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  • Chemical Literature Searching and Library ResearchSession 1: Free and Licensed Chemical Literature Tools
    Elizabeth Brown
    ebrown@binghamton.edu
    (607)777-4882
    LS-2304C
    CHEM 496September 14, 2011http://www.slideshare.net/ebrown/
  • Some questions
  • Student Survey Questions
    1. The main literature database to search for Chemistry research articles is INSPEC.
    TRUE
    FALSE
     
    2. The citation manager tool Mendeleyis only available to licensed Binghamton University students, faculty and staff.
    TRUE
    FALSE
     
    3. Citation searching is when you complete the missing pieces of the bibliographic information such as the author, title, journal volume, and page numbers when citing a reference.
    TRUE
    FALSE
     
  • Student Survey Questions
    4. Google Scholar searches the same journals, patents, conference proceedings and monographs as Scifinder Scholar.
    TRUE
    FALSE
     
    5. The Libraries spends over $1,000,000 annually to license and purchase research tools like article databases, journals, books, and websites for Chemistry.
    TRUE
    FALSE
     
    6. The Registry database in Scifinder Scholar is a current alphabetical and institutional listing of all working chemists, with an author number attached to their name for easy searching.
    A. TRUE
    B. FALSE
  • Chemistry Database Features
  • Chemistry Database Features
  • Outline
    Some Questions
    Licensed Chemistry ResourcesScifinder, Web of Science, Scopus, Reaxys
    Free Online Chemistry ResourcesChemspider, Google Scholar
    Reference Citation Management ToolsRefworks, Zotero, Mendeley
  • Licensed Chemistry Databases
  • Licensed Chemistry Resources
    BU Chemistry Library Databases http://libraryguides.binghamton.edu/chemistry
    Scifinder Scholar on the Webhttp://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
    Reaxys(Crossfire Commander) http://libraryguides.binghamton.edu/content.php?pid=50019&sid=457185
  • Free Online Chemistry Resources
    Chemspiderhttp://www.chemspider.com/
    Google Scholarhttp://scholar.google.com/
  • Chemistry Library Databases
  • Scifinder Scholar
  • Explore References
    34million references
    10,000 major scientific journals, books, proceedings
    References from 61patent authorities worldwide
    Explore Substances
    CAS Registry
    61 million substances
    Explore Reactions
    49million reactionsorganometallics, natural products, biotransformations
    Reaction conditions, yields, and catalysts
  • Web of Science (Web of Knowledge)
  • Reaxys
  • Chemspider
  • Google Scholar
  • Part 2: Citation Management Tools
  • Why use Citation Management Tools?
    Keep track of your articles and links
    Create bibliographies and reference lists FAST
    Insert formatted footnotes, endnotes.
    Change citation styles for different pubs.
    Share references with colleagues.
  • Citation Managers
    Refworks – licensed to BU students and faculty
    Zotero – free online (Firefox extension)
    Mendeley – free online
    Reference Management Tools Guide:
    http://libraryguides.binghamton.edu/refmanager
  • Create an Account
    Libraries’ Research Help page:
    http://library.lib.binghamton.edu/research/index.html/
    Select RefWorks
    Create an account
    GroupCode: RWSUNYBinghamton
    Begin adding references…
  • Add a New Reference
  • Add References
    ScifinderandWeb of Science – import link
    Google Scholar – Refworks plug-in link
  • Import Records
  • Folder References
  • Create a Bibliography
  • Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh]
    a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources. It lives in your web browser.
    Download: http://www.zotero.org/
  • What it looks like
  • Getting started with Zotero
    Quick Start Guide: http://www.zotero.org/support/quick_start_guide
    Adding References
    Formatting
    Creating Bibliographies
  • Adding and Viewing References
  • Creating and Organizing Folders
  • Creating a Bibliography
  • Creating a Bibliography
  • What is Mendeley?
    Social network
    Reference Management tool
    Cloud-based file storage for documents
    Search interface to find articles
    http://www.mendeley.com/
  • Mendeley Profile
  • My Library
  • Papers in Mendeley
  • Mendeley Web Importer
    Bookmarklet
  • Mendeley Desktop
  • Inserting Citations into MS Word
  • Groups in Mendeley
  • Mendeley Groups