About the Library
World Scientific has established itself as one of the leading scientific publishers in the world, and the largest international scientific publisher in the Asia-Pacific region.
World Scientific publishes about 600 new titles a year and 130 journals in various fields. Many of its books are recommended texts adopted by renowned institutions.Its multidisciplinary e-book collection covers significant scientific monographs, a wide range of reference publications, conference materials and other scientific, technical and medical literature publications.In view of this, it is with great joy that the University Libraryshares this valuableonline information resource to all UPLB academic and research community members for intended access and optimum use.
Kindly visit the World Scientific Online Books platform at World Scientific Website On-campus access will run until 31 October 2016.
The University Library finds time to reach those research institutions within the campus to promote and make researchers aware of the available library e-resources that maybe very useful in the conduct of their research project. Two research institutions, the National Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH) and Postharvest Horticulture Training and Research Center (PHTRC) were coordinated to hold on-site users training for their respective researchers on morning and afternoon of 15 August 2016, respectively.
Resource speakers from LibTech Source Philippines, Inc. Mr. Nelvin Ace Abanto, Product Specialist and from Elsevier, Mr. Pio Salvador Ramon Omana, Account Manager were invited to talk on their respective products.The former talked on Promoting original writing and academic integrity with Turnitin, while the latter discussed Empowering UPLB Researchers with Elsevier's ScienceDirect and Scopus.
TURNITIN is a guide tool that checks plagiarism or originality content of the paper.It's a helpful tool forfaculty and researchers to check the text originality of his/her students and even researchers own work.Elsevier's ScienceDirect and Scopus,on the other hand offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts and humanities. (V.P. Alcantara)