Scifinder Client To Web

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Published on May 8, 2009

Author: bradscifi

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Differences between the client and Web versions of SciFinder

SciFinder Scholar – client to Web Anne Costigan

By the end of this session you will Understand the differences between the old (client) version of SciFinder and the new (Web) version Understand how these differences affect you

Understand the differences between the old (client) version of SciFinder and the new (Web) version

Understand how these differences affect you

What is SciFinder Scholar? The online version of Chemical Abstracts Major database of chemistry Guide to journal articles and other types of publication Also provides data

The online version of Chemical Abstracts

Major database of chemistry

Guide to journal articles and other types of publication

Also provides data

SciFinder Scholar Search engine for journal articles in chemistry And also… Patents Conference papers Standards Dissertations Largest bibliographic database in the world

Search engine for journal articles in chemistry

And also…

Patents

Conference papers

Standards

Dissertations

Largest bibliographic database in the world

SciFinder Scholar covers References Substances Reactions Also includes a version of Medline

References

Substances

Reactions

Also includes a version of Medline

What has stayed the same? One simultaneous user On-campus only 15-minute timeout No substructure searching in Explore Substances Fundamental underlying structure is the same

One simultaneous user

On-campus only

15-minute timeout

No substructure searching in Explore Substances

Fundamental underlying structure is the same

Explore References Research topics general subjects Author name Company name Patent

Research topics

general subjects

Author name

Company name

Patent

Analysis and Refine Analysis Analyse your search by selecting particular search terms, authors, document types, etc Refine Narrow down your search by selecting particular search terms, authors, document types, etc Generally much easier in the new version

Analysis

Analyse your search by selecting particular search terms, authors, document types, etc

Refine

Narrow down your search by selecting particular search terms, authors, document types, etc

Generally much easier in the new version

Result display Ordered by accession number (roughly by date) Display includes beginning of abstract Results split on many pages

Ordered by accession number (roughly by date)

Display includes beginning of abstract

Results split on many pages

Explore Substances Structure searching easy to find Requires Java 1.6.0 On clusters , you will be asked to run Java Runtime Environment Say yes to every question Name/ CAS number/molecular formula searching Click on the links on the left-hand side

Structure searching easy to find

Requires Java 1.6.0

On clusters , you will be asked to run Java Runtime Environment

Say yes to every question

Name/ CAS number/molecular formula searching

Click on the links on the left-hand side

Explore Reactions Also uses structure searching facility Substructure searching possible

Also uses structure searching facility

Substructure searching possible

Printing and downloading Printing reasonably straightforward Downloading Use Export rather than Save Security settings mean you usually have to repeat first attempt

Printing reasonably straightforward

Downloading

Use Export rather than Save

Security settings mean you usually have to repeat first attempt

EndNote and SciFinder Scholar Save results to a file using the Tagged format Import the file into EndNote or EndNote Web using the Scifinder import filter

Save results to a file using the Tagged format

Import the file into EndNote or EndNote Web using the Scifinder import filter

Advantages of Web version Clearer, more intuitive Horrible scrolling has gone Can navigate via breadcrumbs at top of display Can set up alerts Create Keep Me Posted in Answer Sets

Clearer, more intuitive

Horrible scrolling has gone

Can navigate via breadcrumbs at top of display

Can set up alerts

Create Keep Me Posted in Answer Sets

Disadvantages May be slightly slower? Results split on many pages In structure searching, the compound you want is usually the last Need to run Java on clusters

May be slightly slower?

Results split on many pages

In structure searching, the compound you want is usually the last

Need to run Java on clusters

Help Help – top right-hand of screen Tutorials and How-To guides http://www.cas.org/support/scifi/index.html Contact Anne Costigan [email_address] Extension 3372

Help – top right-hand of screen

Tutorials and How-To guides

http://www.cas.org/support/scifi/index.html

Contact Anne Costigan

[email_address]

Extension 3372

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