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LinkedIn Learning for Zepler Students and Staff
Zepler LinkedIn Learning
The following pieces of software, programming languages and skills are recommended to those in Optoelectronics Research Centre. You will need to log into LinkedIn Learning.
Literature Searching Activity
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Accessing library resources from home
To connect to library resources such as databases and journals you will need to use the University’s VPN service called Globalprotect. Advice on how to set your connection up can be found on the iSolutions page How do I set up VPN on my device?
ADS (Astrophysics Data System) This link opens in a new window
The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics. It contains searchable bibliographic records across the disciplines, and full-text scans of much of the astronomical literature. Further information.
arXiv This link opens in a new window
arXiv provides open access to research papers in physics and related disciplines. It includes articles not yet peer-reviewed/ published and allows access to cutting edge research.
IEEE Xplore This link opens in a new window
Full text access to all IET and IEEE journals and conferences since 1988 and all active and archival (but not draft) IEEE standards.
INSPEC This link opens in a new window
A leading database in the fields of physics, electronics and electrical engineering, computers and control, and information technology. It contains abstracts of articles from over 3000 journals, as well as conference proceedings, books, technical reports and dissertations. Coverage: 1966 to date. Further information
SPIE Digital Library This link opens in a new window
This resource gives access to all the publications of the SPIE including: Spie Proceedings - original research papers presented at SPIE conferences (available two to four weeks after each event); SPIE Journals - peer-reviewed articles on applied research in optics and photonics; Spie eBooks - a collection of more than 160 optics and photonics titles incorporating monographs, tutorial texts and field guides.
Web of Science This link opens in a new window
Previously called the Web of Knowledge. Provides access to a number of databases including Web of Science Core Collection (covering engineering, science, health, social science, humanities, etc.), BIOSIS (biological & biomedical science) and Inspec (physics, computing, electrical & electronic engineering, etc.). Select 'All Databases’ to search multiple databases simultaneously or choose an individual database.
Engineering Village is a platform that enables in-depth search and discovery of both current, archival and interdisciplinary content comprising research and technical information in the applied engineering and physical science domains. It hosts highly-curated databases in which content from global publishers is indexed from journals, conference proceedings, trade publication, dissertations, standards, books, patents and technical reports.
To see more databases go to the ORC Databases tab.
Go to the Optoelectronics Research Centre website to find out more about research in optoelectronics research
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