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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:
           -- 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 searchs.

             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 Proxy Server 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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