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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Sources of Chemical Information - N218016
Title: Zdroje chemických informací
Guaranteed by: Department of Power Engineering (218)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2013 to 2020
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/3, MC [HT]
Capacity: unknown / 27 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Additional information:
Guarantor: Jelínek Luděk doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Is interchangeable with: B218002, N143013A
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
The subject is focused on working with chemical literature, and library, citation and chemical databases. Attention is paid to preparation of a scientific publication and citation rules. Student can test acquired abilities during seminars and individual projects.
Last update: Jelínek Luděk (15.11.2012)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

Search scientific literature and patents in library and professional databases.

Search toxicological, structural and physico-chemical information on chemical substances.

Prepare simple scientific publication, correctly cite references and use citation managers.

They will also understand the principles of publishing and rating of scientific journals and scientometry.

Last update: Jelínek Luděk (21.08.2013)
Literature -

R:Šilhánek, J., Chemická informatika. 1st ed.; VŠCHT Praha: Praha, 2002., 80-7080-465-3

A:Jirát, J.; Nič, M.; Košata, B.; Dibuszová, E., Průvodce projektem z Chemické informatiky. 1st ed.; VŠCHT Praha: 2007., 978-80-7080-672-2

Last update: Jelínek Luděk (27.08.2013)
Learning resources -

Jirát, J.: Chemical Informatics (in Czech)

Šilhánek, J.: Chemical Informatics (in Czech)

Motejlková, A.:EndNote Tutorials (in Czech)


Last update: Jelínek Luděk (25.09.2013)
Syllabus -

1. Chemical literature, types of information sources, primary sources, selected journals covering chemistry, environmental technology and power engineering

2. Literature search iterative and retrospective approaches to search in scientific literature, assignment of individual projects

3. Library information systems, union catalogues of books and journals

4. Access to full texts of articles and books from various publishers

5. Chemical Abstracts - printed form, history of processing of primary information sources

6. CA on CD, indexes, other services of Ultranet

7. Access to CA through SciFinder application

8. Citation, importance for evaluation of publication, scientist (sum of citations, auto citations, h-index) and for literature search, Science Citation Index and Scopus databases

9. Evaluation of journal quality - Impact Factor, basics of journal editing

10. Toxicological databases MSDS, toxicity labeling systems in EU and USA

11. Searching scientific information on the internet

12. Preparation of scientific publication (article, thesis)

13. Preparation of poster

14. Preparation of oral presentation

Last update: Jelínek Luděk (27.08.2013)
Registration requirements -


Last update: Jelínek Luděk (25.09.2013)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0.5 15
Práce na individuálním projektu 1 28
Účast na seminářích 1.5 42
3 / 3 85 / 84
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 20
Defense of an individual project 40
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 40