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Chemical information for chemists: a primer
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD8.5 .C474 2014
"While it is not difficult to find data in many cases, what advice can you get on the quality of the data retrieved? Chemical Information for Chemists could help with this problem and more. This book is a chemical information book aimed specifically at practicing chemists. Written and edited by experts in the field, it is ideal for chemists who lack a chemical information professional able to teach basic and intermediate techniques in retrieving and evaluating information using the unique entry points of the chemical literature, including structure, formula, substructure, and sequence. Aimed at students on undergraduate and graduate courses, it could also be a useful guide to new information specialists who are facing the challenging diversity of chemical literature." (publisher's description)

eBook on searching SciFinder

2nd ed. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2009.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
"Written by a scientist for scientists, this book is an essential guide explaining how to get the best out of SciFinder. It discusses options in SciFinder including topic, bibliographic, and chemical substance explore options, and post-processing options Analyze, Refine, and Categorize. It explains how to take advantage of the unique search and analysis options, covers selected algorithms behind the operation of SciFinder and why it helps to understand them, discusses why it is important and how to apply scientific method to information retrieval, and describes how to search for chemical structures and chemical reactions." (Publisher's description)

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