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Percentile-Based Journal Impact Factors: A Neglected Collection Development Metric
(Association of College and Research Libraries * Science and Technology Section, 2009-04)
Various normalization techniques to transform journal impact factors (JIFs) into a standard scale or range of values have been reported a number of times in the literature, but have seldom been part of collection development ...
Finding Physical Properties of Chemicals: A Practical Guide for Scientists, Engineers, and Librarians. [Revised]
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. ...
Onsite Reference and Instruction Services: Setting Up Shop Where Our Patrons Live
(American Library Association, 2007)
Electronic, full-text resources and online forms have become ever more established in most ibraries. As a result, foot traffic has significantly decreased, leading to fewer opportunities for personal contact between ...
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 ...
Outreach Focusing on Research Teams – Presentation Notes
Presentation notes on a very successful outreach to the Chemistry and Physics Departments involving setting up meetings with each research team and working through search example drawn directly from their most current ...
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 ...