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Chemical Sciences Librarian
Sciences-Engineering Office (Rm. 2530)
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010
Office Hours: Mondays 10am, Wednesdays 3pm
The following is the tentative schedule of lectures, exams and so on, for the quarter. It may be altered as circumstances dictate, but should help with planning for the term. The suggested readings listed are intended for the lecture FOLLOWING the date of the reading. You must read the lecture notes for a given session BEFORE coming to class, and do the associated exercise, to be turned in. In-class time will be devoted to discussion and hands-on practice.
Friday, January 7 - Last day to add a class without petition or course approval code; last day to drop classes without a $3 drop fee.
Reading: Maizell, Chapters 12 and 15; Wiggins, Chapter 9, 10, 11
Take-home Mid-term 1 handed out.
Answers to Mid-term 1 will be made available after the assignments have been turned in.
Sample questions and answers, more questions and answers,still more questions and answers and even more questions, and additional questions and answers for this assignment are available.
Mid-term 1 due on Tuesday, Jan. 25
Friday, January 14 - Last day to add a class without $3 add fee. Last day to change grading options without $3 fee.
Monday, January 17 -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Reading: Maizell, Chapters 1-4; Wiggins, Chapters 1 & 6
(Don't worry; these are SHORT chapters!)
Monday, January 24 - Last day for all students to add classes at the Office of the Registrar by 4 p.m. or via GOLD by 11:45 p.m.
Monday, January 31 -- Last day for undergraduates in Colleges of Letters & Science and Engineering to drop classes at the Office of the Registrar by 4 p.m. or via GOLD.
Reading: Maizell, Chapters 6 and 7 (These are LONG chapters!), Wiggins, Chapters 4 and 5 (parts on Chemical Abstracts)
Takehome Mid-term 2 (PDF file) Handed Out! Due Tuesday, March 1
Reading: Ridley, Chapter 4; You may also want to take a look at the tutorials and/or How-To Guides on Author and Company Searching, and working with Reference Answer Sets from the CAS website at http://www.cas.org/support/scifi/index.html.
Topics for Final Project due TODAY!
Reading: Ridley, Chapters 6, 7; You may also want to take a look at the tutorials and/or How-To Guides on on Exploring by Research Topic from the CAS website at http://www.cas.org/support/scifi/index.html.
Reading: Wiggins, Chapter 7; Ridley, Chapters 11, 12, 13; You may also want to take a look at the tutorials and/or How-To Guides on Exploring by Substance Identifier and Molecular Formula, and Working with Substance Answer Sets from the CAS website at http://www.cas.org/support/scifi/index.html.
Reading: Wiggins, Chapter 8, 11.4; Ridley, Chapter 14, 15, 17; You may also want to take a look at the tutorials and/or How-To Guides on Exploring by Chemical Structure, Substructure and Similarity, Explore by Reaction, and Working with Reaction Answer Sets from the CAS website at http://www.cas.org/support/scifi/index.html.
Monday, February 21 - Presidents' Day holiday
Reading: Wiggins, Chapters 4 and 5 (parts on Science Citation Index); You may also wish to view the tutorials and workbook on Web of Science from the Thomson Reuters website at http://scientific.thomsonreuters.com/training/wos/#materials
Friday, February 25 -- Last day for undergraduates in the Colleges of Letters and Science and Engineering to change grading option in courses from passed/not passed to letter-grade or vice versa at the Office of the Registrar by 4 p.m. or via GOLD by 11:45 p.m.?
2nd Midterm Exam Due Today!
Friday, March 11 -- Last day for graduate students and students in the College of Creative Studies to drop courses or change grading options at the Office of the Registrar by 4 p.m. or via GOLD by 11:45 p.m.
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Updated: 02/09/11 10:22:35