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Open Data, Open Properties, Open Everything?
A general overview of open data in the field of chemistry. It particularly emphasizes open property, crystallographic, and spectral data.
Turning Educational Standards/Recommendations into Information Fluency Courses: A Case Study
In October, 2005, the American Physical Society/American Association of Physics Teachers Joint Task Force on Graduate Education released a report in October 2005 recommending that physics departments "require communications ...
Searching Inorganic Substances in SciFinder
(Association of College and Research Libraries/Science and Technology Section, 2011)
The primary goal of this article is to assist researchers and librarians to accurately and completely search Chemical Abstracts Service's (CAS) SciFinder web-based system for inorganic substances, excepting coordination ...
SciFinder Scholar 2006: An Empirical Analysis of Research Topic Query Processing
(American Chemical Society, 2006-03)
Topical search queries in SciFinder Scholar are processed through an extensive set of natural language processing algorithms that greatly enhance the relevance and comprehensiveness of the search results. Little detailed ...
Managing Tradeoffs in the Electronic Age
An overview of the development of electronic resources over the past three decades is provided, discussing key features, disadvantages, and benefits of traditional online databases and CD-ROM and Web-based resources. This ...
Author Identification Systems [Tips from the Experts]
(Association of College and Research Libraries/Science and Technology Section, 2009)
Many efforts are currently underway to disambiguate author names and assign unique identification numbers so that publications by a given scholar can be reliably grouped together. This paper reviews a number of operational ...
A&I, full text, and open access: prophecy from the trenches.
(Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers, 2009-01-09)
This invited essay predicts the demise of most traditional abstracting and indexing services, i.e. finding tools. Free finding tools continue to improve and gain significant mind share among library patrons. Library budgets ...
William Russell: Jazz Lover, Collector, and Musicologist: An Annotated Bibliography.
(Historic New Orleans Collection, Williams Research Center., 2012-11-30)
Born Russell William Wagner in 1905, William (Bill) Russell was a violinist; an avant-garde composer deeply interested in percussion; accompanist to a touring puppet troupe; a meticulous musical-instrument repairman; a ...
Open Access Citation Advantage: An Annotated Bibliography.
(Association of College and Research Libraries/Science and Technology Section, 2010)
This annotated bibliography lists studies and review articles that examine whether open access (OA) articles receive more citations than equivalent subscription; i.e., toll access (TA) articles. The bibliography is divided ...
Finding Physical Properties of Chemicals: A Practical Guide for Scientists, Engineers, and Librarians
Free Internet resources that provide a significant amount of physical property information are critically reviewed. These free Web sites cannot totally replace classic print sources and online subscription databases. ...