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Chemistry Literature Searching: The Power-Lap edition (part 1)

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Chemistry Literature Searching: The Power-Lap edition (part 1)

  1. 1. Chemistry Literature SearchingThe Power-Lap edition for CHEM381 – 2012 Day 1
  2. 2. Power Lap! Chemical data
  3. 3. Last year we learnt…
  4. 4. We still want to learn…
  5. 5. We’ll cover…Week 1  ChemSpider (done! )  What the Literature is  The Research Process  Google Scholar  SciFinder (part 1)Week 2  SciFinder (part 2)  Web of Science  Other data sources (Prices, MSDS)  Citing in ACS style
  6. 6. The Literature You
  7. 7. The Research ProcessDefine your topic What information do you need? Who would have written about it? Where? Find information Judge it – is it reliable? relevant? – does it point in new directions? – is it enough? or do you still need more? Analyse and synthesise Cite all sources!
  8. 8. Where to start?http://library.canterbury.ac.nz/chem
  9. 9. Power Lap! The Literature
  10. 10. Questions
  11. 11. Homework! Register for SciFinder (See the video on the subject guide) Find 1 article Pick a question suggested by the article (You can change your question later!)
  12. 12. Slides and videohttp://library.canterbury.ac.nz/chem
  13. 13. Contact me Chat Meet Email

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