CHEM400 - Finding & Organising Information 2011

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UC Library’s specialised services for postgrads; key chemistry information resources and tools; database tips and tricks; keeping up-to-date; and using Endnote to make citations a breeze.

UC Library’s specialised services for postgrads; key chemistry information resources and tools; database tips and tricks; keeping up-to-date; and using Endnote to make citations a breeze.

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  • Subject guideHeaps of info in How do I find…?Links from this talk will be on the course pageInformation librarian – contact me! In library, email, phone, meebo
  • 50 items60 days, subject to recall after 1 week – make sure you check or forward your uni email!request items (in library or out) & select pickup locationDVDs and leisure reading too!Self-issue
  • Department pays????$5 per item (+ $20 for urgent delivery)E-delivery journal articles; books longer
  • Check what dates the database covers (as well as what subjects/publishers).
  • Different databases, different modes of searching. Demo of OR, AND, NOT using Geodex cards. Google = keyword; ChemSpider = InChi;SciFinder = natural phrases; publisher databases = Boolean. Truncation, wildcards, phrase searching.
  • Search strategy excerpted from:Williams, Antony. ChemSpider and How The Wisdom Of The Crowds Can Improve The Quality Of Chemistry On The Internet.SlideShare. URL:http://www.slideshare.net/AntonyWilliams/chemspider-and-how-the-wisdom-of-the-crowds-can-improve-the-quality-of-chemistry-on-the-internet. Accessed: 2010-01-14. (Archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/5mmqVs0XT)
  • Manages your references – makes citing easy!Instruction at http://wiki.canterbury.ac.nz/display/LIBRARY/EndNoteTutorials available; also support from me and DaveEndNote X3 - install on your own computer
  • Find citations in a databaseExport to Endnote
  • Organise in EndnoteThousands of citation styles
  • Write your paper

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  • 1. Chemistry 400+
    Finding & Organising Information
    2011
  • 2. Liaison librarian
    Deborah Fitchett
    • Chemistry
    • 3. Chemical & Process Engineering
    • 4. Physics
  • Subject guide
  • 5. The Library
  • 6. We already know…
    Journals, databases – SciFinder(have to log in - but it’s the best), Scopus, Science Direct
    Use a variety of database because not all have the same articles
    Can look up review/communication articles
  • 7. In 2011 we need to know…
    Efficient searching for relevant articles
    Hard to find synthetic methods
    Citation for articles
    Looking for spectra
  • 8. Borrowing
    50
  • 16. Interloans
    (image: world map of libraries)
  • 17. Theses
  • 18. Beyond the Library
  • 19. Finding information
  • 20. Licensed databases
  • 21. egSciFinder
    the effect on humans of MTBE (methyl tert-butyl ether) (methyl tertiary butyl ether) in drinking water
  • 22. eg Web of Science
  • 23. eg Scopus
  • 24. eg Google Scholar
    […]
    University of Canterbury
  • 25. Open Access
    ©
    $
  • 26. OA – Open Notebook
  • 27. OA - Repositories
  • 28. OA - Journals
  • 29. OA – Databases 1
  • 30. OA – Databases 2
  • 31. OA – Databases 3
  • 32. Database Tips!
  • 33. Database Tips!
  • 34. Database Tips!
    Excerpted from http://www.webcitation.org/5mmqVs0XT
  • 35. Database Tips!
  • 36. Database Tips!
  • 37. Citing
  • 38. Using Endnote - 1
  • 39. Using Endnote - 2
  • 40. Using Endnote - 3
  • 41. Things to remember
    Register for SciFinderbefore visiting the first time
    Citation alerts look useful for laterSciFinder = “Keep posted”Web of Science = “Search history”(signing up the first time can be a mission – Deborah can help)Scopus = “My alerts”
    Open Notebook Science http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_Notebook_Science
  • 42. Contact me
    EPS Library:
    Usually: 8:30am – 4:30pm
    Wednesday: 1pm – 9pm
    364 2987 ext. 7147
    deborah.fitchett@canterbury.ac.nz
  • 43. One-stop shop
    http://canterbury.libguides.com/chem