Scifinder Scholar Workshop for Grad Students

Introduction to SciFinder Scholar

The University of Hawai’i at Manoa Hamilton Library is offering a workshop on SciFinder Scholar, a powerful search tool for chemistry and related disciplines from Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS).

Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Time: 2:45-4:15 pm
Location: Hamilton Library Addition, Room A156 (near the Science & Technology Commons Area)

UH graduate students in the sciences and engineering with a basic chemistry background are invited to attend.

This workshop will provide a basic overview of SciFinder Scholar, so it is appropriate for those who have limited or no experience working with the program.

Topics to be covered include:
· Content of the databases
· Creating topic searches
· Searching by author or company
· Analyzing & refining references
· Locating a substance by identifier or molecular formula
· Retrieving full-text and related references
· Printing & saving results

The instructor is Leslie Hamasaki, a graduate student in the Library and Information Science Program and intern with Hamilton Library’s Science and Technology Department.

This workshop is free, but space is limited, so please reserve a seat in advance. To sign up, go to:
http://www.hawaii.edu/sciref/instruction/workshops.html (click on the calendar entry for SciFinder Scholar, April 28, and then the link to sign up for the workshop).

Questions? Email asjordan@hawaii.edu

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