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Earth System Science: Graduate Student Orientation 2016

Earth System Science focuses on the atmosphere, land and oceans - how they interact as a system - and how the Earth will change over a human lifetime. Global change is projected to accelerate through the 21st century and will impact world ecosystems.

Fall Graduate Orientation

Library Structure – Langson (Humanities/Social Science/Arts), Ayala Science (Life & Physical Science/Engineering/Medicine), GML (Clinical Medicine)

Library Card – your UCI ID needs to be activated; best done after Oct.3 but can be done earlier

Loan periods – 90 days for books, 2 hour reserves, 7 days for media (DVD, VHS)


Searching and linking to full-text

UC e-Links (SFX linking)

VPN for remote access – WebVPN and Cisco VPN software

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) –MELVYL and UC Irvine

Earth System Science searching web interfaces

                SciFinder Scholar (must register for new accounts)

               GeoREF * (option to register for a free 'My Research!' account)

Subject Guides and Databases

                Databases – Web of Science *, BIOSIS Previews *, Compendex *

Journals – AGU Journals *, RCS journals *, ACS Journals *

E-BooksAGU * , Springer *, Knovel *, Safari *

Bibliographic Software – EndNote; EndNoteWeb; Mendeley, Zotero ; Google Scholar Citations

Course reserves – teaching and for students

Open Access and Scholarly Communications - UC Systemwide Policy and eScholarship

Selection decisions – purchasing for the collections

Tour of Science Library



Research Librarian for Chemistry, Earth System Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Russian Studies

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Mitchell Brown
University of California, irvine

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