Title: Agricultural Experiment Station Library
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 Material Information
Title: Agricultural Experiment Station Library
Physical Description: Brochure
Language: English
Creator: Universidad de Puerto Rico. Recinto Universitario de Mayaguez. Colegio de Ciencias Agricolas.
Affiliation: Universidad de Puerto Rico -- Recinto Universitario de Mayaguez -- Colegio de Ciencias Agricolas
Publisher: Universidad de Puerto Rico. Recinto Universitario de Mayaguez. Colegio de Ciencias Agricolas.
Publication Date: 2007
 Subjects
Subject: Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Agriculture
Libraries
Spatial Coverage: North America -- Puerto Rico -- Mayaguez -- Caribbean
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Bibliographic ID: UF00075502
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Univmely of'Puerto Ric
Mayaguega Campus
College of Agriculnuma Sdenc


Agricultural
Exp erim en t
Station
Library


Biblioteca_eea@cca.uprm.edu


June 2007


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The Agricultural Experi-
ment Station (AES) Li-
~brary is a unit of the
SCollege of Agricultural
A Sciences, Mayaguez
Campus. It was estab-
lished in 1915 by
phytopathologist Dr.
John Stevenson.

It is a unit especially designed for
scientific research in the agricultural
sciences. However, it handles all
types of requests and provides ser-
vices to the public in general. Its
collection includes: books, journals,
documents, pamphlets, discs, com-
pacts, data bases and other re-
sources of importance.

At present, project C-503
"Technological Modernization of the
AES Library" is being developed.
The objective of this project is to
facilitate the user with the neces-
sary tools for a fast search of infor-
mation through printed and elec-
tronic resources. It is our goal to be
at the forefront in agricultural sci-
ences and technology.


Introduction







Location
The Library is located in the basement of the Biol-
ogy Building at the Rio Piedras Research Center of
the AES.


Objectives
=> To help AES scientists in the search of re-
sources for their research work.

STo provide the users with necessary equipment
and adequate access to electronic resources.

> To teach the users how to conduct searches in
data bases and printed resources.

> To promote the use of library resources
through the WEB.


Services h
1. Loans of consultation
resources.

2. Photocopies of materials.

3. Preparation of specialized bibliographies.

4. Telephone and electronic mail consultation.

5. Library orientation and instruction conversa-
tions.

6. Computerized list of serial publication titles.

7. Training in the use of data bases and other
electronic resources.

8. Access to Internet.

9. Access to some Microsoft Office programs.

10. Laser printing service for documents.

11. Information transfer to compact discs or zips.







12. Orientation on new acquisitions.

13. Interlibrary loans.

14. Access to library resources through the public
catalogue DRA WEB2.



List of some data bases and electronic
journals available

Abi/Inform commodity administration

Academic Search Premier general topics

Agris agriculture

Agricola agriculture

American Chemical Society Journals

Biography Resource Center biographies

Biological and Agricultural Index Plus biology and
agriculture

CrcNetBase

Education Full Text education

Newspaper Source -United States and Interna-
tional newspapers







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Ust of some data bases and
electronic journals available

Science Direct

Social Sciences Full Text social sciences

Web of Sciences



The data bases provide remote access and full
text from selected journals by the editor.

For a complete list of data bases and electronic
journals, please connect the following elec-
tronic address:


http://www.uprm.edu/aaricultura/biblioteca







Rules of use for computers:
Present personal identification with photo.

Register in the data base at the information
desk before using the equipment.

Use the computer assigned by the library per-
sonnel.

Make effective use of the equipment.


Users are not allowed to:

Expose information on the hard disk of the com-
puter.

Manipulate, change or modify the archives and
the configuration of the computer.

Turn on and off the computer without authoriza-
tion.

The user that does not comply with these rules is not
allowed to receive our services.










University of Puerto Ri
MqyagueZ Campus
College ofAgricultural Science


1193 Calle GuayacAn

Jardfn Bot6nico Sur

San Juan Puerto Rico, 00926-118

Phone: (787) 767-9705 ext. 2055, 2065, 2052, 2053




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