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  • Bringing library services to users

    Jens VigenACCU, 8th September 2010

  • not everybody relies on central services

  • The Library is not any longer limited to presence at CERN the service is with you all the time!

  • Online; the physical presence remains important

    EventsBook FairsLiterature in Focus; i. e. A Zeptospace Odyssey (Giudice), Playing with Planets (tHooft) and forthcoming C++0x (Stroustrup) attracted 250 attendees! Library visits close to double in numbers during the summerThe vast majority of usage iselectronic; still one person entered the Library every 2nd minute during office hours (8.30-19.00) throughout the summer! 2009 data

  • Developing modern spaceNew journal reading room in 2011

  • Journal paper collectionThe bound periodical collection will remain accessible; some titles directly, others upon requestThe proceedings were transferred to a stockroom; some series will be moved back

    The needs of the community will be taken into account for the future organization of the collections in the ground floor, once the construction is finishedYour feedback is welcome survey open at

    ACCU, 8th September 2010Jens Vigen

    Jens Vigen

  • ACCU, 8th September 2010Scientific Information ServiceOur missionsProvide information resources in ALL fields of relevance to CERNEnsure scientific information produced at CERN is safeguarded and made publicly available.Distribute CERN publications

    Our audienceParticle physicists (from CERN and from outside)Engineers, techniciansComputer scientistsAdministrative staff

    Still run on a shoestring Materials budget secured thanks to GS DepartmentMissing staff

    Jens Vigen

    Jens Vigen

  • ACCU, 8th September 2010What do we offer?Our collections:Books, eBooks and proceedingsMore and more OReilly books becoming available onlineNew packages being investigatedE-journals: APS, Elsevier, IOP, Springer ++ Online dictionaries and encyclopediasi.e. Oxford English Dictionary is on your desktop!Standards: ISO, AFNOR, IEC, IEEE ++And more: theses, preprints, reportsWhere? Homepage: Catalogue: services: Providing the literature you need, when you need it

    Jens Vigen

    Jens Vigen

  • ACCU, 8th September 2010The Library is everywhereSome resources restricted to CERN IP numbersRemote access to e-journals via proxy NEW!Quick and easy to implement on your computerTransparent access to your favorite resourcesHelp at

    Request a book from your officeJens Vigen

    Jens Vigen

  • ACCU, 8th September 2010More than shelves and linksLooking for a book we dont have?Interlibrary loan service@CERNFree of chargeQuick and reliable (high success rate)

    Looking for an article?Interlibrary loan service@anywhereFree PDF delivery

    We do assist any CERN user; at CERN or not

    Jens Vigen

    Jens Vigen

  • ACCU, 8th September 2010Building your own LibraryJens VigenBookshopBookshop located in the Central Library (52-1-052)Open 8.30am to 7pmPhysics, engineering, computing, mathematicsPayment by cash (bank account) or CERN Budget code

    Looking for a book not available in the bookshop? Contact

    Need a subscription to a journal for your group?Contact

    Jens Vigen

  • Looking for citation counts or a specific topic?Online databasesWeb of Knowledge (Science Citation Index) NEW!INSPECCompendexTechniques de lIngnieur NEW!

    Ask Librarians and challenge them!Library.desk@cern.chCall 72444 or come to meet us (52-1-052)ACCU, 8th September 2010Jens Vigen

    Jens Vigen

  • ACCU, 8th September 2010What can you do for us?You can contribute your expertise/your documentsSuggest books or journals of interest to the communityDonate books you no longer need

    Make your papers publicly availableOperational circular no 6: you should submit your documents to CERN Document ServerSCOAP3 initiativeVisit http://scoap3.orgJens Vigen

    Jens Vigen

  • ACCU, 8th September 2010How to find us?Jens VigenLibrary and BookshopBldg. 52-1-052Phone 72444Library.desk@cern.ch

    Library open 24/24 & 365/365Library and Bookshop staffed Monday to Friday 8h30-19h00

    Jens Vigen

  • Exploring new channels Reaching out; have a look yourself

    Jens Vigen



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