Reference Services

Bloomfield Library for the Humanities and Social Sciences

The Library Reference Department is responsible for providing library patrons with individual and group guidance on the use of the library and its reference services. Instruction includes: finding their way in the library, using the library catalog, the library’s electronic resources and bibliographic reference programs

Bibliographic Reference Programs
The programs assist students and faculty to organize bibliographic sources necessary for writing reports and articles. Patrons of the Hebrew University Library enjoy access to the F1000 and EndNote Web programs through all university computers and by "distant access" from other computers.

Patrons can also use, without payment, other bibliographic programs such as Mendeley or Zotero.

 

The Library extends a warm welcome to all its patrons.
Special terminals open to the general public without need of a username and password, are scattered throughout the library for the purpose of searching the catalog. However, they cannot access the internet.
All floors of the library are connected to an open Wi-Fi network known as "Huji Guest".
Access to the digital services of the library is limited to Hebrew University students and faculty.
The use of library electronic resources by private computers requires "distant access" in order to connect to the university server and involves identifying oneself with a user name and password.

Contact us:
Telephone: 02-5881587
E-mail: msrefer@savion.huji.ac.il

Searching Library Resources

Any questions or requests should be directed to the staff of the Library Guidance Department.

Instruction on the use of library resources can be ordered online at: msrefer@savion.huji.ac.il

The main Information Desk is located on the entrance level of the library and provides services between 8:30 and 20:30.

Other Service Desks are located on the second, third, and fourth floors but provide only intermittent service during the day.

During the first two weeks of the academic year the library offers daily courses on getting acquainted with library resources. Exact times and places are listed on the library home page and at the main Information Desk.

Bachelor’s Degree students are required to sign up for a course, "Library Resources" (Course No. 74122). Access to the course is by way of "Moodle".

Tutorials on Library Resources
Library patrons are invited to take advantage of library tutorials on library services.
The presentations were created for the course “Library Resources” (Course No. 74122)

https://moodle2.cs.huji.ac.il/nu17?lang=he

Presentation files :

  Presentation 1 – Introduction
  Presentation 2 – Distant Access to Library Resources
  Presentation 3 – Readers Card
  Presentation 4 – Searching the library catalog
  Presentation 5 – Finding a book on the shelf
  Presentation 6 – Reserve books
  Presentation 7 – Searching in other libraries and inter-library loans
  Presentation 8 – Searching by subject and preparing bibliographies
  Presentation 9 – Summary and frequently asked questions

Reference Books
Reference books such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc. are arranged on the relevant floors of the library, on wooden shelves. Reference books may not be borrowed.

Preparing Bibliographies
Different systems are in use for quoting bibliographic sources. You should consult course instructors on the system they prefer.
The main systems for quoting sources used in the Humanities and Social Sciences are:

Borrowing Books Marked “Not for Loan” and Leaving Books on Tables
Requests to borrow books that are marked “not for loan” (Lo LeHashala) should be addressed to the main Information Desk on the entrance floor. For long term loans of such books, consult the subject specialist librarian.
The library staff is responsible for gathering all the books left on the tables and returning them to their proper place on the shelves.
Leaving books on the table for periods of up to one week is possible on condition that they are arranged in a pile with a note on top in readable handwriting with the patron’s name and the date that the books have been left.

ATTENTION:  Do not leave books from other floors on the library tables. Also do not leave on them books that have already been borrowed or reserve books or books that do not belong to the Humanities and Social Science Library.

It is possible to rent a carrel from the library secretary's office and to store books there

 

 

Harman Science Library

The reference department in the library offers individual or group instructions to all patrons. These instructions include: orientation in the reading rooms, using the catalog, using library resources and reference management software. The Library welcomes all its patrons.

Special terminals open to the general public without need for a username and password, are found in the entrance floor and -1 floor, for the purpose of searching the catalog and ordering rooms.

All floors of the library are connected to a Wi-Fi network known as "Huji Guest".

Access to the digital services of the library is limited to Hebrew University students and faculty.

The use of library electronic resources by way of private computers requires connecting to the university server ("remote access"), and identifying oneself with a user name and password.

Any questions or requests should be directed to the staff of the Reference Department.

Contact us:

Telephone: 02-6584376

E-mail: jslrefer@savion.huji.ac.il

Ask a Librarian Form

Request Instruction Form

Library Guides by Subject

 

Preparing Bibliographies

Different systems are in use for quoting bibliographic sources. It is recommended to consult course instructors on the system they prefer.

Citation Guide

 

Reference Management Software

These software assist in the organization of bibliographic sources requires to write papers. Hebrew University users enjoy access to the 1000F and EndNote Web software. They are accessible from university computers or with the “remote access” service.

It is also possible to use other reference management software, such as Zotero or Mendeley, without payment.

 

Learning About Library Resources

Bachelor’s Degree students are required to sign up for the "Library Resources" course. Access to the course is by way of "Moodle".

Muriel & Philip Berman Medical Library

Reference Services
The reference department is responsible for providing individual and group instruction to all library users. The training includes library orientation, use of the catalog, other library resources and bibliographic management software.

Access to online library resources is limited to students and staff of the Hebrew University.

Internet is accessible in all parts of the library via "HUJI-guest" wireless network. The use of library resources with portable devices requires remote access and user name and password identification.

Occasional “walk in” visitors and short-term students may access resources from specific library computers, with a temporary password, available at the circulation desk.

