More information on items mentioned in lecture:
Google Scholar Citations: include profiles for many researchers with citation and other impact data.
Lazy Scholar Browser Extension: Finds free scholarly full texts, metrics, and provides quick citation and sharing links automatically.
Libkey Nomad Browser Extension: Add direct links to articles in library-licensed databases.
ORCiD: Author profiles for researchers and article authors.
Illiad (Interlibrary Loan): Our library service that will provide access to items that we don't have full-text access to.
ACS - Citing Your Sources (Williams College)
Examples of how to cite common reference types.
ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication (online ebook)
This ebook has a wealth of information on how to cite materials and evaluate the chemical literature.
Manage and format article information for bibliographies, footnotes, etc.
1. Create an account on Mendeley.
2. Download Mendeley Citation Plug-in
(if you can) (Word, LibreOffice)
Allows you to insert citations into Word Documents.
3. Install the Mendeley Web Importer Chrome extension.
Allows you to import articles and references.
More Help: Getting Started with Mendeley video.
There are different tools to help you locate information in chemistry.
1. Encyclopedia: AccessScience
2. Journal article databases with structure and reaction search tools:
CAS Scifinder-n (You will get a link to register for this after the lecture. You can also email me for the registration link anytime.)
3. Journal article citation databases:
Web of Science
Pubchem Sketcher v2.4 - from the PubChem website (National Library of Medicine).
Chemspider - from the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Marvin (Chemaxon) - free for academic users.
Chem4Word (Microsoft) - compatible with Windows.