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Library Resources and Services for Computer Science Students. Jenny Hart. Computer Science Librarian John Crerar Library hartj@uchicago.edu 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

Jenny Hart

Computer Science Librarian

John Crerar Library

hartj@uchicago.edu

773-702-7569

September 30, 2013


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

  • 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

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

lens.lib.uchicago.edu


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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Use your CNetID to access electronic resources when off campus


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


Questions orComments? hartj@uchicago.edu773-702-7569


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