Science and Engineering Resources:Physics and Astronomy Joseph Kraus Penrose Library Associate Professor Science and Engineering Reference Librarian February 14, 2011
Concerns with Assignment Two 1A. Degrees what? 1B. Search for CAS-RN with the hyphens. 5A. Physica B+C is not in Penrose for 1980. 5B. Minus Zero for the cite to the Molecular Informatics journal. URLs – Don’t just cut and past the URL from the browser bar.
The assigned readings What did you think of: Scholarly research and information practices: a domain analytic approach Relying on electronic journals: Reading patterns of astronomers Optional - National study of information seeking behavior of academic researchers in the United States Another optional - International Year of Astronomy (IYA 2009): Selected Resources
Readings for next week are Read one of these two: Fowler Book Chapter (PDF in Bb, print in Ref.) Tucker Book Chapter (PDF in Bb, print in Ref.) Accessibility and Use of Information Sources Among Computer Scientists and Software Engineers in Israel Scholarly publishing in the Internet age: a citation analysis of computer science literature
The assignment due February 28th Hand out the assignment for mathematics and computer science resources.
Housekeeping Presentation topics: go to http://lis4375.wetpaint.com/ Please contribute or comment on the blog. I will provide a chance for extra credit if needed.
Demo Physics and Astro Resourceshttp://adsabs.harvard.edu/ads_abstracts.html