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On-Site Reference Services and Outreach: Setting Up Shop Where Our Patrons Live
Electronic, full-text resources and on-line forms have become ever more established in most organizations. As a result, foot traffic in libraries has significantly decreased leading to fewer opportunities for personal ...
Searching Coordination and Organometallic Compounds 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 coordination compounds including organometallics. ...
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 ...
Evaluating Journals/Databases: Saving Money: Old and New Tools
The presentation reviews what metrics and considerations go into journal and database evaluation, especially cancellation decisions, in light of tight or declining library budget. Cost per use is becoming the dominant ...
Three Success Stories
(SLA Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics Division, 2015-04-29)
The presenter discusses the three most successful outreach methods he has used during his 14 years at the University at Buffalo. The keys to success will be described in some detail. 1) A one-on-one lunch with every new ...
ThermoLit: NIST Literature Report Builder for Thermophysical and Thermochemical Property Measurements
(Association of College and Research Libraries, Science & Technology Section, 2018-03-23)
In simplest terms, the ThermoLit database is a literature reference search overlay to the latest incarnation of the massive Thermodynamics Research Center (TRC) data sets that were compiled over several decades and have ...
Citing of Industry Standards in Scholarly Publications
Industry standards are used in many disciplines, including science and technology areas. To date, little research has been conducted regarding the citing of standards in scholarly publications. The aim of this study was ...
Finding Physical Properties of Chemicals: A Practical Guide for Scientists, Engineers, and Librarians. [Revision 3]
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. ...
Evaluating Collections & Saving Money: Old and New Tools
This present discusses evaluation of journal and database subscriptions by means of a faculty survey, subject fund reallocations, shift of material off-site, and evaluating databases in an environment when so many use just Google.