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  • 1. CHEM 462 – Library session Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson.edu Research & Instruction Librarian Albert S. Cook Library Slides: http://bit.ly/CHEM462FALL2013
  • 2. Today…  RefWorks  Locate Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)  Scifinder  Scopus  ACS Style  Slides: http://bit.ly/CHEM462FALL2013
  • 3. RefWorks  Create an account  Put your articles into one place  Create Bibliographies  Set ACS Style Output option  ACS Numeric superscript Young Boy (age 5) Contemplates What To Write/draw On A Piece Of Paper. [Photo]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest.http://quest.eb.com/images/167_3990831
  • 4. Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)  Safety Data Sheet (SDS)  Product Safety Data Sheet (PSDS)  Most companies will create one for their product  Check the company/supplier website  Google it  Try the resources listed in the course guide http://safetyposter.com/simpsons-posters/
  • 5. SciFinder  Digital Chem Abstract  Register to use  1-seat limit  “Understands” chemistry  Draw chemicals, reactions  Quirks to checking full text  Some forward and backward searching Chemistry. [Photography]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest.http://quest.eb.com/images/132_1308386
  • 6. SciFinder  Export/Import for RefWorks  Export –  Choose Tagged Format *.txt  Import –  CAS SciFinder Import Filter  Multiple Databases
  • 7. Scopus  Create login to  Save searches  Set alerts/feeds  Search Chemical Name, CAS Number or broadly  FindIt  Stronger Forward/Backward Searching  RefWorks Direct Export Roedean Chemistry. [Photographer]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest.http://quest.eb.com/images/115_2674363
  • 8. ACS Style  Help Guide  ACS book is available in the library  Journal Abbreviations Science Student. [Photographer]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest.http://quest.eb.com/images/115_2674314
  • 9. ACS style  Journal Article:  Author last name, first initial(s). Journal Abbreviation. Year, Volume, Starting page.  Book:  Author last name, first initial(s). Book Title; Publisher: Place of Publication, Year.
  • 10. Worksheet and Questions  Complete the worksheet  Ask questions  Please email me to make appointments for research help!  lputnam@towson.edu  Thanks for listening! Feedback: http://bit.ly/chem462fall2013feedback