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  • 1. CHEM 496: Spring 2010Library Literature and ResearchStudent Survey<br />Spend 5-10 minutes answering the following questions. Some questions may have been covered by other library information sessions.<br />
    • The main literature database to search for Chemistry research articles is INSPEC.
    • 2. TRUE
    • 3. FALSE
    • 4. The citation manager tool Zotero is only available to licensed Binghamton University students, faculty and staff.
    • 5. TRUE
    • 6. FALSE
    • 7. Citation searching in article databases is completing the missing parts of the bibliographic information, such as the author, title, journal volume, and page number details.
    • 8. TRUE
    • 9. FALSE
    • 10. Google Scholar searches the same journals, patents, conference proceedings and monographs as Scifinder Scholar.
    • 11. TRUE
    • 12. FALSE
    • 13. The Libraries spends over $1,000,000 annually to license and purchase research tools like article databases, journals, books, and websites for Chemistry.
    • 14. TRUE
    • 15. FALSE
    • 16. The database Registry in Scifinder Scholar is a world-wide, current alphabetical and institutional listing of all working chemists, with an author number attached to their name for easy searching.
    • 17. A. TRUE
    • 18. B. FALSE
    • 19. Chemspider includes a section for Synthetic preparations, where you can get detailed information on synthesizing substances.
    • 20. TRUE
    • 21. FALSE
    • 22. The Wikipedia Chemistry Portal has a special symbol that notes where a chemist has edited entries and/or synthesized a chemical substance.
    • 23. TRUE
    • 24. FALSE
    • 25. For Questions 9-15 complete the following chart. Mark an X in the box if the database has the feature listed.
    Database NameFeatureChemical Structure SearchingImpact Factors for Journalsh-index for AuthorsCitation SearchingAuthor ID NumbersChemspiderGoogle ScholarReaxysScfinder ScholarScopusWeb of ScienceWikipedia Chemistry Portal<br />