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Mano Jacob

Mano Jacob has written 68 posts for Imperial College Library Chemical Engineering information

New books & E-books purchased by the library – Dec 2015

New books & E-books purchased by the library Dec 2015 Designation and safety classification of refrigerants American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers ; ASHRAE 2013 Animal cell culture / Mohamed Al-Rubeai, editor. [electronic book] 2015 Beyond feelings : a guide to critical thinking / Vincent Ryan Ruggiero 9th ed. 2012 Chemical process safety … Continue reading

Guidelines for writing a research paper for publication

The STEM publisher Mary Ann Leibert has a very useful set of guidelines for writing a research paper for publication

Mendeley pilot at Imperial College

  The college is participating in a 6 month pilot of Mendeley a software package that allows you to save and manipulate your PDF documents and generate bibliographies from them. This began on the 1st of July.  Mendeley has always been available to use freely however, this pilot will allow you to collaborate and create … Continue reading

New books & E-books purchased by the library – May 2014

  New printed books: Academic writing: a university writing course-3rd ed / Lennart Björk, Christine Räisänen.2003 Air conditioning principles and systems -4th ed / Edward G. Pita. 2002 Antiperspirants and deodorants – 2nd ed / Karl Laden. 1999 Bioseparation and bioprocessing : a handbook. Vol 1. 2nd ed. / G Subramanian. 2007 Bioseparation and bioprocessing … Continue reading

New resources including books purchased by the library Nov 2013

ACS Symposium Series/Advances in Chemistry Series  from 1949 onwards is now available Marine Digimap    Marine Digimap is part of the Digimap suite of on-line mapping services. Providing marine and coastal zone mapping from SeaZone Ltd, the service includes raster marine maps of various scales and detail (derived from Admiralty Charts), which are ideal for back-drop mapping in the UK coastal zone and … Continue reading

New books purchased by the Library – April 2013

New books purchased by the Library – April 2013 Aerogels handbook / edited by Michel A. Aegerter, Nicholas Leventis, Matthias M. Koebel.  New York ; London : Springer 2011 Anaerobic reactors / Carlos Augusto de Lemos Chernicharo.  London : IWA Pub., 2007 Applied chemistry : a textbook for engineers and technologists / H.D. Gesser. New … Continue reading

Mendeley for Researchers workshop

Booking is open for the Mendeley for Researchers workshop taking place on Wednesday 20th March from 2.30-4.30 pm. It is  open to PhD students, post-docs and staff, and will be run by library staff, and also Mendeley staff. Participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own laptops or tablets although you will be able to … Continue reading

ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library now available

The Library now subscribes to the ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library (SEDL) which provides access to:  over 13,000 active ASTM standards 28,500 historical and 1,000 withdrawn standards  Journals including Geotechnical Testing Journal and Journal of Testing and Evaluation  Special Technical Publications (symposia papers), manuals and monographs  Videos showing demonstrations of test method procedures, apparatus … Continue reading

New books purchased by the library Aug.2012

  Biorefinery co-products : phytochemicals, primary metabolites and value-added biomass processing / edited by Danielle Julie Carrier, Shri Ramaswamy, Chantal Bergeron. John Wiley & Sons, 2012 Carbon capture /  Wilcox, Jennifer.   Springer, c2012 Distillation theory and its application to optimal design of separation units / F.B. Petlyuk.  Cambridge Univeristy Press, 2004. Green chemistry in the … Continue reading

Article on scientific publishing from The Economist

   The Economist has published an interesting article on the increasing adoption of Open Access Publishing. Scientific publishing brought to book: Academic journals face a radical shake-up which has also attacted much comment and opprobrium from some high profile players in the field.