Log in to see restricted items.
Aantal resultaten: 54 Selected category: Search / find. Search in all tips


archINFORM

archINFORM is an online database for international architecture, originally emerging from records of interesting building projects from architecture students from the University of Karlsruhe (Germany). It has become a large online-database about world-renowned architects and buildings. This database includes information (including plans and images) about more than 80000 built and ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Google: search tips

Google is a powerful search engine. But the results list can be endlessly long and at page 3 you still haven't found what you were looking for. These tips and tricks will help you specify a better search question. Use unique, specific terms (keywords, not sentences). E.g. search for "headache" ...    Read more

level: algemeen


PubMed: why and how searching?

Using the PubMed search engine you can search for biomedical references. References and abstracts in PubMed are freely accessible to everyone.   Search operators You can search in PubMed with free text (see Automatic Term Mapping and Searching via Tags). You can also search using MeSH terms, the thesaurus keywords ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Scholarly article: where to find it?

Search a bibliographic database The best way to find qualitative scholarly articles is to use a bibliographic database. There are multidisciplinary databases (eg. Scopus, Web of Science) as well as discipline specific databases (eg. PubMed for health sciences). These databases give an overview of published scholalry information, whether or not ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

The database "Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals" provides a comprehensive list of journal articles on architecture and design, including bibliographical descriptions of topics such as history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, historical monument preservation and interior design and decoration. It contains more than 440,000 references mapping more ...    Read more

level: algemeen


BHA: Bibliography of the History of Art (Getty)

The BHA (Bibliography of the History of Art) is a bibliographical database that contains publications about European and American visual art, published between 1975 and 2007.   Search Operators You can use the Boolean operators AND OR NOT. In the Advanced search mode you can specify in which field the ...    Read more

level: algemeen


SciFinder Scholar (Web version)

SciFinder, a resource from the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), is a curated database of chemical and bibliographic information that covers several scientific and biomedical fields, with an emphasis on chemistry. SciFinder is an appropriate resource to consult for literature searches and to find background information on chemicals, drugs, and ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Creative commons: open licence for copyrighted works

General info A Creative Commons licence is an open licence. These kinds of licences allow certain, globally recognised, standardised re-use of copyrighted material. It is a so called upfront licence. You don't have to ask for permission to access, share or use a protected work, the permission is granted automatically. ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Remote access & VPN

For copyright reasons, most electronic resources (databases and journals) can only be consulted within the UGent network. In the library catalogue they have an indication "UGent only". You don't have to be on campus to be able to access these resources. Off-campus access is easy through Athena. Just open ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Systematic review: tips & tricks and tools

How do I formulate my research question and how do I formulate selection criteria? Formulate a research question in which, if possible, all aspects of your topic are named. The PICO model is a tool for setting up a clinical research question. In this model the patient category (Population/Patient), ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Grove Dictionary of Art

Grove Art Online provides web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art, ed. Jane Turner (1996, 34 vols.) and The Oxford Companion to Western Art, ed. Hugh Brigstocke (2001). Grove Art Online is a scholarly art encyclopedia, updated regularly and covering global art and architecture from prehistory ...    Read more

level: algemeen


BelgicaPress, database of digitised historical Belgian newspapers

BelgicaPress is a new full-text database from the Belgian Royal Library where you can find (as of spring 2018) all the digitised historical Belgian newspapers online (from 1826 to 1970) including the censored press of both World Wars. Thanks to the application of Optical Character Recognition (OCR), the content is ...    Read more

level: algemeen


CERN Document Server

The CERN Document Server (CDS) is the institutional repository that provides acquisition, search and collaborative tools to manage collections of documents produced at CERN. The collections include HEP documents, Multimedia documents, Bulletins, Administrative (Directorate, HR, Finance) documents, EU Project documents (OpenAire, EMi), Library and Project document types (source: CERN Service ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Google Scholar

Google Scholar is the scientific counterpart of Google. You can search for books, (peer reviewed) articles, reports, conference papers, and so on. You can narrow down your list of results by selecting a time period and/or language in the left-hand column. Note that Google Scholar does not check the quality ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Finding (Belgian) legislation

You can find Belgian (federal) legislation on the platform Belgian Legislation. Via a single interface you can search the database of the index of legislation as well as the database of the consolidated legislation. Belgielex is the crosspoint of the Belgian laws where you can find federal as well ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Scopus (Elsevier)

