The most frequent question asked at the reference desk (beyond the unsurprising “Where are the toilets?”) is “Help! I can’t access this article I need!”. Catherine Brendow gives you some tips on the best (legal) ways to get access to paywalled articles.
Following up on her previous article, Isabelle Vuillemin-Raval presents a selection of bibliometric tools and what they can be used for.
Zotero is a great tool. You probably know it is useful when writing your essays and thesis, but have you tried its collaborative features yet? Let our resident specialist Catherine Brendow tell you how to improve group work and reference management.
How many times a day do you use Google for simple information or documentary research?
Check out our new guide designed to help you to use this everyday tool more efficiently. Discover how to use operators, how to set up an alert in Google Scholar, or how to connect from Google Books references to your affiliated library catalogue.
Just remember that despite its powerful engine, Google is not the best solution to all your questions. The Library offers multiple other tools you can use for your research, all of which are more respectful of your privacy.