Monday, September 14, 2009

New enhancements in SciFinder

Significant new enhancements are now available in SciFinder®! These enhancements include new search, analytical, and collaboration tools to help synthetic chemists and other scientists save time, increase productivity, and streamline their research process.

A direct link to a PDF file detailing these enhancements is at:

or go to and click on the "newest features in SciFinder" link

Knovel University Challenge

The Knovel University Challenge starts on 9/14/09 and is open to all universities with current subscriptions and trials to Knovel. You have until (midnight) December 1st to submit your answers and contact information (full name, school name, email address) via the contest widget available at
All entries with a total of at least 3 correct answers will be placed into a random drawing for one of (1) Kindle, (2) Nintendo Wiis, (4)  iPod Nanos and (6) iTunes Gift Cards. The drawing will take place on December 1st, 2009.
The Prizes will be awarded to entrants in the US, Canada, Asia, Eastern Europe, Western Europe and all other regions. All winners must present correct answers to 3 quiz questions. All universities, domestic and international, are eligible to participate and win. For entries to be valid, and to qualify for prizes,  students must use Knovel to answer the questions.
To reward outstanding participation, all universities with 100 correct entries or more are guaranteed entry into a contest-within-the-contest, ensuring one student participant with 3 correct answers will be the winner of an iPod Nano.

Winner Announcement
The winners will be contacted by Knovel Corporation via email. The correct answers and winners of the contest will also be announced and featured in K-News and on All entries and photos become Knovel Corporation’s property and will not be returned. Each participant consents to the use of his or her name and picture on the Knovel Web site for informational and/or promotional purposes, without compensation.
The Quiz Prizes are sponsored by Knovel Corporation (
Good luck!