At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to:
- Know how to consult databases and literature to find chemical information.
- Know the main scientific databases and be able to choose the type of database most useful for the retrieval of certain bibliographic information.
- Know the main characteristics and the differences between various types of scientific publication (letter, article, review, patent), as well as the problems concerning the protection of intellectual property.
- To gather and examine sources of information in the scientific literature.
- Easily retrieve information related to a specific chemical problem / topic from literature and databases.
- Critically analyze the results of a bibliographic research and apply the appropriate filters to refine the research itself.
- Export and archive the results of the bibliographic research so that they are easily accessible for future consultations.
- Take advantage of computer methods for data processing.
- Recover all the bibliographic information necessary to plan and carry out the synthesis of organic, inorganic and organometallic materials and molecules.
- Share information with others, even in English, easily using multimedia tools