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Science On The Web

  1. 1. Science on the Web
  2. 2. Science Search Engines <ul><li>Scitalks : Includes links to science videos, blogs, and upcoming events </li></ul><ul><li>SCIRUS: Scirus is a comprehensive science-specific search engine enabling anyone searching for scientific information to locate university sites and find reports and articles quickly and easily. </li></ul><ul><li>ScientificCommons.org: Provides access to scientific knowledge on the internet. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Science Portals <ul><li>Science.gov: Science.gov is a gateway to over 50 million pages of authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. government agencies, including research and development results. </li></ul><ul><li>NIST (National Institute of Science & Technology): From automated teller machines and atomic clocks to mammograms and semiconductors, innumerable products and services rely in some way on technology, measurement, and standards provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. </li></ul><ul><li>NTIS (National Technical Information Service): The National Technical Information Service serves as the largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Open Access Science Journals <ul><li>PLoS (Public Library of Science): A nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.plos.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BioMed Central: An independent publishing house committed to providing immediate open access to peer-reviewed biomedical research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.biomedcentral.com </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Open Access Science Journals <ul><li>PubMed Central: PubMed Central is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), developed and managed by NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM). </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/index.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals): This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals in numerous subjects and languages. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.doaj.org </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Science Journals <ul><li>Google Scholar: A simple way to search for scholarly literature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is a broad, keyword search. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search diverse sources from one convenient place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find papers, abstracts and citations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Locate the complete paper through your library or on the web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn about key papers in any area of research </li></ul></ul><ul><li>And there’s something else it does… </li></ul>
  7. 7. Did You Know? That several databases available through the Federal Government are available for free online? That’s right! AGRICOLA, PubMed, PubChem, Genome, OMIM, and NCBI Bookshelf are available for free-though not necessarily full text.
  8. 8. Free Books! (most of the time) <ul><li>Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://scholar.google.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Google Books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://books.google.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NCBI Bookshelf </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=books </li></ul></ul><ul><li>US GPO Access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.gpoaccess.gov/ </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Images <ul><li>Images from the History of Medicine http://wwwihm.nlm.nih.gov/ </li></ul><ul><li>Wellcome Images http://images.wellcome.ac.uk/ </li></ul><ul><li>SciencePhotoLibrary http://www.sciencephoto.com/galleries/royaltyfree.html </li></ul><ul><li>Earth Science World Image Bank http://www.earthscienceworld.org/imagebank/ </li></ul><ul><li>NASA Image Gallery http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/ </li></ul>
  10. 10. Science Blogs <ul><li>Nature Blogs: One of the most respected journals in the sciences, has a series of blogs on technology and the sciences. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.nature.com/blogs/index.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AAAS News Blog: The American Association for the Advancement of Science, publisher of Science (the other heavy-hitter of science publications) has a news blog. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://news.aaas.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wired Science Blog: http://blog.wired.com/wiredscience/ </li></ul>
  11. 11. Podcasts <ul><li>WSU Science Libraries Podcasts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/science/podcast.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Science Times (New York Times) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.nytimes.com/ref/multimedia/podcasts.html#science </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Science Podcasts (AAAS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.sciencemag.org/multimedia/podcast/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NASA Podcasts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://science.nasa.gov/podcast.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Boston Museum of Science Podcasts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.mos.org/events_activities/podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nature Podcasts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.nature.com/nature/podcast/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NPR Science Friday Podcasts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.npr.org/rss/podcast.php?id=510221 </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Cool Tools <ul><li>Sure you can Google Earth, did you know you can Google other planets? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Mars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Sky </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Earth extensions: add-ons for most of the solar system </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Got del.icio.us? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WSU Science Links Virtual_Science_Librarian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MIT Science Libraries http://libraries.mit.edu/help/virtualref/cloud.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Got Firefox, but haven’t upgraded to 3 yet? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open URL Referrer: Converts bibliographic citations to URLs. Compatible with Google Scholar, Google News Archive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/4150 </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Karenann Jurecki </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>131 Owen Library </li></ul><ul><li>AIM: JKarenann </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo: k.jurecki </li></ul>

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