CHEM 332:Utilizing sciencedatabasesLaksamee PutnamResearch & InstructionLibrarianlputnam@towson.eduSlides:http://slidesha....
First… Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson.edu Cook Library Reference: 410.704.2462. IM/email Phone: 410.704.3746. Twitt...
On the side … Library Book Sale April 14th –19th Kiss & Tell Celebrate National LibraryWeek Write a love letter to th...
Agenda Subject specific databases – Science! Database examination– small groups RefWorks/Interlibrary loan
To start us off
Subject Specific Databases Which databasesare you currentlyfamiliar with? There are more Your access willvary
Small groups of 3-4 Each group choose a different databaseto analyze: Scopus ACS Journals PubMed (Medline) ScienceDir...
Use your database! Which words seemed to find the bestresults? Synonyms? Is there an advanced search? Can you access fu...
Present your database Scopus ACS PubMed (Medline) ScienceDirect
Features to remember Use the database to find synonyms Check the abstract Limitation tools – Time frame, Information ty...
RefWorks Bibliographic Management Tool Create an account – It’s Free!
If we have time! TED video – Steven Johnson – Where good ideas comefrom
Questions? Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson.edu Cook Library Reference: 410.704.2462. IM/email Phone: 410.704.3746.
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CHEM 332 Spring 2013

  1. 1. CHEM 332:Utilizing sciencedatabasesLaksamee PutnamResearch & InstructionLibrarianlputnam@towson.eduSlides:http://slidesha.re/17ir7qS
  2. 2. First… Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson.edu Cook Library Reference: 410.704.2462. IM/email Phone: 410.704.3746. Twitter: @CookLibraryofTU Albert S. Cook facebook profile! Slides: http://slidesha.re/17ir7qS
  3. 3. On the side … Library Book Sale April 14th –19th Kiss & Tell Celebrate National LibraryWeek Write a love letter to thelibrary April 16th – 18th “Mobilizing Bolivia’s Displaced” Book Discussion Dr. Nicole Fabricant April 25th, 12:30-1:30, Cook 507
  4. 4. Agenda Subject specific databases – Science! Database examination– small groups RefWorks/Interlibrary loan
  5. 5. To start us off
  6. 6. Subject Specific Databases Which databasesare you currentlyfamiliar with? There are more Your access willvary
  7. 7. Small groups of 3-4 Each group choose a different databaseto analyze: Scopus ACS Journals PubMed (Medline) ScienceDirect All available from the Chemistry SubjectGateway
  8. 8. Use your database! Which words seemed to find the bestresults? Synonyms? Is there an advanced search? Can you access full text? What features of the database wereuseful? (time limit, peer reviewed option,citations etc.) Problems?
  9. 9. Present your database Scopus ACS PubMed (Medline) ScienceDirect
  10. 10. Features to remember Use the database to find synonyms Check the abstract Limitation tools – Time frame, Information type References Cited/Times Cited Citation creation Compose lists Import to RefWorks Interlibrary Loan - Illiad
  11. 11. RefWorks Bibliographic Management Tool Create an account – It’s Free!
  12. 12. If we have time! TED video – Steven Johnson – Where good ideas comefrom
  13. 13. Questions? Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson.edu Cook Library Reference: 410.704.2462. IM/email Phone: 410.704.3746.

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