Web of Science Training

Web of Science now offers live training sessions to help you navigate the new user interface.  Useful to both new and long-time users, these training sessions cover topics ranging from basic searching to finding research from a particular organization to tracking citation trends.  Check out both the live session schedule and recorded sessions to help find the information you need.


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New Books at the Chemistry Library

Here is a list of new electronic and print books received in the Chemistry Library from November to January.

Graphene-Based Materials: Science and Technology.  CRC PRESS, 2014.

Graphene Chemistry: Theoretical Perspectives.  Wiley, 2013.

PCR Technology: Current Innovations.  3rd ed. CRC Press, 2013.

Organometallics in Synthesis, a Manual.  Wiley, 1994.

Organometallics in Synthesis, a Manual.  Wiley, 2002.

Organometallics in Synthesis, Third Manual.  Wiley, 2013.

Organometallics in Synthesis, Forth Manual.  Wiley, 2013.

Photochemically-Generated Intermediates in Synthesis.  Wiley, 2013.

Organic Reactions (Volume 81: The Krapcho Dealkoxycarbonylation Reaction of Esters with a-Electron-Withdrawing Substituents) Wiley, 2013.

New and Future Developments in Catalysis: Solar Photocatalysis.  Elsevier, 2013.

Laser Photodissociation and Spectroscopy Of Mass-Separated Biomolecular Ions. (Lecture Notes in Chemistry, v. 83).  Springer, 2013.

Synthesis of Heterocycles Via Metal-Catalyzed Reactions That Generate One Or More Carbon-Heteroatom Bonds. (TOPICS IN HETEROCYCLIC CHEMISTRY, v. 32). SPRINGER, 2013.

Lead Optimization for Medicinal Chemists: Pharmacokinetic Properties of Functional Groups and Organic Compounds.  WILEY-VCH, 2012.

Analogue-Based Drug Discovery III.  WILEY-VCH, 2013.

Biochemical Pathways: An Atlas of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.  Second Edition.  Wiley, 2012.

Tissue Engineering: Principles and Practices.  CRC Press, 2013.

X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry and Related Techniques: An Introduction.  MOMENTUM PRESS, 2013.

Chemistry of Heterocycles: Structure, Reactions, Syntheses, and Applications, Second Edition.  Wiley, 2003.

Copper-Mediated Cross-Coupling Reactions.  WILEY, 2014.

Protein-Protein Interactions in Drug Discovery.  WILEY, 2013.

Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides (Second Edition).  Elsevier, 2013.

Drug Discovery: Practices, Processes, and Perspectives. WILEY, 2013.

Characterization of Biomaterials.  Elsevier, 2013.

Liquid-State Physical Chemistry: Fundamentals, Modeling, and Applications. WILEY, 2013.

Chemical Synthesis of Nucleoside Analogues.  WILEY, 2013.

Low-abundance Proteome Discovery: State of the Art and Protocols.  Elsevier, 2013.

Peptide Materials: From Nanostuctures To Applications. WILEY, 2013.

Sittig’s Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens.  (Sixth Edition) Elsevier, 2012.

Introduction To Proteomics. (Methods of Biochemical Analysis) Wiley, 2010.

Bioconjugate Techniques.  (Third Edition).  Elsevier, 2013.

Proteomic Applications in Cancer Detection and Discovery.  JOHN WILEY, 2013.

Dice World: Science and Life in a Random Universe. ICON BOOKS LTD, 2013.

Organic Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization, and Device Applications. WILEY, 2013.

Having Success with NSF: A Practical Guide.  Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

Stereoselective Synthesis of Drugs and Natural Products.  Wiley, 2013.
[Click on Table of Contents under Find Articles (on left side) to get to the contents of the e-book. ]

Print Books:

Chemical information for chemists : a primer / edited by Judith N. Currano and Dana L. Roth
QD8.5 .C44 2014, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks

Protein-ligand interactions : methods and applications / edited by Mark A. Williams and Tina Daviter
QP551 .P97 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks

Reaction rate constant computations : theories and applications / edited by Keli Han and Tianshu Chu
QD501 .R287 2014, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks

Pheromone signaling : methods and protocols / edited by Kazushige Touhara
QP572.P47 P542 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks

Concepts and methods in modern theoretical chemistry / edited by Swapan Kumar Ghosh, Pratim Kumar Chattaraj
QD453.3 .C66 2013 v.1, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks

The science of ice cream / Chris Clarke
TX795 .C53 2012, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks

Computational quantum chemistry : molecular structure and properties in silico / Joseph J.W. McDouall, School of Chemi
QD462.6.D38 M33 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks

Speciation studies in soil, sediment and environmental samples / editor, Sezgin Bakirdere
QD75.3 .S64 2014, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks

Fundamentals of crystallography / G. Giacovazzo … [et al.]
QD905.2 .F86 2011, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks

Electron flow in organic chemistry : a decision-based guide to organic mechanisms / Paul H. Scudder, New College of Fl
QD251.3 .S38 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks

The theory of intermolecular forces / Anthony J. Stone, University of Combridge
QD461 .S874 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks

An introduction to medicinal chemistry / Graham L. Patrick
RS403 .P38 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks

Calculations in chemistry : an introduction / Donald J. Dahm, Eric A. Nelson
QD39.3.M3 D346 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks

The chemistry of heterocycles : structure, reactions, synthesis, and applications / Theophil Eicher, Siegfried Hauptma
QD400 .E3713 2012, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks

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New E-books at the Life Sciences Library

Here is a selection of the new e-books offered at the Life Science Library:

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SciFinder & Reaxys

SciFinder now offers a version of the CAS Structure Editor that does not need a Java plugin.  This version is an option for substance and reaction searching and still allows users to draw structures.  Other enhancements now found in this version  are the reaction arrow, the ability to form a chain, undo/redo tools, new experiemental NMR spectra, front page graphics for many German patent records, and new display options for ease of use.

Also, Reaxys has an updated version of Marvin Sketch Editor that allows users to estimate values for a compound even if it is unknown.  Other calculations that are now available within the new Marvin Editor include access to pKa, elemental analysis, partitioning, charge, NMR, and other parameters.

Both SciFinder and Reaxys can be found on the IU Chemistry Library’s homepage http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=78

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New books at the Chemistry Library

Selected new ebooks:

New print books can be found at The IUB Libraries New Title page. Here is a selection:

QD181.P1 P484 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks
TA455.P58 H43 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks
QD502 .C467 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks
QP702.C5 C48 2002, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks
QD716.P45 C45 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks
QD101 .L63 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks
QD477 .C69 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks
QD921 .K83 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks
TA418.9.N35 M83 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks
HD9652.5.D36 V37 2012, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks
QD467 .S3475 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks
PS3554.J47 C54 2012, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks
QP601.3 .C672 2012, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks
TK7871.15.P6 P576 2013, Blmgtn – Chemistry Library (B-CHEM), Stacks
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The Chemistry Roadshow

On Friday, September 13, 2013 the Chemistry Roadshow, presented by RSC, will visit IU.

Sessions include a morning mixer, three lunch discussions*, and and afternoon seminar: Discover How to Get Your Research Published.

*Some events require registration. See the RSC site for more information and to register.

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Access Medicine

IU libraries has now made it easier for students to find key medical books online.  AccessMedicine provides access to textbooks ranging in subjects from medicine to biochemistry to microbiology and more.  Simply follow the link http://www.accessmedicine.com/textbooks.aspx to easy and free access to over 70 titles.

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New Books at the Chemistry Library

Here are some recent ebook additions to the Chemistry Library.

For new print books check out the IU Libraries New Titles page.

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Indiana University Libraries’ online catalog, IUCAT, has an all-new look. The beta version has been active for a few months and now it’s official.

The New IUCAT blog has some searching instructions listed in their FAQ section that are helpful to users that have not yet used the new IUCAT.


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Electronic Lab Notebooks

notebookIf you’re like a lot of people these days, you do just about everything online or at the very least on a computer. But if you’re working in a laboratory, you might still be using the old pencil and paper to keep track of your notes.

Well, you don’t have to if you don’t want to anymore. Nowadays there are a wide variety of electronic lab notebooks you can use for a wide variety of research. Electronic lab notebooks (or ELNs) are not just data entry forms like spread sheets. ELNs are often described as “research management systems.” You can enter and store your data, collaborate on research projects, find data that already exists in a connected repository, and allows you to keep track of when data is collected with time stamping. ELNs were designed specifically to act like your paper lab notebook, but better.

Some ELNs are open, meaning your data can be shared, but others are protected and only those you choose to share your data with will see it. Still others give you the option to share without requiring it.

If you’d like to learn more about ELNs, the University of Utah has a great guide to ELNs as well as a list of available options. The Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation published a review a couple of years ago about ELNs as well. The BitSize Bio blog has a comparison of ELNs and Google Docs that’s quite interesting and there’s even an Electronic Lab Notebook blog.

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