Scopus is an interdisciplinary bibliographical database with more than 61 million items from 105 countries in over 40 languages. It contains: Peer-reviewed journals published from 1823 onwards Conference proceedings Books (mainly on social sciences, the arts and philosophy) Patents Scopus maintains the following criteria to ensure qualitative resources: The publications ...    Read more

level: algemeen


IEEE Xplore: Digital Library

IEEE Xplore is a full-text research database for discovery and access to journal articles, conference proceedings, technical standards, and related materials on computer science, electrical engineering and electronics, and allied fields. It contains material published mainly by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and other partner publishers. Access Anyone can search IEEE Xplore ...    Read more

level: algemeen


MyNBN

All Belgian and European standards published by NBN, Bureau for Standardization, are collected in the database MyNBN. Access Search for the database in the Library catalogue of Ghent University. Click on "View online". UGent has a 'read-only' access to MyNBN. Select "educational establishment: Ghent University" in the ...    Read more

level: algemeen


International Philosophical Bibliography - IPB

The International Philosophical Bibliography is a bibliographic database in the field of philosophy and the successor of: Répertoire bibliographique de la philosophie Bibliografisch Repertorium van de Wijsbegeerte. The database includes all branches of philosophy and is updated four times a year. You can search: by historic period or major field ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Database search: how to use search terms?

Each database has its own specific method to make the contents of that database accessible and consultable. Most databases use "Basic search" and "Advanced search". Via "Basic search" you can filter the search results after performing a search. "Advanced search" allows you to choose more specific search criteria before performing ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Gale Literary Sources (Gale)

Gale Literary Sources (formerly Artemis) is a full text database (used especially in Literature) colmbining the following literary sources: Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online Literature Criticism Online Literature Resource Center - LRC LitFinder Scribner Writer Series Something About the Author Online Twayne's Authors Series Search operators In the search ...    Read more

level: algemeen


BDSL: Bibliography of German Language and Literature

Bibliographie der deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft DSL is a bibliographic database; it collects (data from) the following German publications since 1985: monographies thesis articles from printed and online newspapers selected reviews contributions to collective work festschrifts conference and institution reports You can browse the chapter titles in the menu Inhalt ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Search academic resources in corona times

For news from funders, information on PHD defense and other research Q&A during the corona pandemic, check the overview on the research pages on the university's portal. Find academic literature The library is still there, though remotely, to support you. Check the services and due dates on loans and ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Book: can you borrow a book?

As soon as you are registered as a user in the library system, you can borrow books with your student card, personnel card or visitor's card, unless: the book has been borrowed by someone else the book can only be consulted in the library How to know if you can ...    Read more

level: algemeen


SFX

SFX is a button that tries to bring you to an online full text article, based on the bibliographical information you entered. If an online full text is not available, it will offer you different options, for instance where you can find a print version, or how to request it ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Artstor

The Artstor image database contains more than one million high-quality digital images that can be used free of charge for scientific purposes through the Images for Academic Publishing (IAP) programme. On the homepage you can enter a search term in the search field. You also have the option to browse ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Journal: how to find a print or e-journal or newspaper

You can find the journals and newspapers UGent libraries have access to via the Ghent University library catalogue lib.ugent.be. Flemish newspapers and magazines You can find popular Flemish newspapers and magazines in the database GoPress.  Search for 'GoPress' in the catalogue and click 'View online' Make an account ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Search: Boolean operators

The 3 most important Boolean operators that can be used to search on the internet are AND, OR and NOT. These operators are used as conjunctions to combine or exclude search terms in a search, resulting in more focused and productive results. The use of these operators can significantly ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Web of Science (WoS): introduction

Web of Science (WoS) is a portal of several scholarly databases. Ghent University has access to: Science Citation Index (SCI) Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) Arts & Humanities Citation Index (AHCI) Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S) Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH) Emerging Sources ...    Read more

level: algemeen


Embase: comparison with PubMed and tips & tricks for searching

Embase is regarded as the European equivalent of PubMed/MEDLINE. When using the Embase search engine, you automatically browse not only the Embase database but also articles in PubMed/MEDLINE that have already been assigned MeSH terms. Search operators Embase can be searched using free text and/or with Emtree terms, the keywords ...    Read more

level: algemeen