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Increasingly many of our licensed library resources are available via mobile devices - this link will tell you what is available and on what platform.
Materials Science at UCI focuses on the development of new materials and new applications for materials in engineering. Collections include coverage of nanomaterias, nanostructures, nanoelectronics, nanodevices, nanocharacterization, packaging materials, materials for advanced energy and fuel cells, biocompatible materials, soft and smart materials, electronic and photonic materials, hybrid materials and multifunctional materials. The materials may include polymers, ceramics, glass, metals, alloys, synthetics, concrete, etc. There is a wide range of information products to support the study of materials science and its many applications in product development and other defined areas. Significant growth in the collections for crystallography and crystal structures is most prominent.
Copying/Printing at the Libraries
Your UCI PhotoID will serve as your copy card for copying and xeroxing. It requires that money be added to it by inserting it in one of the Regenerator machines found throughout the UCI Libraries. Enter a few dollars at a time and add to it when it is depleted. Costs will be debited at the rate of 8 cents per copy or xerox made; 12 cents per page of printing.
When using Online or Internet Resources, consider Search Engines vs. metasites - evaluate resource - consider domain - .edu, .com, .gov, .org, etc.
- Authority control - authorship - who, affiliation, where
- Currency - note the date, the update, does it reflect the right period of time
- Evaluate the source - establish criteria that is meaningful to covering the topic
- Citing Internet resources - URL & date of the search
- Capturing and citing
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