the Science & Technology Reference Desk in Hamilton Library – just stop by the desk and ask for me.

Wiley Interscience electronic journals down tomorrow (7 Feb 09)

6 February 2009

Notice from our Electronic Resources Librarian:

Wiley Interscience, the online platform for Wiley and Blackwell journals, will be down for maintenance Saturday, Feb. 7.  The outage is scheduled to start at 4 a.m. HST and may last up to 12 hours due to major software updates.  The Library has access to nearly 1,000 titles via Wiley Blackwell.

EndNote Basics: Workshops for UH Manoa Graduate Students!

3 February 2009

At the request of UH Graduate students, the University of Hawai’i at Manoa Library will be offering workshops on the software program EndNote to assist students with building electronic bibliographies of the resources they use for papers, theses and dissertations.

Allie Jordan, Science & Technology Librarian, will present the EndNote Workshops on the following dates in February:

Tuesday, Feb, 10. 10 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 1 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Thursday, Feb 26, 2 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

These workshops will cover essential EndNote functions – perfect for the beginner or those who are not familiar with EndNote X2. Topics that will be covered include:

* Navigating the EndNote program and learning where to get help with EndNote
* Creating a new EndNote Library
* Managing your preferences in EndNote
* Selecting a citation style for your references
* Importing references from a database and manually entering a reference into an EndNote Library
* Setting up groups to organize references in your EndNote Library
* Using the Cite While You Write function in MS Word
* Uploading images and figures into an EndNote Reference

All of the workshops will be held in the Hamilton Library Science and Technology Wing, Room A156 – located just off the Science & Technology Commons Area. The workshop is free for UH Graduate students. Space in this workshop is limited so you must signup ahead of time online:

http://www.hawaii.edu/sciref/Endnote/endnote_workshops.html

Individuals who can not be accommodated this time will be placed on a waiting list and notified of the next available workshop. Seats are reserved for UH Manoa graduate students only.

For more information or clarification, please call Allie Jordan at 956-2544 or email asjordan@hawaii.edu.