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  • Science and Engineering Resources: General Science Joseph Kraus Penrose Library Associate Professor Science and Engineering Reference Librarian January 10, 2011
  • The assigned readings  What did you think of:  Lina Ortega and Cecelia M. Brown, The Face of 21st Century Physical Science Librarianship, 2005, Science & Technology Libraries, 26 (2): 71-90,  The education and training needs of health librarians—the generalist versus specialist dilemma, Tatjana Petrinic and Christine Urquhart, 2007, Health Information & Libraries Journal, 24(3): 167-176.  Subject Knowledge in the Health Sciences Library 2005, J Med Libr Assoc. 93(4): 459–466.  Digital Libraries and Multi-Disciplinary Research Skills 2004, LIBRES 14(2). Section dealing with scholarly communication.
  • Readings for Next week are  Chapter 7 - Research in the sciences.pdf (found in Blackboard ―Content‖ area)  Information seeking behavior of academic scientists [PDF] JASIS&T, 58(14):2205–2225, 2007.  Information needs and information seeking in a biomedical research setting: a study of scientists and science administrators, J Med Libr Assoc. 2007 October; 95(4): 426–434.  Optional: Comparing Journal Use Between Biology Faculty and Undergraduate Students View slide
  • Assignment One is due Jan. 31st.  Hand out the assignment for general science, biological and life science literature. View slide
  • General Science Reference  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias  Handbooks  Guides to the Lit.  Directories  A&I Services  Journals and their abbreviations  Conferences
  • Dictionaries & Encyclopedias  McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms  Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology  Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary  Stedman's Medical Dictionary  McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology  AccessScience  Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia  Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology
  • Handbooks  Most handbooks are published for a specific subject area, but some are for a wide range of subjects.  CRC Materials Science and Engineering Handbook  Springer handbook of nanotechnology  Handbook of optical fibre sensing technology  Engineering Handbook  Civil Engineering Handbook  CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
  • Abbreviations and other difficulties  ATM story  Zebra Muscles? Mussels?  Encyclopedia of Mathematics?  Modelling the colour of behavioural organisations  Show chart from the RSC.
  • Guides to the Literature  A guide to the guides to the literature  http://libguides.du.edu/aecontent.php?pid=72721&sid=801941
  • Directories  Plunkett's  Some are online  American Men & Women of Science  Also online  Used to be called just American Men of Science
  •  http://www.flickr.com/photos/emmavanhecke/3546512338/
  • A&I Services  Web of Science / Web of Knowledge / Science Citation Index (SCI)  Scopus (from Elsevier)  SCImago  Biological Abstracts / BIOSIS  Medline / PubMED  Chemical Abstract Service (CAS)  Available to us through SciFinder  INSPEC  Astrophysics Data System (ADS)  MathSciNet (AMS)  ACM Guide to Computing Literature  Compendex / Engineering Index / Engineering Abstracts
  • Journals  Nature  Science  PNAS  AJ, ApJ  PRA, PRB, PRC, PRD, PRL  JACS  Annual Reviews  Annals of the NYAS
  • Journal Abbreviations & Title changes  TLAs and FLAs  CASSI  http://cassi.cas.org/search.jsp  Periodical Title Abbreviations: By Abbreviation  http://bianca.penlib.du.edu/record=b1965692
  • Conferences and Associations  IEEE  IET (used to be called IEE)  ACM  Geological Society of America (GSA)  AGU  American Society for Microbiology (ASM)  APS  APS  Lots more…
  • Associations for Librarians  SLA  DPAM  DST  DBio  DChem, etc.  ALA / ACRL  STS  MLA  ASEE  AAAS  CAL
  • Journals, mags and blogs for science librarians  Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship (ISTL)  Science and Technology Libraries  JASIST  Online Magazine  Confessions of a Science Librarian  http://scientopia.org/blogs/christinaslisrant/  http://undergraduatesciencelibrarian.wordpress.com/  A bunch are aggregated at http://friendfeed.com/scitech-librarians