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.
Accept the termsof use: SciFinder isfor educational useonly.
Explore ReferencesSearch by options Type in chemical name, common name (aspirin), commercial name (Leukeran), or CAS registry number to find articles. Limit options
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.
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.
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!
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. 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.
Check that all information is correct.Type “0” in the Maximumcost you will paybox, scroll down, and clickSubmit Request.
To gather the information you need to synthesize your substance…1. Mark pertinent articles. 2. Send to SciPlanner.
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.
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 Chemistry Products is where you’ll find pricing info for making your substance.
Search for your substance…Click item number to view substanceinformation, pricing, and availability.
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 theChemDraw plugin, which youcan install at home. Keywordsearching gives you synthesisinformation.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Evans Library 302
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