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C472 Schedule Spring 2003

Updated: 26 February 2003
DATE TOPIC SUPPLEMENTAL
MATERIALS
HOMEWORK DUE
ON THIS DATE
1/15 SciFinder Scholar: Overview and New Features Week 1
1/22 STN Express with Discover! and STN on the Web / Overview /
Online Searching Basics / Online Searching Costs
Week 2
1/29 Search Strategy / Text Searching Pt 1: Strategies To Increase Number of Answers / Pt 2: Strategies To Decrease Number of Answers Week 3 Exercise 1
2/5 Author Name Searching (AU) / Refining Searches by PY, LA, and DT Week 4
2/12 Substance Searching Using CAS Registry Numbers (+ CN & MF) / Overview of the Registry File / Searching Chemical Names / Searching Name Segments Week 5 Exercise 2
2/19 Searching the Molecular Formula / Searching for Salts / Searching for Mixtures / Searching for Stereoisomers / Supplementary Information Week 6
2/26 Overview of Structure Building with STN Express / Types of Structure Searches in Registry Week 7
3/5 Refining Substructure Search Queries to Increase Precision / Refining Substructure Search Queries to Broaden Retrieval Week 8
3/12 Adding Variability to the Structure / Summary / Cost of Structure Searching in the Registry File Week 9 Exercise 3
3/19 Spring Break: No Class

3/26 STN Express
In-Class Work on
Exercise 4
4/2 Beilstein CrossFire I. Introduction / Substructure Searching Week 10
4/9 Beilstein CrossFire II. Hyperlinks / Reaction Searching Week 11
4/16 Beilstein CrossFire III. Generic Searching / Context Aspects Week 12
4/23 Gmelin CrossFire I. Structure Searching / Fact Query Week 13 Exercise 5
4/30 Gmelin CrossFire II. Searching Substances Possessing a Certain Property / User-Defined Atom Lists and Generic Groups + Factual Query / Preparation Week 14
4/30 Cambridge Structural Database Week 15 In-Class
Exercise 6
5/7, 5:30 PM

Paper OR
Project
(in lieu of Final)
DATE TOPIC SUPPLEMENTS HOMEWORK DUE
ON THIS DATE

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