RefWorks is web-based bibliographic software that allows researchers to collect references from anywhere, at any time, and turn them into a personalized database. Users may automatically import references from online databases, manually import references, manage references using folders and easily generate formatted bibliographies into research papers, grants, or articles. RefWorks may be particularly useful to either faculty or students who are working on major research projects, student honors theses, etc.Boatwright Library will offer the following workshops on how to get started with RefWorks. Dates and times are:
Friday, September 21, 4-5 p.m. and Tuesday, October 9, 4-5 p.m.
Both sessions will be held in the Boatwright computer classroom on Basement Level 2. No registration is required.
Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Friday, September 14, 2007
Boatwright Library Collaborates with Career Development and International Education
Users can now search the UR Library Catalog and find career resource items (around 500) that are located in the Career Development Center (Richmond Hall) and international resources (around 150) that are in the International Resource Center (Puryear Hall).
Posted by Lucretia McCulley at 2:11 PM
Monday, September 03, 2007
New Search Interface for LexisNexis Academic
LexisNexis Academic, one of the library’s most popular full-text databases, has a new search interface. LexisNexis Academic contains the full-text of more than 350 newspapers from the U.S. and around the world, plus the most extensive archives available anywhere of Financial Times (dating back to 1982), The New York Times (dating back to 1980) and The Washington Post (dating back to 1977). It also includes more than 300 magazines and 600 newsletters; hard-to-find broadcast transcripts from the major television and radio networks; campus news, including the Chronicle of Higher Education and nearly 300 individual college/university papers; wire services; poll and surveys; and non-English language news sources available in Spanish, French, German, Italian and Dutch. Check out the changes yourself by connecting to the library's website and find LexisNexis under "Quick Links."
Posted by Lucretia McCulley at 2:34 PM