Learning at Work - Relevant Library Guides

The following is a selection from our collection of Library Guides of particular relevance to Learning at Work. Just click on the title to view or download the guide you want to read. You can access the complete collection of Library Guides at https://library.port.ac.uk/guides/.

Guide
Date
Title

155

15/08/18

Accessing Electronic Resources (pdf, 260 kb)
instructions on the various methods used to access online resources while on and off campus

162

15/08/18

Using Box of Broadcasts (BoB) (pdf, 252 kb)
Instructions on using the Box of Broadcasts service to record, store and create clips from radio and television broadcasts.

178

15/08/18

Using Google Scholar (pdf, 263 kb)
Google Scholar is a variant of Google, which searches specifically for academic material, including articles, books, conference papers, and preprints.

295

11/10/18

Support for Distance Learning (pdf, 123 kb)
Description of services available to distance learners

597

15/08/18

Searching ScienceDirect (pdf, 307 kb)
A guide to using the ScienceDirect database

655

13/03/18

Searching British Standards Online (BSOL) (pdf, 465 kb)
Guide to searching the British Standards Online database

725

02/10/18

Using Discovery (pptx, 1.05 mb)
Using limiters - step-by-step guide for beginners

736

21/01/19

Searching Barbour (pdf, 332 kb)
A guide to searching Barbour, a health and safety information service.

737

18/01/19

Searching Engineering Village including Compendex, GEOBASE & GeoRef (pdf, 326 kb)
Guide to Engineering Village which provides access to three key databases that index journal articles and conference proceedings across a wide range of topics.

738

21/01/19

Searching Knovel (pdf, 248 kb)
A guide to Knovel, which provides access to engineering process and design information, data analytics and best practice.

739

07/08/18

Keywords: Engineering (pdf, 162 kb)
A short guide to choosing and using keywords to improve search results.