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http://lib.fit.eduResearch Guides collect themost usefuldatabases, referencematerials, Internet sites, andother tools for ...
Each disciplinecontains bothgeneral andcourse-specificguides.
These are the Library’s bestresources for chemistrystudents, organized by type.
Use the Articles &Databases tab to findjournal articles aboutyour topic.
Use the Internet Sites tab tofind information aboutsynthesizing your substance.
Let’s start with Articles& Databases.          SciFinder lets you search for          information related to          biol...
Log in with TRACKS.
ALWAYS access                       SciFinder from the                       Evans Library website                       t...
Log in.
Accept the termsof use: SciFinder isfor educational useonly.
Explore ReferencesSearch by options                      Type in chemical name, common                      name (aspirin)...
Choose results that contain theexact term as entered, or thosethat contain the “concept.” Ifyou choose concepts, SciFinder...
Click the Analyze byoptions to sort results.   Click the Full Text link to   find your article in a   database, or to subm...
This article was found                        in three of the Evans                        Library’s databases.        Cli...
Download the PDF.
If the item was not found in the        Evans Library collection, you could        request it via Interlibrary Loan.Help!
You will need to create anILLiad account the first timethat you use it, and log inwith TRACKS each time.                  ...
Check that all information                is correct.Type “0” in the Maximumcost you will paybox, scroll down, and clickSu...
To gather the  information you need  to synthesize your  substance…1. Mark pertinent articles.                  2. Send to...
3. Explore Substances.
5. Type substance                                name and click4. Select Substance             Search.   Identifier to sea...
Explore Substances4. Choose Chemical   Structure to   draw your   substance.                     5. Draw your substance   ...
6. Click Substance Detail to   view CAS information.
CAS information foryour substance
7. Hover over structure   and click arrows for   more options.
8. Click Synthesize this…
You may see several methods to synthesize your substance.An overview showsmore information.       An icon shows which     ...
9. Select the process   that you will use.                        10. Click Send to SciPlanner.                           ...
References, substances, and reactions appear inseparate tabs here.
12. In each tab, Ctrl +    Click, and drag references    and reactions to the    workspace.
This substance iscommerciallyavailable…        This isn’t – synthesize it!
13. Hover over, click the    arrows, Synthesize    this…
This process includes foursteps, but is made fromcommercially availablesubstances. 14. Send to SciPlanner!
15. Ctrl + Click, and drag    the reaction to the    workspace.
16. Select matching    compounds, drag and drop    to overlap them, resulting    in one continuous process.
17. Select Workspace and    then Print to PDF.
18. Type a title, and then    click Print.
The PDF includes anoverview diagram of thereactions, plus thestages of each reaction.
19. To export    references, click    Workspace and then    Export.
20. Choose Citations, name    your file, and then click    Export.
21. Save the .ris file (usually    to the Downloads folder).
22. Log in to RefWorks    from the library    website (lib.fit.edu).
23. Click References and    then Import.
24. In Data Source and Database                                         fields, select RIS Format, and                    ...
26. View the Last Imported    Folder to check your    references.
27. Click the Edit icon to    correct    punctuation, capitalizatio    n, etc.These references appearin two folders.
28. To print a bibliography for    your paper, choose    Bibliography and then    Create.
29. Choose an appropriate    formatting style, and    choose the folder that    contains your references.
Your references areready to be copied andpasted into your paper!
Use the Internet Sites tab tofind more information aboutsynthesizing your substance.                      Aldrich Chemistr...
Search for your substance…Click item number to view substanceinformation, pricing, and availability.
Properties             Prices!
Organic Syntheses gives you"reliable methods for thepreparation of organiccompounds."
The start page gives you   some information about   the site and what you can   do with it.Structure search requires theCh...
Read the hazardwarning, and click Acceptand Continue.
Enter your search terms – just thesubstance name should work foryour assignment – and clickSearch.
Click the article title orthe PDF link for yourresults.
Results contain yourstructure and procedure.
Find LOTS of SciFinder tutorials and information:http://www.cas.org/support/scifi/tutorials.html(www.cas.org > support and...
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    1. 1. John H. Evans Library & Learning Commons L IBRARY R ESOURCES FOR C HEMISTRY S TUDENTS
    2. 2. http://lib.fit.eduResearch Guides collect themost usefuldatabases, referencematerials, Internet sites, andother tools for your field ofstudy in one convenientresource.
    3. 3. Each disciplinecontains bothgeneral andcourse-specificguides.
    4. 4. These are the Library’s bestresources for chemistrystudents, organized by type.
    5. 5. Use the Articles &Databases tab to findjournal articles aboutyour topic.
    6. 6. Use the Internet Sites tab tofind information aboutsynthesizing your substance.
    7. 7. Let’s start with Articles& Databases. SciFinder lets you search for information related to biology, biochemistry, chemis try, chemical engineering, marine biology, oceanography, and physics.
    8. 8. Log in with TRACKS.
