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10 Tips: Bioscience & Natural Resources Research: Home

Every Berkeley Life & Natural Sciences Researcher Should Know

Every Berkeley Bioscience & Natural Resources Researcher Should Know:

1. FIND ARTICLES:
           -- Agricultural & Environmental Sciences
           -- BIOSIS: Comprehensive coverage of the biological sciences
           -- CAB Abstracts: Agriculture, the environment, and health
           -- PubMed: Biology, microbiology, biomedicine & health: (use this UC Berkeley link for full text access)
           -- Web of Science: Best science searching
           -- Expanded List

2. LOCATE BOOKS, JOURNALS, Articles and MORE
             OskiCat (UC Berkeley)
             Melvyl (all UC) to find journals, books, reports, in print or online
             Start
Your Search : maximize searches.

             Electronic Journals
             UC-eLinks Citation Linker

3. MANAGE YOUR My OskiCat:
            
Opt-in for search history
             Renew online
             Request online
             Find Reserves.

4. FIND PAPERS THAT CITE A KEY REFERENCE --
           Use Web of Science to do a cited reference search:  Cited Reference Search [Thomson-Reuters]

5. KEEP CURRENT with new research in your field
            Set up e-mail alerts and RSS feeds: Keeping Current in the Biological Sciences

6. ACCESS materials the UCB Libraries do NOT own:
           Special services for Berkeley researchers: Borrowing from Other Libraries

7. OFF-CAMPUS ACCESS to the Library's electronic resources
             Use the: UC Berkeley Library EZProxy or VPN

8.  KEEP TRACK OF YOUR references, pdfs, images, articles....
            Use citation managers to save and organize references and automatically format bibliographies for papers and theses:
            Citation & Research Management: Best Practice

9.  MANAGE your DATA
            Research Data Management, UC Berkeley.
            Data Repositories in the Life Sciences and more.
            Data Management and Sharing [Science Libraries @ UC Berkeley]
            Manage & Share Your Data [University of California (UC3)]
            Content Sharing & Management at UC Berkeley

10.  MAXIMIZE the impact of your publications
             See our guide: Measuring Research Impact

             Disseminate your scholarly work as widely as possible:  Measuring Research Impact
             Get reimbursed for publication fees: BRII: Berkeley Research Impact Initiative

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