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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. Note that PubMed changed in the fall of 2019, not only its design but also some functionalities were updated. For more information check our new information sheet about PubMed ...    Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Gale Literary Sources (Gale)

Gale Literary Sources (formerly Artemis) is a full text database (used especially in Literature) combining 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

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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

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ACM digital library

The ACM Digital Library is a full-text database covering the fields of computing and information technology and includes the complete collection of ACM's publications, including journals, conference proceedings, magazines, newsletters, and multimedia titles. Access All metadata in the Digital Library is open to the world, including abstracts, linked references and ...    Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Ullmann's encyclopedia of industrial chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry is a reference work related to industrial chemistry. As of 2016 it is in its 7th edition. This reference work provides the most current and trustworthy knowledge in everything that relates to the chemical industry, including processes, chemicals, products, analytical chemistry, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology ...    Read more

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Finding (European) Legislation

In EUR-Lex you can find EU law, EU case law, other European public documents and the authentic electronic version of the Official European Journal, available in the 24 languages of the European Union.    Read more

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JSTOR

JSTOR is a (largely) fulltext mutidisciplinary database, originally designed to make the content of academic journals (Journal Storage) easily accessible to universities, but since then supplemented with books and primary sources. JSTOR employs a moving wall: which means that there is a fixed period or gap between the publication of ...    Read more

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