CHEM400 - Finding & Organising Information 2011

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UC Library’s specialised services for postgrads; key chemistry information resources and tools; database tips and tricks; keeping up-to-date; and using Endnote to make citations a breeze.

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  • Macs
  • Subject guideHeaps of info in How do I find…?Links from this talk will be on the course pageInformation librarian – contact me! In library, email, phone, meebo
  • 50 items60 days, subject to recall after 1 week – make sure you check or forward your uni email!request items (in library or out) & select pickup locationDVDs and leisure reading too!Self-issue
  • Department pays????$5 per item (+ $20 for urgent delivery)E-delivery journal articles; books longer
  • Check what dates the database covers (as well as what subjects/publishers).
  • Different databases, different modes of searching. Demo of OR, AND, NOT using Geodex cards. Google = keyword; ChemSpider = InChi;SciFinder = natural phrases; publisher databases = Boolean. Truncation, wildcards, phrase searching.
  • Search strategy excerpted from:Williams, Antony. ChemSpider and How The Wisdom Of The Crowds Can Improve The Quality Of Chemistry On The Internet.SlideShare. URL:http://www.slideshare.net/AntonyWilliams/chemspider-and-how-the-wisdom-of-the-crowds-can-improve-the-quality-of-chemistry-on-the-internet. Accessed: 2010-01-14. (Archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/5mmqVs0XT)
  • Manages your references – makes citing easy!Instruction at http://wiki.canterbury.ac.nz/display/LIBRARY/EndNoteTutorials available; also support from me and DaveEndNote X3 - install on your own computer
  • Find citations in a databaseExport to Endnote
  • Organise in EndnoteThousands of citation styles
  • Write your paper
  • CHEM400 - Finding & Organising Information 2011

    1. 1. Chemistry 400+<br />Finding & Organising Information<br />2011<br />
    2. 2. Liaison librarian<br />Deborah Fitchett<br /><ul><li>Chemistry
    3. 3. Chemical & Process Engineering
    4. 4. Physics</li></li></ul><li>Subject guide<br />
    5. 5. The Library<br />
    6. 6. We already know…<br />Journals, databases – SciFinder(have to log in - but it’s the best), Scopus, Science Direct <br />Use a variety of database because not all have the same articles<br />Can look up review/communication articles<br />
    7. 7. In 2011 we need to know…<br />Efficient searching for relevant articles<br />Hard to find synthetic methods<br />Citation for articles<br />Looking for spectra<br />
    8. 8. Borrowing<br /><ul><li> books
    9. 9. journals
    10. 10. theses
    11. 11. CDs
    12. 12. DVDs
    13. 13. restricted loan
    14. 14. fiction
    15. 15. …</li></ul>50<br />
    16. 16. Interloans<br />(image: world map of libraries)<br />
    17. 17. Theses<br />
    18. 18. Beyond the Library<br />
    19. 19. Finding information<br />
    20. 20. Licensed databases<br />
    21. 21. egSciFinder<br />the effect on humans of MTBE (methyl tert-butyl ether) (methyl tertiary butyl ether) in drinking water<br />
    22. 22. eg Web of Science<br />
    23. 23. eg Scopus<br />
    24. 24. eg Google Scholar<br />[…]<br />University of Canterbury<br />
    25. 25. Open Access<br />©<br />$<br />
    26. 26. OA – Open Notebook<br />
    27. 27. OA - Repositories<br />
    28. 28. OA - Journals<br />
    29. 29. OA – Databases 1<br />
    30. 30. OA – Databases 2<br />
    31. 31. OA – Databases 3<br />
    32. 32. Database Tips!<br />
    33. 33. Database Tips!<br />
    34. 34. Database Tips!<br />Excerpted from http://www.webcitation.org/5mmqVs0XT<br />
    35. 35. Database Tips!<br />
    36. 36. Database Tips!<br />
    37. 37. Citing<br />
    38. 38. Using Endnote - 1<br />
    39. 39. Using Endnote - 2<br />
    40. 40. Using Endnote - 3<br />
    41. 41. Things to remember<br />Register for SciFinderbefore visiting the first time<br />Citation alerts look useful for laterSciFinder = “Keep posted”Web of Science = “Search history”(signing up the first time can be a mission – Deborah can help)Scopus = “My alerts”<br />Open Notebook Science http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_Notebook_Science<br />
    42. 42. Contact me<br />EPS Library:<br />Usually: 8:30am – 4:30pm<br />Wednesday: 1pm – 9pm<br />364 2987 ext. 7147<br />deborah.fitchett@canterbury.ac.nz<br />
    43. 43. One-stop shop<br />http://canterbury.libguides.com/chem<br />

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