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Course, academic year 2023/2024
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Chemical information resources - MC200P01
Title: Chemické informační zdroje
Czech title: Chemické informační zdroje
Guaranteed by: Chemistry Section (31-201)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2022 to 2023
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 2
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:1/1, C [HT]
Capacity: 40
Min. number of students: 3
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: doc. RNDr. Jindřich Jindřich, CSc.
Mgr. Alexandra Vančurová
Teacher(s): doc. RNDr. Jindřich Jindřich, CSc.
Mgr. Jakub Režňák
Incompatibility : MC230P22, MC270P10
Is incompatible with: MC230P22, MC270P10
Annotation -
The course teaches students practical procedures useful for writing a bachelor or master thesis. Participants will become acquainted with useful procedures for searching in scientific databases. The procedures for the preparation of scientific communication in the form of a bachelor/diploma thesis, poster, lecture or article will be demonstrated.
Last update: Jindřich Jindřich, doc. RNDr., CSc. (24.10.2019)
Literature -

All study materials needed to master the subject are available at

Last update: Jindřich Jindřich, doc. RNDr., CSc. (27.02.2024)
Requirements to the exam -

To obtain the credit it is necessary to fulfill the following:

- enroll in a course at, where online communication between teachers and students takes place
- submit all homework assignments, get at least 60% of total points, make all corrections required by teachers
- solve the final test, which consists of questions solved in the course of continuous exercises (the test is solved in the class online, it is necessary to get at least 60% points)

Last update: Jindřich Jindřich, doc. RNDr., CSc. (27.02.2024)
Syllabus -

1. Introduction

  • libraries of Charles University – services, UK catalog
  • quality and relevance of information, resources
  • open science/open access, predatory magazines

2. Qualification work - thesis

  • what is thesis, legislative
  • choice of subject and supervisor
  • thesis structure
  • typographic principles
  • the language of the academic text
  • graphic processing of non-textual elements (tables, charts, diagrams, photographs)
  • digital and printed versions

3. Software for writing thesis

  • tips and tricks to effectively use software for writing (MS Word and Excel)
  • chemical programs - structures, apparatus (ChemSketch, ChemDraw)

4. Information searching

  • Tools and e-resources of CUNI
  • How search information
  • Citation database (Web of Sciecen and Scopus)
  • Identifiers of authors and publications

5. Database from chemistry

  • ScifinderN and Reaxys
  • Patent database
  • Multidisciplinary full-text databases useful for chemistry

6. Protection of intellectual property

  • citation ethics, copyright, plagiarism
  • Rules for the use of author's works - textual and non-textual
  • Creative Commons Public License

7. Bibliographic description of documents

  • Citation and citation tools
  • Citation generators, citation managers
  • Basic and advanced functions, connection with web browser and text editor
  • the system of working with documents

8. Presentation of results of scientific work

  • scientific documents
  • presentation - lectures, defense
  • poster - conference – abstract
  • article - article submission process and essentials
Last update: Režňák Jakub, Mgr. (30.03.2023)
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