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This subject page reflects current interests for librarians and information scientists and those who may want to know more these fields.  Designed to support working librarians at UCI, it covers current best practices, resources, sources of needed information and trends in academic libraries and the general field of librarianship and library service.  Also, attempts to cover trends in profession and related links to subject areas closely aligned to library & information science.

Reference Works

Copying/ Printing at the Libraries

 

The UCI Libraries offers Wepa printing that can be accessed from an app downloaded on your phone.

  • Print from the Cloud using Google Drive, Canvas, Office 365, Dropbox, and more.
  • Print on the go by downloading the Wepa Print app. Available from the App Store or Google Play.
  • Add funds to the app or on the Wepa web site at https://www.wepanow.com/login.
  • Costs will be debited at the rate of 10 cents per copy or xerox made; 12 cents per page of printing.

 

Library Hours

Library is Open for eAccess

Liaison Librarian

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Julia Gelfand
Contact:
Office: Science Library 228

Phone: 949-824-4971

EMail: jgelfand@uci.edu

Evaluating Information

When using Online or Internet Resources, consider Search Engines vs. metasites - evaluate resource - consider domain - .edu, .com, .gov, .org, etc.

Thinking Critically about World Wide Web Resources - or Evaluation Techniques for Internet Resources

  1. Authority control - authorship - who, affiliation, where
  2. Currency - note the date, the update, does it reflect the right period of time
  3. Evaluate the source - establish criteria that is meaningful to covering the topic
  4. Citing Internet resources - URL & date of the search
  5. Capturing and citing
  6. Copying

Mobile Access Optimized @ UCI

Increasingly many of our licensed library resources are available via mobile devices - this link will tell you what is available and on what platform.