Using ‘databases’ to find chemical information

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<p> 1. Using databases to find chemical information LINDA NEYER, SCIENCE LIBRARIAN BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY LIBRARY OF PENNSYLVANIA 2. Databases what are they? How differ from Google? What types? Library catalog Reference books Article databases 3. Info organized in fields 4. How do databases differ from each other? subjects types of publications dates Other differences indexing content 5. Special database features Truncation (aka wildcards) e.g., chemi* truncated will find: chemical chemicals chemistry chemists etc. 6. More special features Boolean operators, e.g. 7. Field specific searching 8. Questions? </p>

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