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Instructional Materials

This page includes links to instructional materials created by the California Digital Library and campus library staff. Library staff are encouraged to submit materials to Jayne Dickson.

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General Information Topics


Resource Name Guide/Instruction
How to Cite Your Sources video How to Cite Your Sources (UCD) Spring 2011 [8/16]
Finding Articles video Finding Articles: How to Choose an Article Database (UCD) Summer 2013 [8/16]
Plagiarism video Avoiding Plagiarism (UCD) Spring 2011 [8/16]
Tutorials -- Research html view Library Research Resources (UCSC) [8/16]
Tutorials -- Sciences html view Science Information Life Cycle (UCI) [8/16]
Tutorials -- Specific Topics pdf Navigating Article Search Results in ANY Database (UCSC) December 2011 [8/16]
html view Evidence-Based Practice: Improving Patient Care Tutorial for a Therapy Question (UCI) January 2010 [8/16]


Library-Related Materials


Resource Name Guide/Instruction
Ask a Librarian
(QuestionPoint 24/7 reference services)
pdf view UCSB Poster April 2009 [8/16]
LibGuides doc view Your Data Counts [Data Citation] (UCR) October 2015 [8/16]
Library Home Pages doc Best Practices for UC Library Home Pages (UC) October 2010 [8/16]
Library IDP html Library Instructor Development Program [IDP] Blog (UCB) [8/16]


Individual Resources A-Z

A
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
ARTstor html view Shared Shelf Cataloging Guide (UCSD) [8/16]
html view How to Use ARTstor (UCLA) [8/16]
html view ARTstor Subject Guide (UCI) [8/16]
B
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
BIOSIS Previews (ISI) video view Creating Alerts in Web of Knowledge Databases (UCB) 2010 [8/16]
C
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
CDL html CDL Press Releases [8/16]
html Off Campus Access FAQ [8/16]
CINAHL Plus with Full Text html Setting Up Journal and Search Alerts in CINHAL (UCI) Jan. 2015 [8/16]
Compendex html Compendex Overview (UCR) [6/16]
E
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
EndNote html view Endnote: Getting Started LibGuide (UCD) Spring 2013 [8/16]
html view EndNote Basic Help (UCSC) [8/16]
video Importing Citations from PubMed to EndNote (UCB) 2010 [8/16]
html view Using UC-eLinks with EndNote (CDL) [8/16]
F
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
Factiva html Factiva Overview (UCLA) [7/16]
G
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
Google Scholar video Getting Full Articles from Google Scholar (UCB) May 2010 [8/16]
L
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
Landolt-Börnstein (via Portico) pdf view Using SpringerMaterials to Locate Your Landolt-Börnstein Volume and Chapter (UCSD) May 2015 [8/16]
M
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
Melvyl® (WorldCat Discovery)
UC-specific information
doc pdf Melvyl Quick Reference (CDL) August 2015 [DOC] [PDF] [8/16]
Melvyl® (WorldCat Discovery)
Generic WCD information
doc Item bibliographic data (OCLC) 2015 [8/16]
doc FirstSearch & WorldCat Discovery differences (OCLC) 2015 [8/16]
doc Searching WorldCat Indexes (OCLC) 2015 [8/16]
Melvyl® (WorldCat Local)
UC-specific information
doc Expanded article content in Melvyl (CDL) January 2012 [8/16]
doc Exporting Records from Melvyl (CDL) May 2011 [8/16]
pdf Melvyl WCL Shortcuts (UCD) Sept. 2010 [8/16]
Generic WCL information html Index labels/expert search in WorldCat.org and WorldCat Local (OCLC) [8/16]
html Index values and MARC fields in WorldCat.org and WorldCat Local (OCLC) [8/16]
pdf FRBR Work-Set Algorithm, Version 2 (OCLC) Aug. 2009 [8/16]
doc OCLC Record Type Quick Guide (CDL) June 2011 [8/16]
Merritt pdf Merritt (UC3) User Guide Sept 2010 [8/16]
R
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
Reaxys Microsoft Word view Chemical Literature Subject Guide (UCSB) March 2016 [8/16]
HTML Reaxys - Beilstein/Gmelin/Patent Chemistry LibGuide (UCI) [8/16]
Reference Manager html view Using Citation Management Software with Vendor Databases (CDL) [8/16]
Request pdf Getting Started with Request (CDL) June 2011 [8/16]
video Melvyl ILL for Boalt Students (UCB Law) November 2013 [8/16]
S
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
SciFinder html SciFinder at University of California (CDL) [8/16]
pdf SciFinder Scholar LibGuide (UCI) [8/16]
HTML view SciFinder LibGuide (UCSD) [8/16]
U
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
UC-eLinks html view UC-eLinks User Guide (CDL) June 2015 [8/16]
html view Using UC-eLinks with EndNote (CDL) [8/16]
W
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
Web of Science html view Cited Reference Search (UCD) [8/16]
video Finding Articles Using Web of Science (UCD) Summer 2013 [8/16]
video Finding Review Articles Using Web of Science (UCD) Summer 2013 [8/16]
Last updated: August 25, 2016
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