Archive for September, 2009

How Can RSS Help You?

Many scholarly journals provide their table of contents or pre-print articles via RSS, often including complete article citations and links to abstracts. Furthermore, resources like Science Direct, PubMed/Medline, CINAHL, and OVID also offer topic alerts via RSS. But if you can receive the same information by e-mail, why would you use RSS?

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Reaxys Replacing CrossFire (including Beilstein)

CrossFire databases (including Beilstein) will be replaced by Reaxys. To retain Beilstein, you must migrate to Reaxys, Elsevier’s new web-based chemistry database. Reaxys’s trial version is available to the campus.

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NIH Public Access Update

Effective August 21, 2009, the NIH Manuscript Submission Reference Number (NIHMSID) may be used to demonstrate compliance on NIH applications, proposals, or reports for up to three months after a paper is published.

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