The lists of new books and journals added to the libraries’ collections during the month of June 2014 are now available. This month’s book list includes book cover images for many items, and links to Amazon to allow you to browse the books electronically. Please note that we provide no guarantee that Amazon has contracted with the publisher to allow viewers to browse specific books.
The CODA CampusPubs database will be undergoing maintenance on Friday 7/4 and may be unavailable for parts of the day. Other CODA databases including CaltechAUTHORS and CaltechTHESIS will be unaffected by this outage.
Chemical Information Resources
This class will provide a brief introduction to the resources available here at Caltech for chemical sciences research. General library services, specialized databases (including SciFinder and Reaxys) and reference materials will be covered.
Please feel free to bring your own laptop to follow along with the demonstrations.
Tuesday, July 1
Sherman Fairchild Library, Lab 326
SFX/Caltech Connect maintenance has been completed and all services are back up.
SFX/Caltech Connect will be down for maintenance on Monday, June30th from 5am to 8am. Availability will be announced via the Library website when back up.
EndNote Web and Researcher ID will be down for maintenance starting at 6pm Saturday, June 21st, for approximately 15 hours. More information can be found on twitter @EndNoteStatus.
This session will introduce several crystallographic resources and databases available at Caltech. Larry Henling, MPS (Staff Crystallographer) will provide an introduction to using the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD), and along with Dr. Michael Takase (X-Ray Facility Director) will answer any questions about the CSD and using the facility. Examples of finding crystallographic data in both specialty databases (such as the ICSD) and general chemistry databases (such as SciFinder) will be also covered.
Wednesday, June 25
Sherman Fairchild Library, Multimedia Conference Room 328
The May 2014 database update has been applied to the library server version of the Cambridge Structural Database System (CCDC). This update also contains a new Mogul data library and enriches some of the content of the previous Feb. 2014 update. For more information about the system, see ccdc.caltech.edu.
Caltech faculty, staff, and students are reminded that the CSDS is also available for download and installation on individual Windows, MacOS, or Linux workstations from software.caltech.edu. The 2014 edition is currently available from that site.
Millikan and Dabney will close at 8pm; SFL is still 24/7, but a Caltech ID card is required at midnight. For more information, see our Library Hours page.
SFL, Millikan, and Dabney Libraries/Institute Archives closed for Commencement June 13th 9:30am – noon
SFL, Millikan, and Dabney libraries/Institute Archives will be closed for all users for commencement Friday morning, June 13th, from 9:30am to noon.