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03 Computer Searching Aids

Updated: 4 February 2001

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NEWEST ADDITIONS


STN INTERNATIONAL

GENERAL

CAS/STN Home Page
STN Help Desk
STN Beginning Searching
03-02 Chemistry Databases on STN: Manuals and Search Aids/1 Zass (ETH Zurich)
03-05 Chem 130/132 Search Tips/8 Baysinger (Stanford)

SHORT TIPS FOR SEARCHING



Tips for Searching the CA & Registry Files (CAS8721-0894)

ONLINE SEARCH MANUALS FROM STN

Using CAS Databases on STN CAS Academic Instruction Program (CAS)

Using the CAS Registry File on STN
Using CAS Registry: Structure Searching (PDF FILE)

STN QUICK REFERENCE CARDS
Partial Listing:

OTHER STN TOPICS

Units Information on STN

DIALOG (Thomson)

DIALOG Web Tutorial (Web, Macintosh, and Windows versions)
DIALOG Home Page (Thomson)
Chemical Information Seminar on Dialog (PDF) (Dialog/Thomson)
Chemical Searching for Non-Chemists (PDF)
U-Search Tutorial at University of Texas, Austin/ David Flaxbart
Computer-Based Interactive Literature Searching for CSU-Chico Chemistry Students/ Ron Cooke

INTERNET

Quick Reference Guide to Search Engine Syntax

PRINTED

103-13 Searching CAS ONLINE-Poster (STN)
103-14 STN Command Summary Chart for Bibliographic Databases (STN)
103-15 Saving Questions and Answer Sets on STN (faSTNotes) (STN)
103-16 Logging into STN (faSTNotes) (STN)
103-17 Combining Search Terms (faSTNotes) (STN)
103-18 Field Guide to Chemical Information (DIALOG)
103-19 Online Searching Curriculum for Chemistry; Dialog's Classroom Instruction Program for Chemical Education (DIALOG)
103-21 Using SmartSELECT on STN (STN)
103-22 Getting Started on STN International; Introduction to Searching in Scientific and Technical Databases (STN)

THESAURI AND OTHER WORD LISTS

(to increase the precision and recall of your search)


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