Instruction for use of Library Resources
Undergraduate students receive two training sessions to familiarize themselves with the library and its resources.

The first year students have compulsory training sessions.

All students and staff can co-ordinate personal or small group instruction via the reference department for subject searching, bibliographic management and citing references.


Training sessions can be requested directly (mdlibinfo@savion.huji.ac.il) or by contacting the library reference staff:

Tomer Ben Shushan
02-6758790
tomerbs@savion.huji.ac.il

 

Drora Shihuda
02-6758795
droras@savion.huji.ac.il

 

Contact us:

Telephone:  02-6758790, 02-6758795, 02-6758223

E-mail:          mdlibinfo@savion.huji.ac.il

 

Writing Bibliographies

There are different methods for citing bibliographic resources. Choosing the right method in medical sciences depends on area of content, platform of publication, type of publication, etc… It is recommended to use one of these applications for bibliographic management: Mendeley or EndNote Web.

 

Research Metrics and Evaluation

Applications that help organize bibliographic sources when writing papers and articles are available. Hebrew University users have access to F1000 and EndNote Web. Access is possible from HUJI computers or via remote access.

Free web access is available to other applications such as Mendeley or Zotero

Law Library

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Education and Social Work Library

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Library of Agriculture, Food and Environment

Reference services
The library's reference department is responsible for providing individual and group instruction to all library readers. The training includes library orientation, catalog, library resources and bibliographic management software.

Two computers for catalog searching without username and password are set opposite the circulation desk.

The library is connected to the "HUJI-guest" wireless network.

Access to online library resources is limited to students and staff of the Hebrew University.

The use of library resources via personal computers requires remote access and user name and password identification.

Instruction in library resources
Undergraduate students receive two training sessions to familiarize themselves with the library and its resources.

The first year students have compulsory training sessions starting the second week of the academic year. Details about the training sessions are given on the first year orientation day.

Second year students will participate in an online course "Library resources".

Graduate students participate in training sessions during their department seminar or by coordination with the department secretary.

Click here for Tutorials on various topics: Library Catalog, Databases, Impact Factor and more

Bibliographic list
There are various methods for citing bibliographic sources. Please consult the lecturer on the required citation style. Detailed guide to citation writing.

 

Individual or group training can be scheduled. Please contact the library reference staff

Adriana Szekely
08-9489651

adrianas@savion.huji.ac.il

Hemdat Wolf
08-9489934

hemdatw@savion.huji.ac.il

Mathematics and Computer Science Library

The library staff provides library patrons with individual guidance on the use of the library and its reference services.
Instruction includes: finding their way in the library, using the library catalog, using the library’s electronic resources and bibliographic computer programs.
The Library extends a warm welcome to all who enter.

Contact us:
Telephone:  02-6584379
E-mail:        jmc_circ@savion.huji.ac.il
Facebook:  www.facebook.com/HUJI.Math.and.CS.Library/ 

Tutorials on Library Resources

Computing
Dedicated terminals to searching the catalog are open to the general public without the use of a username and password. However, they cannot access the internet or digital services.
The library is connected to an open Wi-Fi network known as "HUJI Guest".

Access to the digital services of the library is limited to Hebrew University students and faculty, who must login with an active directory user name and password.
The reference staff is available for questions or requests.

For more information, see: Computing and networks

Library Resources - Online course
Bachelor’s degree students are required to sign up for the “Information and Library Resources” online course of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science (Mathematics – Course No. 76411, Computer Science – Course No. 76416.)  Graduation from the University is conditional on participating in the course and passing it.

Preparing Bibliographies
Different systems are in use for quoting bibliographic sources. You should consult the course instructors on the system they prefer.
The main systems for quoting sources used in the Mathematics and Computer Science are detailed at:

Other systems:

  • APA – American Psychological Association
  • MLA – Modern Language Association
  • Chicago Manual of Style

Bibliographic Computer Programs
The programs assist students and faculty to organize bibliographic sources necessary for writing reports and articles. Patrons of the Hebrew University Library enjoy access to the F1000 and EndNote Web programs through all university computers and by "remote access" from other computers.
Patrons can also use, without payment, other bibliographic programs such as Mendeley or Zotero.

Archaeology Library

The Library Guidance Department is responsible for providing library patrons with individual and group guidance on the use of the library and its reference services. Instruction includes: finding their way in the library, using the library catalog, using the library’s electronic resources and bibliographic computer programs

Bibliographic Computer Programs

The programs assist students and faculty to organize bibliographic sources necessary for writing reports and articles. Patrons of the Hebrew University Library enjoy access to the F1000 and EndNote Web programs through all university computers and by "distant access" from other computers.

Patrons can also use, without payment, other bibliographic programs such as Mendeley or Zotero.

 

The Library extends a warm welcome to all who enter.

A special terminal for searching the catalog is open to the general public.

Access to the digital services of the library is limited to Hebrew University students and faculty.

The library is connected to an open Wi-Fi network known as "Huji Guest".

The use of library electronic resources by way of personal computers requires connecting to the university server ("distant access"), and identifying oneself with a user name and password.

Any questions or requests should be directed to the Library Staff.

Contact us:

Telephone:  02-5882415

E-mail:          arch.lib@mail.chuji.ac.il

 

Preparing Bibliographies

Different systems are in use for quoting bibliographic sources. It is recommended to consult course instructors on the system they prefer.

The main systems for quoting sources used in the Humanities and Social Sciences are: