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    • Chemical Literature Searching and Library Research
      Elizabeth Brown
      eabrown25 (twitter, Friendfeed)
      CHEM 496February 1, 2010
    • Outline
      Monday, February 1
      Library Licensed Resources: Scifinder, Web of Science, Crossfire Commander
      Free Online Resources: Wikipedia, Chemspider, Chempedia, Google Scholar
      Class Assignment
      Wednesday, February 3
      Review Class Assignment
      Citation Managers: Refworks, Zotero
    • Literature Types
      Primary Literature: original research results and data. Dissertations, research reports, journal article supplementary material, original data.
      Secondary Literature: Analyzed, summarized, synthesized data. Literature Indexes and databases.
      Tertiary Data: Previously published material, data, and ideas. Textbooks, Review articles, Handbooks, Encyclopedias
    • Types of Research Articles
      Letter (or Communication) (1-2 pages)
      New research discovery or breakthrough
      Usually a single experiment or idea is discussed
      Discusses the importance of the results shown
    • Types of Research Articles
      Journal Article(5-20 pages)
      Summary of a series of research experiments
      Most common peer-review publication
      Written within one research group, or with collaborators in different labs, departments, or universities
    • Types of Journal Articles
      Review Article
      Developments in an area of research
      Usually over 100 pages.
      Usually written by respectedauthor(s) in that field.
      Many references to journal literature articles (over 200).
    • Licensed Library Content
      Chemistry Library Databases: http://libraryguides.binghamton.edu/chemistry
      Scifinder Scholar on the Web: http://proxy.binghamton.edu/login?url=http://metalink.binghamton.edu:8332/V/?func=native-link&resource=BNG03359
      Web of Science (Web of Knowledge): http://metalink.binghamton.edu:8332/V/TMTNDHTBPH72J1TEE59U5FT2AT5T6NVQ5IX1FCDBN3GHXBGA6Q-31293?func=native-link&resource=BNG03441
      Crossfire Commander (client software): http://libraryguides.binghamton.edu/content.php?pid=50019&sid=457185
    • Free Online Resources
      Wikipedia Chemistry Portal http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemistry_portal
      Chemspider: http://www.chemspider.com/
      Chempedia: http://chempedia.com/
      Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com/
    • Chemistry Library Databases
    • Scifinder Scholar on the Web
    • ScifinderScholar
      Explore References
      29 million references
      10,000 major scientific journals, books, proceedings
      1800’s to the present
      References to patent and patent families from 57 patent authorities worldwide.
      200 million citations
      Explore Substances
      CAS RegistrySM, the largest source of chemical substance information
      More than 1.6 billion chemical, biological, thermal, and spectral property values
      Explore Reactions
      15 million reactions on organometallics, total syntheses of natural products, and biotransformation reactions
      Reaction conditions, yields, and catalysts
    • Web of Science (Web of Knowledge)
    • Crossfire Commander (MDL, Symyx, Reaxsys)
    • Wikipedia Chemistry Portal
    • Chemspider
    • Chempedia
    • Google Scholar
    • Class Assignment
      1. What Binghamton University Chemistry Department author has the most articles (or records, or results) in
      Scifinder Scholar
      Web of Science
      Google Scholar
       2. How many articles were published by Professor CJ Zhong at Binghamton University in 2009 using
       Scifinder Scholar
      Web of Science
      Google Scholar 
      3. What is the most cited paper in the Binghamton University Chemistry Department using
      Scifinder Scholar
      Web of Science
      Google Scholar