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Course, academic year 2020/2021
  
Chemical Informatics - S143013
Title: Chemical Informatics
Guaranteed by: Department of Informatics and Chemistry (143)
Actual: from 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:2
E-Credits: winter s.:2
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/2 C [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
Is provided by: AB143001
For type:  
Guarantor: Jirát Jiří Ing. Ph.D.
Annotation
Last update: Jirát Jiří Ing. Ph.D. (20.01.2015)
Introductory course aimed at getting basic necessary skills for work with scientific chemistry literature, chemistry and multiple-fields databases. Hands-on training are integral part of the course, ensuring required skills are properly trained.
Aim of the course
Last update: Jirát Jiří Ing. Ph.D. (20.01.2015)

Students will be able to:

Understand the basics of scientific publishing process including open-access possibilities

Find and locate documents of various types - scholarly articles, books, e-books, patents, standards; use basic library services, search in catalogue

Work with reference management software, cite research literature

Use citation, factographic, structure and reaction databases on basic level, create query using logical and other operators and structure editors

Requirements to the exam
Last update: Jirát Jiří Ing. Ph.D. (20.01.2015)

Completion of individual miniproject (searching for data) is required.

Syllabus -
Last update: Jirát Jiří Ing. Ph.D. (20.01.2015)

1. Introduction, information flow in science

2. Scholar article - structure, citations

3. Identifiers of publications - ISBN, ISSN, DOI. Boole algebra, Internet search engines

4. Citations, citation databases: Web of Science, Scopus

5. Chemical structures - representation, identifiers, linear notation, connection tables, structure editors

6. Chemical Abstracts - history, structure of the printed version. SciFinder - introduction, bibliographic searching

7. Chemical Abstracts - chemical compounds - nomenclature, CAS RN, summary formulas. Bibliographic data for different types of processed documents. SciFinder - structure and reaction searching

8. Beilstein and Gmelin - history. Reaxys database

9. Patents - patenting procedure

10. Standards - standards development, types of standards. ČSN, ISO, CEN

11. Publishing process - past, present, future. Open access

12. Excursion to joint ICT Prague and NTK library

Registration requirements
Last update: Jirát Jiří Ing. Ph.D. (20.01.2015)

none

 
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