Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Free Course 25th April

Wednesday 25 April 2007, 10:30am-c.3:45pm.
At Manchester Computing, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester

During the day the following services will be covered:-

Archives Hub: FREE access to a searchable database of nearly 20,000archive collections held in 150 UK universities and colleges. Thesecollections are relevant to many different research interests. Theyinclude the records of businesses, individuals and families and rangefrom art and architecture to science and medicine to teaching andtechnology. http://www.archiveshub.ac.uk-

Copac: Come and try out the NEW Copac interface and database. Copac gives FREE access to the merged cataloguesof 27 major academic and national libraries in the UK and Ireland,including the British Library, National Library of Scotland, andNational Library of Wales/Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru. Copac givesaccess to details of a wide range of materials, including electronicdocuments, in all subject areas. http://copac.ac.uk-

ISI Web of Knowledge Service for UK Education. This course provides abasic introduction to the Web of Knowledge (WoK) platform and the Web ofScience. The course will focus on the WoK platform and cross searchingand Web of Science. This course does not cover the additional Web ofKnowledge products. Available to members of subscribing institutionslisted at: http://wok.mimas.ac.uk-

Zetoc gives access to the British Library's Electronic Table ofContents (ETOC), a searchable database of over 20 million article titlesand conference proceedings from over 20,000 of the most importantresearch journals, as well as around 16,000 conference proceedingspublished per year. Also includes a table of contents alerting serviceand RSS feed. FREE to members of most UK further and higher educationinstitutions. http://zetoc.mimas.ac.uk

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