Library Offers Database Sessions for Scientists and Engineers


The University of Delaware Library announces a series of database workshops for scientists and engineers during winter session. University of Delaware researchers in biochemistry, biotechnology, chemistry, engineering and the life sciences are the primary audience. The workshops will focus on some of the more sophisticated features of the databases and will include hands-on practice. All workshops will be in Room 116A, Morris Library, at 1:00 p.m. The schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, January 4, 2011       Scifinder provides web access to the resources of the CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service), most specifically Chemical Abstracts.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011     Web of Knowledge (Web of Science) provides access to the ISI Citation Indexes and Journal Citation Reports.

Thursday, January 20, 2011    Knovel is a virtual technical library of sci-tech reference which includes more than 800 reference books and databases.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011     Springer Protocols is a database of laboratory research protocols.

Monday, January 31, 2011      IEEE Xplore Digital Library provides access to technical literature in electrical engineering, communications and computer science.

The workshops are available at no charge and are open to University of Delaware students, faculty and staff.  No registration is required. Questions about the workshops may be sent to Cathy Wojewodzki, Librarian and Coordinator, Chemistry & Physics Libraries, at cathyw@udel.edu or 831-8085.

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