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Chem 156 - Biochemical Laboratory Techniques

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Search for References e.g. (topic terms, authors, citations), chemical substances and reactions, suppliers, biosequences, and retrosynthesis.

SciFinder-n is made up of several interconnected databases, which include:
• Journal articles, patents, conference papers, dissertations, and more from:
      • • CAS references from 1907-present, plus selected content from 1800-1906
      • • MEDLINE, references to journal articles in life sciences focusing on biomedicine, from the National Library of Medicine
• CAS Registry Substance records, many with property data, spectra, and other information.
• Organic reaction records
• Chemical Suppliers
• Regulatory Information
It also includes MethodsNow organic synthesis and PatentPak records.

 

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Using SciFinder: Tips From Other Sources

Lecture Notes 11-15 on SciFInder and SciFInder-n (UCSB Library)
From Chuck Huber's CHEM 184/284 (Chemical Literature) course guide. Includes tabs on SciFinder-n.

From the Reference Detail display, single references from SciFinder-n will go into Zotero via the browser Connectors.
To import multiple references:

From the References results list where you have selected multiple references...
1. Select  download icon SciFinder-n the Download icon at the top right of the SciFInder-n results list
2. In the Download ReferenceType popup box, File Type options, select Citation (.ris)
3. In File Name give it a name you'll recognize
4. Click Download
SciFinder-n download popup box
5. EITHER  Save the file. Then in Zotero, go to File—>Import and select the file from your downloads
    OR    If a popup box appears, select Zotero to open the file in your Zotero Library

Firefox popup with.ris file for Zotero

6. Check and edit the imported information in Zotero as necessary.