Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Library Orientation 2010<br />
Objectives<br />Know how to:<br />Find library services from our library web sites <br />Borrow library materials<br />Use...
Objective 1Getting started with using the library<br />
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/CHEM/instruction/orientation/chemlibguide2010.pdf<br />
UCB Library<br />29 libraries<br />7th largest<br />
Borrow books<br />with your Cal 1 card<br />
Use library’s electronic resources from off-campus<br />By setting up the proxy server or VPN<br />
Explore library websites<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/CHEM/<br />
Objective 2Finding information at the Library<br />All	Ask a question <br />Researchers	consider Resources<br />Should	Sea...
1. Ask a question<br />Phrase a question <br />Think of alternative terms to broaden or focus your research<br />
Who? 	author, reagent, product, intermediate<br />What? process, phenomenon<br />Where? conditions<br />When?date, time<br...
Think about the answers<br />What should they be like?<br />What level of detail?<br />For example, properties, data, raw ...
2. Consider resources<br />
3. Search<br />
Check if it’s available<br />e-journals<br />E-Journal titles A-Z <br />http://ucelinks.cdlib.org:8888/sfx_ucb/a-z/default...
To find journal articles or chemical data on topic X<br />Search databases and indexes.  For example,<br />SciFinder Schol...
Chemical data and properties<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/CHEM/<br />
4. Retrieve<br />
5. Cite, Write, Manage<br />Labaree, D.C.; Reynolds, T.Y.; Hochberg, R.B. Estradiol-l6α-carboxylic Acid Esters as <br />Lo...
Collect citations<br />
Write citations in your paper and create bibliographies<br />
Write citations in your paper and create bibliographies<br />
Organize, sync, and share citations<br />
Writing tips<br />ACS Style Guide for preparing citations<br />Check the Library Guide for writing resources<br />Piled Hi...
molecule editor software <br />Download through http://scistore.cambridgesoft.com/sitelicense.cfm?sid=931<br />For questio...
Save money, avoid library fines<br />
Tips as you embark on graduate studies<br />
St. Paul’s Cathedral surrounded by smoke after an air raid<br />World War II<br />
Research as a habit<br />15 minutes a day<br />
Fight the impostor effect<br />The dangers of feeling like a fake -- Kets de Vries MFR. Harvard business review on bringin...
Responses to the impostoreffect<br />Basketball team analogy<br />remember where you come from, and try not to compare you...
Take it easy<br />fight self-doubt and perfectionism<br />set limits<br />cultivate a support network<br />
Haiku summary<br />A. R. S. R. C.plus Guide to find chem info – visit us for help.<br />
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Orientation 2010 to the Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Library, UC Berkeley

  1. 1. Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Library Orientation 2010<br />
  2. 2. Objectives<br />Know how to:<br />Find library services from our library web sites <br />Borrow library materials<br />Use library electronic resources from home/off-campus<br />Use the ARSRC mnemonic and the Chemistry Library Guide for chemical information research<br />Reflect upon tips for success at Berkeley<br />
  3. 3. Objective 1Getting started with using the library<br />
  4. 4. http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/CHEM/instruction/orientation/chemlibguide2010.pdf<br />
  5. 5.
  6. 6. UCB Library<br />29 libraries<br />7th largest<br />
  7. 7. Borrow books<br />with your Cal 1 card<br />
  8. 8. Use library’s electronic resources from off-campus<br />By setting up the proxy server or VPN<br />
  9. 9. Explore library websites<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/CHEM/<br />
  10. 10. Objective 2Finding information at the Library<br />All Ask a question <br />Researchers consider Resources<br />Should Search<br />Recognize Retrieve<br />Cal Cite, Manage, and Write<br />
  11. 11. 1. Ask a question<br />Phrase a question <br />Think of alternative terms to broaden or focus your research<br />
  12. 12. Who? author, reagent, product, intermediate<br />What? process, phenomenon<br />Where? conditions<br />When?date, time<br />Why? explanations, details<br />How? requirements, limits<br />I keep six honest serving-men<br />(They taught me all I knew);<br />Their names are What and Why and When<br />And How and Where and Who.<br />Rudyard Kipling, "Just So Stories" (1902) - "The Elephant's Child"<br />
  13. 13. Think about the answers<br />What should they be like?<br />What level of detail?<br />For example, properties, data, raw data, procedures, background reviews<br />
  14. 14. 2. Consider resources<br />
  15. 15. 3. Search<br />
  16. 16.
  17. 17. Check if it’s available<br />e-journals<br />E-Journal titles A-Z <br />http://ucelinks.cdlib.org:8888/sfx_ucb/a-z/default<br />Books and journals at UCB<br />OskiCat catalog<br />http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/<br />Books and journals at <br />other UC campuses<br />Melvyl catalog<br />http://berkeley.worldcat.org/<br />Databases and indexes<br />Electronic Resources Finder<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/find/types/electronic_resources.html<br />
  18. 18. To find journal articles or chemical data on topic X<br />Search databases and indexes. For example,<br />SciFinder Scholar<br />Gmelin<br />Beilstein<br />Web of Science<br />Google Scholar<br />PubMed<br />PubChem<br />Compendex<br />INSPEC<br />Find them through the:<br />Chemistry Library home page <br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/CHEM/<br />Electronic Resources Finder<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/find/types/electronic_resources.html<br />
  19. 19. Chemical data and properties<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/CHEM/<br />
  20. 20. 4. Retrieve<br />
  21. 21. 5. Cite, Write, Manage<br />Labaree, D.C.; Reynolds, T.Y.; Hochberg, R.B. Estradiol-l6α-carboxylic Acid Esters as <br />Locally Active Estrogens. J. Med Chem. 2001,44, 1802-1814. <br />Bibliographic management tools<br />Free<br />http://www.zotero.org/<br />Get your free account via<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/CHEM/ref_end.html<br />for purchase<br />
  22. 22. Collect citations<br />
  23. 23. Write citations in your paper and create bibliographies<br />
  24. 24. Write citations in your paper and create bibliographies<br />
  25. 25. Organize, sync, and share citations<br />
  26. 26. Writing tips<br />ACS Style Guide for preparing citations<br />Check the Library Guide for writing resources<br />Piled Higher and Deeper for a writing break<br />
  27. 27. molecule editor software <br />Download through http://scistore.cambridgesoft.com/sitelicense.cfm?sid=931<br />For questions and support, contact Kathy Durkin, durkin@berkeley.edu<br />
  28. 28. Save money, avoid library fines<br />
  29. 29. Tips as you embark on graduate studies<br />
  30. 30. St. Paul’s Cathedral surrounded by smoke after an air raid<br />World War II<br />
  31. 31.
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  33. 33. Research as a habit<br />15 minutes a day<br />
  34. 34. Fight the impostor effect<br />The dangers of feeling like a fake -- Kets de Vries MFR. Harvard business review on bringing your whole self to work. Boston : Harvard Business School Pub., 2008. pp. 149-168<br />
  35. 35. Responses to the impostoreffect<br />Basketball team analogy<br />remember where you come from, and try not to compare yourself<br />Voltaire – “Le mieuxestl'ennemi du bien.”<br />The better is the enemy of the good.<br />Don’t let the PERFECT be the enemy of the GOOD.<br />Sometimes, nobody realizes your mistakes as much as you do.<br />
  36. 36. Take it easy<br />fight self-doubt and perfectionism<br />set limits<br />cultivate a support network<br />
  37. 37. Haiku summary<br />A. R. S. R. C.plus Guide to find chem info – visit us for help.<br />

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