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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
    • Assignment One is due Jan. 31 st .
      • Hand out the assignment for general science, biological and life science literature.
    • 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