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energy sustainability library resources for HARP 101 class, September 12, 2013

energy sustainability library resources for HARP 101 class, September 12, 2013

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  • 1. September 12, 2013 http://www.slideshare.net/ebrown/ Elizabeth Brown ebrown@binghamton.edu (607)777-4882 LS-2304C
  • 2.  What is research?  When is a source credible/useful?  Energy research covers several subjects: Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Engineering  How do you document your work? With Reference Citation Management Tools: Refworks, Zotero, Mendeley
  • 3. 1. In 2011, how much energy did the United States consume? How would you answer this? What % was not from fossil fuels?
  • 4. Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/de/US_historical_energy_consumption.png
  • 5. Source: http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/annual/diagram1.cfm
  • 6. Renewable Energy as Share of Total Primary Energy Consumption, 2011 Source: http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/annual/perspectives.cfm
  • 7. 4. Google Scholar searches the same journals, patents, conference proceedings and monographs as the Libraries’ databases.  TRUE  FALSE 5. The Libraries spends over $300,000 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
  • 8. 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
  • 9.  BU Library Databases - Chemistry  ScienceDirect  Scifinder Scholar on the Web  Web of Science (Web of Knowledge)
  • 10. URL: http://libraryguides.binghamton.edu/chemistry?hs=a
  • 11.  Wikipedia Chemistry Portal http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemistry_portal  Chemspider http://www.chemspider.com/  Google Scholar http://scholar.google.com/
  • 12. 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
  • 13. URL:http://proxy.binghamton.edu/login?url=http://metalink.binghamton.edu:8332/V/8TBGLMLC555A6GMI DFHG19PGI1NJ7REDRCBLTMK99P9PN94KRY-05203?func=native-link&resource=BNG06037
  • 14. URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemistry_portal
  • 15. URL: http://www.chemspider.com/
  • 16. URL: http://scholar.google.com/
  • 17.  Keep track of your research  Keep Links to articles  Create bibliographies and reference lists  Insert formatted footnotes, endnotes into documents.  Multiple citation formats available
  • 18.  Refworks – licensed to BU students and faculty  Zotero – free online (Firefox)  Mendeley – free online Reference Management Tools Guide:
  • 19. URL:https://www.refworks.com/refworks2/default.aspx?r=authentication::init&groupcode=RW SUNYBinghamton
  • 20.  Go to the Libraries’ Research Help page: http://library.lib.binghamton.edu/research/inde x.html/  Select RefWorks  Create an account  Begin importing references  GroupCode: RWSUNYBinghamton
  • 21. 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/
  • 22.  Quick Start Guide: http://www.zotero.org/support/quick_start_guide  Adding References  Formatting  Creating Bibliographies
  • 23.  Social network  Reference Management tool  Cloud-based file storage for documents  Search interface to find articles  http://www.mendeley.com/
  • 24. Bookmarklet