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Friday, March 25, 2005

Auto Repair Reference Center Online

Auto Repair Reference Center offers a database of repair information searchable by car model, from 1954-present. Content is taken from Chilton's Auto Repair Information, and resources available include:

Service manuals
Repair procedures
Wiring diagrams
Service bulletin and recalls

To access,
Electronic Databases by Title
Click on 'Auto Repair Reference Center'

Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Linking electronic journal articles, databases and ebooks in webCT

If you are linking an article from a journal in ScienceDirect use DoI (Digital Object Identifiers)in your URL to link in webCT.

Suppose we need to link
Acta Astronautica, Volume 47, Issue 10, November 2000, Pages 735-744
Bradley C. Edwards

The link using DoI (Digital Object Identifieers): You can also find DoI by clicking on either SummaryPlus or Full Text + Links in a record in ScienceDirect. Any articles from any other databases besides ScienceDirect identified by DoIs, you can use the following format. Click on the below to see the URL.

Link using DoI

To be able to access above article from remote, add before

If the articles do not have DoIs or you want to link to an electronic
book or a database, use Use Link Maker . This reformats the link to a restricted resource so that it works from off-campus.