Library and database assignments for undergraduate chemistry majors


Ann D. Bolek, Science-Technology Library, Science-Technology Library, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-3907
At The University of Akron, undergraduate chemistry majors are given library and database assignments during their junior year in their Advanced Chemistry Laboratory classes. During the first semester, they are assigned searches in SciFinder Scholar, whereas during the second semester, they are assigned searches in Beilstein and Gmelin CrossFire, the Web of Science, the Cambridge Structural Database, various Web resources, and printed reference books. This poster will list the sources used and provide examples of some of the searches assigned.