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Friday, 27 November 2015

Journal & Highly Cited Data via Web of Science

University of Sheffield users now have access to Journal and Highly Cited Data (JHCD) via Web of Science.

JHCD includes:

  • the next generation version of Journal Citation Reports (JCR), providing new metrics and a more intuitive interface to help users identify influential journals
  • Essential Science Indicators (ESI), which is designed to help users identify influential researchers, institutions, papers, and publications
    Access to JCR and ESI is provided via Web of Science.  Search for Web of Science in StarPlus, click View it and follow the View Full Text link


    On the Library information page,  follow the Connect to Web of Science link

    Once connected to Web of Science, you will find the links to Journal Citation Reports and Essential Science Indicators at the top of the page:


    Wednesday, 18 November 2015

    Add to the Library’s book collection


    Is there a book you’d like to read, but we don’t have a copy in the Library?  Do you need more copies of a textbook to support your course?  Are we missing a key work in your specialist field? Then let us know using our online Book Recommendation Form


    Help us to shape the Library’s collection, whether it’s an e-book for our online Library or a printed book for one of our wonderful sites.

    Thursday, 5 November 2015

    Introduction to Library services for researchers

    Are you a new PGR or PostDoc?  Come to this introductory session to find out about the Library resources available to you as a researcher at the University of Sheffield.

    This workshop will introduce you to the library facilities and will cover:
    Searching for online research papers
    Using science databases
    Library support for researchers (including copyright, Open Access publishing and research data management)

    Monday 9th November 2015
    10:00-11:30
    Information Commons Classroom 3 (on level 3)

    Click here to find out more and book a place

    Wednesday, 4 November 2015

    Join Up Your Skills

    Studying at University often means learning a huge range of new skills - whether it's taking notes in lectures, planning your time effectively, finding information for your assignments or applying for jobs.

    Fortunately, there's also a huge range of support available to help you develop your skills and get more from your time at university.

    The University Library, 301 Student Skills & Development Centre, the Careers Service and University of Sheffield Enterprise can work with you to strengthen a variety of skills which will help you to fulfil your potential, both in University and beyond.

    There's a huge range of workshops, 1 to 1 appointments, online tutorials and much more.  

    Many of these activities, including the Library's Information Skills workshops, can count towards your Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR) through The 301 Academic Skills Certificate. Find out more and register.

    Discover how to get more from your time at University: Join Up Your Skills


    Join Up Your Skills