LIBRARY Readers ALERT no. 97

LIBRARY Readers ALERT: A Semi-monthly Service for Students
no. 97 (5 March 2008)


1. “From geeks to greens,”
The Economist (February 28, 2008)

More and more executives, successful in the computer industry, are
going into clean technology firms. Shai Agassi, formerly of SAP, is
now in a start-up partnership with Renault; Elon Musk, a co-founder
of PayPal, is now with Tesla motors; and Vinod Khosla, one of the
co-founders of Sun Microsystems, represents this new movement. A
migration of talent from traditional technology to clean technology
is underway.

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SciFinder Scholar

*** Library Workshop: SciFinder Scholar ***

SciFinder Scholar is the most comprehensive database of chemical
literature, structures and reactions. It is an essential tool for
researchers in chemistry and chemical engineering.

This workshop will show you how to:

-Search for chemical literature by author, title, topic, chemical name,
CAS Registry Number and molecular formula
-Use the structure drawing tools to perform structure and reaction searches
-Locate the journal articles that have cited a particular journal article,
conference paper or patent
-Browse the table of contents of core journals
-Analyze and refine search results

Two identical sessions will be held on:

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