Use this guide to help you make the most of the library and information resources and services.
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Research databases index the global literature and provide references to journal articles, books, conference proceedings, reports etc that match your search criteria. They help you to find information about previous publications in your research field.
The SCOPUS Quick Reference Guide will introduce you to the database.
Use the Web of Science LibGuide for comprehensive support and training.
You can use the databases A-Z list to explore other resources of relevance to Mining and Mineral Engineering. You can browse by subject Mining and Mineral Engineering or search to find your required resource.
British Standards Online (BSOL) is the online standards database that makes using standards easier and more cost-effective. You can access a comprehensive library of over internationally recognised standards. It’s available 24/7 and revised every single day so you’ll always be up to date on the latest industry best practice.
You can find out more about Standards in general from the Standards LibGuide.
In addition to British Standards, you can also access ASTM, ISO, CEN, CENELEC and IEC on BSOL.
It is important to plan your search strategy, and manage your search results so that you get the most from your online searching.
Keep a record of all the material you need to cite in your assignments, papers, projects etc.
Use the Search Techniques and Referencing guidance to assist you.
Use the Search Techniques LibGuides for lots of hints and tips on successful online searching
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