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Swain Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Library

Science & Engineering Libraries - Workshops

Workshops being held September 27 - October 3, 2015 are below. Also see: Fall 2015 Workshop Schedule for the Science & Engineering Libraries.

xSearch allows you to search up to 250+ resources at one time. Resources include full-text searching of ebooks and ejournals, databases, patents, dissertations, news, datasets, streaming media, plus more.  Learn search tips, how to set up alerts, and how create your own customized search engine. Location: Swain Library Training Area.
Dates: Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 2:00-3:00pm
            Thursday, October 1, 2015, Noon-1:00

Finding Articles When All Else Fails
Covers effective use of Google Scholar, Scopus, Web of Science and xSearch for research. Location: Huang 203.
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 30, 11:30 am-12:20 pm

Citation Management Tool Overview
Overview of the citation management tools available at Stanford: EndNote, RefWorks, Mendeley, and Zotero. Location: Huang 203.
Dates: Monday, Sept. 28, 11:30 am-12:20 pm
          Tuesday, Sept. 29, 11:30 am-12:20 pm
          Thursday, Oct. 1, 12:30-1:20 pm
          Friday, Oct. 2, 12:30-1:20 pm

Introduction to Mendeley
Organize your research with Mendeley! The open source Mendeley software allows you to create a database of "full text" papers with citation information that is easy to retrieve and use in new documents. Learn how to organize your collection of articles, collaborate with other researchers and discover new research papers. Location: Branner Library Teaching Corner.
Date: Monday, Sept. 28, 12-1 pm

Hands-on Intro to SQL (Structured Query Language)
Do you need to ask complicated questions of your data? Do you need something sophisticated and a spreadsheet just won't do? Then a relational database may be for you. Join us for a hands-on, interactive introduction to SQL, the language for querying structured data. Computers with all the necessary software will be supplied for you. Location: Branner Library Teaching Corner.
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 29, 9 am-12 pm

Latest print books received at the Swain Library


Diana, Patrizia, and Girolamo Cirrincione. Biosynthesis of Heterocycles: From Isolation to Gene Cluster. Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2015].

Rao, C. N. R., and Kanishka Biswas. Essentials of Inorganic Materials Synthesis. Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2015]

Baykoucheva, Svetla, Managing Scientific Information and Research Data. Waltham, MA : Chandos Publishing, an imprint of Elsevier, [2015]

Below is a list of the latest print books received at the Swain Library.

  1. Dean R. Appling, Spencer J. Anthony-Cahill, Christopher K. Mathews. 2016

  2. David Herzog, Missouri School of Journalism. 2016

  3. edited by K.S. Birdi. 2016

Search for funding opportunities

Searches: (1) Federal Research in Progress, (2) Foundation Directory Online, (3), and (4) (PIVOT) COS Funding Opportunities.

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