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Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
Chemistry research undergrads  6 1 11
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  • 1. Chemical Literature Searching and Library Research<br />Elizabeth Brown<br />ebrown@binghamton.edu<br />(607)777-4882<br />LS-2304C<br />June 1, 2011http://www.slideshare.net/ebrown/<br />
  • 2. Outline<br />Licensed Chemistry Resources:Scifinder, Web of Science, Reaxys<br />Free Online Chemistry Resources:Wikipedia, Chemspider, Chempedia, Google Scholar<br />Reference Citation Management Tools:Refworks, Zotero<br />
  • 3. Some Questions….<br />
  • 4. 1. The main literature database to search for Chemistry research articles is INSPEC.<br />TRUE<br />FALSE<br /> <br />2. The citation manager tool Zotero is only available to licensed Binghamton University students, faculty and staff.<br />TRUE<br />FALSE<br /> <br />3. 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.<br />TRUE<br />FALSE<br /> <br />
  • 5. Student Survey Questions<br />4. Google Scholar searches the same journals, patents, conference proceedings and monographs as Scifinder Scholar.<br />TRUE<br />FALSE<br /> <br />5. The Libraries spends over $1,000,000 annually to license and purchase research tools like article databases, journals, books, and websites for Chemistry.<br />TRUE<br />FALSE<br /> <br />6. 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.<br />A. TRUE<br />B. FALSE<br />
  • 6. Student Survey Questions<br />7. Chemspider includes a section for Synthetic preparations, called Synthetic pages, where you can get detailed information on synthesizing substances.<br />TRUE<br />FALSE<br />8. The Wikipedia Chemistry Portal has a special symbol that notes where a chemist has edited entries and/or synthesized a chemical substance.<br />TRUE<br />FALSE<br />
  • 7. Student Survey Questions<br />
  • 8. Licensed Chemistry Databases<br />
  • 9. Licensed Chemistry Resources<br />BU Library Databases - Chemistry http://libraryguides.binghamton.edu/chemistry<br />Scifinder Scholar on the Webhttp://proxy.binghamton.edu/login?url=http://metalink.binghamton.edu:8332/V/?func=native-link&resource=BNG03359<br />Web of Science (Web of Knowledge) http://metalink.binghamton.edu:8332/V/TMTNDHTBPH72J1TEE59U5FT2AT5T6NVQ5IX1FCDBN3GHXBGA6Q-31293?func=native-link&resource=BNG03441<br />Scopus<br />http://metalink.binghamton.edu:8332/V/5D9N3SV9S4QV5GGGLNCHXCAGIIXCS6U1USQ8GHUCX4VR6QL43Q-10432?func=native-link&resource=BNG03528<br />Reaxys (Crossfire Commander) http://libraryguides.binghamton.edu/content.php?pid=50019&sid=457185<br />
  • 10. Free Online Chemistry Resources<br />Wikipedia Chemistry Portal http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemistry_portal<br />Chemspiderhttp://www.chemspider.com/<br />Google Scholarhttp://scholar.google.com/<br />
  • 11. Chemistry Library Databases<br />
  • 12. Scifinder Scholar<br />
  • 13. Scifinder Scholar<br />Explore References<br />29 million references <br />10,000 major scientific journals, books, proceedings<br />1800’s to the present<br />References to patent and patent families from 57 patent authorities worldwide.<br />200 million citations<br />Explore Substances<br />CAS RegistrySM, the largest source of chemical substance information<br />More than 1.6 billion chemical, biological, thermal, and spectral property values<br />Explore Reactions<br />15 million reactions on organometallics, total syntheses of natural products, and biotransformation reactions<br />Reaction conditions, yields, and catalysts<br />
  • 14. Web of Science (Web of Knowledge)<br />
  • 15. Reaxys<br />
  • 16. Free Online Chemistry Resources<br />
  • 17. Wikipedia Chemistry Portal<br />
  • 18. Chemspider<br />
  • 19. Google Scholar<br />
  • 20. Citation Management Tools<br />
  • 21. Citation Management Software/Tools<br />Keep track of your research<br />Keep Links to articles<br />Create bibliographies and reference lists<br />Insert formatted footnotes, endnotes into documents.<br />Multiple citation formats available<br />
  • 22. Citation Managers<br />Refworks – licensed to BU students and faculty<br />Zotero – free online (Firefox)<br />Mendeley – free online<br />Reference Management Tools Guide:<br />http://libraryguides.binghamton.edu/refmanager<br />
  • 23.
  • 24. Create an Account<br />Go to the Libraries’ Research Help page:<br />http://library.lib.binghamton.edu/research/index.html/<br />Select RefWorks<br />Create an account<br />Begin importing references<br />GroupCode: RWSUNYBinghamton<br />
  • 25. Add a New Reference<br />
  • 26. Adding Records<br />Search Scifinder and Web of Science<br />Look for citations on Google Scholar <br />Import through link on results screen using Google Scholar<br />
  • 27. Import Records<br />
  • 28. Organize Folders<br />
  • 29. Folder References<br />
  • 30. Create a Bibliography<br />
  • 31. Final Sources Cited List<br />
  • 32. Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh]<br />a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources. It lives in your web browser.<br />Download: http://www.zotero.org/<br />
  • 33. What it looks like<br />
  • 34. Getting started with Zotero<br />Quick Start Guide: http://www.zotero.org/support/quick_start_guide<br />Adding References<br />Formatting<br />Creating Bibliographies<br />
  • 35. Adding and Viewing References<br />
  • 36. Creating and Organizing Folders<br />
  • 37. Creating a Bibliography<br />
  • 38. Creating a Bibliography<br />
  • 39. What is Mendeley?<br />Social network<br />Reference Management tool<br />Cloud-based file storage for documents<br />Search interface to find articles<br />http://www.mendeley.com/<br />
  • 40. Mendeley Profile<br />
  • 41. My Library <br />
  • 42. Papers in Mendeley<br />
  • 43. Mendeley Web Importer<br />Bookmarklet<br />
  • 44. Mendeley Desktop<br />
  • 45. Inserting Citations into MS Word<br />
  • 46. Groups in Mendeley<br />
  • 47. Mendeley Groups <br />

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