CHEM 695: Seminar: Home

Identifies chemistry resources to assist in identifying relevant literature for your research.

CHEM 695 Seminar


  • Become better acquainted with library services and rescources
  • Identifying elements of a journal citation. 
  • Locate journal articles and using "Get at KU" to retrieve articles
  • Learn differences and similarities of key databases: SciFinder; Web of Science; PubMed
  • Become more effective and efficient in database searching
  • Become aware of other training oppourtunities such as bibliographic managment systems: Zotero; EndNote

Resources to help you identify and locate research articles:

KU Libraries web site
Library catalog:  to locate books and journals
E-journal search: to identify what journal content is accessible online
SciFinder: a chemistry database that can be used to identify journal articles and more

PubMed: database of mainly journal citations and abstracts collected from the life sciences literature from 1947 to the present.

Web of Science:a multidisciplinary database with an emphasis in the sciences used to identify journal articles

Google scholar : Use this URL to include the Get at KU feature.
Interlibrary loan/document delivery:a service to help you get articles not available at KU

If you need any help in searching the literature, finding articles, or accessing the resources, feel free to contact me.
You can access any of the electronic resources off campus.  You will be prompted to enter your KU Online ID and password. 

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