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Chemistry Online Searching Manual


In 1991, colleagues Randy Miller, Don Alger, and I received an Instructional Development Lottery Grant to develop a course in online literature searching.

As part of the dissemination of information for the project, we created the document "Computer-based Interactive Literature Searching for CSU-Chico Chemistry Students." You can use the Web to get this document.

Read this first
Manual in text form
Manual in text form and compressed with Stuffit and encoded with Binhex
Manual in Word 5 form and compressed with Stuffit and encoded with Binhex

For FTP users:

This document is available online via FTP. Use anonymous FTP to oavax.csuchico.edu and change directory to chemistry and you will find:
manual.hqx
manual.txt
readme.txt
w5_manual.hqx


Get the readme.txt file first and then download the appropriate manual version.

Further reading:


If you are interested in using DIALOG for online searching in chemistry you may want the book "Online Searching Curriculum for Chemistry--Dialog's Classroom Instruction Program for Chemical Education" by yours truly. Call Dialog at 1-800-3-DIALOG and ask for it.