ENG-619 / 1 crédit

Enseignant(s): Borel Alain, Palatella Vincenzo, Pasquier Simon

Langue: Anglais

Remark: Next time Fall 23


Every year


Concepts and tools to understand and use the modem chemical information environment Learn how to explore the scientific literature, how to use the information found in agreement with intellectual property laws, and learn about the current trends impacting chemists as creators of knowledge.



Bibliographie databases, Chemical information, Smart publishing, Search strategies

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Formulate a search strategy for his/her own PhD project (lool selection, search query design, literature monitoring)
  • Work out / Determine the consequences of intellectual property laws for the re-use of scientific information and scientific content
  • Discuss the importance of the presented concepts

Assessment methods

Project report



-    Currano, J. Chemical Information for Chemists': A Primer, RSC: Cambridge, 2014.
-    selected articles and book chapters

Ressources en bibliothèque

Dans les plans d'études

  • Nombre de places: 24
  • Forme de l'examen: Rapport de TP (session libre)
  • Matière examinée: Information literacy for chemists
  • Cours: 11 Heure(s)
  • Exercices: 4 Heure(s)
  • TP: 5 Heure(s)

Semaine de référence

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