http://www.ch.ic.ac.uk/pg/it/

Log-ins

  1. Login-IDs. Your standard email login ID and its password.

Software

  1. Beilstein Commander can be downloaded from the Beilstein directory of public share Winfiles on server smb://chnts1.ch.ic.ac.uk It will need to be configured using server crossfire.mcc.ac.uk and access code ICL.
  2. Endnote can be downloaded from the EndNote9 directory of Winfiles public share on server smb://chnts1.ch.ic.ac.uk.
  3. A site licensed Microsoft Office is available from directory Microsoft Installers/OfficeXP on public share Winfiles on server smb://chnts1.ch.ic.ac.uk, or from directory Microsoft Office X on server afp://deuterium.ch.ic.ac.uk/x/. The Equation editor has to be installed from the sub directory Value Pack/Value Pack Installer.
  4. SciFinder can be accessed from Windows remote desktop CHAS (using Remote Desktop Software)
  5. The Cambridge Crystal Structure Database must be invoked using X-Window software such as Vista Exceed (From ICT Shop) using this configuration file (Windows).
  6. It is possible to access these sources off-campus, but you will need to set up and configure a VPN (Virtual network connection). Responses may be slow using a modem, and an ADSL connection is recommended using an ADSL Router and ISP Service.

Tutorials

  1. The undergraduate 2nd year course in IT can be found at http://www.ch.ic.ac.uk/local/it/. It contains many specific examples, including how to eg import references from several of the major databases int eg EndNote/Word.
  2. Tutorial on the use of EndNote with the WOS, Crossfire and SciFinder Databases
  3. Crossfire Tutorial and Firepower Tutorial
  4. SciFinder tutorial

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