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The Bioscience Library's Top Ten List:
Things Every Berkeley Sciences Researcher Should Know
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  1. CHOOSE an appropriate article database to search
    Databases for Science Research has coverage information and links to major databases for:
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  2. FIND papers that cite a key reference: Use Web of Science to do a Cited Reference Search:
    Cited Reference Search guide [Thomson-Reuters]

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  3. STAY Current in the new research in your field: Set up e-mail alerts and RSS feeds:

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  4. LOCATE journals, books, and other resources:
    Use YOUR guide: Environmental Science, Policy & Management

    Finding journals online
    :

    Use OskiCat (UC Berkeley) or Melvyl (all UC) to find journals, books, & conference proceedings in print or online:
    About Library Catalogs

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  5. RENEW Your Books:
    Keep track of the books you have checked out of the library.

    [BIOS, Renew your books online]
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  6. BORROW from Other Libraries when the Library doesn't own something you need:
    Special services for Berkeley researchers.


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  7. ACCESS the Library's electronic resources from off-campus:
    Use the Library's Proxy Server or Virtual Private Network (VPN):

    UC Berkeley Library Proxy Server or VPN

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  8. KEEP track of your references
    Use citation managers to save and organize references and to automatically format bibliographies for papers and theses:
    Managing Citations & Documents
    Reference managers


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  9. MANAGE your data
    Information on data management and sharing:
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  10. MAXIMIZE the impact of your publications
    Disseminating your scholarly work as widely as possible:
    Publish to Maximize Impact

    Getting reimbursed for publication fees:
    Berkeley Research Impact Initiative

    Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
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Marian Koshland Bioscience and Natural Resources Library, 2101 VLSB
Questions? Please contact us by email or phone:
Circulation Services: 642-2531 Research Assistance: 642-0456
Your librarians:
Susan Koskinen: IB, CNR, Energy
skoskine@library.berkeley.edu
Elliott Smith: MCB
esmith@library.berkeley.edu

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