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  • 1. Chemical Literature Searching and Library Research
    Elizabeth Brown
    ebrown@binghamton.edu
    (607)777-4882
    LS-2304C
    June 1, 2011http://www.slideshare.net/ebrown/
  • 2. Outline
    Licensed Chemistry Resources:Scifinder, Web of Science, Reaxys
    Free Online Chemistry Resources:Wikipedia, Chemspider, Chempedia, Google Scholar
    Reference Citation Management Tools:Refworks, Zotero
  • 3. Some Questions….
  • 4. 1. The main literature database to search for Chemistry research articles is INSPEC.
    TRUE
    FALSE
     
    2. The citation manager tool Zotero is only available to licensed Binghamton University students, faculty and staff.
    TRUE
    FALSE
     
    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.
    TRUE
    FALSE
     
  • 5. 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 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.
    A. TRUE
    B. FALSE
  • 6. Student Survey Questions
    7. Chemspider includes a section for Synthetic preparations, called Synthetic pages, where you can get detailed information on synthesizing substances.
    TRUE
    FALSE
    8. The Wikipedia Chemistry Portal has a special symbol that notes where a chemist has edited entries and/or synthesized a chemical substance.
    TRUE
    FALSE
  • 7. Student Survey Questions
  • 8. Licensed Chemistry Databases
  • 9. Licensed Chemistry Resources
    BU Library Databases - Chemistry 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
    Scopus
    http://metalink.binghamton.edu:8332/V/5D9N3SV9S4QV5GGGLNCHXCAGIIXCS6U1USQ8GHUCX4VR6QL43Q-10432?func=native-link&resource=BNG03528
    Reaxys (Crossfire Commander) http://libraryguides.binghamton.edu/content.php?pid=50019&sid=457185
  • 10. Free Online Chemistry Resources
    Wikipedia Chemistry Portal http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemistry_portal
    Chemspiderhttp://www.chemspider.com/
    Google Scholarhttp://scholar.google.com/
  • 11. Chemistry Library Databases
  • 12. Scifinder Scholar
  • 13. Scifinder Scholar
    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
  • 14. Web of Science (Web of Knowledge)
  • 15. Reaxys
  • 16. Free Online Chemistry Resources
  • 17. Wikipedia Chemistry Portal
  • 18. Chemspider
  • 19. Google Scholar
  • 20. Citation Management Tools
  • 21. Citation Management Software/Tools
    Keep track of your research
    Keep Links to articles
    Create bibliographies and reference lists
    Insert formatted footnotes, endnotes into documents.
    Multiple citation formats available
  • 22. Citation Managers
    Refworks – licensed to BU students and faculty
    Zotero – free online (Firefox)
    Mendeley – free online
    Reference Management Tools Guide:
    http://libraryguides.binghamton.edu/refmanager
  • 23.
  • 24. Create an Account
    Go to the Libraries’ Research Help page:
    http://library.lib.binghamton.edu/research/index.html/
    Select RefWorks
    Create an account
    Begin importing references
    GroupCode: RWSUNYBinghamton
  • 25. Add a New Reference
  • 26. Adding Records
    Search Scifinder and Web of Science
    Look for citations on Google Scholar
    Import through link on results screen using Google Scholar
  • 27. Import Records
  • 28. Organize Folders
  • 29. Folder References
  • 30. Create a Bibliography
  • 31. Final Sources Cited List
  • 32. 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/
  • 33. What it looks like
  • 34. Getting started with Zotero
    Quick Start Guide: http://www.zotero.org/support/quick_start_guide
    Adding References
    Formatting
    Creating Bibliographies
  • 35. Adding and Viewing References
  • 36. Creating and Organizing Folders
  • 37. Creating a Bibliography
  • 38. Creating a Bibliography
  • 39. What is Mendeley?
    Social network
    Reference Management tool
    Cloud-based file storage for documents
    Search interface to find articles
    http://www.mendeley.com/
  • 40. Mendeley Profile
  • 41. My Library
  • 42. Papers in Mendeley
  • 43. Mendeley Web Importer
    Bookmarklet
  • 44. Mendeley Desktop
  • 45. Inserting Citations into MS Word
  • 46. Groups in Mendeley
  • 47. Mendeley Groups