    9. 9. ALWAYS access SciFinder from the Evans Library website to authenticate your account. Create an account if you don’t have one, being sure to use your FIT email address.If you have anaccount, log in withyour SciFinderusername andpassword.
    10. 10. Log in.
    11. 11. Accept the termsof use: SciFinder isfor educational useonly.
    12. 12. Explore ReferencesSearch by options Type in chemical name, common name (aspirin), commercial name (Leukeran), or CAS registry number to find articles. Limit options
    13. 13. Choose results that contain theexact term as entered, or thosethat contain the “concept.” Ifyou choose concepts, SciFinderwill retrieve the enteredterms, synonymous terms, orsimilar terms within the record.
    14. 14. Click the Analyze byoptions to sort results. Click the Full Text link to find your article in a database, or to submit an interlibrary loan request.
    15. 15. This article was found in three of the Evans Library’s databases. Click the Article link to retrieve the article from one of our databases. You may also click the Journal link to search for other articles.Help!
    16. 16. Download the PDF.
    17. 17. If the item was not found in the Evans Library collection, you could request it via Interlibrary Loan.Help!
    18. 18. You will need to create anILLiad account the first timethat you use it, and log inwith TRACKS each time. Article information should appear here… if it does not, go back to the holdings information and click the Submit an Interlibrary Loan request via ILLiad link onceHelp! again.
    19. 19. Check that all information is correct.Type “0” in the Maximumcost you will paybox, scroll down, and clickSubmit Request.
    20. 20. To gather the information you need to synthesize your substance…1. Mark pertinent articles. 2. Send to SciPlanner.
    21. 21. 3. Explore Substances.
    22. 22. 5. Type substance name and click4. Select Substance Search. Identifier to search by name. OR…
    23. 23. Explore Substances4. Choose Chemical Structure to draw your substance. 5. Draw your substance with the drag/drop editor, then click OK.
    24. 24. 6. Click Substance Detail to view CAS information.
    25. 25. CAS information foryour substance
    26. 26. 7. Hover over structure and click arrows for more options.
    27. 27. 8. Click Synthesize this…
    28. 28. You may see several methods to synthesize your substance.An overview showsmore information. An icon shows which substances in the process are commercially available.
    29. 29. 9. Select the process that you will use. 10. Click Send to SciPlanner. 11. Click SciPlanner.
    30. 30. References, substances, and reactions appear inseparate tabs here.
    31. 31. 12. In each tab, Ctrl + Click, and drag references and reactions to the workspace.
    32. 32. This substance iscommerciallyavailable… This isn’t – synthesize it!
    33. 33. 13. Hover over, click the arrows, Synthesize this…
    34. 34. This process includes foursteps, but is made fromcommercially availablesubstances. 14. Send to SciPlanner!
    35. 35. 15. Ctrl + Click, and drag the reaction to the workspace.
    36. 36. 16. Select matching compounds, drag and drop to overlap them, resulting in one continuous process.
    37. 37. 17. Select Workspace and then Print to PDF.
    38. 38. 18. Type a title, and then click Print.
    39. 39. The PDF includes anoverview diagram of thereactions, plus thestages of each reaction.
    40. 40. 19. To export references, click Workspace and then Export.
    41. 41. 20. Choose Citations, name your file, and then click Export.
    42. 42. 21. Save the .ris file (usually to the Downloads folder).
    43. 43. 22. Log in to RefWorks from the library website (lib.fit.edu).
    44. 44. 23. Click References and then Import.
    45. 45. 24. In Data Source and Database fields, select RIS Format, and then browse for your .ris file.25. If you have set up a specific folder for your course, you can import references directly into it here.
    46. 46. 26. View the Last Imported Folder to check your references.
    47. 47. 27. Click the Edit icon to correct punctuation, capitalizatio n, etc.These references appearin two folders.
    48. 48. 28. To print a bibliography for your paper, choose Bibliography and then Create.
    49. 49. 29. Choose an appropriate formatting style, and choose the folder that contains your references.
    50. 50. Your references areready to be copied andpasted into your paper!
    51. 51. Use the Internet Sites tab tofind more information aboutsynthesizing your substance. Aldrich Chemistry Products is where you’ll find pricing info for making your substance.
    52. 52. Search for your substance…Click item number to view substanceinformation, pricing, and availability.
    53. 53. Properties Prices!
    54. 54. Organic Syntheses gives you"reliable methods for thepreparation of organiccompounds."
    55. 55. The start page gives you some information about the site and what you can do with it.Structure search requires theChemDraw plugin, which youcan install at home. Keywordsearching gives you synthesisinformation.
    56. 56. Read the hazardwarning, and click Acceptand Continue.
    57. 57. Enter your search terms – just thesubstance name should work foryour assignment – and clickSearch.
    58. 58. Click the article title orthe PDF link for yourresults.
    59. 59. Results contain yourstructure and procedure.
    60. 60. Find LOTS of SciFinder tutorials and information:http://www.cas.org/support/scifi/tutorials.html(www.cas.org > support and training > SciFinder) Thank you! For more information, please contact me: hmiller@fit.edu Evans Library 302
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