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    • Chemical Literature Searching and Library Research
      Elizabeth Brown
      ebrown@binghamton.edu
      (607)777-4882
      LS-2304C
      June 1, 2011http://www.slideshare.net/ebrown/
    • Outline
      Licensed Chemistry Resources:Scifinder, Web of Science, Reaxys
      Free Online Chemistry Resources:Wikipedia, Chemspider, Chempedia, Google Scholar
      Reference Citation Management Tools:Refworks, Zotero
    • Some Questions….
    • 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
       
    • 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
    • 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
    • Student Survey Questions
    • Licensed Chemistry Databases
    • 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
    • Free Online Chemistry Resources
      Wikipedia Chemistry Portal http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemistry_portal
      Chemspiderhttp://www.chemspider.com/
      Google Scholarhttp://scholar.google.com/
    • Chemistry Library Databases
    • Scifinder Scholar
    • 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
    • Web of Science (Web of Knowledge)
    • Reaxys
    • Free Online Chemistry Resources
    • Wikipedia Chemistry Portal
    • Chemspider
    • Google Scholar
    • Citation Management Tools
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Add a New Reference
    • Adding Records
      Search Scifinder and Web of Science
      Look for citations on Google Scholar
      Import through link on results screen using Google Scholar
    • Import Records
    • Organize Folders
    • Folder References
    • Create a Bibliography
    • Final Sources Cited List
    • 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