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ResearchGate, Google Scholar & Co.

30. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

How do you stay connected with researchers working in your field? Where can you list your works, discuss projects, and compare your output with others? This blog introduces you to social media platforms for scientists. In the ancient times of science, up to about five to ten years ago, scientists would present and discuss their […]

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Swiss Research Data Day 2018

29. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

We would like to draw your attention to the following event. Registration is still open until June 4th for the Swiss Research Data Day 2018 organized by DLCM and OpenAIRE. When: 12 June 2018, 9:00-17:15 Where: ETH Zurich, Room Audi Max (HG F 30)

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What is your h-index?

29. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

The h-index, proposed by Hirsch in 2005, is a measure to calculate the output of a researcher. With an h-index of 10, 10 publications of an author are cited at least 10 times. This value can be calculated in the database Web of Science Core Collection. Additional search tools that calculate the h-index are Scopus or […]

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Keep posted with SciFinder

24. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

Each substance receives a unique identifier (CAS-number) by the Chemical Abstracts Service and new literature is screened for chemical information (structure, properties, reactions) to be linked to the respective compound entries in the database. How to find and keep posted about the latest news on your favorite substance is described in detail in the attached […]

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All your favorite journals in your pocket

23. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

You are on the way or you are not connected to the UZH network and need access to a paper? With the BrowZine app, access to all licensed and freely accessible articles outside the IP range of the UZH is possible. The app also offers the possibility to collect your favorite journals in a bookshelf. […]

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Up-to-date with PubMed

22. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

In the hectic pace of everyday research, it is sometimes difficult to stay up-to-date with research literature. PubMed offers a simple solution for everyone who knows this problem: With a free NCBI account you can save as many search queries as you like and set up corresponding notifications. This only requires a one-time registration and […]

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Coffee lectures coming soon!

14. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

For those who do not have time to attend long courses, there are the new “Coffee Lectures” starting next week. You will get 10 minutes of information about current topics and services of the main library. Of course, free coffee is offered and no registration required! Program Coffee Lectures FS 2018 to print

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SFX optimized

24. April 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

For the sake of usability, we have deactivated some rarely used services in SFX. Furthermore, you will receive now a message “No online access found”, if online access is not available via SFX. As before online access (if available),  catalogue search (Rechercheportal and swissbib), article order form and contact form will be shown.

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BrowZine: Useful Tools in Web Version

3. April 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

Click the “Expand” button in an article record in BrowZine. This will expand to reveal four additional tools: “Read full text” takes you directly to the article. “Save to my articles” lets you save articles for reading later when it’s convenient. “Export citation” sends the citation to your preferred citation tool (e.g. Zotero, Mendeley, EntNote). […]

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Do you know SciFinder?

14. March 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

SciFinder is an essential tool for those interested in scientific information in the chemical and related disciplines. Not only is it possible to search by topic, but also by chemical structure, structural fragments, CAS number and many other search criteria, such as e.g. physical properties. You can find scientific publications, but also substances and reactions, […]

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