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Library Workshop: IEEE Xplore: Tuesday, November 9

IEEE Xplore

Covers the IEEE Xplore interface and will include insider tips on search strategy and how to take advantage of the latest value-added features.  Faculty, students, librarians, and other technical researchers who have an interest in IEEE Xplore will want to attend.  This is approximately a one hour session and will cover:

- How to save searches, set-up alerts and other personalization features
- New, easy-to-navigate design
- New search engine and how it works including advanced search options
- Improved search tools–refine and drill down into searches by multiple criteria
- How to search by author affiliation, including academic, government or corporate
- Improved browse options — browse by subject, most popular or what’s new
- Enhanced online support tools

Tuesday, November 9

2:00-3:00pm

Sherman Fairchild Library, Multimedia Conference Room 328

Register:  http://library.caltech.edu/forms/cls-classes.php

Library Workshop: Copyright and Your Publications: Thursday, November 4

Copyright and Your Publications

Confused by all the copyright forms you have to fill out for the publishers?
Do you wish you could retain control over your own work?  Anyone who is planning to write and/or publish articles, books or theses will find something useful in this workshop.

Thursday, November 4

2:00-3:00pm

Sherman Fairchild Library, Multimedia Conference Room 328

Register:  http://library.caltech.edu/forms/cls-classes.php

Library Workshop: EndNote for Beginners: Thursday, October 28

EndNote For Beginners

Are you writing a research paper or ready to start your thesis? Want an easy way to store, manage and search for bibliographic references? EndNote for Beginners may be just the quick start session you need. Learn what EndNote is and the basics of how it can work for you to organize the articles you’re reading and create bibliographies within a word processing document.  We’ll cover how to get your references into EndNote and what to do with them once they’re there.

Thursday, October 28

2:00-3:00pm

Sherman Fairchild Library, Multimedia Conference Room

Register:  http://library.caltech.edu/forms/cls-classes.php

Library Workshop: CODA: If you publish, you need CaltechAUTHORS: Tuesday, October 19

CODA: If you publish, you need CaltechAUTHORS

CaltechAUTHORS, http://authors.library.caltech.edu,  is an institutional repository providing free access to articles written by, with, or in close association with Caltech professorial faculty. Come and see how quickly and easily author postprints (author-formatted, post-peer review and copy-edited) can be uploaded and made easily retrievable by a global audience.

Tuesday October 19

2:00-3:00pm

Sherman Fairchild Library, Multimedia Conference Room 328

Register:  http://library.caltech.edu/forms/cls-classes.php

Library Workshop: Reaxys, DiscoveryGate and SciFinder Web: Thursday, October 14

Reaxys/DiscoveryGate/SciFinder Web presented by Dana Roth

Thursday, October 14

2:00-3:00pm

Sherman Fairchild Library, Multimedia Conference Room 328

Reaxys:

The new web interface to Beilstein, Gmelin and Elsevier’s Patent Chemistry database.

It runs on both MACs and PCs and will replace both the Crossfire client software and DiscoveryGate access at the end of 2010.

Caltech will continue to have access to Beilstein and Gmelin thru all three interfaces until then.

DiscoveryGate:

A search/display interface to a multi-database collection that includes both Beilstein and Gmelin thru 2010.

It also includes numerous specialty databases (such as MDDR, Comprehensive Medicinal Chemistry, NCI database) that can be searched individually or as a group.

SciFinder Web:

The new web interface to SciFinder (Chemical Abstracts Service).

In addition to chemistry and chemical engineering, SciFinder’s coverage extends to the chemical aspects of biology, environmental engineering, geology, materials science, medicine, and physics.

It runs on both MACs and PCs and will replace the SciFinder Scholar client in June 2011.

Register:  http://library.caltech.edu/forms/cls-classes.php

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