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Electronic Resources Service at the UA Libraries: Database

  • CURRICULAR FREE-ELECTIVE CREDITS: 1
  • TEACHING HOURS: 10
  • FEES: € 15
  • DATES OF PERFORMANCE ( From 7 to 16 November 2005 )
  • INFORMATION & REGISTRATION
    • Applicants can register in person at the BIU Point -ground floor of the General Library Building- or by phoning tel. 965 90 39 96, from 9 am to 8 pm.
    • The registration period starts on 13 October and ends the day before the starting date of each edition. The maximum number of students per course is 10 and hence, places will be by strict registration order.
  • PREREQUISITES
    • Students should attend at least 80% of the lessons and pass a final test to be eligible for the corresponding certificate.
  • PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: Computing Room at the General Library Building (first floor)
  • FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE COURSE: At the BIU Point -Library Information Point for Users- on the , ground floor of the General Library, next to the Loans Desk. Tel. no. 96 590 39 96 puntbiu@ua.es

 

 

  
 


MODULE I. THEORETICAL ASPECTS OF SEARCHES
&
INFORMATION RETRIEVAL (3 hours)

 

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DATABASES
    • Concept
    • Tipology
    • Access
- BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SEARCHES AND SEARCH STRATEGIES
    • Search Process Phases
    • Documentary Languages
      • key words, descriptors, natural language
      • indexes and thesauri
    • Search Strategies
      • Boolean Operators
      • Proximity Operators
      • Comparation Operators
      • Masks & truncation operators
    • Modification of search strategies: noise and silence
      • Search advices: profile and modify search strategies
ACCESS TO DATABASESAT THE UA
  • Search motor and query environments
    • Metaframe
    • CSA
    • ERL
    • On line (free and on subscription)
    • Full-text databases
    • Local databases
INFORMATION SELECTIVE DISSEMINATION  (ISD)
    • ERL

 


 

 


  Module II. PRACTICALS  (7 hours)

ON-LINE SUSCRIPTION
    • CSIC (multidisciplinar)
FREE ON LINE
    • TESEO and TDX  (doctoral theses)
    • CUIDEN or BITRA
CSA
  • WATER RESOURCES or
  • ERIC
ERL  
  • INSPEC
  • PSYCINFO  
LEGAL DATABASES
  • WESTLAW (On line)
  • BOE and DOGV (free and on line)



MODULE III. EVALUATION (2 hours)  

EVALUATION (2 hours)
Performance of the aptitude test

 

 


 

CALENDAR (from 7 to 16 November)
 

MODULE DATE TIMETABLE NO. OF HOURS
Module I

7

9

12 am to 2 pm

12 am to 1 pm

2 hours.

1 hour.

Module II

9

10

11

14

1 pm to 2 pm

12 am to 2 pm

12 am to 2 pm

12 am to 2 pm

1 hour.

2 hour.

2 hour.

2 hour.

Module III 16 12 am to 2 pm(evaluation) 2 hour

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