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New Journals: ACS Photonics and Environmental Science: Nano

ACS and RSC have launched yet more new journals in 2014, evidently in response to scientists' complaints that there aren't enough journals to keep track of already. [2/8/14]

New Scanning Station

The Chemistry Library now has a "KIC" scanning station, located in the copier alcove in the center of the library. You can make free scans of anything using the book-friendly platform and a high-resolution overhead camera. No more waiting for a flatbed scanner at one of our always-occupied workstations! Instructions for use are here. NOTE: Until we get a new network connection installed, the station only saves to a USB drive. Email and print options will come soon. [1/14/14]

Measuring Impact in Science

A special issue of Nature looks at the growing number of metrics used to judge the impact of scientific research, and the controversies and questions that come along with them. [11/8/13]

ACS Open Access Initatives

The American Chemical Society has announced new initiatives in the area of open access to articles in their publications. They include a new peer-reviewed, fully open journal launching in 2014, as well as additional choices and cash credits for authors choosing gold OA options in ACS journals. [11/5/13]

RSC Opens Article Repository

The Royal Society of Chemistry has launched a Chemical Sciences Article Repository where authors may deposit their open access papers for sharing and searching in a central place. The site will host Green and Gold OA chemistry papers from any publisher, with links back to the online copy of record. [10/25/13]

Engineering Library Relocated

The McKinney Engineering Library has closed and the collection relocated from ECJ to the 6th floor of PCL. This move was necessitated by the upcoming remodel of part of ECJ in preparation for the construction of the Engineering Education Research Center (EERC) over the next few years. Reserves materials formerly at Engineering are now located in the PMA Library. More information can be found here. [10/25/13]

ACS Completes Digitization of Journal Supporting Information

The American Chemical Society has announced the completion of a project to digitize legacy Supporting Information (formerly known as Supplementary Material) that accompanied articles published in the Society's journals since around 1970. SI files contained valuable tabular data, illustrations and diagrams, spectroscopic and crystallographic data, detailed procedures, software code, and other content that couldn't be contained in the published paper. [10/25/13]

Nomenclature of organic chemistry : IUPAC recommendations and preferred names 2013.
QD 291 I57 2014 Reference
Purchased with funds from the Skinner Endowment.

Advances in organometallic chemistry and catalysis.
QD 410 A39 2014 Stacks

Ideas of quantum chemistry. 2nd ed.
QD 462 P54 2014 Stacks

The Chemistry of beer : the science in the suds.
TP 577 B35 2013 Reserves

Catalytic oxidation reagents.
QD 262 E532 v.14 Stacks

Scaffold hopping in medicinal chemistry.
RS 403 S33 2014 Stacks

Problem solving in enzyme biocatalysis.
TP 248.65 E59 I45 2014 Stacks

Comprehensive enantioselective catalysis. 3 vols.
QD 505 E525 2013 Stacks
Purchased with funds from the Boggs Endowment.

Comprehensive inorganic chemistry II. 9 vols.
QD 151.3 C642 2013 Reference
Purchased with funds from the Skinner Endowment.

Encyclopedia of membrane science and technology. 3 vols.
TP 159 M4 E48 2013 Stacks
Purchased with funds from the Boggs Endowment.

Handbook of olive oil : analysis and properties. 2nd ed.
TP 683 H36 2013 Stacks

Diversity-oriented synthesis.
QD 262 D58 2013 Stacks

Contemporary carbene chemistry.
QD 305 H7 M67 2014 Stacks

Early days of X-ray crystallography.
QD 945 A798 2013 Stacks

Bioconjugate techniques. 3rd ed.
QP 517 B49 H47 2013 Stacks

Analytical chemistry for technicians. 4th ed.
QD 75.22 K446 2014 Stacks

New frontiers in photochromism.
QD 716 P47 N49 2013 Stacks

Chemical reaction engineering : beyond the fundamentals.
TP 155 D67 2014 Stacks

Computational quantum chemistry : molecular structure and properties in silico.
QD 462.6 D38 M33 2013 Stacks
Purchased with funds from the Boggs Endowment.

Introduction to food engineering. 5th ed.
TP 370 S456 2014 Stacks

Fundamentals of mass spectrometry.
QD 96 M3 F86 2013 Stacks

Design and strategy in organic synthesis.
QD 262 H365 2013 Stacks

Handbook of water analysis. 3rd ed.
QD 142 H36 2014 Reference

Polymer science : a comprehensive reference. 10 vols.
QD 381 P6115 2012 Reference

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