CH 207 Organic Chemistry

Professors: 
Marque Moffet
Alan Chant

Librarian: Steve Burks
802.654.2354

Flavanoids
General structure and numbering pattern for common food flavonoids


Coverage: Research Resources for Organic Chemistry

1. SciFinder Scholar - Setting up account

2. Searching SciFinder

3. Other Chemistry Resources and Databases

4. Chemisty Quick Search Interface - Search multiple chemistry databases in one search

5. Access: Full-text, Interlibrary Loan, Off-Campus Access, UVM

6. Journal Finder - Locate a journal in a Library Database


1. SciFinder Scholar - Setting up account

Important - To access SciFinder off-campus, you must go through the SciFinder link on the Library Website.  Use your SMC email address when registering


 

2. Searching SciFinder

 Explore References
 - Limiters (language)
 - Author
 - Journal

 Narrowing Search
 - Remove Duplicates
 - Categorize
       - Substances
       - Topics
 - Analyze
        - CA Section Title
        - Index Term
        -CA Concept Heading
    *After making changes to your search results, click Keep Analyses to make it the new answer set

 Get Full-Text 
 - InterLibrary Loan
 - Citings
 - Links

 Answer Set
 - Save results to your account
 - Set up "alerts"
 - SciPlanner tutorial Search Statement

The following simple search statement can be broken down to searchable terms.  Each term can be broken down to synonymous, broader, or narrower terms.
 

What is the effect flavanoids on diseases of the heart?

Find related search terms from Article titles and  Subject Headings to expand or broaden or narrow your searches.    Also, Medline Subject Headings are good place to find related terms.                 Medline / MESH Medical Subject Headings

Revised Search Statement: 

The Pharmacological Mechanism by which Flavonoids Controls Cardiovascular Disease

-  You will find yourself revising your search statement as you learn more about a topic. 


 

3. Other Chemistry Resources and Databases

SciFinder Scholar
MEDLINE
Chemical Abstracts [limited hours of access: see STN Hours of Operation for academic accounts.]
Science Direct
American Chemical Society Web Edition(34 full text journals)
Scopus
Google Scholar

4. Chemistry Quick Search

At the top of the Chemistry Subject page is a Chemistry Quick Search box that allows searching multiple databases (excluding SciFinder) in one search

 


5. Access: Full-text, Interlibrary Loan, Off-Campus Access, UVM

Look for the check for full text link to access an article in a database.  If an article is not availble full text, you may check the Interlibrary Loan link to have the article deliverd as a pdf via email.

All library resouces are available off-campus through the library's proxy server.  See http://library.smcvt.edu  You will be promted for your Mikenet/Username and password.

You may use the UVM databases in the Bailey Howell or Dana Medical Library.  Use your KnightCard to take out books


 

6. Journal Finder - Locate a journal in a Library Database

This can be helpful when reading an article and wanting to find a reference from the works cited list.

See example @ http://library.smcvt.edu/login?url=http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=855187071&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=11666&RQT=309&VName=PQD