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SycaMORE Research now available at library

Posted by isulib on March 19, 2014

SycaMORE Research is a new customized searching experience that allows you to search most of the library’s electronic resources, including its catalog, simultaneously. SycaMORE Research provides full text access to many of these resources, ranks your search results by relevancy, and includes availability information for items in the library catalog.

SycaMORE Research can simplify your research and provide easier access to the resources you need most. To try it out, go to http://library.indstate.edu/ and click on the “SycaMORE Research” tab. For more information about SycaMORE Research contact the Cunningham Memorial Library at 237-2580

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Librarian Receives New Editorial Appointment

Posted by isulib on September 3, 2013

Reference/Instruction (Public Services) librarian Cheryl Blevens has accepted an appointment to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, a Taylor & Francis Imprint of Routledge Publishing. JLISDL is a refereed journal that addresses the issues and concerns of librarians and information specialists in the rapidly growing field of Distance Education. Her position will begin with the issues for volume 8 (2014).

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Science Direct service interruption: July 20

Posted by isulib on July 18, 2013

ScienceDirect will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance from Saturday, July 20 at 7:00 PM EDT (12:00 MIDNIGHT BST) until Saturday, July 20 at 7:30 PM EDT (12:30 AM BST**). It is also possible that you may experience service disruptions such as slower response times and unexpected outages throughout the day.
**Please use The World Clock Time Zone Converter to convert the announced planned outage time to your local time.

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EndNote version 7 now available

Posted by isulib on June 16, 2013

ISU students, faculty and staff can now download the newest version of EndNote via our download page.

EndNote is a bibliographic management software app that the ISU Library has subsidized for the campus for many years. If you still use the older, less sophisticated Citation software system, you should switch to the much more powerful EndNote.

From the EndNote webpages:

EndNote® gives you the tools you need for searching, organizing and sharing your research. It allows you to easily create bibliographies while writing your next paper with features like Cite While You Write®. Maximize your time with features like finding full text for your references and automatically updating records. Whether you’re on your desktop, online, or iPad, EndNote’s syncing capabilities let you access all of your references, attachments, and groups from anywhere.

  • Search hundreds of online resources for references and PDFs.
  • Find full text in one click.
  • Import records from PubMed with the new direct export format.
  • Share groups and references.
  • Hand-off Word files with full reference files.
  • Never have to type a bibliography from scratch!
  • Format references for any project with Cite While You Write®.
  • Search and annotate PDFs.
  • Create uniform citations and footnotes with new formatting tools.
  • Sync your research across your desktop, online, and your iPad.
  • While search in ISU Library databases, you can export citations directly into EndNote files and then from those files attach a link back to each PDF article you have downloaded.
  • ONLINE USER MANUAL
  • TRAINING, including ‘what’s new in EndNote 7’

EndNote is a Thomson Reuters product.

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New Electronic Resources: Academic OneFile, Public Library of Science Journals, BASE

Posted by isulib on February 28, 2012

We now have access to the following new electronic resources:

1)      Academic OneFile, a multi-disciplinary database provided by Gale that indexes more than 14,000 titles and includes full text for more than 6,000 titles.

a)      A link to this paid resource is now available on the main database Web page. Direct link for ISU users.

b)      Links to full text titles will be visible starting tomorrow through the Electronic Resources homepage (E-Journal Portal) and through Fusion/Fusion Plus in the future.

c)       To learn more about Academic OneFile, please see:

http://ezproxy.indstate.edu:2048/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/indianastateuniv?db=AONE

2)      Public Library of Science (PLoS) journals

a)      Links to 7 Open Access electronic journals will be visible starting tomorrow through the Electronic Resources homepage (E-Journal Portal) and through Fusion/Fusion Plus in the future.

b)      To learn more about PLoS journals, please see: http://www.plos.org/publications/journals/

3)  BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine) is now available on the main database Web page. DIRECT LINK.

This interdisciplinary search engine provides access to more than 30 million documents from 2,000 plus sources. Links to full text are available for around 75% of indexed content. BASE is a registered OAI service provider, a contributor to the Digital Repository Infrastructure Vision for European Research project (DRIVER), and is maintained by the Bielefeld University Library in Germany (Universitätsbibliothek Bielefeld). Users can search BASE in English, German, Polish, and Spanish, but help and other advanced features are only available in English and German.

To learn more about BASE, please see:  http://base.ub.uni-bielefeld.de/en/index.php

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Update on Open J-Gate and Academic Journals

Posted by isulib on February 22, 2012

As shared by George Stachokas, our Electronic Resources Librarian:

Open J-Gate, the large full-text database of free and Open Access journals, is to be re-launched sometime in the future.  When this occurs, hopefully this year, ISU will add 4,000+ links back to 360 Core and make them available to our users.

See: http://www.openj-gate.com/

Some titles previously made available to ISU users through Open J-Gate are still available directly from other sources, e.g., “Academic Journals.”

108 Academic Journals have been added to 360 Core and these titles will be available to ISU users through the E-Resources homepage starting tomorrow. These titles should also be available to ISU users through Fusion/Fusion Plus in March. To learn more about Academic Journals, please see the following link:

http://www.academicjournals.org/about.htm

 

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Article on War of 1812 Bicentennial published

Posted by isulib on January 17, 2012

Susan Frey, Circulation Librarian, has an article published entitled, The War of 1812 Bicentennial: A Guide to Online Information Resources, appearing in the January 2012, issue of College & Research Libraries News.

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Dictionary article published

Posted by isulib on January 17, 2012

David Vancil’s “Seven North American Dictionary Collections” was published in Dictionaries 32 (2011), 111-28.

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Ebscohost Database problems

Posted by isulib on September 19, 2011

Coverage dates for full text in many EBSCO databases, including MasterFile Premier, America: History and Life with Full Text, and Historical Abstracts with Full Text, are not displaying correctly. This problem may affect other EBSCO full text databases as well.  Serials Solutions is working with EBSCO to correct data for EBSCO databases.

As additional problems are identified with specific EBSCO databases, we will include the following public note:

“Coverage dates for EBSCO databases may not display correctly. Our vendor(s) are working to correct this problem. Please contact ISU Library personnel if you have any questions.”

This note should display to our users starting tomorrow for America: History and Life with Full Text and Historical Abstracts with Full Text. We already have a note for MasterFile Premier.

Our Electronic Resources Librarian will let us know when he has more information or when the problem is resolved.

>>>UPDATE: PROBLEMS HAVE BEEN RESOLVED<<<

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Open J-Gate Journals not available until October

Posted by isulib on September 9, 2011

Open J-Gate is not accessible due to maintenance by the vendor/content provider. Access is currently scheduled to be restored in the second week of October 2011. A public note should display for all Open J-Gate titles in search results on the Electronic Resources homepage starting tomorrow. The link for the Open J-Gate database on the main database Web page will be re-directed to a maintenance message.

 Per George Stachokas, Electronic Resources Librarian

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