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Library Resources and Services for Computer Science Students. Jenny Hart. Computer Science Librarian John Crerar Library [email protected] 773-702-7569 September 30, 2013. What y ou will learn. How to access resources the library provides: Books (especially electronic books)

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Library resources and services for computer science students

Library Resources and Services for Computer Science Students

Jenny Hart

Computer Science Librarian

John Crerar Library

[email protected]

773-702-7569

September 30, 2013


What y ou will learn

What you will learn

  • How to access resources the library provides:

    • Books (especially electronic books)

    • Articles and Journal titles (electronic access)

    • Off campus access

    • Other Services


Crerar library key contacts

Crerar Library – Key Contacts

  • All computer science materials are here.

  • Location: 5730 South Ellis Ave (behind the bookstore- look for the arch)

  • Opened 8am until 1am (most nights)

  • Key Contact Information

    • http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/crerar/

    • Circulation Desk 702-8375


Books electronic and otherwise

Books: Electronic and Otherwise

We own:

  • Computer manuals: Programming languages and web development tools. Many O’Reilly titles.

  • Textbooks and other books on relevant computer science, math and engineering topics

    Much recent material is electronic

    If we don’t have what you need, please contact me


Library search engine lens

Library Search Engine-Lens

lens.lib.uchicago.edu


Borrow direct uborrow scan and deliver

Borrow Direct/UBorrow/Scan and Deliver

  • Borrow Direct/UBorrow- Instead of Recall

  • Scan and Deliver: for print articles/book chapters you want electronically.


Access to articles

Access to Articles

  • Database Finder: library homepage

    • ACM Digital Library

      Indexes and provides links to all ACM journals and conference proceedings.

    • Inspec/CompendexIndexes journals, conference proceedings, reports, dissertations, books, and periodicals in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers and computing, and information technology. Coverage: 1969 to current.


Accessing full text

Accessing Full Text

  • is the gateway to full text

  • Find It! links a citation in a database to the online full text the University Library has access to


Remote access

Remote access

  • Use your CNetID to access electronic resources when off campus


Off campus access solutions

Off campus access solutions

  • Go through the library website, then bookmark the site

  • ProxyIt: a bookmarklet you can drag and drop to your toolbar: http://answers.uchicago.edu/page.php?id=16101

  • The University’s Virtual Private Network (vpn): cvpn.uchicago.edu: use CNET ID and password


Ask a librarian

Ask a Librarian


Questions or comments hartj@uchicago edu 773 702 7569

Questions orComments? [email protected]


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