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Chemistry Writing - Spring 2016 (21:160:350): Overview

This guide was specifically created for Dr. Piotrowiak's class - Spring 2016

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This guide was put together with the goal of helping students in Dr. Piotrowiak’s Spring 2016 Chemistry Writing course complete their course assignments.  It is intended to complement and supplement the library research instruction sessions throughout the course.  By no means is this an exhaustive guide to doing research, so if you have any questions, please get in touch with Bonnie Fong.  Her contact information is along the right column.

Learning Objectives

Students attending the library research sessions for Dr. Piotrowiak's CHM 350 class this semester will learn how to:

  • find articles written by their researcher of choice using SciFinder
  • obtain full text articles
  • properly cite sources following the style used in JACS (Journal of the American Chemical Society)

Physical Sciences Librarian

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Bonnie Fong
John Cotton Dana Library

185 University Ave

Newark, NJ 07102-1814

(973) 353-3811

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This guide is copyright-protected, but you are welcome to reuse it as per the license below (click for more details):